Tai keeps her look easy and breezy in a bright yellow maxi dress.
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Tai isn’t afraid of color. Here, she goes for a bold print in a mix of colors.
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Slim and Trim
The belted waist on this ankle length dress accentuates Tai’s slim shape.
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A bold white necklace pops against this simple black dress.
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She's a Sweetheart
A crinkled metallic cocktail dress with a sweetheart neckline is both sexy and classy.
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A satiny loose blouse is best paired with streamlined bottoms like skinny pants.
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“I really love pencil skirts.
They are versatile, classic and can be dressed up or down,” says Tai.
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Bye Bye, Boring
Tai takes the boring out of her business wear with a frilly skirt and fierce black and white shoes.
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"The color of this Thakoon dress was enough! The plunging neckline took it to a whole other level. I added the traditional statement necklace that my grandmother had given to me because I wanted the overall look to seem more regal than fashion-forward. The emerald did that."
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"This was one of my favorite looks of the year! The dress is from Vincetta, the shoes are Guiseppe Zanotti from my closet and the bag is pure genius. The team at Ursula Stephens Salon styled my hair and I worked with a young stylist Nneya Richards to pull this look together. I told her I wanted something '20s inspired but modern. And my makeup artist Joanna Simkin nailed it with the merlot-hued lip. I guess I didn’t veer too much form my black and white preferences, though. The gold did elevate the overall look, however."
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" I love this look! Classic, flowy, ankle-length pleated skirt with a studded cape I managed to get from Chicago’s D’Lux boutique after seeing it posted on Instagram is an example of classic meets swag."
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"The dress is Roland Mouret. I love his body con stretch jersey dresses because they feel snug but are also comfortable. I wear a lot of black so the infusion of white in the graphic print makes the dress more interesting. I paired the suede tangerine Jimmy Choo pumps with the look as a nod to spring."
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"I bought this Cushnie et Ochs dress on Net-a-porter or The Outnet a few months ago and it sat in my closet for a bit. I wanted to wear something black in honor of Black Girls Rock. I love that it’s more than a simple black dress because of the pintucking, the sheer paneling and the soft stretch silk fabric. This number makes me feel feminine and powerful at the same time."
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"I love the idea of wearing something that seems more formal, like this gold foil DKNY skirt with a tank top and moto jacket. And a red lip always looks good."
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