Zelda Wynn Valdes was a designer to the stars. Living through the 19th century, Zelda overcame racial and gender boundaries through fashion. With humble beginnings as a stockroom clerk in a upscale boutique, Zelda worked her way to becoming a seamstress. Gaining a reputation and following, Zelda was able to open her own boutique on … Continue reading Meet The First Black Fashion Designer ~ Zelda Wynn Valdes
To celebrate our upcoming one year anniversary, The Staples Showroom is launching an anniversary collection on February 8th and February 9th! I am so excited that I already dropped a few pieces in our closet to give everyone a sneak peak of what's to come (Shop All — The Staples Showroom). I really put some … Continue reading Guess Who’s Anniversary Launch Is Coming? It’s Official! TSS Is About To Make One Year!
Do you underestimate the power of supporting other women? Do you know how impactful that support can be on your own life? On your own success? On your daughters? When women empower other women, we all rise. No matter it be mentally, financially, emotionally or even physically. It's a win for women. Period! Your success … Continue reading We Can Move Mountains Together ~ Support Other Women. Period!
Yesterday was a momentous day. One I am grateful to have witnessed. Especially since I am a proud woman and mother of a daughter and granddaughter. My thoughts were running wild with possibilities, not only for me but them too. We have to “teach our daughters to worry less about fitting into glass slippers and more about … Continue reading DARE TO DREAM IN 2021
I'm hopeful this year, we will be able to embark on outings, travel and socializing again. But no matter what happens in the coming months, loungewear will continue to be staple pieces in our closets. These pieces will continue to be effortless, fashionable and offer you the versatility needed. No matter you're working from home … Continue reading Everyday Wear ~ Loungewear on trend in 2021
With the new year here, what are you looking forward to in 2021? I have given that question much thought over the past few days. I spent new year's eve reflecting on the past year good and bad. I spent time reviewing my life goals for my family, my career and business. There is much … Continue reading Welcome 2021 ~ Life Has Been Postponed Long Enough!
It's New Year's Eve! I'm sure you're wondering what to do, where to go, what to eat. Even though 2020 has been an unexpected year of ups and downs for many, it's still worth celebrating the new year to come. I know you probably have your normal traditions you look forward to each year, no … Continue reading New Year, New Goals In The Midst Of The Pandemic!
Guess who's favorite online boutique was featured in a magazine this week? The Staples Showroom of course! BONIFACE MAGAZINE relaunched and gave us a seven page feature. The models looked amazing in some of our statement pieces. This magazine "highlights and celebrates the beauty, intellect, creativity, achievements and stories of young black women." I'm so … Continue reading The Staples Showroom Is In a New Magazine! Plus The Best Holiday Fashion Looks For This Season!
The holiday season is here! No matter what holiday you celebrate, it's so important we find ways to give back. Of course to those in need including people and pets too, but consider honoring our first responders and others who uplift our community. If that's you, sending my sincere thanks to all who selflessly give … Continue reading A Time Of Giving! This Holiday Season Be Selfless And Give Back!
It's that time of year again to celebrate and cheer with family and friends. And although it may be through a virtual platform, you can still enjoy this holiday season. 2020 definitely has not been a year of many celebrations as I'm used to. I usually go out and have drinks with my friends often. … Continue reading Holiday Indulgence! Quick And Easy Cocktail/Mocktail Recipes For You To Enjoy And Share!