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#WHOISSHE: Celebrating Women's History Month

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Happy Sunday Folks!

Okay, so how cute is this GIF? Yassssss! 

HAPPY WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH - whooo hoooooo! may you continue to glow in your beautiful skin and embracing the world with who you are!

I am super stoked for this month as I am working on a new project called, "#WHOISSHE".

Have you ever admired a certain woman from afar and thought, "OMG, who is she?" or even wanted to learn further about someone you look up too. We can admire from afar but why not initiate a conversation and learn further about your role model? Well, that's what #WHOISSHE is about.

In the next couple of weeks, I'll be conducting interviews with a variety of women working in different aspects of the tech industry. During this segment, it's a lot about understanding women in tech, their beliefs, issues they face and of course their thoughts on style within tech. 

That's Right! It's time to bring to light just who are the magnificent women working behind the scenes creating magic. 

One question, care to sign up? lol Ah, c'mon now is not the time to be shy! If you would like to participate or have someone you'd like to recommend feel free to send a message below!

Stay tuned for a wonderful month ahead!



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If you are interested or know someone that would be a great fit please feel free to contact me! 

A New Chapter: 2/22

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Hello Good People!

How are you? I hope all is well. Well, I wanted to share a fun fact with you that that today is my birthday. Whoop whoop

Yes! I feel such excitement in my heart. I am blessed to see a new year and a new day. I turn _____ ha! not so fast. (C'mon I'm a lady! lol)

Let's keep our imagination open and let's stick to the age you think I am. lol. 



Overall, I feel humbled. You know through the mist of everything I go through in life I somehow learn how to appreciate it. Our downfalls will only make us stronger and our good days allow us to smile more. 

This new chapter in my life I pray to continue embracing the things I love the most fashion and tech. I pray through my platform I can encourage and inspire young girls after me to continue doing what their heart desires.

I feel so happy and blessed! Life hasn't been the easiest but we all through our humps and best of all overcome them. For this new chapter I pray for more abundance and wisdome to just keeping pushing. 

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So for now i'll enjoy my day take it all in and just continue to live my best life. Thank you for the love it doesn't go unnotiecd.




The Plug X Hoodies & Heels

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An app a day takes a headache away! (hehe)

Hey Good People! I hope you all are well! So, of course, you all know I love finding new apps that make our life easier! Last week, I had the opportunity to interview Daryl Armour, the creator of a new app called The Plug. 

The Plug is the world’s first employee discount sharing mobile application.


Literally, I found myself browsing through Instagram one day and came across the app. I suddenly thought, "Wait this can't be!" Instantly, I thought of a past experience where friends would always ask for discounts during the days of working in retail. So no more asking, "Can I use your discount?" There's an app for that!

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Daryl expressed how naturally he's always been a connector. So it felt only right to create an app that would allow people to connect in a way where equally there is a win-win. Did I mention that if you are the person providing the discount you wil receive revenue? (Uh, side hustle alert!)

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This app provides an interesting concept that I know it will grow in no time. The app is available iOS AND Google so there are no excuses! lol. Check out more of the interview below PLUS! a special surpris he has for all of the Hoodies & Heels listeners! 

Black Panther: The Epitome Of Fashion & Tech

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Hola, Good People!

Okay, now you know!!!! I had to I just had to! Raise your hand if you saw Black Panther over the weekend? (Raises hand)

O-EM-GEE! That is all I can think of as I left the theatre. Such an amazing film, from the visuals to the colorization, to the fashion, to the technology, and even the emotional effect! (Okay, yes I teared up a bit) Black Panther was amazingly well done. 

But to the star that shined so bright in my eyes is Shrui, the sister of T'Challa. During this moment, (It was literally during this actual scene of the photo you see below) where It hit me that I was watching an African American woman working the $hi* out of technology. (Please excuse my french) In today's world, this relates to a small percentage of African American women working in the tech industry. (Side eye)

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Shrui, embodied being powerful, a minority an not only being super intelligent but also being super involved in tech. It was enlightening to see her be excited about the continuously new tech creations she made for T'Challa. What stood out the most to me was her presentation. Did you notice her sense of style remained reframed, stunning, and simple? (Okay, this is the fashion side coming out) 

Shrui represented what Hoodies & Heels is about, a woman working in technology and understanding the feminity.

I've been there, having the mentality not caring to impress someone because of my work environment. I must say, it ends up being not fun and we soon learned that we've slowly given up on ourselves.

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Usually, there are three tips or tricks I'll share expressing my views on a particular subject. But this time around nothing is hitting me. But, I will like to leave you with three positive viewpoints I gathered from Shrui in Black Panther: 

  1. Technology Is Unique: Not everyone can figure out technology, hell I'm still coding every night. But, when it's YOUR playground, something you love and you know you are good at it no one can take that from you! The beauty is standing tall and embracing that you working in an environment that technically isn't catered to you but you are damn sure good at it. You are unique, embrace it.
  2. Style Is Receptive: As an Image Consultant, I've learned how people communicate towards presence. I never believe in being over the top or portraying as something you are not. Yet, I believe in presentation opening the door for you to receive respect. People respond to how you present yourself. Shrui showed so much excitement showing her bother all of the cool gadgets she created all while wearing a dress and sneakers. It's all a balance. 
  3. Keep Going: Were you excited as I was?I literally had chills not only because I've now found a new love for tech but because what's clear on the screen is people's reality. No matter what, as a minority you have to keep going and pushing for what's right and of course what you love to do! Let no one take your shine away and doubt your decision on love such a great industry. 
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If you haven't, I highly advise seeing black panther! You'll love it. I'd love to know your thoughts! Leave your comments below. Now let's continue kicking some A$$!! (Oh boy I'm excited)