I met Latonya last year through work and we bonded over our love of fashion and fought about my disdain for Kanye (lol)! I decided to do a feature on Latonya after observing her amazing work style on a daily basis, but fashion sense aside, what I admire most about Latonya is her unwavering determination to remain true to herself. Being yourself and expressing yourself honestly seems like the simplest concept. However, in a world where snap judgements are made about the content of your character based on whether you wear your hoodie up or down, for instance, it can be very difficult to block out the noise of societal expectations and follow your unique inner voice.Read More
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I promised that I'd share the variety of ways that I wear my new favorite statement piece and this is a functional look that felt great to wear. Western wisdom tells us that the best way to wear a statement piece is with bland or solid clothing, so that the clothing doesn't speak louder the statement accessory. Perhaps my inclination to wear this busy feathered neck piece with an equally vibrant striped/floral flounce dress is a nod to my African roots. Either way, I loved the way it looked. I was in a bright mood all day, what do you think?