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RIP Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014

Today is a sad day in the fashion and Dominican community. The first time I found out Renta was Dominican I thought to myself what better representation than a Dominican man dressing women all over the world, in that same world where men could barely dress themselves.  109 more words

Fashion

Thank you Oscar

He understood us. He understood femininity. He knew what we needed. And he gave the most lavishing dresses to wear. The Dominican fashion designer Oscar de la Renta gave us years of beauty and elegance in his designs, before he said goodbye to us today, Tuesday, October 20th, 2014 at the age of 82. 102 more words

Fashion

Left-over treatments mix/ Mezcla tratamientos

“Not enough for this afro!”, it’s my line every time I have very little left over hair product treatments in my cabinet. I hold on to them with my dear life as if they are going to magically fill up again for me to use. 178 more words

Embracing My Roots... Literally! Aceptando Mis Raices...Literalmente!

Project Travel: Punta Cana

Hi Ya’ll,
I am finally able fix my camera /computer connection. If you have a Cannon and it says communication error, you may have too many pictures. 326 more words

Project Travel

"So how has becoming a lay Dominican changed your life?"

Someone recently asked this question on Facebook.  I thought I’d post my answer here, too, as being a Dominican is as much a part of my writing life as having fingers that type or having an imagination.   175 more words

The Writing Life