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Kameisha Getum, owner of Spa Lala in Dallas!

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Camille gave me the most amazing facial!

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Before!

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Camille gave me a dermaplaning facial which uses a small scalpel. Dermaplaning evens your complexion, reduce hyper pigmentation and removing the fine hairs all over my face. Yesssss!!

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After! Feeling smooth and hairless lol.

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Taking time out to take care of US!

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(l to right): myself, Taryn of Glamorous Versatility and Eryn of Style Sew Me

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After! My skin looks so bright and smooth!

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Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and in order for me to feel full of love to give, I have to first show love to myself! Self care is SOOO important! Most times as a mom, I am giving to my child so much that I feel like I have nothing left to give to myself or others. But, in order for me to be my best self, I HAVE to have some me time. I know there are other moms out there feeling the same. So I reached out to my fellow blogger moms to see if they wanted to get together for a mommy spa day of getting pampered, relaxation and chit chat. After I received a “YES!” from them both (lol) I knew just where to go for our mommy spa day. My friend Kameisha Getum is the owner of Spa Lala in Dallas. She is also a mom, wife and business owner so she totally was on board with us getting a few treatments to be our best selves.

 

So let me tell you why you need to book an appointment at Spa Lala. Its a lovely spa suite so the setting is quite intimate, yet tranquil. Its very clean and welcomes a serene spa atmosphere. I received the dermaplaning facial, Eryn received a brow wax and tint by the on staff esthetician Camille. Taryn received lash extensions by Kameisha. I never heard of derma planing before which is basically where they use a small scalpel to remove the fine hairs from the face to create a smoother canvas for the skin. Camille advised me of the fab benefits which are brightening of the skin and reducing hyper pigmentation. I have normal to dry skin, so I don’t have many skin issues except this darn blemish from a pimple I decided to pop (I know, I know). However, the results from the facial were instant. My skin was brighter and smoother. When I applied my makeup later that day, my skin was even more FLAW-LESS! lol. We were all very pleased with the results of our services. Not only that, but the education and tidbits we learned by Kameisha and Camille regarding the services we received and how to maintain it were great too!

 

I want to focus this year on supporting more small businesses, especially black owned! I think its important that we keep those with the entrepreneur spirit in mind when it comes to our dollars. Spa Lala Dallas is the perfect place to support and get pampered too! Head to Taryn’s blog, Glamorous Versatility to see her thoughts and results of her eyelash extension and to Eryn’s blog, Style Sew Me, to see her brow tint/ wax!!

 

If you are in Dallas, be sure to make an appointment and mention that you heard about Spa Lala on our blogs. Kameisha, the owner of Spa Lala, is generously offering 20% off a full set of eyelash extensions, as well as, 20% off any facial service. Don’t say I never did nothing for ya!

 

Have a fabulous weekend! I’ll be headed to New York for my very first Fashion Week! Follow me on Instagram for all the tea and fashion!!

 

 

 

Disclaimer: Alwayz Fashionably Late does participate in sponsored posts. Services received were sponsored. I strive to always provide honest feedback, opinions and wording are my own!

February 8, 2017 0 comment
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So basically New Year Eve is like, around the corner if you can believe it or not! We don’t have any plans to go anywhere, but that didn’t stop me looking for a New Year’s Eve outfit and getting this GORGEOUS velvet dress for $35!! Uh huh, you read right girl! Thats why I IMMEDIATELY bought this sucker. I was a little nervous about the fit because of the low cut and the slits. Plus, I’ve been eating sweets like there is no tomorrow. Spanx on deck! Lol. But, anyways honey this dress slid on my body so good! I felt like those bottles of shimmer lotion where you shake it up and a bunch of sparkly glitter slowly slides down the bottle! If you don’t understand what I am saying, just roll with me boo. I basically felt luxurious honey and I love that feeling!

 

I was happy that I received a few pieces from Sherrod Sisters Jewelry to finish this look. I wanted very simple, gold pieces to match this dress. So the pave ear jacket and the gold double bar cuff was the perfect combination! I have been wanting to try ear jacket’s too. I am always in hoops, they are my “go-to” earring but, these pave ear jackets are the perfect touch for any New Year’s Eve outfit or parties! I also liked the simple gold cuff too. Sometimes you just want simple pieces so that everything stands out on its own. You get what I’m saying?!

