Warby Parker Winter Collection 2014 Top Ten Faves

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Greetings Spiiirits!

Sending love & light to you all,

Today was the launch of Warby Parker’s 2014 Winter Collection! Warby Parker is a brand that seeks to provide affordable and stylish glasses. Their versatile selections offer a vast variety that caters to both fashion or prescription needs. And though I do not wear prescription lenses, I love fashion lenses and have a blood lust for stunning frames. (Not to mention the fact that Triiin has been in dire need of new prescription lenses, so we’re shopping around). Given Triin’s need & my blood lust, I could not resist picking my top ten fave selections from their newest collection!

Now for the Top Ten-sies…in no particular order

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From this collection, I was predominately inspired by the earthen leopard-like prints and the cuts that featured heavy top frame with slender frames on the bottom.I really think that cut is very face flattering and the classic black in this style do not disappoint either. I love both the feminine and masculine variations on this style (for example the very feminine, cat-like cut of  #6, in contrast to the more unisex cut of #9). I’d say my top pick for eyeglasses would be #6 and for sunglasses would be #3 (and my guess is Triiin’s top fave would probably be #1 for eyeglasses and #3 for sunnies as well). 🙂

{P.S.: True to their belief that everyone has a right to see and their desire to make sure everyone who needs glasses can have access, Warby Parker works with non-profits like VisionSpring to make sure that for every pair of glasses sold a pair is distributed to someone in need. So when you buy their frames you can feel even better knowing you are lending someone else the gift of vision as well. Which is pretty Ah-mazing!}

Check out the eyeglasses and sunglasses in their new collection for yourself and tell me, which ones are your faves??

 ☮XOXO A.T. ☮

B.A.R.S : A Kwithy Kat x Free Spiiirit Production

{Excerpt from FreeSpiiiritLife}
***Apologies for the lack of posts, but I got something from the past couple weeks that will hopefully insight & excite ya! ENJOY!***

 

Greetings Spiiirits!
So much love & light to you all!

 

About 2 weeks ago, Kwithy Kat & Free Spiiirit conjoined to create a piece of art that would speak to the people in a way words alone, could not. Something that would activate thought, inspire, and empower.

 

We thought a short film would be the perfect thing and for it, we had the perfect concept. When particles collide…sometimes they create something that is truly magic. And that’s what we feel we have manifested here.

 

Here are a couple of Behind the Scenes Sneak-Peeks into the process

Here a couple shots from the impromptu Photoshoot that took place

{More photos from this set on Tumblr}

And HERE…is the short film that came of it…

BA.R.S. Breaking All Restraints of Self

’cause it’s about time we broke free…
Creative Direction & Styling: Free Spiiirit
Cinematography: Kwithy Kat
Liiive Free dear Spiiirits, more awesomeness to come!

{Watch, watch, watch the vid & comment, comment!! Let me know what you think!!}

OOTD: BDAY || 23 Earthstrong

23 years ago…August 18th at 7:04pm…a young G was born into the world.

A young Goddess that is…

And in this lovely season of the Leo, I celebrate my birth and another year dwelling in this beautiful Earthly realm.

I am entirely GRATEFUL.

Grateful to have family & friends that genuinely care about me.

Grateful to be living my life in the city I have always dreamed.

Grateful for vision, creativity, and inspiration.

Grateful for all the love in my life.

I am as passionate & inspired as ever to fulfill my God-given destiny in the Earth, and live my dreams in the process.

And as I turn 2-3

{2+3 = 5}

I thank the Almighty Creator for all the grace upon my life and this year shall be a year of success, freedom, joy, & loving light! I declare it!

THE DAY

Had a lot of birthday fun! Triiin gave me the royal treatment. From delicious breakfast in bed, home spa treatments, an impromptu BDAY photoshoot, a beautiful homemade cake of perfection, plenty of blunts, wine, & tango lessons! Not to mention a delicious gourmet dinner and awesome gifts. I truly felt like a Leo lioness Queen.

My family sent their beautiful birthday wishes such a manner that there was no way that I could not feel the love. They also sent me a b-day package that arrived perfectly on today, but my apartment manager left her office early, so I couldn’t get it 😦 . However I’m still happy about the package and so excited to see whats inside! My mom always sends something right on time that’s just what I want/need. Some intuition on that woman… not to mention our connection 🙂 . (P.S. since first starting this post I have seen whats in the package! &it was right-on-time gifts, as usual 🙂 ). It’s my first birthday that we haven’t been able to see each other and I miss ’em! But I know they were all with me in spirit.

IMAGE , my friend & an amazingly dope artist, also played a part in making my birthday special! Not only did he give me the gift of a beautiful piece of art to hang on my wall, he gave me a beautiful handmade necklace to serve as wearable piece of art as well! He also took Triiin & I for a lovely day of drinks, desserts, and good vibes 🙂

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Breakfast: Veggie Omelet, with fried potatoes & soy chorizo

Dinner: Pan Seared Salmon w/ grilled onions, Brocolli Cakes, Baked Alfredo Mac & Cheese & Corn on the Cob

Cake: Red Velvet & Strawberry w/ Cookies n Cream baked in, Frosted with Cream Cheese Icing & Cookies n Cream Crumbles (cream cheese & cinnamon icing between layers)

OOTD 

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Sheer Floral Top: Thrifted, Yellow Crop Cami: F21, Distressed Denim Shorts: Free Spiiirit, Camel Suede Boot Wedges: Payless, Hamsa Ring: Bree Wylde,  Elephant Ring: Beauty Supply, Double Triangle Pinky Ring: F21 Ankh Bracelet: Bree Wylde, Gold Triangle Earrings: Triiin’s Mom, Supreme Cat Eye Sunnies (not pictured): Gift from Triiin ^_^

More shots from the impromptu BDAY photoshoot coming soon to freespiiiritphotography.tumblr.com & amiiiritafari.wordpress.com

CHEERS! To this birthday…and the next….and all the awesomeness to come in between!

