Saturday, December 29, 2012



NYE by wanna-be-fashionista featuring donna karan

Well New Years Eve is quickly approaching and besides making resolutions and what not some of you might be in the same boat as me, no finalized plans and even worse, nothing to wear!

I bought a black blazer, but I still really want a pink one, they are just so cute! I'd also love to add some sexy studs to my shoe collection like the ones pictured here (okay, the cheaper version of each would be great).

So since it is a new year of course I have come up with a new set of goals that I'd like to achieve this year and they are as follows:

  • Send someone abroad through AIESEC
  • Travel, a lot. Anywhere and everywhere. Alone, with friends, family, strangers, just see as many places as possible, no matter how irrelevant they may be.
  • Show these last 30-40 pounds who’s boss. Tone the fuck up.
  • Write, sketch, design, style and read more. Finish books, write reflection blogs (where I don’t just bitch), journal more. Who is going to see it isn’t important.
  • Fall in love, with Jesus, yourself, your friends then worry about a boy. By then one will deserve you.
  • Take every day one day at a time. Remember that at the end of the day you have a chance to start over.
  • Breathe. Have fun. Laugh. Go crazy. Relax. Think less. Just live.
  • Walk in your gifts. Get that 4.0. Rock that radio show. Sketch those ideas. Style your friends outfits and love every minute of it.

Those are mine, what are some of yours? No matter what your plans for NYE I hope that you are safe and have tons of fun!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Guess what I did today?

New year (almost), new me, right? Well I guess that was my motto this morning.

I posted a while back about being natural and I have been so for about a year and a half. I used to be really into braid outs and twist outs and then I got lazy as soon as I realized I could wear it in a poof, throw on some headbands and call it a day, but with that I got lazier with hair care and really in the past couple of month haven't taken care of it at all (yikes!).

So I noticed when I straightened it for homecoming in October how damaged my ends were so I promised myself I'd grow it out for 2 months and cut off all the damage when I came home for winter break, which is pretty bold for me.

I have never really worn my hair out in an afro around town or campus and technically I still haven't, but I got it cut today and as I was about to slick it back into my staple poof, I stopped and said "Just F***ing (sorry) Do It Brittany"

I rubbed some oil through my hair, fluffed it out a bit and walked out my house.

It's so comforting, the confidence and freeness I feel, especially at home. On campus there are plenty of girls with natural hair, so it isn't uncommon for people to see others, but here it's different. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worried about what others would think, but I did this for me, I'm growing my hair out for me and I'm gonna hold my own and stick with this.

2013 is a year of health for me. Healthy mind, body and soul. Healthy relationships, spiritual journeys and changes.

It's gonna be great. Here's to the new me (and the new you as well!)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Rocker Chic

Rocker Chic

Rocker Chic by wanna-be-fashionista featuring triangle earring

Happy day after Christmas followers! I know you all are sprinkled all over the country, or the world even, but I hope those of you being hit by the blizzard are keeping safe and warm! My entire city is shut down which means I will hopefully get the creative juices flowing and create some awesome Polyvore sets! Even if I don't post them on my Tumblr or on here you can check them out here, leave comments, like it, just tell me what you think! I love styling so I'd love some feedback!

Anyway, seems like there is a huge independence movement going on right now and women are wearing bolder pieces and even gravitating more masculine pieces, which I love! So I guess this is my rendition of what I think the ultimate rocker chick would rock on a day out. I know I got a leather jacket for Christmas and I am so excited to wear it!

Slick your hair back, spike it up, or rock a messy bun, create a dramatic eye and you're ready to take the world by storm!

What do you guys wear when you're feeling feisty and want to let your inner rockstar out?

Monday, December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve! by wanna-be-fashionista featuring v neck t shirts

Two posts in one day, whaaaa!?!?! Clearly I've got a lot of time on my hands now that I am home from college, why not start updating this again? I really need to get into the habit of updating once a week at least, I will get better, I will, new years resolution!

Anyway, it is Christmas Eve and my family always makes homemade pizza, cookies (for santa of course) and open our stockings. Since one of my best friends is coming for the next few days I decided I'd attempt to look decent (my family did the same). This is what I came up with. It is definitely a staple for me in the colder months. Vnecks, cardigans, scarves and leggings are just an easy go to, especially since I've got so many of all of them! I also finally bought my first pair of riding boots from and I love them! They are amazing and I feel like it elevates my outfit to a new level since UGGS didn't seem as popular this season.

But this outfit ia comfy, cute and totally fashion forward, swiped on a bit of makeup, put my hair up in a bun and threw on my glasses and I am ready to open presents!

Whatever your tradition may be I hope you are all enjoying your holidays with loved ones.

Stay Beautiful <3

Keepin' it classy

Keepin' it classy

Keepin' it classy by wanna-be-fashionista featuring a merino wool jacket

Merry Christmas Eve all! And if you don't celebrate Christmas, Happy Holidays! 

It's no secret I haven't been the best at updating this. It's been quite the semester, so much has happened and changed and as it comes to a close all I want to do is have a class NYE with my best friends.

Of course I've got NO idea what to wear, but I was thinking something like the ensemble above might be a good idea, what do y'all think?

I've got the blazer and the wedges, but of course no high low skirt, we'll see what I can come up with in the next few days. 

What are you alls NYE plans? Whatever they are stay safe and have fun ringing in the new year!

Stay Beautiful <3