OOTD: Supporting Women-Owned Businesses with Naissant

It’s women’s history month, have you supported a female-owned business? Earlier this month I was invited to speak on a panel with Naissant founder Luciana and other incredible female entrepreneurs. One topic of conversation that came up was whether or not “women supporting women” was just a buzz phrase or reality. We had mixed feelings … Continue Reading

Home Improvement: Organic DIY Improvement on a Budget and an update on My Apartment

https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/New-Bench-Blue-Outfit-30secs.mp4 DIY home improvement on a budget and update on my apartment When it comes to decorating your home, are you the type who likes to furnish your place immediately, or do you like to build it out organically and bring items into your home over time? I think I am an organic apartment growth … Continue Reading

OOTD: Spreading Black Girl SUNSHINE in a Yellow Dress

https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Yellow-Dress-Vid-2-30-secs.mp4 How to Style Yellow Dress for a Black Girl Today I am bringing you a dose of Sunshine to your feed! Yellow to me is the color of optimism, positivity and sunshine – all of the energy that I am trying to harvest and spread this year. Rocking this yellow maxi dress with eyelet details that I paired … Continue Reading

OOTD: Soft Pastels Outfit Aesthetic

How to style pastel outfits aesthetic for spring a.k.a. Soft Grunge aesthetic Pink/YellowSpring is in the air (or at least in my head) . I’m ready for warmer weather so I’ve been inspired by pastel spring colors. For this look, I paired a beautiful pale pink cable knit cardigan with pastel yellow trousers. I then accessorized … Continue Reading

OOTD: Styling Blazer Dress With Thigh High Boots and Tights

https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Blue-Blazer-Dress-Reels-30-secs.mp4 How to style blazer dress with thigh-high boots and tights for a classy look that keeps you warm during the winter. Today I wanted to show you how you can still look stylish in colder months. I paired this blue blazer dress with thigh-high stockings and over-the-knee boots. I added a gold chain link … Continue Reading

OOTD: Valentine’s Day Red Outfit Inspo

https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Red-Jacket-Reel.mp4 Got red? This is my Valentine’s day get-up🌹

OOTD: Snow Day Chic

Happy new week Gems! Sharing these shots from yesterday’s snow day photoshoot . I was cozying up at home watching the snowfall and I hope you were too. But I just couldn’t resist taking advantage of that beautiful light that always comes with a snow day so I got dressed and ventured outside. Wearing a little black … Continue Reading

OOTD: Red Outfit in the Snow

I told Maxim he needs to be EXTRA nice to me this month that doubles as the month of Love and a celebration of Black History. Happy February 1st Gems. I can’t think of a better way to welcome it than this epic snow day today. Is it snowing where you are? 🌨❄️

Video Challenge: Get to Know Us

Maxim and I celebrated 9 years together this week  I couldn’t have imagined then that we’d still be standing side by side nine years later rockin’ each other’s world. Let’s celebrate love today! What’s your number? https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/This-or-That-30-Seconds-Reel.mp4

Purple: The Color of UNITY

 +  =  Today I wanted to pay tribute to the purple ensemble worn by Kamala Harris at yesterday’s inauguration, with a purple suit throwback of my own. The vision of our Madame Vice President taking her oath got me so emotional and at that moment I couldn’t have been more proud to be a woman, a Jamaican immigrant  and an American . The … Continue Reading