How To Wear The 70s Style Trend


Overcoat: Primark| Purse: Vintage| Jeans: Gap Curvy Cropped Jeans| Top: Nordstorm|     Shoes: Sam Edelman

No White After Labor Day? Tell’em boy bye. I’ll wear what I want when I want. Truth be told I wanted to wear this amazing suede jacket back in July but that would have been just crazy.  I’m an 80s baby (1984 to be exact)  but the 70’s are back in full effect. But I’m not a trend person. I teach women my professional style philosophy…

Style is personal. You have to find what works for you. Don’t force it. Don’t follow trends.  Know your bra size, wear shapewear and follow your heart

So when I saw this coat I knew this would be my gateway to 70s style for Fall 2016. If your new to the to the 1970s trend think, fringe, baby blue eyeshadow, platforms and flare jeans. 

Stylist Tips For Incorporating This Trend

  • Start with Accessories: an earring or shoe is a great place to start. Its small enough to wear to work but punchy enough to make an impact. 
  • Pick Neutral Colors: I choose brown so that I may wear this with many things for different occasions. 
  •  Wear Classic Shapes: Wearing trending pieces in modern shapes and silhouettes so that will stand the test of time in your closet, no matter how much you paid for the item. 




Why Your Boobs Are Spilling Out Of Your Bra

Aside from not knowing where our (bra) bands should lay on our back(s) we also don’t exactly know how our breast should look inside of a bra. Sounds strange doesn’t it. But truth be told, before I became a professional bra fitter I didn’t know these things either. 

To Recap Your Bra Is made Up Of 5 Parts: 

  1. Band
  2. Straps
  3. Cups
  4. Hook & Eye Closures
  5. Gore (Bridge) 

Last month we covered everything about your bras band. In this week’s #TataTuesday Tip we are talking about the Gore of the bra or as we like to call it The Bridge! What it is,  what it does and why your boobs are spilling out of your bra! Watch & Learn! 


What To Know About Your Bra’s Band Before You Buy

Well ladies we have come to the end of our Bra Band Series. We’ve covered Why Your Brand Is The Most Important Part of Your Bra. Following that we talked about The Real Reason You Have Hook & Eye Closures on your band. Now we are finishing up with What you need to know about your bras band before you buy. 

As a professional bra fitter I call this step The Rubber Band Test! Get your phones and your pencils out ladies, its note taking time! Watch & Learn!



Bra 101: Hook & Eyes Are Not There For Your Comfort

Some of the biggest myths about the band of your bra are below

  • Hook Your Bra Where It Feels The Most Comfortable
  • Your Bra Band Should Be Loose
  • Your Bra Band Should Be Tight
  • Its Going To Hurt And Pinch

And those are just the beginning. Want to learn from The Bra Lady and Finally Get Comfortable In Your Bra?  Watch Me Dispel these myths! It takes 30 seconds to feel the perfect fit. These next 2 minutes will lead to you finding your 30 second perfect fit!

Get Bra Confidence With These Tips

Last week I was invited to a local radio station in Philly Power 99FM. I was invited to talk about the business of beauty, bras and boobies on their podcast “Beauty & The Beast.” Hosted and created by Cappucino (@Capponair) because as she puts it beauty is a beast. 

Watch now and take notes on how you too can conquer the beast and get one step closer to comfort and confidence in your bra! Because it doesn’t have to hurt! 

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His & Her Gift Ideas @ Phila. Mills Mall

This is a sponsored post. All opinions expressed are organically my own. All photo credit and imagery provided in this post are owned by Skinny Minority Blog and Karima 

Second to my birthday Valentines Day is one of my all time favorite holidays. Call me a hopeless romantic if you want but I love, love. Commercialism aside, Valentines day is the perfect excuse to show someone just how much you love them, just because.

Not that long ago I told women what to get their guys for Valentines day. As I don’t think the day should be all about my fellow ladies. Men need to get some love too. Having said that, recently I partnered with Simon Malls, Philadelphia Mills Location to feature my favorite Valentines Day Gift Ideas for 2016. What I love most about “The Mills” is that you have designer brands at deep discounts as well as boutique sized big named retail brands. Here’s what I found at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Saks Off 5th and Neiman Marcus Last Call! 

  1. The Cards + Candy


Yes, I’m that girl. I love flowers, cards and candy! My favorite cards and stationary are from Papyrus. And did you know Papyrus cards are sold at Bed, Bath & Beyond? Well now you do! Hallmark who? 

2. Gift Basket


Bed, Bath & Beyond is the perfect place to get creative on a budget for Valentines Day. I made this basket with all the great finds I collected there. Its my version of a his and hers (naught and nice) gift basket. Children exit stage right! Here’s whats inside: Pink blind fold, bullet shaped flask, feather duster, 750 thread count silk sheets, mens grooming kit and edible chocolate sauce. Share if you dare.

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