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Had a BLAST in LA with the @nissanusa #nissandiversity team! Thank you for an amazing weekend ❤️and here's to new friends! Tagged some awesome ladies in this!


Thank you to @nissanusa #nissandiversity for such a wonderful experience! So tonight I got to meet @mstinalawson and thank her for her work and such an amazing event. I got to meet @winstoncduke and thank him for representing #trinidadandtobago so wonderfully. I got to say hi to @judgegregmathis and he was so friendly! #wearableartgala was an absolutely incredible event for a wonderful cause. Honored to have been present!


And then coming back to the hotel, I randomly run into longtime friend and forever inspiration @cassiroll!! Today has been so awesome and it isn't over yet! Yayyyyyyyy Cassidy!


Quality time and a beautiful beat by the one and only @niehlao -- if you're in #LA and need an incredible #MUA she's one of the best recommendations I can make! Love her spirit and her talent. Thank you for being YOU @niehlao -- and don't sleep on the fact that she's multitalented! Niehla also makes clothing @chocolatesushicouture and has entered the culinary space with @homegirlshummus ❤️❤️ that's my girl! Thank you for making time for me ❤️


Grateful for today and it's just beginning! Check out my stories for more details! 👗 is from @citychicusa btw

Catch LA

Just had a beautiful brunch here in LA with the #nissandiversity team at @catch -- elegant and delicious and with such fun company! Follow us for more adventures today!

Catch LA

Here for my girl @inhershoesblog -- we have worked together for so many years, and watching her evolve into documentarian and filmmaker has been SO amazing and inspiring!! Check out @shedidthatfilm for tales of entrepreneurship and elevation ❤️ #shedidthat #shemadethat #shedidthatfilm #inhershoesblog


Here to support my friend @inhershoesblog for the screening of @shedidthatfilm at @evolveher -- such a lovely and perfect venue for an empowering event! #shedidthat #shedidthatfilm #gorenae


Here's to another trip around the sun. Yesterday I took the day off and thoroughly enjoyed my birthday in decadent fashion. Thanks to everyone who sent me birthday greetings from near and far, I appreciate all of you! I plan to continue celebrating until at least Monday TBH. Also this watermelon cotton candy is delicious!


"Be a #pisces -- jam." -- Quincy Jones
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I am a Pisces through and through and wouldn't have it any other way! Happy birthday to me and to all of my fellow Pisces babies today and for the rest of #piscesseason #marchbaby and thanks to @iheartankit for the coffee cup ☕️


Lunch with one of the most inspirational people I know, @karlispeaks! If you don't know her story definitely check her out at Karli is an incredible person, a survivor and every time we hang out she inspires me to be gracious, loving and open to life's possibilities ❤️

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Snapped on a surprisingly warm winter day in my Chicago neighborhood! Sharing because it's the last week of #TheLifeWeShare and they’re closing the series with a bang!
All you have to do is snap a photo of how you celebrate the beauty in the everyday moments that make up your life, and share it here on Instagram using the hashtag #TheLifeWeShare and tag @atproperties – this Friday they’re giving away 2 one-night “staycations” for 2 at the Waldorf Astoria. Which is gorgeous! Hope you win! #ad #sponsored