Crush by Rihanna

Tantalizing, seductive, yet dainty.  Rihanna just released a teaser promo for her new fragrance launching in August, Crush by Rihanna, and the visuals are stunning.  A follow up to her prior release RiRi by Rihanna (blogged HERE), the new scent pairs woody scents with playful red fruits and pink musk.

Dinner is Served

Last Thursday, my BFF, Rashon Carraway celebrated his birthday with an official birthday dinner in a private gallery space.  He coincidentally shares his birthday with Prince (who I am a huge fan of) and that's probably another reason to add to the list of why I love him dearly.  To commemorate the occasion he hosted an all-black intimate dinner party of friends and supporters.

Melanin Monday

Danai Gurina

As the nation mourned the loss of those affected by the tragic mass shooting that occurred in Orlando, FL over the weekend, the 70th annual Tony Awards took place at the Beacon Theater in NYC.  The Tony Awards recognize and celebrate achievements in Broadway productions for the prior season, and this year's red carpet was a virtual sea of MELANIN.

FB LIVE: Shopping with Elle Series

Happy Monday everyone!  It's a new week, which means a new start and another opportunity to get it right.  I have some great news to share with each of you, in particular those of you who remember and have asked me to bring back my Shopping with Elle posts.

The Daintiest Dame


How do you you (in my most royal of accents)?  I recently hosted my annual Royal Tea Party + Spring Brunch (blog post HERE) and I wanted to briefly share my look with you!  Considering that the event is dubbed the Royal Tea Party, I thought it befitting of me to fully embrace the theme and come suited in an intricate hat design and matching tea party dress.