market colors

Let’s kick off this week with something uplifting, shall we? I’d like to introduce you to Market Colors, a nonprofit organization that’s bridging the gap between quality handmade products from skilled African craftsman and American buyers. Here’s how it works: (1) Market Colors orders products from groups of African craftsmen (everything from scarves and jewelry to…

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tuesday*

Well, I’ve spent the entire amount of time I allotted for writing this post reading Suri’s Burn Book, so uh… there’s that. Add to that an empty stomach that’s yet to have lunch (or breakfast, for that matter) and my brain is pretty much mushy-mush. So um, this is what I wore today. And that,…

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and summer faded into the fall…

There’s the tiniest hint of crisp coolness in the evenings, my Facebook news feed is filled with stories about Starbucks pumpkin lattes, and my allergies have waged a full-on assault from the neck up… and I couldn’t be happier about it. Scarves and boots are just around the corner! Right behind them are hearty crock-pot…

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mad about melon

When I was shopping earlier this week, I kept gravitating to all shades of coral and orange. Blouses, denim, handbags, shoes, jewelry… I’m officially obsessed. I especially love this particular shade of melon. It’s flattering on every skin tone — even fair skin like mine that can’t pull off bold orange hues — and oh-so-summery.…

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tribal and tropical with jcpenney

Tonight I ventured into unknown territory for me these days — the local mall. The 14-year old Keira never would’ve imagined that she’d grow up and lose her affection for big indoor shopping centers. jcpenney gave me a $100 gift card and a mission: find some tribal and tropical pieces to add to my spring…

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