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  • Mimispiration

    Brown Sugar…

    A woman’s face with nature’s own hand painted, Hast thou, the master mistress of my passion; A woman’s gentle heart, but not acquainted With shifting change, as is false women’s fashion: An eye more bright than theirs, less false in rolling, Gilding the object whereupon it gazeth; A man in hue all hues in his controlling, Which steals men’s eyes and women’s souls amazeth. And for a woman wert thou first created; Till Nature, as she wrought thee, fell a-doting, And by addition me of thee defeated, By adding one thing to my purpose nothing. But since she prick’d thee out for women’s pleasure, Mine be thy love and thy…

  • Mimi Travels

    Summertime Prism…

    DISCLAIMER: High possibility of getting annoyed and then being throughly amused.😬 What does one wear to the beach? Is there any right or wrong outfit to the beach? I know I know.. Its winter in New York but I couldnt help myself. I miss the heat!! So, for my first travel blog post, I am posting a picture that is dear to me but has instigated so many arguments between myself and my friends and family. Let me get it out there, inasmuch as I love and cherish my skin tone, I hate getting sun tanned so, beach day for me is enjoying the melodious waves as they hit the shore…

  • Fashion

    Naturally Unapologetic…

    Apologize for what? Apologize to whom? I represent who I am and whom I want to be I will wear what I want, how I want, where I want without answering to you I am black! I am thick!! I am beautiful!!! I am whatever the hell I say I am I will do what pleases me and God help me enjoy the shit out of it even if, especially it makes you uncomfortable I will embody my personality in my style and take with me everywhere I go my colors, my patterns and yes my natural!! Disclaimer: Today’s post style is different and even if it is a departure from…

  • Fashion

    Kente Affair II

    As individuals, we are faced daily with the insurmountable need to please: please ourselves, please others and it is even worse when it comes to fashion. We are questioned: Are you supposed to wear that? Do you really think you should wear that color and/or colors?  The answer is ,”Yes you can” (no political pun intended). It is true that body sizes vary however, there is very little that all sizes cannot wear inasmuch as we downplay the flaws and exaggerate our strongest features. Interestingly enough, my body frame is a combination of the Pear shape (triangle upward) and the Apple shape (triangle downward). In other words, sometimes I look…