 

Oh, Sherrod Sisters Jewelry is kind enough to offer a discount code thats only good until Friday!!! So hurry up and check them out! Coupon code is “HOHOHO20.” CLICK HERE to head to their site and have some fun shopping!

 

I hope this look inspired some of you who have plans for NYE. We will probably stay at home with Camille and countdown with glasses of champagne. Better yet, maybe I’ll slip this dress on and act like I’m going somewhere! Anything to put this baby on one more time!!

 

Have a blessed and safe Christmas my loves!

See you soon for my next post!

 

Outfit Details

ASOS “CLUB L” Velvet Dress now on sale for $25!!

Spanx Power Shorts 

Nasty gal Herringbone Coat

(old, linked similar)

Nine West “Tatiana” Black Suede pumps

“Break The Ice” Ear Jacket AND Cuff Bracelet by Sherrod Sisters

Black chain clutch

(old, linked similar)

Lipstick: Colourpop “Avenue”

 

Photography: Victoria Blishtein Photography

December 22, 2016 7 comments
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Y’all, I have been so out of order! Since Thanksgiving I have been eating all kinds of mess. I know I am not alone! Cakes, pies, sweets, fried foods and all kinds of foolishness. One thing I have learned since turning 30, my body is NOT the same as it was when I was younger. I’ve always been a thin girl. Matter of fact, in high school I was called “FM 98,” (a radio station in Detroit) because I weighed 98 pounds back then lol. But, when your stomach has turned into a “gut” thats a real problem. I can’t be out here looking preggo when I am not. LOL. Don’t worry though, because 1/2/17 I am gonna get my life back right! Until then, I am gonna enjoy this food!

 

Anyways, I ordered this tie sleeve sweater dress and honey it’s so forgiving! It’s such a throw on and head out the door type dress. Which is just what I need!  The tie sleeve trend has been big lately. But, I loved that I found the trend in a tie sleeve sweater dress. I mean, who doesn’t need more dresses?! Its affordable too! I wore this dress to a holiday party and felt so comfortable!  How are you loving these fishnet/ lace tights? I think I got them from Kohl’s years ago and this was my first time wearing them. I really liked pairing it with this dress and booties for more of a monochromatic look! I am definitely considering buying more tights to spice up my outfits. I’ve linked several cute pairs for you below! So check them out!!

 

I hope you have an amazing weekend ahead. I have dinner plans Friday and brunch plans on Sunday. Yep, more eating! I’m telling you guys, I am gonna pull it together for next year. January is my birthday and I gotta be 35 and fine, ok!

 

Outfit Details

ASOS Tie Sleeve Sweater Dress only $43

Gray floral fishnet tights (old, linked similar)

JustFab gray booties (old, linked similar)

Target quilted chain cross body (old, linked similar)

Photography: Angie Garcia

 

 

 

 

December 8, 2016 5 comments
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Hello There! I thought I would do a little something different and create a fun post for my readers! I want to open up to you a bit and give you a little insight as to who I am. I am generally a private person, so blogging and putting myself out there is already a task in itself. But, I am open to new possibilities and I want you all to get to know me better.

So, here are 20 things you don’t know about me… Ready, Set, READ!

1. I am an only child. I yearned for a brother or sister so badly when I was younger and was over it when I became a teenager. I guess I am a little spoiled and realized hey, more things for me! SMH.

2. My birthday is January 15th and I am 34 years old. After I turned 30, I stopped keeping track of how old I am. Matter of fact, I asked my husband how old I was last night LOL.

3. I have a 17 month old, BEAUTIFUL girl named Camille.  She is my air, heart beat and reason for why I smile. I only featured her on the blog about twice. It’s scary putting your child out there on social media because you never know what crazy person you may run across. I am playing with the idea of incorporating her more in my blog for “Mommy and Me” looks. But, I am unsure. I don’t know guys, I am praying about that and we’ll see where it goes.

4. I’ve been married for 6 years. We got married on October 3rd in Detroit, Michigan. I absolutely loved planning my wedding and did most of it myself with the exception of my friend who was my wedding planner. A funny memory from my wedding is that our wedding menu’s my husband and I created had the wrong date on them and we didn’t realize it until we sat down at the dinner table. Oh well!

5. I was raised in the church. Its pretty much all I know and all of my childhood and teenage years I was always, always at church. Now that I am older, I am so glad for this upbringing. Its made me stronger and created a walk with God. I’ve been failing miserably now at attending church on a regular basis. I’m determined to get back at it, not only for myself, but for my daughter too!

