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NYC: The Most Instagrammable Hot Spots of East Harlem

NYC: The Most Instagrammable Hot Spots of East Harlem

My best friend has been living in Harlem for several years now. Aisha currently is rocking East Harlem: home to amazing food, scenery (have you SEEN those brownstones, friends?!) and art. But not just any art, street art.

KAT EATS…LONG ISLAND: Ssambap Korean BBQ, Stony Brook

KAT EATS…LONG ISLAND: Ssambap Korean BBQ, Stony Brook

It all started when my best friend Aisha took me to Flushing, Queens, to a Korean BBQ joint. The grilled meats. The banchan. Heavenly. I fell in love with Korean food. Fast forward a few years later, while living in Ohio, I found an incredible […]

KAT’S PICKS: 12 Back To School Essentials (For The Pink/Sparkly Lovers)

KAT’S PICKS: 12 Back To School Essentials (For The Pink/Sparkly Lovers)

This is total geek-out time, folks.

Shopping is a passion of mine, especially when it comes to anything pink and/or sparkly.

So when it comes to all those out there heading back to school who need some extra pink or sparkles in their life (who wouldn’t?!) 😉 – this is for you.

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BEAUTY: L’OREAL’S Matte Addiction Lipsticks & Lipliners!

BEAUTY: L’OREAL’S Matte Addiction Lipsticks & Lipliners!

When it comes to your lips, two things are in: MATTEs and NUDEs.

STYLE: Chic Soul Plus Size Try On HAUL!!!

STYLE: Chic Soul Plus Size Try On HAUL!!!

Those Sponsored ads on Facebook and Instagram really do count for something.

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @nataliexcraig

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @nataliexcraig

Today we’re taking our Follow Friday to Chi Town, USA as I invite you to follow one fierce, fabulous plus size fashion blogger!

Photo Credit: NatalieDCraig.com

Meet Natalie Craig, aka @nataliexcraig on Instagram and on the web as Natalie in the City.

This lady is a POWERHOUSE: while juggling her fabulous plus size life & style blog, she’s also an associate editor of a magazine in Chicago and has a B.A. in Multimedia Journalism from Columbia College Chicago.

Natalie launched her blog, Natalie in the City, in 2013, focusing on plus size fashion and body positivity.

Since 2013, she’s grown her following a TON, reaching more than 34,000 monthly page viewers, and over 19,000 monthly unique visitors on her website.

She has over 16,000 followers on Instagram!

Natalie’s collaborated with brands such as Torrid, Target, Coach and Lord & Taylor (to name a few).

She even was a model for a segment for the Steve Harvey Show, check this out!

What I personally love about her is her fierce, bold style, how she puts three pictures of her outfits up on Instagram so you get the full effect of the look she’s putting out there, and her fun personality!

Without further ado, here’s a collection of her Instagram photos I’ve curated for you to check out!

Isn’t she GORGEOUS?!

You go, girl.

She is a Lifestyle Connection making serious moves!

Follow her on Instagram here, and check out her website here!

 

 

 

STYLE: A Capsule Wardrobe (Part 3)

STYLE: A Capsule Wardrobe (Part 3)

((Read Part 1 and Part 2 of the series to get a feel of what a capsule wardrobe is, the benefits and how to get started!! xo, Kat)) Creating a Capsule Wardrobe (And other goodies!) The qualities of an ideal wardrobe, according to Coco Chanel: […]

BEAUTY: Have Fun With Yo’ Face!

BEAUTY: Have Fun With Yo’ Face!

The face mask is SO in, right?! To me, it will ALWAYS be in. (For instance: who has used a Freeman OR Montagne Jeunesse mask before? Raise your hand!) But ones like this?! You’ve gotta have fun with yo’ face!

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @andrewmackenzi

FOLLOW FRIDAY: @andrewmackenzi

I am a huge networker and am building this Lifestyle Connection network, piece by piece.

Meet Andrew Mackenzi, @andrewmackenzi on Instagram. The blogger is based in Salento, southern Italy.

Andrew’s putting out fashion forward posts on the daily, along with Instagram Stories to make you swoon.

What I personally am loving about his Instagram page are the artistic qualities found in his photos. He really has an eye for the shots of himself he puts out there.

And boy, has it worked for him.

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STYLE: A Capsule Wardrobe (Part 2)

STYLE: A Capsule Wardrobe (Part 2)

((Be sure to check out Part 1 of the Capsule Wardrobe series by Tami here! xo, Kat)) How do I start?  (Defining Your Style & Getting Started) Ralph Lauren once said: “Style is very personal.  It has nothing to do with fashion.  Fashion is over […]