Virgil Abloh - A Dream Realized
America has been through many unsettling times. As we get to celebrate the equality work of Martin Luther King Jr. today, I think of how many years and...Read more
Martin Luther King's Courage to Dream
We all know the typical history facts that are regurgitated in school about Dr. King. His infamous “I Have a Dream” speech was given on August 28,1963. However, when I...Read more
We are in the National African American Museum Gift Store!
In 2017, my mother and I visited the National African American Museum of History and Culture and was so moved by the beautifully designed building and the rich history of...Read more
The Power of Love - Nina Simone's art
During this worldly pandemic, I have had the pleasure of looking in my backyard and discovering jewels. In the past, I have been guilty of traveling to other places...Read more
Congratulations to Kamala!
On this inauguration morning, I am filled with many emotions. America has been through a difficult season, however we can not take away from the fact that we have our...Read more
The Winter Essentials - Zoom Outfits
This is the season that I love to get comfortable and warm. My black leggings are the most comfortable items that I reach for, but I feel sloppy and certainly...Read more
My Maker Story
Learn how Alicia Appleton was supposed to be an accountant, but became a leather maker in New York. Her ancestral makeup has strengthened her to explore the world of making sculptural leather accessories.Read more