6. I am terrible at math. I hate it. Next!

7. I went to Howard University and lived in D.C. for about five years. I have a love/hate relationship with D.C. You need money to live there comfortably and being a college student I didn’t have it lol.

8. I love to travel. I wish I did more of it when I was younger and before I had my little one. My husband and I did manage to go to London and Paris before we started trying to have a baby. I loved it and want to go back… NOW!

9. I moved to Dallas in 2007 to see if my relationship with my then boyfriend turned hubby would work. We did long distance for 2 years and I was over it. I told him I would move to Dallas to see where this relationship went and he needs to put a ring on it in a year or I’m moving on…

10. He put a ring on it! Ha! I wasn’t playing any games! He proposed in my hometown about 8 months after I moved to Dallas. Poor thing got down on the knee he had ACL surgery on a few months back. He was so uncomfortable. I guess thats love huh? LOL.

11. Being an only child, I always wanted a big family. Now that I am older and know how expensive children are, two is enough!

12. Oh yeah, we want to try for another one the end of the year. Wish us well!

13. My hubby and I always agreed on girl names and not boy names. But, when we found out we were having a girl, we didn’t figure out her name until I was about 7 months pregnant lol.

14. I love to eat! Sweets are my weakness. I am currently craving my Talenti “Mediterranean Mint” gelato as we speak. As soon as I submit this post, its going DOWN!

15. I never had any alcohol in my entire life until I moved to Dallas. I think I was around 24 then lol. I recall my husband and I going to a Timeshare event and I decided to have my first drink. A margarita… lets just say I left feeling “tipsy” for the first time in my life. Now I love a glass or two!

16. I have a dog, his name is Noah. My husband gave him to me for a Valentine’s gift several years ago. I don’t post him as much on Insta like I use to. He’s such a handful now with his little sis Camille here.

17. I am very cautious about establishing friendships with people due to burned “friendships” in the past. I didn’t decide to make friends here in Dallas until a year after I moved here. I went on an event posted on a Meetup site and these girls are now my “ride or die” friends ever since! Timing is everything!

18. I have a degree in Business Management with a concentration in Healthcare that I haven’t used. I wish I knew years ago what I want to really do with my life. These student loans don’t care that I’m not using my degree. Rude much?

19. I have/had Scoliosis. Scoliosis is basically when your spine is curved and not straight. My curve, from what I remember, was around 40 degrees. My mom noticed that I wasn’t standing up straight and took me to the doctor. I wore a terribly hard, and huge brace that was to help restrict the curve from growing and to straighten my spine. I rarely wore it because it was so uncomfortable and hard to breathe. I got spinal fusion surgery when I turned 21. Spinal Fusion is where they straighten the spine by placing a few rods in your back to align the spine and significantly reduce the curve. I have a nice scar down the center of my back because of it and my curve is pretty much non existent. The confidence and peace of mind in finally having the surgery gave me is worth it all the pain I endured. I always was so self conscious because of how noticeable the curve was. I felt like a weight was lifted and I felt confident and even proud to show my scar. It was the best decision yet!

20. As I posted before on the blog, my mom passed away five years ago of cancer. I think of her EVERY SINGLE DAY and it still hurts. If you have a beautiful relationship with your mother, cherish it! Thank God for it! If you have a broken relationship with your mother, FIX IT! Ask God to repair and set free the chains that are binding you from the bond that is needed between a mother and daughter! There are those like me who no longer have their mom that wishes she was still here to love, laugh and hit the malls with. I don’t want you to miss out on such an important relationship in your life!

I hope this was enlightening for you and you get to know me a little more. Its almost been a year since I’ve started blogging and I really want my readers to feel like they have a little peak into who I am. Thanks for stopping by and see you Thursday for my next post!!