23 shall be good to ME!

☮ XOXO A.T. ☮

Behind the Scenes: 3rdEyeVisions Shoot

Hola Spiiirits!

Ahhhh, Nothing like a good smoke after you know you accomplished some real shit! xD

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This past Monday Triiin and I got to work with the amazing William “Odie” Martin of 3EVLA! It was an awesome 3-eyed collaboration and we sparked one at the end of the shoot!

Triiin & I served as the models, hair, & MUA of the shoot

Odie was the skilled photographer

Jessica was the cool stylist

Jazzi was the awesome assistant

Take a peek at our makeup look below!

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More behind the scenes sneak peaks on Free Spiiirit Life & the Free Spiiirit YouTube

Pics from the shoot coming real, real soon to the FS Tumblr & all of our IG’s as well

Free Spiiirit x 3EVLA = MAGIC !

☮XOXO A.T.☮

OOTD: Independent Soul

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Charlotte Brontë

Hello Spiiirits! I hope you had a marvelous 4th of July/4th of July Weekend. Though I’m not big on the America-centric holiday, I know I did. Nothing like a little celebration with friends &/or family to kick off the month right? Speaking of kicking off the month can you believe we have now entered the 7th month of 2014???  Summer is in full swing and we are more than halfway through the year! Crazy. But I couldn’t be more thankful.

At any rate, I wanted to share my 4th of July outfit with you lovely spiiirits!  Triiin & I were invited by our lovely friends Ash & Kwith to enjoy some backyard chillin’ & grillin’. We had the most delicious grilled veggies and grilled seafood (salmon, lobster, & shrimp to boot!). And the night was topped with a wicked fireworks show from an amazing view. Great day 🙂

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Crotchet Top: Thrifted, Burgundy Bandeau: Shasa, Skirt: F21, Scarf (for turban): Walmart, Pinstripe Sneakers: Target, Choker: Bombay Fashions, Pyramid Studs: F21, Crossbody Bag: A street vendor we call “Rasta Man” :), Mixed Metal Bracelet: Glitter, Rings (Snake Ring, Coral “crystal ball” Ring, & Earth Tone Oil Paint Ring): Gift + Beauty Supply, Cat-Eye Sunglasses: Santee Alley

The daytime was HOTTTTTTTTT, so I aimed to wear an outfit that could handle the heat, while being stylish & comfortable. No matter how hot in the day, LA tends to cool off substantially at night, so I brought along a yellow cardigan to keep me warm when it got cool out.

As you can see by some of the pictures, Triiin’s outfit was fab & killin’ it, also! If you want details to Triiin’s outfit, just let me know in the comments below! Also…we sell cute custom crops like the one she is wearing at FreeSpiiirit. Email for inquiries.

{Photo Cred: Triiinity Tafari & Kwithy Kat}

☮XOXO A.T.☮

OOTN: Dancing Under Disco Lights

Hello Lovely Spiiirits!

This past Thursday night Triiin & I went out dancing with our friend Kwith. We went to a spot called Footsies that was full of good music & good vibes. Here are a couple shots from the night as well as what I was wearing. I couldn’t take any good outfit shots until after so excuse the deteriorating condition of my chunky braidout, lol.

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Dress: F21, Shirt (tied around waist): Taxi Taxi, Thigh High Socks: F21, Combat Boots: Payless, Feather Earrings: Gift, Peacock Necklace: Amazon, Rings(Elephant, Triangle Pinky Ring, & Porcupine…not pictured): F21 + Beauty Supply Stores

If you guys want to know the details of Triiin’s outfit, just let me know!

☮ XOXO A.T. ☮

Menswear Mondays: Paul Fredrick Summer 2014 Collection

Greetings all my sharrrp gentlemen out there! (*southern belle accent*)

Yes I’m talking to you, you stone cold playa.

Now you know a man in the right suit & tie ensemble, can take over the world! And with the recent launch of their Summer 2014 Collection, Paul Fredrick will help you do just that.

Paul Fredrick is a menswear brand started 25 years ago, originally specializing in dress shirts. Dedicated to providing high quality, the brand designs, manufactures, and directly distributes all of the items in its collections. This new collection features lightweight seer sucker suits, fashion dress shirts, and unique ties that host amazing debonair style with right-on-time colors and patterns for this Summer season.

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My favorite aspect of the new collection? Their stylish ties. I feel like the right tie takes a good suit to the next level of awesome. Here are my top 3 faves. Check out these amazing patterns & color combos!

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However, true to their original specialization in dress shirts, Paul Fredrick stocks up to 89 unique combinations of sleeve, collar and fit options in a single dress shirt style, alone. Talk about tailoring to your preferences!

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Check out Paul Fredrick’s new Summer Collection ASAP and see what they might have to fit your sleek, stylish, summer suit needs.

☮ XOXO A.T. ☮