You may have noticed a theme over the past few weeks and months as I’ve openly shared a few of my 2017 goals. I’ve talked about fitness goals, skincare goals, and new beauty habits. I wrote down one overarching goal related to my style: be fearless and bold this year. So, I’m doing just that. Meet the new me!
Blazer | Camisole | Pants | Pumps
If you’ve seen my short tapered cuts (see old natural hair posts here and here), you know I’m not shy when it comes to scissors. But, I’ve always wanted to shave my head and resisted due to fear. I was afraid the style wouldn’t suit me. I was afraid I just wouldn’t like it. I was afraid the look would disrupt my blog work. Fear!
But, it’s 2017. And, I simply can’t let fear guide my decisions. And, well, I knew that I could always throw on a wig if it didn’t work out. Ha!
It also helps that I have a super cool stylist whose vision I trust. She has rocked with me since I went from locs to my fro to my tapered fro to wanting locs again to this new do. I called her up, and with no questions asked, she said come on in. She even recorded the experience (see her Instagram video).
On this blog, I always give thought to how fashion changes how we view the world and how the world views us. This is where my head (pun intended) is now, and I’m excited about the change.
By the way, how fun is this gingham print from Banana Republic? If you like the print, you should know that it’s available on just about every article of clothing at the store (see widget below). Of course, the gingham blazer had me at hello.
Location: Masonic Temple, St. Louis
Thank you so much, Jessica!
Wow wow you are stunning! Avid follower of your blog and love your new look. Congrats on letting go of FEAR and being true to who you are!
Aww thanks, Mimi! I especially appreciate that from you. And, thanks for reading!
Yessss!! Psyche you look amazing inside and out! Cheers to the new fearless you!
Yay, Sydney! Thanks so much, my girl.
You look great, the look and the cut suits you perfectly. Happy resolution. Kiss
Thanks so much, Franny! Kisses!
I love this, both your beautiful cut and the spirit of fearlessness behind it. You look fantastic–and you are rocking that suit, too! Congratulations!
I’m always so moved by your comments, Tara. Thank you!
This cut is literally EVERYTHING!!!
Yay! Thanks so much, Seyi!!!
Omg I love it! You look amazing!
I so appreciate you saying that, Ayesha!!!
I love the new look! It’s
Bold, Confident and Beautiful!
Thank you so much, Cynthia!
FIERCE. . .go forth with no fear.
Right on, Neti. Thanks!
You look AWESOME!! I, too, recently lopped off my hair. My reasons weren’t as fearless as yours (breakup – it was either my hair or the house LOL), but I concur – so liberating! You look absolutely stunning! And that suit…yaaaaaaaas!
Thanks so much, Angela! And, kudos to you on the move to liberation (no matter the reason).
So fresh and so FLYY
Aww thanks, Linda!
Finally had the chance to check it out! Very brave! It looks good on you
I’ve been following you since you had locs! I’ve loved every style you’ve tried but this one is my favorite. You are rocking it. Cheers to knocking out your goals.
I really appreciate hearing that from you, Shea! Thanks so much <3