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Becoming Spiritual

These past 5 months, I have weirdly been growing this relationship with God — genuinely (without anyone forcing me to) and it sure as hell feels good. I went to a church that a friend invited me to — without knowing that was the day that my outlook on Christianity would change. On this particular […]

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NYFW | Style

How I Created My Street Style Look for NYFW Day 3

My experience for New York Fashion Week has come to an end. For my last day experiencing this event, my friends and I decided to wear our inspired “Street Style” look. This consisted of finding things in my closet that I’ve never worn and sprucing it up. Personally, I am not the one that believes […]

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Style | Travel

Traveling: Guide for Beginners

I’m not an expert on traveling by any means — but traveling is something that is apart of my life. With this post I wanted to list my Top 5 “must-knows” when it comes to traveling. This is for my non-travelers and beginning travelers.   (Cartagena, Colombia)   Transportation: Never limit yourself when it comes […]

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Music

Music Mon-dayz: Mellow Me Down

  I have decided to add another cool weekly post to my blog! I admire music and music gets me through every single step in my life. Truth is, I believe that music is what makes me who I am today (amongst other things). I hope music makes a powerful impact on your life as […]

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Sunnies x Sneakers & Mental Cleanse

I have not posted in a while and if I’m honest — sometimes life just gets in the way. I’ve retracted away from Instagram for a while — simply because I began to notice the lack of genuineness. It seemed that the way to create was to “fake it to make it”.  So.. I needed […]

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Spring Fling + Colorful Things

  “There is something about being out in the midst of nature that can be so calming. Surrounded by body of water and beautiful tall trees completes the day. Sometimes we all just need to go to the place that brings us the most comfort.” – Sakiyna Never have I ever… retained a 2-piece set […]

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Friday Favorites | Style

Friday Favorites: Spring Time

For Friday favorites this week, i’ve decided to create the perfect spring outfit (in celebration of the spring weather that we are beginning to feel here in Atlanta). As the weather tends to get a bit warmer, it’s time for us to move in our spring wardrobe. Recently, I realized that having a wardrobe distinctively […]

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Style | Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Miami – Weekend Edition

Turning 25 years old AND celebrating 1 officially birthday year for ToastedLeather, I knew that I had to make this a celebration. Never have I ever thought that Miami would be the place chosen. Need help planning a quick get-a-way trip to Miami? No worries, I gotcha covered. I’ve listed cool places to visit and […]

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DIY | Style

Faux Fur Bum Bag

Winter is coming to an end and what better way than to share a DIY project I recently created: a faux fur bum bag. I know what many of you are thinking, “who still wear those?” I do… and you should too. Let me tell you why!     Since the year began, i’ve began […]

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