The Haute Seeker, Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: December 7th-10th

This weekend, shop locally with Black and Brown-owned boutiques at the Holiday Expo and Day Party. Clear the shelves at South Water Kitchen during “Drink Us Dry.” Be a kid again during Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier. Get a start on your New Year’s Resolutions and cycle for a good cause with Social Works and […]

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I am Beautiful

Telling myself that “I am beautiful” has always been a struggle for me. When I was younger, my grandfather would always comment about my weight or something towards my outward appearance. He wasn’t the only one. For years I was teased by cousins about how I spoke. Older kids would do the same. I was […]

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Community, The Haute Seeker

Beelove: A Hive that Thrives

From the outside, a beehive can be intimidating. The thick, layered, coned shaped shell that nest hundreds of little black and yellow buzzing bodies, aggressively swarming around and around.  From the outside, it’s hard to believe that a hive and its community of dwellers can produce anything sweet or good. Honey, the natural preservative and sweetener, […]

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Distance Makes the Reader Grow Fonder

It’s been a long seven months fellow seekers. Sorry. Since I started this blog late last year, there have been a couple of changes. My hair. My apartment. My job. Even my age. I have been on many different roads since 2015, and they have completely gotten me off my path of seeking. But now, […]

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How to Wear It, The Haute Seeker

Sheer Envy

Over the last year in fashion we have seen sheer used more often, whether it be for casual or formal purposes, the trend has remained relevant in various forms, which makes it so diverse and fun to wear! Luckily, the trend hangs around in 2016 too; so hold on to your favorite pieces for at […]

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I Don’t Live in Chiraq

I don’t live in ‘Chiraq’. I am not sure of any one who does. But when you take in account the 400 plus homicides that have already happened in 2015 alone, I can see how a person can compare the levels of gun violence here, to the country with a history of mass destruction. President […]

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I <3 Chicago

My first blog post. Finally! For the last two years I have lived and worked in the city of Chicago. I came to the city a month after graduating from college with my beloved jeep liberty, boxes of shoes, a couple hundred in savings, and a whole lot of faith. My first apartment being on […]

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