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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COLOR BLITZ with FLORALS

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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MOTIV8

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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When in Doubt…SHOP! 

Hey guys! We did it!! We mad it to the weekend! One of my favorite things to do on the weekend is shop! What I love even more than shopping is shopping with friends! I’m sure that most could agree with me when I say that shopping is 1. a stress reliever, 2. fun to do, and 3. can be an expensive habit! That’s why it is so important to bargain shop and always look for coupons to your favorite stores for your must-have outfit.

 Truth is; we deserve to have what we want, but why pay regular price when you can find a deal?


A few weeks ago, I was in heaven! How so? I was able to shop some great sales and mingle with some amazing blogger gals! Of course, I have to introduce you to these trendsetters.


Say hello to Karie Davis {Ivy and Eight}! Literally the sweetest person you’ll ever meet! Her blog is linked!

Now meet the amazing Kelly {Paper Meets Pearl}! She is a “seasoned” blogger and she rocks it like no other!

Here are a few more images to pretty much sum up our shopping experience at Concord Mills (North Carolina)! Good deals + good laughs = successful shopping!


We had a blast shopping, laughing, and getting to know each other. How cute is this carousel moment? I’m totally swooning!

Be sure to check out these insanely talented young ladies linked above and once that’s done, GO SHOP!

A huge thank you to all parties involved in making our time at Concord such a success! Working with Jennifer of J. Collins Photography was perfection and I can’t wait to collaborate again!

XO,

Girls Day Out

When is the last time you had a good GNO? What is that you ask? Girl’s night out. GNO is a staple event in every woman’s life. There is nothing better than getting to hang out with some of your favorite girl friends and catch up on all the latest. I speak for all of us when I say that we love to dress up, have fancy cocktails, and dance the night away! Well, let me tell you; the concept is just as great during the day! Girls day out (GDO). Exact same concept, but during the day! Sounded fun, so you know I was all in for the cause!

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