Do It Again

“Who speaks, sows; Who listens, reaps.” – Argentine Proverb   Her sister told her she had an outfit idea for her. She showed her my jumpsuit, and baby girl loved it. She said her seamstress did not give the sleeves…

This is a [Wo]man’s World

“. . . let joy be unconfined . . .” —George Gordon Byron These past few months have been very busy, yet productive, as I restructure and reorganize many things in my life. It’s quite the roller coaster of nervousness and excitement…

Janet’s Back

“ The heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good; and thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burdens of the past. ”  —  Gabriel García Marquez Janet is back here on Beese’s Pieces rocking her modern day native with…

Velvet Galore!

“The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” -Steve Jobs  This is the third consecutive post…

Afro and Crop Top

“Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. And when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.”     -Victor Hugo Beautiful crop top and full skirt ensemble.…

Snap, Twist, Turn

The secret to success in anything is applied truth.  Wisdom is applied knowledge. Angela has a beautiful yet simple creation. The volume of the shorter half of this lace skirt  makes it look amazing.

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Face Off

“People suffer when they pursue a life or chase a dream that doesn’t belong to them.” –Caroline Myss Sisters wearing the same style (modern day buba and iro, aka blouse and skirt). One in a lace buba, and the other…

The Blues

“Whatever you feed, will grow.” -Bishop T.D. Jakes  Hope everyone is safe and sound, and has escaped any wrath of Hurricane Sandy. Stay safe and dry everyone. 

Pearls and Thangs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner…