Chances are, if you have Dominican, Puertorican or Cuban heritage, you have African roots in one way or another. The history of the Caribbean is complicated, and rich, painful yet beautiful. Although we don’t have time for a full history lesson today, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, I’m happy to share a little bit … More Hispanic Heritage Month: On Being Afro-Latinx
When you think of a sustainable closet, what comes to mind? A minimalist capsule wardrobe with only 5 key pieces? Only vintage threads? An entire closet filled with expensive eco-friendly clothing? I used to think those were my only options and that it would be impossible for me to achieve. I had this idea in … More 3 Tips for a Sustainable Closet
This week I’m celebrating the 8 year Anniversary of the creation of The Fashion Lotus and its honestly kind of surreal. When I started blogging, I did it as a creative outlet during a time that was scary and things were changing very quickly in my life. My then boyfriend, now husband, and I had … More Happy Blog-iversary to The Fashion Lotus! 8 Lessons I’ve Learned in 8 Years of Blogging.