Fashion/Modeling

FASHION:

10.20.21 Happy Full Moon! Did you see and/or feel that Full MOOOOONNNN!!!!!! (Aries)

Now I'm writing more,

sitting on the 30th floor,

poetry flowing from my core,

saying yes sis give me more..............

I am deeply grateful for all the experiences that have shaped me into the powerful woman I am today!

So my trip to Detroit was everything! I was able to work with an amazing designer! You will see coming up soon. Wait til you see.............! OMG So exciting! I can't say to much due to contract requirements! But honey chile, it will be worth the wait!

 

Peep the hair style! Yes! Done by Shea Locs! My fav natural hair salon. I call it the "CROWN"

Yes the salon off Cascade Rd in the Publix plaza. ATL baby!

I have really learned how to pack lighter. As a model, I may have to fly out next week. Can you believe I packed everything in ONE bag? IKR! How?!

I'll share what's in my model bag soon.......ttys! ,)

My energy is my truest wealth! Protect your energy & space sis!

 

My love for fashion started as I watched the many fashionable women in my family sew and make their own clothes, buy and purchase authentic clothing/fabric, and watching Naomi & Tyra Banks walk with beauty & confidence down the runway. Yes, I have a BFA in Fashion Design/Marketing from AIU (Buckhead Campus)

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Growing up in America as a tall, brown, multi-cultural girl I saw the need for clothing that fit the length of my arms and legs, more positive images/messages on clothing, and more women of color in fashion overall.

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I started designing clothes around 13/14 years old. I began with adding paint/yarn/beans/lace to my pants, shows and shirts. My grandmother would take me to Frank's (Craft store in Chicago, IL) and introduced me to all the various options to help me design more unique pieces. My black girl magic began as I started to make jewelry and clothing.

 

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MODELING 

Beauty comes in so many forms, shapes, sizes, & colors. However, growing up with so many images of beauty that did NOT look like me was rough.

Indeed, when I saw Namoi Campbell, Tyra Banks, Felicia Rashad, Beverly Johnson and Diana Ross on the screen walk and present themselves with such grace and beauty a fire inside of me ignited! I began walking in my mother's heel's and playing in her clothes & jewelry. I would make our hallway at home my runway. I would walk, pose, and recite thank you speeches!

Boi, those were the days.

(Atlanta Black Fashion Expo/ GA Tech Atlanta GA)  

Now, I still enjoy modeling, runway, photoshoots, acting, etc.

Thank you so much for visiting EMPRESSLYFE.COM

Here, I will share with you my unique exclusive designs, invite you to my fashion shows, share my experiences along the way, modeling tips and show you behind scenes pics/videos of my EMPRESSLYFE as a fashion model/actress!

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