Standing Firm

It’s not everyday that you encounter genuine people who are beautiful from the inside out. For that reason, it’s important to hold onto them and cherish them when you find them. This year has been an amazing year for me so far for many reasons but for one, in particular. This particular reason has led me […]

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Street Style Trend Alert: August 2014

(Featured from left to right- Band of Outsiders, Kenneth Cole, Creatures of Comfort, Vera Wang, Timo Weliand) I’m always looking at what people are wearing whenever I’m out since I’m a street style lover. Lately, I’ve noticed three prominent trends: plaid, button-up tops tied around the waist, and the half up bun hairstyle. As seen […]

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OOTD: 5-12-14

OOTD: Downtown Tampa 5-12-14   OOTD: Downtown Tampa 5-12-14 Denim top: Dots (Similar- H&M) | Peach stretch pants: Ross (Similar- American Apparel) | Watch: Rue 21 (Similar- Diesel) | Necklace: Charlotte Russe | Clear heeled sandals: Charlotte Russe (Similar- Jeffrey Campbell) | Pearl bracelet: Thrifted (Similar- Macy’s) | Ring: Charlotte Russe | Sunglasses: Earthbound Trading Co. […]

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Raw Artists Orlando: Spectrum

This past Sunday, O & I attended the RAW Artists Orlando “Spectrum” showcase. For those who have never heard of RAW, it is an independent arts organization by artists for artists. It is an international community of creative individuals in nearly 60 cities around the globe. The organization aims to spotlight local artists from varying […]

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Stylin’ Around at USF

I had the pleasure of shooting behind the scenes today for the Discreet Elegance Fashion Show’s first model rehearsal at USF (stayed tuned for the next post with all of the show deets). I spotted this beautiful backdrop on campus and couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a personal shoot. And yes, I am in […]

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Tampa Gasparilla 2014

Tampa Gasparilla 2014 was CRAZY yesterday! For those who don’t know, Gasparilla is a huge celebration that has taken place in Tampa every year for some time now. I believe it’s a celebration of when the pirate Jose Gaspar captured Tampa (don’t quote me on that, I’ll post a link below to the history of […]

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