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Life Advice with NFL Official Sarah Thomas

I'm what you might refer to as a casual football fan - I didn't even go to a college with a football team and it's honestly never going to ruin my day if my team loses. But I do enjoy going to games and watching them at home (even though after all these years my husband still has to explain things from me from time to  time, haha!). I remember watching when Sarah Thomas joined the NFL and thinking - wow she's the only woman on an entire field of men, you go girl! So when Sarah was scheduled to speak at the Memphis advertising association I had to go - even though I'm not a member.

 The lunch was actually held in the media box overlooking the field at The Liberty Bowl and I must admit it was a pretty nice view. Maybe if I blog about football more I can score a media pass - kidding sort of ,UofM call me! When we (I went with a female leader at my company) walked in Sarah was right there mingling and came up to say hello. Honestly I didn't realize it was her at …

Memphis Fashion Week 2019 Featured Designers

This year's Memphis Fashion Week (MFW) really emphasized Memphis Fashion and I couldn't love it more if I tried. The Friday Featured Designer Runway show featured four local Memphis designers and one regional designer. I tried to get a photo of each look but sometimes the models move before the shutter snaps or the pic just doesn't come out good but I hope this (pic heavy) post gives you an idea of all the talent in Memphis and the south! Tanganika by Tangie Tangie uses cotton African prints to make beautiful, colorful clothing. I think these items are just so beautifully made and I love the details. I'll admit that in our politically sensitive world I worry that if I wore such a print it could come off as cultural appropriation instead of appreciation but seeing these looks on the runway has really reminded me that my goal this year it to step outside my fashion comfort zone.







Demi Blvck Designs Demi Blvck Designs started as a Emerging Designer Project (EDP) during pr…