No matter your perspective, we can all agree — these are truly unprecedented times that we have never seen and (hopefully) will ever experience again. The current events seemed like a series of never-ending blows to everyone. All industries and services were affected. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped small businesses in their tracks. As the nation slowly … Continue reading Supporting Black Owned Business IS your Business.
Dapper Dads & Fashionable Fathers, we see you! Cool Cleveland is looking to showcase our stylish Dads of Northeast Ohio for an upcoming feature. Please submit: 2-3 photos of your best fashion looks. 1 fashion/style tip for men. Your favorite ‘go to’ places in The CLE for fashion finds. Name, Age and Occupation All entrants … Continue reading Calling all Dapper Dads and Fashionable Fathers!
Imagine wanting to celebrate your birthday- But – Your hair stylist or barber has been displaced. You can’t find your nail tech. The cute little clothing shop that always knew your style, isn’t there anymore. Your favorite bar for your annual birthday toast is closed and so is the your favorite neighborhood dinner spot. If … Continue reading Thinking about #smallbusiness……
What a strange power there is in clothing.” ~Isaac Bashevis Singer The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our ideas of normalcy and made certain daily practices a way of life. We collectively agree with many of the “new” directives: wash your hands, stay inside, exercise social distancing. But as we work through this viral crisis, there are … Continue reading Social Distancing … Meet Enclothed Cognition
The Workbook: Grooms in Bloom Client: William Harper – Barber & Owner, Designer Cuts & Styles The Assignment: Custom blazer for his August 2019 wedding. Seems harmless, right? Then the consultation happened. William wanted a print to incorporate the color palette of the big day. Navy blue, blush and plum. I knew finding all those … Continue reading The Workbook:Grooms & Blooms
In the past few years, there’s been a surge of popularity in Ankara prints. Being bold and beautiful, this African-inspired style is a fresh new trend that is picking up speed all across the globe. Ankara is the West African word for “colorful” and the style is known best for its vivid designs. Stylish celebrities … Continue reading In Living Color: How to Wear Ankara Prints
I would have never imagined the impact a Year of Yes could have on my personal happiness, my physical and mental health. Check out my new blog post on why I’m turning my Year of Yes into a Life of Yes Continue reading Say Yes to the YES!
‘No’ is a powerful word when it comes to setting boundaries, self care and reaching your full potential. It’s not selfish to tell people ‘No’. Sometimes, if they can’t reciprocate what they are asking in kind, it is selfish for them to ask. #mindfulmonday #druchristine #fashion #entrepreneur Continue reading #motivationmonday
Yes. Summer is here. Cookouts, beach sunsets, festivals and block parties. Sunny weather is definitely here. By the look at the temps and the calendar, the warmest of weather is upon us. As we move about for our usual summer activities, how can we stay cool AND fashionable? Here are a few weather … Continue reading Keep it cute- …and cool.
Did you miss the event at The House of Blues? No worries. Check out the review and photos by yours truly on @Coolcleveland! To read now, click here. https://coolcleveland.com/2018/06/photostream-raw-arts-showcase-house-blues-dru-thompson/ Thanks for reading. Continue reading Fashion, Art and Music in the CLE. RAW: Magnify.