Friends! We are talking about all things in the office today.  I have been residing here for at least 3 years and I never wanted to decorate. It’s just not my strong suite. I have framed photos sitting against the walls where it should be hung, but I just never hung it.  But recently, since being quarantined, something sparked in me to finally put together a “creative space!” Check out my little corner…


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Let’s talk BRANDING today, ladies and gentlemen! How many of you reading this right now are confident in your brand’s image? Be completely honest! I will assume that 50% of you are absolutely in love with your current brand style and the remaining 50% of you are panicking right now because you have ZERO images that represent your brand or business! Try not to hyperventilate! Today’s post will reassure you that it’s not too late. I’ve got you covered.


7 Bomb Carolina Bloggers to Know

How much do you trust me? 

I ask this question because in order for today’s post to be a success, I have to know that you’ll be “all in,” for what I’m about to share with you!

I know sometimes it’s tough to find the right bloggers that speak to you and what it is you are looking for. To make your life a tad bit easier, I have created a list of SEVEN amazing, Carolina bloggers that are my personal favorites! Each person is unique and an influencer in their own right. I absolutely felt the need to share with you all! 

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Meet the Owner of Jessamine + James Clothing Co.

As promised, before I share a new #JJONME look, I wanted to be sure to introduce you to not only the brand and the fabulous pieces that are offered, but I wanted to allow you the opportunity to meet the creator, THE Diana Pou.  She has poured her heart and soul into this project and it is evident through her works.  Here is a very brief interview that she and I completed just to allow her ideal target market a bit of background knowledge on Jessamine and James Clothing Company.

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Class in Session : #ColaFashionWeek 101

Three post in less than one week? I know, I know…this is not typical of me, but it’s the 7th Annual Columbia Fashion Week! The occasion is absolutely worth breaking routine! I am so excited to share my experiences with you now so that you can still have time to attend an event this week before it’s all over!

I wanted to recap and elaborate on night 3 of #CFW. This night consisted of the Fashion Education Panel and Trash the Runway Mini Presentation/Competition! It was so exciting! Keep reading to hear all about it!

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PRESSED for #ColaFashionWeek

YASSSSSSS, Columbia! Come through with the 7th Annual Columbia Fashion Week events! Night one was so much fun! I am being completely honest with you on this. Columbia Fashion Week may seem much smaller in comparison to surrounding cities/states such as Charlotte or Charleston but HUH-NEY, when I tell you we came to slay, you better believe it! Here is a recap of my first event attending this week!

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I know that our Sundays are for us to relax, regroup, and prepare for a purposeful week ahead. On top of that, it was Father’s day yesterday and there wasn’t any need for me to entice you with “a look!” So….here we are! This is now a Monday Funday feature! With #unplugging and surviving without AKCESS to social media this past week, I’m back and ready to conquer! So allow me to quickly share all of the floral, outfit details to my #Galsweekend look!

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Usually I jump on the opportunity to share my fashion plugs, great deals, and so on. Today, I’ve decided to take a different approach. I want to MOTIV8 anyone that’s thinking about stepping out of faith and starting something! That something could be starting a blog, a business, or anything that can produce another stream of income!

all images included are provided by Lavish Moments Photography

Keep reading to see some of my key points based on my experiences since launching  AKCESS.me!

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