December 14, 2010

"Good things may come to those who wait...

... but only the things left behind by those who hustle."

The past few days have been an emotional rollercoaster, but I've tightened up my safety belt, and holding on!  I've been really pensive about everything going on in my life right now, from relationships, to family life, to my career... It's not always about what you want to do, but what you need to do, to get where you want to be! (Preach sister, preach!) lol

To contrast my heavy heart and emotions, here are some fun pics that were shot the other day.  I had a lot of fun shooting this look, my bff Sasha and I were cracking up the whole time!  I find these pics pretty fun, I hope you do too :)




On a lighter note, I found out that one of my photos has been selected to be featured in Essence Magazine's "Street Style" page!  It's a two-page spread featuring women from all over the country, showcasing their style!  I'm a big fan of Essence Magazine, it has been a staple in my household for as long as I can remember!  The feature won't be out until the new year, so I'll let you know when it's issued, so you all can look out for it!

More fun news, I found myself on The Moptop Maven's blog!  I am a reader of her blog, and find her content really informative and refreshing!  But I actually wasn't the one who discovered it.  My mom's soror did.  Then some friends shortly following!  I thought it was pretty cool, you can check out the post here.

Wearing: ASOS Blue denim shirt, vintage leopard scarf, Elephant Bone/Wood earrings, Circa Joan & David Hunter Green heeled boots

For a little bit of hair talk, I've been wearing my twist out like it's my job.  It's big and curly, and I love it!  All I'm doing when it's loosing it's "umph" is re-twisting it every other night and adding a little shea butter while twisting.  I also am going to be posting a new youtube video soon!  I've been getting a lot of emails and questions regarding how to take care of your hair after you do the big chop!  I'll let you know when it's posted!

I also joined lookbook, so whomever is on it, send me your links!  Here is mine: lookbook




Whenever I'm feeling down, or having a tough week, I try to remember this: "Do something positive and creative every single day. It can be a small thing, from writing a few lyrics to writing a thank you card to a friend. Bring positivity to people, and that is what you will receive. Create and you will inspire! A little goes a long way, do this everyday and you’ll notice a change of energy and light in your life."


Have a great week,

Kris



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26 comments:

  1. Hey Kris - I'm the soror who found you on MopTop! I was like..."hey - I know her!" Well, I think we met once when I was at your mom's house. Anywho - LOVE your blog, LOVE your style...I am a follower now :). I have a blog of my own too, check it out:

    sofullsista.blogspot.com

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  2. This look is great! Love the leopard-denim combination!


    Thanks for your comment dear!

    Love Cindy,
    www.glamourblog.tk

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  3. Love love love the scarf and congratulations. :D
    I hope better days keep coming your way.

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  4. I love your boots and your smiiiile :D
    xx

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  5. I'm lovin your scarf!

    http://www.abovethenaveldaily.com/

    - Kamii

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  6. love the denim shirt :) thanks for the follow babe, i'm following back!

    F. (opinionslave.blogspot.com) x

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  7. I saw you on the mop top maven blog....awesome!! congrats on the feature in Essence too....

    jen
    http://blankwhiteframes.blogspot.com

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  8. that leopard scarf is so fabulous! i love it!!

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  9. I just found your blog now, and I am loving it. I really like your style. You have a new follower :).

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  10. This is super cute! Love the scarf and the boots! Love it! :)

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  11. Babe I follow you with Blogloving! xx

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  12. beautiful scarf!

    katslovefashion.blogspot.com

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  13. You look great!!xx

    www.zscloset.blogspot.com

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  14. great outfit! your the leopard scarf!

    Visit my blog and please follow me if you like:)

    xxx

    Pris

    http://fashionablepris.blogspot.com/

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  15. just stumble on your blog. wow love the denim top with the leopard print scarf. and those boots are so nice too! :)

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  16. oh la la that leopard scarf is awesome. Love it paired with the denim. Thanks for checking out my blog. loved your comment. your blog is really great and I love your style. I'm a new follower! would love if you followed me too :)

    have a fabulous weekend!!
    CESTDEMODE.blogspot.com

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  17. Wow, love love the outfit, great colors, love everything!!!!
    Officially following!

    http://themessenger-bag.blogspot.com

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  18. I hope for all the best! Things will be as you want them to be. only thing you have to do is believe in yourself. love the leopard scarf!
    <3
    katerina
    fashionalgorithms.blogspot.com

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  19. Nice photos, thanks for sharing. I really love your shoes and scarf I'm planning to have one soon. But this holiday season I'm looking forward to have some gold charm.

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  20. I love your blog, it's so cheerful and your pictures always make me smile. You're so beautiful and unique in very special way, keep going! You are something amazing, don't forget it.

    Have a nice and beautiful Christmas and New Years Eve!

    - Iiya (blind-northern.blogspot.com)

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  21. i love your leopard scarf and shoes!

    thats cool that you graduated from berklee!

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  22. Amen sister! I'm literally in the same rockin' boat. :D I know what you mean about be so pensive...I do it so much at times, thinking about my future and my possible careers, everything--that my boyfriend wonders what they heck I'm staring at in the car ride home. I can't help it! And it's definitely some heavy stuff. But congratulations on all of your amazing features! By taking a gander at your amazing blog, I can tell that you most definitely deserved them both! See, all that pensive thought, no matter how serious or heavy, is all worth it. Sometimes it's just a mere matter of necessary day-dreaming. :D Hope you feel better soon!

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