OOTD: Red Puma Tracksuit and “Doing the Right Thing”

“DO THE RIGHT THING”. In a world full of competing ideologies, what is the right thing? I’ve always been guided by the Golden Rule – do unto others as you would have them do unto you. I think that’s a principle we can all get behind no matter your gender, color or creed. What’s your one mantra (or mantras) … Continue Reading

Trend Alert: Muscle Tees with Shoulder Pads

“Be the woman who fixes another woman’s crown, without telling the world that it was crooked and align yourself with women who will do the same for you.” – Anonymous Styled up the very on-trend muscle tee with shoulder pads with my girl Gail @simplygailg. Are you into this trend because I’m absolutely loving it. … Continue Reading

OOTD: Fuchsia in Soho

This shoot in Soho was my first one since quarantine started and can I tell you, it felt good to be back in my old stomping ground. I remember biking around there in April/May with Maxim and it looked like an apocalypse hit. Stores were boarded up and the familiar scene of tourists and locals … Continue Reading

OOTD: Scarf Top and Utility Pants – Sporty, Egdy & Fun!

I styled this Litkovskaya bandana as a top – wrapped it around myself to give that edge. I paired it with my oversized Adidas utility pants that look and function almost like ski pants without the added warmth so you can still wear them in the summer. Throw on oversized tortoise shades and a sprinkle of … Continue Reading

MONDAY MOTIVATION: It’s a Beautiful Day to Have a Beautiful Day!

It’s a beautiful day to have a beautiful day! Do you ever feel stuck with the feeling of not knowing where your life is heading? Questioning whether or not you’re making the best decisions to set yourself up for a life of fulfillment and happiness? This feeling can be overwhelming, especially in these unsettling times … Continue Reading

10 Fashion Photography Tips

So I’ve been asked by some of you to share my typical photoshoot process – what exactly goes on behind the scenes of an OpalbyOpal photoshoot and how I go from an idea to actually taking the photos and posting them on Instagram and my blog? So today, I’m going to share with you my … Continue Reading

“An Ode To Fearless Women” by Nikita Gill

I think your boneswere made in an elsewhere place. How else does one explainthis inconceivable strength that makes you. The way you look into danger’s mouthAnd see no cemetery or death. Instead, carve your name intoits teeth with a switchblade, defeat it so effortlessly andthrow your head back and laugh. Paradox girl, mighty woman,you are … Continue Reading

Bloom Like a Flower

Have you ever wonderedHow a bud blooms into a flowerSpreading beautyAnd fragrance around it…. Have you realized thatIt bloom on its ownWith the power with in..One cannot force open a budAnd make it bloom.. Lets bloom into flowerIn full gloryBeforeWe wilt and disappear…. Let us shedOur shortcomings, faults and mistakesLets hate the word HateWhich never … Continue Reading

Today’s Look: PJs and Building a Gallery Wall

Are you running out of fun things to do while stuck at home? This week, I decided to take on some home improvement projects to occupy my time. I gathered all the pieces of art Maxim and I have collected over the years to create a gallery wall in an effort to add more homey … Continue Reading

Today’s Look: Style on a Couch

Cardigan and Pants by Equipment | Top by Current Elliott I know I’m not the only one who struggles to get dressed these days in quarantine  Although I spend 90% of my time at home in either a robe or sweats with no make-up, getting dressed up just lifts my mood to a whole new level. … Continue Reading