January 15, 2016 Jameela

In this dry, horrid Canadian winter the most important thing black girls across the country are thinking of is how to protect their hair form the harsh weather. That is why you will see me rocking protective hairstyles.

What are protective hairstyles?

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July 10, 2015 Jameela

Today was HOT. The temperature peaked at 33 degrees in my city. Recently, my daughter had gone to Florida and she wanted to “take her mommy and daddy to the beach”. There are only man made beaches in and around the landlocked area that I reside in and for that reason, an actual beach was out of the question.… Read More

June 21, 2015 Jameela

I just returned from Charbar for dinner. Unfortunately, I didn’t bring my camera, so I just have a few sub par phone pictures. Due to that, a mobile post is all I can justify.

Today was the opening of the Simmons building which houses Phil&Sebastian Coffee, Sidewalk Citizen and Charbar.… Read More

June 10, 2015 Jameela

Mmmm waffles. My mom makes the best waffles. A close second in waffle making is Buttermilk fine waffles on 17th avenue in Calgary. You can’t miss Buttermilk off the corner of 17th ave and 4th street SW. There is a sharp contrast between the modern black and white sign and the rustic wooden roof posts.… Read More

June 2, 2015 Jameela

I know that I have been posting a lot of OOTDs and very few posts of substance, but the weather is great and I am feeling great!

Most people in Calgary (Canada) know that Lilac Festival signals the beginning of “Festival Season”.… Read More

May 24, 2015 Jameela 1Comment

I am elated that great weather has finally touched down in my city! It was 23 degrees the other day, so I decided to bust out the open toe strappy wedge heels and black and white floral crop top.

Summer Style

I wore this outfit to hangout on 17th ave and sip coffee on a park bench.… Read More

May 8, 2015 Jameela

Just kidding. I was on local television though.

Global television granted me an interview to talk about the fundraiser my business was doing for the YWCA. I was really humbled that I was able to be on TV and share a little bit about what I do and what our fundraiser was about.… Read More

April 10, 2015 Jameela 2Comment

You are attending MotionBall 2015 this year and you know the theme is SHINE. If you are anything like me, you still don’t have an outfit! Don’t fret. Here are three outfits that you can pick up locally and make you stand out from the crowd.… Read More