Journal

How I Got Started As a Fashion Designer

How I Got Started As a Fashion Designer

I didn’t go into a creative career after moving to the US as a Liberian refugee because, I didn’t want to struggle. I could just hear my parents say, “We didn’t dodge bullets and bring you to this country for you to be a starving artist.”
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Villa del Palmar

5 Reasons Cancun is Not Just for Spring Breakers

I had the joy of traveling to Cancun for a quick vacation in November. Now Cancun usually brings to mind wild college spring breakers, so I figured I was going to have a pretty vanilla vacation experience.  I was pleasantly surprised to find that besides being a gorgeous resort town, Cancun has lots of culture and adventurous activities to offer beyond the beach. I highly recommend it for a great couples or family getaway. Here are my top five Cancun experiences: 1. Swimming in an underground cenote -  A cenote is a natural pit or sinkhole created by the collapse of limestone bedrock; the collapse exposes...

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My City 4 Ways Atlanta with Ford/ESSENCE Recap

My City 4 Ways Atlanta with Ford/ESSENCE Recap

Back in September, I had the privilege of being part of the Ford/ESSENCE My City 4 Ways Atlanta event!! Being a vendor in 2016 was amazing enough and this year I got to tell my #GoFurther story on film, have a conversation with the brilliant June Ambrose and (drumroll) give a headwrap tutorial to the crowd on stage.
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