As I prepare so say goodbye to Winter, Im taking advantage of some of my favorite trends this season. The best thing about Winter Fashion is mixing different textures and adding layers to create a…

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“The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.” –Carrie Bradshaw Valentine’s Day is primarily associated with receiving love from a significant other, and although we value love…

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I for one do not like my weekends filled with stuff To-Do!!! But lets be honest, Every Sunday can’t be “Funday”, and every Saturday can’t be “Lazy.” Its so important to take time over the weekend…

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One of my favorite things about living in New York City is stumbling across simple treasures. From graffiti walls, to colorful murals, amazing views, and secret passage ways, (ill explain later…haha) there is always something…

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Who has time to twist their hair every single night to ensure flawless curls in the morning? NOT ME! I like finding new techniques to revive my twist out. Im using the “Pure Naturals Jamaican Mango…

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If you know me, than you know my puff is my go-to natural hair style, (especially when I’m being lazy.) The problem is, I’ve always thought my puff was less curl defined than I would…

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Purple is my absolute favorite shade of lipstick and if you follow me on Snap Chat, you know this already! And if you don’t follow me on Snap Chat, you SHOULD! ( @KalaRaquel @ModelMayI) These are…

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[image_carousel images=”128870:http://kalariggins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_9965copy.jpg,128869:http://kalariggins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_9963copy.jpg,128862:http://kalariggins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_9950copy.jpg,128861:http://kalariggins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_9948copy.jpg,128868:http://kalariggins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_9961copy.jpg,128871:http://kalariggins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_9970copy.jpg,” ][/image_carousel] While shopping lately, have you noticed a selection of knotted dresses popping up everywhere? From strapless to long sleeve and deep V cuts, the knotted dress is a trend that’s here to…

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Don’t you just love the Holidays! The saying goes, ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” And IT IS! This time of the year there are lots of parties, which means lots of food,…

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Yesterday it was 66 degrees and tomorrow it’s supposed  to snow. But, it’s all about living in the moment right? And today is the perfect “Sweater Weather.” A beautiful day with 50 degree temperatures calls for…

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Here I stand breaking not one, not two, but three, yes THREE rules! All white after Labor Day, a crop top, and an attitude. Why? “Because I can!” Gone are the days when wearing white…

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I don’t care if you guys get sick and tired of hearing it, but you can never have too much Black in your wardrobe! I know, I know, go ahead judge me! Faux Leather or…

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They try to count you out… They try to box you in… They try to dumb you down.. . They try to paint you black & white… They say you’re too loud… They say you’re…

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  “Never let someone dim your light because its shining too bright in their eyes!”    The thing I love most about fall is that its not too hot or too cold. Its the perfect…

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  Whats more comfortable on a nice casual day than a pair of trendy ripped jeans. I am very particular when it comes to wearing denim. There are three key things I look for. The…

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How many times have you walked into a store and saw something you instantly fell in love with?  How soon after that reaction did you begin to question “hmm should I wear that?” or even…

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What’s not to love about this skirt? When I spotted it I instantly fell in love. I love powerful pieces that make a powerful statement. Celebrity Stylist June Ambrose has a cute term called “glamoflage.”…

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“These streets will make you feel brand new these lights will inspire you! Let’s hear for New York!”  Today marks one year since I took a leap of faith and moved to New York City!!!…

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  Guess what? I’m still “Doing Denim!” Denim was one of the top three best summer trends, and although I am confident it will make a trendy transition to fall, I am styling all of…

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Denim has been one of Summer’s biggest trends, but rocking Double Denim can be tricky. The trend first became popular in 70s and is now back and more stylish than ever! From morning into night, denim…

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  This has been a long week, yet its flown by at the same time. Weird Right?! We are definitely “breezing” threw summer, so before its over lets enjoy the “Sunshine!” Summer is all about…

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If you follow me on Instagram you have noticed by now how obsessed I am with prints! I Love them all, but this summer floral is giving me fever!!!! Not only is this dressed making…

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I’m not a fan of jean, I literally can count the number of pairs I own on one hand. So why am I standing here in an all denim jumpsuit? Because its DARING! All denim,…

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  Last night I attended Full Figured Fashion Week’s Grand Finally Runway Show. Normally when attending fashion shows I prefer to wear something long and flowy. But this time I decided to go with a…

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  Don’t you just love all white? Its simplistic, yet bold while remaining classy and chic! Its Full Figured Fashion Week here in NYC & last night I attended the “Curves at Sea” all white…

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“On Fridays we Dress Down!” Don’t you just live for Friday!!! The end of the work week and the beginning of weekend relaxation Fridays should be reserved for lively colors and cool “Street Chic” apparel.…

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“There is something oh so special about a “Lady in Red.” In every woman’s closet there is a number one must have staple item, an “LBD” (little black dress). Well meet must have staple item number two,…

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Rebel Against Perfection…Cultivate Your Curves! As embracing your curves becomes more and more acceptable, it raises the question are curvy women truly cultivating their curves? What exactly do all of the terms associated with the…

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“Live the life others wouldn’t dare! Simile and Laugh as they stare!” 🙂 It is swimsuit season! With spring heating up and summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to show a…

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“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” ― Coco Chanel, Chanel I am such a fan…

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