2019 VMAs Red Carpet

It’s officially VMA time. Last night the 2019 VMAs took place in New Jersey’s Prudential Center located in Newark. This year’s ceremony marks the first time the award took place in New Jersey. This year’s show also marks the return of having an actual host by way of Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco. The night was filled with awards and performances. We personally were looking forward to this year’s Video Vanguard Recipient Missy Elliott. While there were many moments from the night that had social media buzzing, we would be remiss to mention the red carpet looks. As usual, there were so many different styles, taste and etc. to choose from. Check out some of the looks from last night’s red carpet below.

It’s in the Bag -My Favorite Makeup & Cosmetic Bags

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Last summer, I shared improving I was improving my makeup skills. Since then I have experimented & received even more products. Now the next thing is finding the perfect place to store them. This is where a good cosmetic and makeup bag comes in hand. If you need to replace your current one or just need one in general check out a few examples below.

Fashion on the Waterfront- Coastal Fashion Week 2019 in Review

Coastal Fashion Week “The Movement” made a stop in Mobile for the Summer edition over the weekend. The multi-state fashion show took place at Gulf Quest National Maritime Museum located on Mobile’s picturesque waterfront. Keeping reading to find out more in case you missed it.

Shake and Bake Proof Skincare and Makeup for Your Holiday and Summer Escapades

Summer is in full swing and we are all enjoying more outside time, that doesn’t mean we can’t slay if we want to! I’m Deni and I’m here to bring you some of my favorite makeup and skincare favorites both in products and tips to get you through this hot summer without melting. As we are cookout hopping and firework watching we may want a natural beat to look flawless or our natural skin to be popping.
So, let’s start with skincare. On top of hydrating yourself with water, the biggest thing is a bomb skincare routine! More hydration and less overly oily or greasy products.

Fashion from the Heart- An Interview with Marnita Miller of EFABB Collection

Here at My Own Sense of Fashion, we are big on highlighting designers from around the world. However, we especially loved when we can highlight ones that come from our local fashion scene. For our latest interview, we had the chance to speak with Marnita Miller, the talented designer behind the line EFABB Collection. We had a chance to discuss several things including in what way you can personally help this line. Keep reading to check out our exclusive interview.

2019 CFDA Fashion Awards Red Carpet

Fashion fans, we have arrived another first Monday in the world of fashion. This time around it is the CFDA Fashion Awards. This year’s CFDA Fashion Awards took place last night at Brooklyn Museum for the second year in a row & marked the first show with Designer Tom Ford as Chairman. The award ceremony was co-hosted by Comedians Jessica Williams & Hasan Minhaj. It is a night awarded the who’s who in the fashion industry including some of the biggest designers, entertainers and more. Some of this year’s honorees include Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Bob Mackie, Fashion Icon Jennifer Lopez, Positive Change Award Eileen Fisher, and even Board of Directors’ Tribute Barbie. Of course, we couldn’t view the award show itself we could check out all the red-carpet fashion. Check out some of our favorite looks from the night.

FENTY Maison Available Online Now

After the rumors were officially confirmed Fenty Maison is now available online. According to the website, the luxury fashion line is founded by Robyn Rihanna Fenty in collaboration with LVMH. As it was reported this line marks the first headed by a Black Woman under LVMH. The line consists of looks that is for the woman or man in charge much like Rihanna. There are several many memorable looks check out the items that are currently on our wish list below.

Lather, Rinse & Repeat -Maple Holistics Product Review

We all have things that we do to prepare for the Summer months. Of course, that includes beach essentials and more. What about your hair? I don’t know about you, but when temperatures rise my hair becomes drier than it usually is. One of the first things I do is to figure out where I can make changes in my wash day routine. While I work on narrowing down I received some much-needed assistance courtesy of Maple Holistics.

An “Elevated” Welcome-Gifts for The Home

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Buying your first home is a huge task within itself. Of course, the last thing you want to think about is home décor. Whether you hire a professional or prefer to DIY then certain personal touches that can easily turn your house into a home. If you are not quite sure how to get started, then you have come to the right place. Keep reading to find some great gifts for your home no matter your personal taste.

Sidewalk Sale- Day at The Deer at Pinebrook Shopping Center

Over the weekend I took a break from my usual schedule and attended a local event. On Saturday, Day at the Deer took place at Pinebrook Shopping Center. For those who are unfamiliar, the event consisted of activities, live music, giveaways, raffles and more for the entire family. In case you missed it, follow along as I share my experience.

2019 Met Gala Red Carpet

Fashion enthusiasts, we have arrived at the time of year yet again. On Monday the 2019 Met Gala took place at the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art in the heart of New York City. This year’s theme is based around the exhibition Camp: Notes of Fashion. Given these year’s chosen theme we were expecting to see larger than life looks, and several celebrities surpassed our expectations. Check some of the looks that came down the flamingo pink carpet.

Fashion on the Gulf Coast-Influence Fashion Experience in Review

We are back with our 2nd Influence Fashion Experience post. In case you missed it, we covered the 411 on the Influence Fashion Experience. This time we are sharing our recap and key highlights from the show. Keep reading to find out our exclusive take from the show.
Over the weekend My Own Sense of Fashion had the privilege to be one of the blogs covering the Influence Fashion Experience. There were some many great moments. However, I will start at the beginning.

Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week (2020 Bridal)

After the New York collections, Bridalwear recently took a trip to Europe specifically Barcelona, Spain. Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week wrapped up over the weekend. This season show also marks the first show since their partnership with Swiss, family-run, luxury cellular cosmetics company Valmont. Although, the name changed the show still consisted of all the elements we have come to expect from Barcelona Bridal. Speaking of bridal, check out some of the collections from the week.

Jennifer Lopez Announced as CFDA’s 2019 Fashion Icon Award Recipient

Earlier today it was officially that Entertainer & Actress Jennifer Lopez is the recipient of the 2019 Fashion Icon award at this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards. As reported by CFDA, The CFDA Board of Directors is giving Lopez this award for her longstanding and global impact on fashion.