February 16, 2016 7 comments
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Hi there! Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and there are so many ways to share in this special day. Whether its with your honey or a budding new romance, its always nice to know that love is in the air. But, that doesn’t mean your girlfriends are not included!! I bring you our “Galentine’s Day” collaborative shoot with these blogger babes: AquiaEryn, and Melody !!! These ladies are lifestyle and fashion bloggers right here in the Dallas area. When I tell you, these ladies are stylish, creative and so much fun, I really mean it. We had a great time and brunch plans are already in the making!! It was amazing partnering with thredUp as we picked out some cute, gently used designer pieces to add to our wardrobe collection. I picked out this black, moto leather jacket by Zara for under $65!!! I mean, what a deal! The detailing of the jacket and the touches of leather are right up my alley. We spent the afternoon wine tasting at Delaney Vineyards & Winery, a local vineyard,  right here in Texas. After a few sips…. or five we took to the vineyards and shot away!
Tell me, are you getting with your girlfriends and having a “Galentine’s Day” of your own??
Please stop by AquiaMelody and Eryn’s blog to see what they got from thredUp and for more eye candy goodness!! I promise you won’t be disappointed!
Outfit Details
(linked similar and love this
“Brunch So Hard” version too!)
(linked similar and on sale for $15!!!)
Gold, chain bracelet (old)- Baublebar

 

February 8, 2016 0 comment
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It’s Thursday! This week has flown by and I am happy about it. I think today’s look is definitely up there as one of my favorites. I absolutely love graphic tees. A graphic tee allows you to be creative and expressive.Unsure of how to style a graphic tee? Keep it simple! You can never have too many if you ask me! You can pretty much wear this look anywhere, even for Valentine’s Day if you like. I bought this hot pink leather moto jacket last year and sadly its no longer available in this particular color. I thought it would be fun to add a pop of color to this look and I really feel its the icing on the cake. You guys know I will throw on my favorite boyfriend jeans and fringe boots with just about anything. I think this outfit came together perfectly. Don’t you?
If you didn’t know, I was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. It is a place that is near and dear to my heart. I know the Detroit you may hear about on the news sounds unsettling. And that it is. But, growing up it was my home. And there is no place like it. When I tell people I am from Detroit, they are usually surprised. I suppose we all have our thoughts on our expectations of people and where they’re from. I guess because of what they have heard, they expect someone from Detroit would act or behave a certain way. I’m not really offended. But, you most definitely can’t talk down on my city to me!! lol. I always will represent proudly where I am from!!
This tee speaks volumes about my city, my home. Most times, it does feel like Detroit vs Everybody. The challenges my city faces are definitely difficult. But, the memories I have growing up in “Tha D” always makes me smile. I remember when I was little, playing in the park at Belle Isle across from my grandmother apartment, Easter egg hunts at my church, riding my bike in my neighborhood and getting ice cream at our neighborhood ice cream shop. My high school, Martin Luther King Jr. Sr. is one of the top three high schools in the city. The memories I have of my classmates and teachers are priceless. Cruising downtown with my friends, the summer music festivals at Hart Plaza and eating delicious food in Greektown on a warm summer night. My mom was a community activist and worked hard at rebuilding the neighborhood and serving the community. Everyone knew Mrs. Taylor! She would take me with her to the community meetings and activities. She showed me what its truly is like to give back to your community and to be selfless as well. Looking back, I can appreciate those moments. Her love for the city was truly grand and she loved every second of the work she had done. My mother passed away five years ago. My dad is still there in the home I was raised in. I haven’t visited home since I’ve had my daughter. I’m tearing up a bit writing this post because the memories of home are so vivid and strong.  Even though I live in Dallas now, there is truly no place like home. Detroit, I am rooting for you! And I love you.
Outfit Details-
(no longer available in pink)
here’s one similar)
 Hot Pink Leather Moto Jacket– Neiman Marcus
Ripped, Boyfriend Jeans– American Eagle
(no longer available) linked Super similar
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Photography- Angie Garcia

February 4, 2016 0 comment
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asos women camel coat- american eagle ripped boyfriend jeans- henri bendel handbag- steve madden proto pumps- valentino rockstud dupe- look for less- thred up find- dallas fashion blogger- brown girl blogger- what to wear valentines day
asos women camel coat- american eagle ripped boyfriend jeans- henri bendel handbag- steve madden proto pumps- valentino rockstud dupe- look for less- thred up find- dallas fashion blogger- brown girl blogger- what to wear valentines day
asos women camel coat- american eagle ripped boyfriend jeans- henri bendel handbag- steve madden proto pumps- valentino rockstud dupe- look for less- thred up find- dallas fashion blogger- brown girl blogger- what to wear valentines day
Happy Sunday! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner its time to peep into your closet and put together a stylish look! If you’re like me, when date night rolls around or special occasions like Valentine’s I always draw a blank on what to wear. More like hating everything in my closet and wonder where are my tops, dresses and everything else lol. So this time around, I thought ahead and managed to put together an edgy look, but yet chic look for you. This simple silk, one shoulder top is absolutely perfect for a special night and can you believe I found it on thredUp? thredUp is a wonderful site where you can find gently used or like new clothing by great brands at a fabulous price! This gorgeous top, along with my favorite ripped, boyfriend jeans and my favorite camel coat makes for an easy outfit. Throw on some great jewelry and you’re good to go!
Oh, if you haven’t seen my previous post wearing a fabulous red, one shoulder jumpsuit, make sure you do. Its a stunner!
Outfit Details-
Ripped Boyfriend Jeans– American Eagle
Studded Snakeskin Pump– Steve Madden
Black “Uptown” Tote– Henri Bendel
(style no longer available, linked similar)
Fringe Earrings– BaubleBar
Pave Ring– Sole Society
(no longer available)
Druzy Bracelets– Lilly & Ivory and H.M. Willow
Photography: Angie Garcia

