A Little Bit About Me

I always dreamed of coming to NYC and landing a glamorous job in fashion. Instead, I became a technology geek and spent my days talking bits and bytes with IT Directors. Khakis and polos were the uniform de rigueur in my field, but I prefer dresses and high heels. In 2010, I channeled my love of stilettos and the finer things in life into a fashion and lifestyle blog where I could catalog my daily style choices, and share my thoughts and inspirations about fashion, travel, and lifestyle with the rest of the world. This side project quickly grew into a loyal readership base and resulted in numerous collaborations with national brands and publications. The experience also prompted me to start a new career as the Founder and Chief Marketing Strategist at Ideazio, Inc., where I work with companies to develop and implement customized digital marketing solutions.

Today, I am still simply a woman who loves fashion and looking my best with what I’ve got.  I’m known to spend my Saturdays rearranging my shoe collection for fun or trying on different outfits in my closet to create new looks.  Like any frugal fashionista, I appreciate a good bargain. But more importantly, I look for quality and longevity in the items I buy.

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  • Latosha robertson ctmb

    Hey Kendra!!! I love this blog!! Your style is awesome and fresh!!! I love it!!! Very proud of you and keep up the good work;)

  • Urban Intimates Girl

    Hey girlie! Love the blog! Great to meet you in NY!

  • Pals

    Hi Kendra, I like what you’ve written here. It’s an eye opener for me

  • Cool, I’m glad you found it useful! 🙂

  • It was great meeting you too. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  • Great tips!

  • Found your blog through Already Pretty and I love your blog!

  • Cindy

    I just found your blog and you are darling!  Your style of bright colors and girly silhouettes is very similar to mine.  I”ll be adding you to my blogroll!

  • KalypsoDiva D

    Hi Cindy!

    Someone posted, on a natural hair board site, a picture of one of your outfits along with a link to your blog. I loved the ensamble so much that I had to visit, and now I’m subscribed. You’re so pretty and I LOVE how you put your colors together! 🙂

  • Sah103

    I love your blog. You have excellent taste. I’m sharing with all of my fashionista friends.

  • The Tiny Closet

    where oh where has this blog been all my life?  your photos, outfits and personality is a breath of fresh air!  Thanks for your comment, I am now hooked and following you!


  • You’re welcome, and thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  • Need Help

    Great blog, your looks are good inspiration for using my wardrobe in new ways.  I’m curious though, how tall are you?

  • I love your blog, I can’t wait to read more. Thank you for everything you post. Great job. xoxo 

  • I really enjoy your blog!  I’m not in the fashion world but have used my new blog as an outlet as well.  Feel free to check me out at http://livingsimplistically.tumblr.com.  Looking forward to keeping up with you and styles!

    • Thanks for stopping by. I look forward to checking out your blog as well.

  • LaToshia Smith-Brown

    WOW!!! You are such a breathe of fresh air and nice to see you’re a natural(hair)

  • MG

    I echo the sentiments of the poster below me. You are truely a  breath of fresh hair. I am now a stalker….I mean follower.

  • Kemi Sorinmade

    Agree with you on the tailor part. I just recently started altering most of my pants to give me a better fit in the hips.
    Kemi at http://www.beautystyleandgrowth.blogspot.com  

  • sabrina lashley

    Love your blog! Did you design your own page and who takes your creative pictures? Oh and I love the part about about wearing cute flats, I’m on a college campus so heels are not an option for everyday basis.

    Check out my blog please at http://ramencouture.blogspot.com/

    • Yes, I designed the blog myself. My husband usually helps me snap pics and sometimes I do it myself using a tripod and remote. I do all of the post-production processing myself though. I’m glad you enjoyed the post about flats. 🙂

      • MorganHarperNichols

        yay for having husbands around to do some snapping, haha! i do that too!

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for sharing… I have been looking for a good fashion blog done by an AA.. I like all of them, but I find that I may be able to relate more to someone that looks like me…..

    http://www.facebook.com/its.only.perm – MY NATURAL HAIR BLOG

  • Anonymous

    Wow…how did I not know about you.  Thanks so much for sharing your style with us.  You’re an amazing Fashinista!!!   I will be following your blog…Absolutely love everything that I’ve seen so far.

  • Vgriffin

    Hello Kendra,

    Time sure is of the essence.  I’m going to have to communicate with you more often to get things back in the rigt prospective.  I love what you’re doing keep on creating those fabulous trends.  Love ya.  Chat with you soon.

  • Stephanie

    I just discovered your blog last week while I was doing a Google search for the Marc Jacobs candy striped silk dress. I love your styling, I’m bookmarking your page and constantly checking back for ideas! Thanks for sharing these awesome style creations! Love it! 🙂

    • I’m glad you found me! Thanks for stopping by, and I’m happy to hear that you’ve gotten some great ideas. 🙂

  • Lashleyb

    Hi Kendra! I love your style, energy and most of all commitment to what you love. Keep up the great work, you are an inspiration. Blessings.

  • Great blog Kendra! It’s very inspiring. You have a great sense of style! In my other life, I talk system testing and project statuses with IT Directors. It’s always good to see someone with a similar story. 🙂

  • Kendra – I stumbled upon your blog via googling something and I LOVE IT! Combing through your archives all afternoon (shhhh pdt!)
    You have a new reader in me.

    Sincerely, a fellow NYC-er

  • MorganHarperNichols

    “If I wouldn’t want to be photographed in it, then I probably shouldn’t be wearing it.”

    Good rule! I’ll be remembering that! 🙂

  • modern sophisticate


    I love your style all around! Your fashion choices are fantastic and your writing voice is warm, engaging and intelligent.
    I just spent more than an hour playing with my clothes (trying things on, moving things around, creating “capsule collections” of must-wear-more items I forgot about…and your reference to your Saturday morning shenanigans made me feel a bit less crazy for it.
    Thanks for reminding us of these fundamental (but too easy to forget!!!) guidelines for fabulous, authentic style everyday.
    You have a new reader. 🙂 Thank you!


  • Angela Bryant

    Hi Kendra,

    I’ve been following your blog for a while now and have decided it’s time to revamp my OWN site. That said I’m really digging the layout you have now, especially the navi-bar. That said, do you happen to know/remember who designed this for you? Or better yet, is this DIY?

    • Hi Angela. I’m glad you like the new layout. I designed it myself on WordPress. Good luck with your revamp, and thanks for reading! 🙂