Sunday, March 23, 2014

Liebster Award!!!!!!

Hey Doll,
Earlier today I recieved a notifiation on Instagram that was nomination for a LIESTER AWARD by fellow blogger Denesha M. of Chronicles of a Fatshionista . Thank you so much hun for the nomination.

Here Are The Rules
  1. Make a post about the Liebster Award and thank the blogger that nominated you.
  2. State 11 interesting facts about yourself.
  3. Answer the 11 question asked by the blogger who nominated you.
  4. Nominate 11 new blogger with 500 or less followers.
  5. Write 11 new questions for your nominees. 
11 Interesting Facts About Me
  1. I am originally from Bronx, NY; but now reside in Raleigh, NC.
  2. I'm currently in school studying pharmacology.
  3. My nationality is West Indian and Panamanian.
  4. I am addicted sushi and taco bell (I know weird...lls).
  5. When I was younger I wanted to be a fashion designer.
  6. I LOVE thrifting.
  7. I'm obsessed with Youtube.
  8. I went to private school up until high school.
  9. I have traveled to the UK and varies West Indian islands.
  10. Me and my mother like watching the Disney Channel.
  11. Once I finished school I want to move to Maryland.
Denesha's Questions
  • Do you like to set deadlines for yourself when it comes to writing a blog post?
I try to but with me being in school it's hard for me to stick to them.
  • Do you prefer in-store shopping or online shopping?
I like both in-store when it has to do with thrifting and online when I find great sales.
  • How do you stay organized?
Ummm, I'm not sure how organized I am...lls. I try to give things a place and keep it there...
  • How long have you been blogging?
I started blogging last summer so for about a year now.
  • What are 3 of your future goals?
To get my degree; To travel overseas again; To have a chance to go to Fashion Week
  • What do you like about blogging?
I like blogging because I can give my own opinion and eye for fashion.
  • What is your favorite movie or TV show?
New favortie movie "Thor 2"
  • What is your favorite social media site?
  • You has had the biggest influence on you?
My mom, she been my biggest supporter in life.
  • Who inspires you?
Not trying to be overly confident, but I am my own inspiration from where I've been to where I'm going it keeps me motivated.
  • Why did you start blogging?
I started blogging because I've always loved fashion and what better way to express myself. 

And the Nominees Are.....
  1. Crystalyn of Sugary Southern Curves
  2. Antoinique of Laydee Posh
  3. Darquitta of Darquitta's Urbn Castles
  4. Desi  of FancyDime
  5. Isha of An Autumns Grace
  6. Ashlee of Big Beautiful Black Girls
  7. Yasmine of Inya's Universe
  8. Dionne of Supersize My Fashion
  9. Keeona of Curvy Luxe
  10. Aarti of Curves Become Her
  11. Bee of Curvaceously Bee
Nominee's Questions
  1. What encouraged you start blogging?
  2. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  3. What's you favorite food?
  4. When you not blogging, what are you doing?
  5. Once one thing you can't live without?
  6. What's your favorite color?
  7. If the world was ending, and you could only keep 3 things what would they be?
  8. What song have you had on repeat lately?
  9. What's one of your biggest dreams?
  10. Vintage or New?
  11. Who is your celebrity fashion icon?
Thank you so much for stopping by and thank you again Denesha for the numination. Please don't for get to JOIN this page & SHARE this post.

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Katiyah Jo'Nel

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Beautiful Mind 1

Hey Dolls,
This is a collage of looks that I created while on Polyvore. I was supposed to be typing a 5-page paper but need a mental break and decided to do something a little more enlightening. So started randomly picking pieces that I liked, almost as if I was in a mall or something...lls I jumped back and forth from my paper to my virtual shopping spree. This is want my randomness created, and yes, I finished my paper. These looks I feel can cater to each and every female, so here's my little something for everyone...Enjoy!!!

Creative Thinking 1

Creative Thinking 1 by Katiyah-Jonel 

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Katiyah Jo'Nel

Sunny Days & Swimwear

Hey Beach Babes,
After the big epidemic that plus size woman can wear what they want. And the phrase if you can do it I can do it better fits perfectly when were discussing swimwear. It seem like last summer more designers and retailers started offering trendier and more fashionable swimsuits for us plus size divas. And the best part is there not just the boring one-piece bathing suits we're now able to purchase two-piece swimsuits that are flattering for a woman with curves. This summer I plan on living (not literally) at the beach I just love the relaxed atmosphere and now I can it in style. Here are some of my favorite swimsuits from retailers that offer curvy girl-friendly swimwear. Enjoy!!!!


Image 4 of ASOS CURVE Exclusive Bikini Pant In Pansy PrintImage 1 of ASOS CURVE Bright Floral High Waisted Bikini Pant
Disclaimer: The two-pieces on their website don't seem to have too much coverage so if your looking to purchase a swimsuit from them with a lot of coverage (tummy area) then get a one-piece.

RUE 107
Andrea Ruched Bikini Top - Hot Teal Boomerang High-Waist Bikini BottomIggy Bandeau Bikini Top - Blue





$$$$-High End (Investment)

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Katiyah Jo'Nel

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Spring Trend 2014: Kimono Fever

Hey Dolls,
A new spring trend the that's been recurring for the past year or so is the traditional Asian garment thee Kimono. Adding this piece to your wardrobe you'll definitely be adding a little of couture fashion. Kimonos can give your look a little diversity. Here are a couple of retailers that will cure your Kimono Fever....Enjoy!!


