A Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Diary By Shakia






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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things (Christmas List)

Dear Santa, just feel free to leave your credit card under the tree so I can buy and check off the items on my Christmas list. This has been a very interesting year. Just like many people, I had to transition commuting to the office to working from home. To be quite honest, I absolutely love being able to work remotely in the comfort of…

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My Little Black Dress in SoHo Brunch Look

I was never one to wear a black dress to a brunch, especially during the fall season. I’m usually a floral dress kind of girl. But there was something about this little black dress I fell in love with for several reasons. For one, it’s very comfortable and fits in all the right places. Two, I’m all about fashion details as I’m loving the dotted…

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Creams & Florals

‘Tis the season for ribbed cream sweaters and florals dresses. I love autumn season for the simple fact that I can dress in layers and just be completely creative with my outfits. Let’s talk about what I’m wearing for a brief moment. The ribbed cream sweater is from the 3.1 Phillip Lim sample sale I purchased last weekend. This is my first ever Phillip Lim…

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What I Got From The Rent The Runway and 3.1 Phillip Lim Sample Sales in NYC This Weekend

This past weekend was great for sample sale shopping in NYC. I was able to hit up two sample sales, which were the Rent The Runway and 3.1 Phillip Lim. This was actually my first time physically shopping at a sample sale, which was a great experience. I’ve always shopped online at sample sales at brands like Staud or Frame and sometimes I get exclusive…

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How To Have A Minimalistic Wardrobe

Minimalistic living is a simple way of living that allows you to improve on your daily life by owning and doing things that add value to your life as opposed to just buying anything society dictates. Beyond living simply when it comes to your home and what you eat, minimalistic wardrobes have been the talk of fashion circles for a while now. This means that you…

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My Top 11 Favorite Summer Looks

Happy first day of autumn! I can’t believe that summer is officially over just like that. Like where did the time go? Reflecting back on summer 2020, I’ve rocked some pretty stylish looks from bright colors to florals. Summer 2020 was my most stylish season ever, even though our world was still in the middle of dealing with a pandemic. dressing up was sort of…

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Why I’m Strongly Considering Becoming A Full-Time Blogger

Hey y’all! I hope you had a fabulous weekend! I didn’t really do much except for running some errands and shopped online at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. By the way, if you haven’t checked out the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, you are definitely missing out because those sales are so good! At first, I thought it was a bunch a hype but when I checked it…

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My H&M Shopping Try On Haul

When it came down to fashion this summer, H&M has been on point with all cute and versatile pieces. Especially the dresses, I just couldn’t get enough of how stylish they are. The great thing is that all my purchases were under $40, which is a plus for me because I didn’t have to break the bank. Today, I’m rounding up some of my recent…

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Where To Find The Best Online Fashion Inspiration

There’s no secret that I absolutely love fashion! If I had a dollar for every time people are so surprised when I tell them where I buy my outfit pieces from, I’d be rich. Most people can’t believe I get some of my outfit pieces from stores like Zara or H&M because when I wear it, it looks like it came off the runway from…

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7 Of My Favorite Lipsticks I Own In Honor Of National Lipstick Day

So did you know this upcoming Wednesday is National Lipstick Day? It’s like one of my favorite national holidays because it encourages women, bloggers and anyone who loves to wear lipstick to wear your very best shade showing off to the world. I love wearing lipstick and can’t imagine my life without it to be quite honest. Wearing lipstick just elevates my look whether I…

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