Fall & Winter Essential – part 4

In this last installment of Fall & Winter essentials, lets visit the last sweater that's most commonly overlooked and less likely favored. Now when I mention sweater vests, what comes to mind? Most of you I would tend to think envision those ugly argyle sweater vests, that nobody likes unless if it's for an ugly … Continue reading Fall & Winter Essential – part 4

Fall & Winter essential – part 3

For most of us it's still cold outside while the sun shines, giving us some optimistic hope of things getting warmer. This winter is a cold gripping harsh reality that having the right pieces and layers are more of a necessity than just a wardrobe choice. A couple of posts ago I talked about some … Continue reading Fall & Winter essential – part 3

One time for OneTribeMag and Africanist podcast

For the past year my mantra has been “My black is beautiful” a constant echo to myself that all that I am is a gift to this world. No matter the adversity, my blackness is strong, is love, is culture (being 1st generation Nigerian American),  and is my own as an individual and community. This … Continue reading One time for OneTribeMag and Africanist podcast

Fall & Winter essentials -Thanksgiving Edition

For many of us the next 24 hours will be spent making final preparations for Thanksgiving. Most of the attention is focused on what we're ready to eat, hanging out and enjoying quality time with loved ones. Though you may find yourself on the other end where you're traveling to see family or got invited … Continue reading Fall & Winter essentials -Thanksgiving Edition

Sartorial Sunday – Sock with a hint of spice

As I was getting ready for work I usually set out my clothes for the week. It occurred to me that I own more pairs of socks with patterns and designs that regular ones. I found it a bit nostalgic because as I kid I was used to wearing black or white pairs of athletic … Continue reading Sartorial Sunday – Sock with a hint of spice

Good eats at Henry’s Tavern

Almost a week has passed since I met up with some Seattle Gents, at Henry's Tavern and I still can't forget how good it was. Anytime you're in Bellevue for some much needed shopping, catching up with some friends, or simply looking to get out of the house to sit and hangout then you have … Continue reading Good eats at Henry’s Tavern