ASOS CURVE Exclusive Longline Kimono With Graphic Check ASOS CURVE Exclusive Kimono With Fringing And EmbroideryASOS CURVE Kimono With Cage Detail
These were my favorite 3

This is how Gucci does the kimono trend in their 2014 Spring Summer Collection

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Katiyah Jo"nel

Monday, March 17, 2014

Spring Trend 2014: Florals

Hey Dolls,
Spring is around the corner and I'm super excited. We all know that this winter has been so bizarre and I just can't wait to wear sandals and flowy dresses again. When starting to build your wardrobe for spring you can never go wrong with purchasing floral. You can use these nice girly prints and pair them with solids or other prints. Today I want to show you some affordable floral looks: Enjoy!!!

FOREVER 21 will definitely have you ready for spring. With these monochromatic looks with a hint of floral you can double check your spring trending list for Black&White and Florals...#Winning

Image 1 of Lipstick Boutique Plus Lace Insert Printed DressImage 4 of Lipstick Boutique Plus Off The Shoulder Floral Print Pencil DressImage 4 of Truly You Oriental Floral Print Shift Dress
With these looks ASOS you should be walking down a runway
because you'll definitely be trending. 
These dresses are statement floral pieces, once you have them on your basically done. #I'mNotTryingI'mTrending

Any way you pair floral rather it be a statement floral piece, a floral printed top or bottom w/ a solid top or bottom, or even floral printed separates worn together you will always be trending. Thank you for stopping by; please don't forget to JOIN this page & SHARE this post.

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Katiyah Jo'Nel


Hey Luvies,
I'm here to give another St. Patrick's Day makeup look. The look I posted yesterday didn't show up as green as I wanted it to so I just created another look for you ladies. Like I said yesterday this is the most effort I have ever put into St. Patrick's Day but it's helping me broaden my color palette. I'm so use to neutral smokey eyes I thought it was time for me to step out the box. I hope you enjoy!!!!

EYES: ELF 100 Palette "Yellowish Gold" (Lid)
                                                                   "Bright Green" (Upper Crease/ Transition)
                                                      "Dark Shimmery Green" (Crease)
                              "Black" (Outer V)
             Black Radiance "Chocolate" (Brow-bone)
LIPS: Milani "Creamy Cocoa" (Base)
ELF 100 Palette "Dark Shimmery Green"

Thank you for stopping by I hoped you enjoyed this festive look. Please don't forget to JOIN this page & SHARE this post...

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Katiyah Jo'Nel

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Happy St. Patty's Day!!!!!

Hey Makeup Junkies,
Coming to you today to bring your a St. Patrick's Day inspired makeup look. This is the first time for me creating a look for this holiday. I actually never really participated in any events or looks focused around this holiday, but since I was bored I said, "What the heck, why not". I hope you enjoy!!!

Lips: Nicka K Auto Lip Liner "Deep Orchid"
Hard Candy Lip Stain "Love Bite"
Bongo Lip Gloss "Forbidden Affair"

Foundation: Maybelline Fit Me
Shade 355: Under eyes and upper cheekbones.
Shade 360: Lower cheekbones and outer perimeter of face.
Set Full Face: Black Radiance Face Pwdr "Chocolate"
Blush: Jordana "Terra Cotta"
Bronzer: Hard Candy "Heat Wave"

Lid: ELF 100 Palette "Shimmery Dark Forest Green"
Upper Crease/ Transition: ELF 96 Palette "Dark Teal"
ELF 24 Palette "Dark Shimmery Teal"
Crease: ELF 24 Palette "Periwinkle"
Nicka K Eclipse Palette "Purple"
Tear duct: ELF Neutral Palette "Shimmery White"

Highlight: L.A. Pro Concealer "Toffe"
Set with: Ruby Kisses HD Setting Powder "Earth"
Contour: L.A. Pro Concealer "Dark Cocoa"
Set with: Black Radiance Face Pwder "Ebony"

I know in these pictures it looks more teal-ish blue, in person its green-ish teal. Thank you for stopping by, please don't forget to JOIN this page & SHARE this post. Also please comment below and tell what other makeup looks you want to create/recreate. 

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Katiyah Jo'Nel

Date Night...

Hey Dolls,
I just wanted to come and show you what I wore yesterday evening for date night. I'm finally on spring break and I have been feening to get all dolled up and fancy. Even though I got all dressed up I didn't actually find anything to do...lls. Sometimes that's the struggle of having a boring life. Well since I took the time to get all pretty, might as well so it to someone. : ) I hope you enjoy this look..

Blue Tribal Top- Target
Sleeveless Cardigan- UNKNOWN
Patent Leather Belt- Thrifted
Black/White Skirt- Target
Blue Flats- Target

Neutral Light Smokey Eye w/ Glossy Nude Lip

If you were wondering about where I purchased my hair it's from ALIEXPRESS.
Vendor: Guangzhou Mocha Hair Products Co., LTD.
Brazilain Bodywave
Lengths: 16, 18, 20, 22 inches

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Katiyah Jo'Nel

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Hey Luvbugs,
My birthday just pasted on February 24 and I had a chance to celebrate this past weekend at Still Life Night Club. I truly enjoyed every moment with all the people I love. The whole night was epic; I really couldn't have asked for a better birthday celebration. But I just want to share some of the highlights from this eventful evening and also what I wore.


Faux Fur Vest- Ebay
Gold Belt- Asos
Gold/Black Earrings- Kiani Collection
Black Lace-Up Pumps- Shoe Trend
Deep V Ruffled Dress- Durham Rescue Mission (Thrifted)
(YES, thrifted I purchased this dress for $6 and then had it altered where added in the Deep-V neckline.)



I thank everyone that participating in making this day so special. Please don't forget to JOIN & SHARE this post. 

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Katiyah Jo'Nel