Happy Holidays!
My social calendar runneth over with oodles of events. Tonight I’m headed to a Moet Nectar Rosé Lounge hosted by Future; last week, I attended a holiday dinner sponsored by Pikolinos shoes.
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For the occasion, I tried on another Kimberly Goldson suit for size, namely her super festive Brooke Tuxedo Jacket and Camila Striped Pants.
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I offset the jazzy ensemble with a white button down, Saint Laurent bone pumps, and a matching Miu Miu clutch.
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After shooting my look with Lydia Hudgens, I headed to the Pikolinos dinner hosted by Tai Beauchamp. I, along with editors Zandile Blay, Julee Wilson, Felicia Walker Benson, and more, enjoyed a delicious dinner catered by Yum Yum NYC:

The dinner was to raise awareness about Pikolinos’s line of Maasai designed beaded sandals, whose proceeds go towards helping the Kenyan community. We gathered to ogle the cute wares and learn more about the initiative.

Check out a few fun party pix:


Janelle Grimmond, Essence.com‘s Celia Smith, Essence’s Bettina Prophete, Tai Beachamp

Zandile Blay and Janelle Grimmond
Tai Beauchamp, Pikolinos Global Brand Ambassador Bisila Bokoko, Huffington Post Black Voices Editor Julee Wilson, Essence.com Fashion Editor Celia Smith, Janelle Grimmond, Essence Magazine’s Bettina Prophete
Me with Real Simple Magazine Editor Kelley Carter
Black Enterprise’s Janell Hazelwood and Maternity Lifestyle Expert Latham Thomas with Tai Beauchamp and Bisila Bokoko
Janell Hazelwood, Celia Smith, Tai Beachamp, Bettina Prophete

Zandile Blay and Vogue.com‘s Chioma Nnadi
Tai Beachamp with Glamour Magazine editor Rajni Jacques

The Pikolinos x Maasai sandals are really cute!! Check out a few styles below:
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They ring in at about $200 a pop, and all sales go towards a charitable cause. See more here.
At any rate, it was a fun night, and a fabulous way to kick off the holiday season.

I’d love to hear what your party plans entail–and what you’re wearing!!
If you’re stumped, check out our What to Wear Holiday section for suggestions.
Read more about Pikolinos here.
Photos by Lydia Hudgens