The New Retail Experience

RH Nashville, The Gallery at Green Hills

With retail as we know it disappearing before our very eyes, it’s no longer a surprise when a store closes its doors permanently. And physical expansion is almost unheard of these days. Yet, despite the online push, there’s at least one brand revolutionizing physical retailing. I recently toured the new four story, 70,000 plus square foot  Restoration Hardware in Nashville, and in my opinion, it is defying trends in retail and taking Nashville to new heights.

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Travel with Ease

6 Travel Tips for an Easygoing Trip

Travel Tips For Easy Trip

With summer’s arrival, vacation season is in full effect. Whether you’re traveling in the U.S. or internationally or heading to the beach or trip to the city, I’ve outlined 6 travel tips to help ensure an easygoing trip. Inspired by my recent travels to several U.S. cities, including, Seattle, Denver, Memphis, Toledo, and Detroit and my latest international trip to the Cancun, Quintana Roo, wherever you’re headed, these travel tips should have you all set for your next adventure. Continue reading “Travel with Ease”

City Chic and Country Combine at Nashville Symphony

2018 Symphony Fashion Show

Fall fashion previewed in Nashville this spring at the 2018 Nashville Symphony Fashion Show. Featuring acclaimed designer Jason Wu and entertainment by Nashville’s own Grammy-winning quartet, Little Big Town, the show fused together just the right blend of ambiance, music, and style to create a picture-perfect spring fashion event. This year marked the 13th annual show, and it’s veteran status shined through the details, vibe, and execution.

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Women Who Inspire Part II – Women Who Lead

Laura Smith: Inspiring Through Leadership

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Laura Smith, Nashville Electric Service General Counsel and non-profit leader

Years ago, someone challenged me to always 1) be mentored by someone and 2) be mentoring someone else. My memory is fuzzy as to who issued the challenge, but the advice is something I’ve carried with me since. The reason is simple: experience is one of the best teachers, whether through experiences of your own or experiences of others.

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Women Who Inspire Part I – Fashion Inspiration

Freelance Celebrity Fashion Stylist Raven Roberts

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As a celebrity stylist, Raven Roberts is the true definition of an influencer.  She’s styled celebrities and editorials; has served as the key wardrobe stylist for marketing campaigns, music videos, films, and everything in between; her work has been featured in international publications and photography exhibits; and she’s been seen on Macy’s Next Style Star and Bare Minerals Beauty Uncovered. If you take a look at her website, Instagram feed, or resume you’re sure to be inspired. 

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Valentine’s Date Night Ideas for Love at any Stage – written by Sheena

Valentine’s Date Night Ideas


For this blog post, I’ve teamed up with, Sheena Steward, creator of relationship blog, Love At Any Stage.  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Sheena is sharing Valentine’s date night ideas for absolutely everyone whether you’re spending Valentine’s day with your spouse, friends, kids, or loving yourself. Keep reading for tips that are sure to fill your Valentine’s Day with love.

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Should We Boycott H&M

Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. and Economic Equality


As we celebrated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life yesterday, in part, we acknowledged his fortitude; his fight for justice, civil rights, and economic equality; his leadership through boycotts, marches, and protests; and the lasting impression his legacy has had our culture.

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Thank you for your Support – Scales of Style Turns One

5 Lessons I Learned My First Year Blogging


Let me start this post by saying thank you to everyone who has rocked with me over the last year!! From the people who’ve been on this journey with me from day one when I had three followers  (my mom; sister, Makeda; and friend,  Tiffany), to those who just started following me yesterday, to everyone who allowed me to feature them, to the people who encouraged me to keep going, and the team of people who helped me behind the scenes. I cannot say it enough: thank you all for your support!

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