Women Who Inspire – Part I Fashion Inspiration

Freelance Celebrity Fashion Stylist Raven Roberts


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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Classic Holiday Cocktails with the Drink Whispherer

Holiday Cocktail Style

The holidays are here and amidst the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s a time to relax and unwind in the company of family and friends.  In addition to good people, creating a picturesque holiday requires the company of good food and good drinks.   My November feature covered the food. So, it’s only right that my feature this month cover holiday cocktails. Keep reading  and my December feature, an absolutely fabulous and experienced  bartender, will have you mixing a recipe for holiday party success! Be sure to read to the end of the post to get recipes  for three holiday cocktails!

One-Stop Shop for Everyone on your Holiday Shopping List



Opry Mills 

Scales of Style Opry Mills Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and luckily (depending on how much progress you’ve made) the plight to find gifts for everyone on your Christmas list is nearing an end. From holiday parties to traveling to see family and friends to bouncing around from one store to the next and scouring the net to find the perfect gift, it’s hard to squeeze everything in, including shopping for the people you love. To help you quickly glide though your shopping list (and because Opry Mills has kindly sponsored this post), I curated a gift guide stocked with items I would give my love, BFF, crew, and all. 

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Holiday Dishes That Hit


KiNiMi Kitchen’s Quick Side Dishes Perfect For Any Holiday

If you’re anything like me or my family, you’re still thinking through your holiday menu. Are we going traditional this year? Will we try something completely different? Is brunch an option…? And after going through a long list of maybe this, maybe that, I don’t care, and I don’t feel like cooking, you’re contemplating catered or store bought. But before you dish the home cooked meal and scour the market for caterer/restaurant recommendations, check out my latest feature because she’ll have you happily selecting quick side dishes that are perfect and can be prepared at home.

A Couple Steps to Flawless Skin

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

Fenty Beauty Products

I tried Fenty Beauty and…. it lives up to the hype. I even had a friend, who I hadn’t seen in over six months, immediately ask if I switched makeup when she saw me. Of course, once I informed her about the switch, she let me know she was absolutely going give it a try! Now, I liked the makeup I used prior to Fenty Beauty, but wanted to support Rihanna, and because the makeup line was created as a line for all skin tones, which is major!

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patchwrk By Rachel Nicole

The Patched Denim (or not so denim) Jacket You Need This Fall

This fall I have an obsession with patched denim. Okay… so it actually started before this fall, but after scouring the market for a patched denim jacket, I ended up empty handed. Either the shape of  the jacket was off, or I just didn’t like the patches. I even thought about DIYing it, but quickly abandoned that idea in the interest of time and the thought of ruining a perfectly good denim jacket.