 

February 1, 2016 9 comments
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Hello There! Valentine’s Day is around the corner, can you believe it?  I started searching high and low a few weeks back for the perfect night out look for Valentine’s Day. I believe I’ve found it! Who doesn’t love a sultry, red outfit for a night out on the town?? This quintessential red jumpsuit is the perfect mix of sophistication, sass and sexiness and I’m here for it!! It was FREEZING the morning we shot this look. I was so glad I brought my faux fur jacket along to keep me warm! I’ve had this coat since last year and I am always so excited when the weather gets cold enough to wear it. Pair the red jumpsuit with the faux fur jacket along with gold accessories and you have a winner!! Just wait until you see your honeys’ mouth hit the floor when you walk out in this gorgeous jumpsuit. Are you convinced that you NEED it yet? It also comes in a blush, nude pink shade, as well as black. All for under $50?? Get it girl!!!
Oh and make sure you check the size chart on the site when ordering so that you have the right size. I am wearing a size 6 according to ASOS size chart and my measurements.
What do you think about this look? Do you have a Valentine’s Outfit already in mind? Please share!
See you Sunday for the next post!
Outfit Details-
Rose Gold Metallic Heels– Zara (old) linked similar
Gold Grid Cuff– BaubleBar
Platinum Drusy Ring– Kendra Scott
Photo Credit: Angie Garcia

 

January 28, 2016 27 comments
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Hi there! So glad you stopped by the blog today. I’m keeping it pretty “simple” in today’s look. A military style jacket, cozy turtleneck and ripped boyfriend jeans all come together for this easy, sophisticated look.  You could wear this anywhere and look pulled together and amazing! I’m not sure if I ever shared, but Olivia Palermo (from the old MTV reality show “The City”) is my “style icon” and all time favorite fashionista. I always feel that she gets it “right!” So this look is inspired by her! Her looks are simple, but yet so chic and sophisticated. If you are not familiar with her, Google her!! She can literally do no wrong when it comes to fashion in my eyes…

Who is your “style icon?”

 

Jacket- H&M (under $25!!)
Turtleneck- Forever 21(old)
similar here and here (both under $20!)
Jeans- American Eagle also love these!
Shoes- Zara (no longer available) try these!
Handbag- JustFab (old) similar
X ring- Baublebar
Red Lip- Too Faced -“Velvet”Photo Credit: An Extraordinary Affaire

 

January 24, 2016 2 comments
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Hi there friends! One thing is for certain, I have been a girl all about capes and ponchos this fall/winter season. They are quick and easy to throw on and make a quick outfit. For me, I have to find one that is the perfect length that allows my legs to show and give me a bit of height. This ASOS cape does just that! It is a bit wide on me, so I used a skinny belt to create some shape and flare. Also, this cape is REVERSIBLE! So you get two looks for one cape, great buy if you ask me!! I am also wearing my favorite Over The Knee boot this season, the “Gorgeous” boot by Steve Madden! It is the PERFECT dupe for the Stuart Weitzman “Highland” boot. For under $150, I have no problem indulging in this look for less option.
Have you participated in the cape trend? What do you think of it?
Check out my previous looks wearing some great cape options herehere and here!
Outfit Details
Cape- ASOS under $40!!
           Jeans- Forever 21(old) similar here
Boots- Steve Madden “Gorgeous” here and here
Handbag- JustFab (old)
super similar here and love this color!
X Ring- Baublebar
Hoop Earrings- (old) NEED these!

 

January 21, 2016 2 comments
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