VMA Best and Worst Dressed

Can we all just take a moment to simply appreciate the best red carpet look of the evening at last night’s VMA’s?? Solange nailed the I-look-perfect-but-didn’t-try-at-least-not-that-hard look. She is now on the top of my style idol list, and I might even have to forgive her for her attack on my all time favorite living rapper Jay-Z (R.I.P Tupac).

I personally don’t wear a lot of black, I think being Pakistani means preferring bright colors is coded in my DNA, but I think I’m going to need to have to rethink that ideology. 

I also don’t have any matching suit sets – unless you count the two suits collecting serious dust in my closet that I bought right out of college from Express –  I wore them exactly twice, both times while interviewing for my first job.

If I could have one wish…I’d get myself a new matching tailored suit for some upcoming #NYFW parties.  Definitely with a longer jacket, preferably of the Isabel Marant variety. But I may just pick up this one from H&M instead…

Have a great week!

I really love the look of her tailored suit, with the slim leg and the loose jacket, not overtly sexy but you still get a plunging neckline – and she paired it with a sky high stiletto, which I think is infinitely more sexy than this look…
Someone teach this girl what the word cliche means and get her a stylist, stat! Each piece individually could be great, the dress, the over-the-knee boots, and even the slicked back high pony tail, but all together it just doesn’t work. I get that the 90’s are back – but please don’t take it so literally!
Runner’s Up:

I’m just on a pants craze as of late I suppose, but this outfit Chloe Grace Moretz is wearing is perfection! Note to self, need to combine something pale pink and maroon.

I absolutely LOVE Nicki Minaj with dark hair, and this dress/heel combination is so utterly chic, I am kind of obsessed with it. I love the long sleeve short dress combo. She looks the best I’ve ever seen her!
What are your favorites from the VMA’s? Check out the whole slideshow here.
Photos courtesy of Women’s Wear Daily

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Last week we took a quick trip to escape the snow for some sunshine in Key Largo, Florida☀️ We spent every moment possible outside, Tom and Adam got their Scuba Diver PADI certification (yay!) while Sophia and I spent our days either swimming or drawing marine life and landscapes. This was my first trip after my sister passed last November, and even though I look so happy here, there were so many moments I felt the grief and sadness, as if it happened just yesterday. I am still figuring out how I want to show up in this space, as I have changed so much as a person since the loss. I just don’t feel called to post some of the things I shared before. Maybe that will change someday, or maybe it will just naturally evolve into something new. I think I will take this year to just process it all. (Even the idea of taking an entire year to think through something is a huge shift for my usually hyperactive type A personality) My focus at the moment is just living in the moment with my family and friends, spending time doing things that make me happy and healthy. I hope to share some of that journey here with you ~ thanks for following along ❤️
I had planned to shoot this outfit in collaboration with @lenacoutureofficial right before my dear sister passed away. Saba, the designer, was more than understanding if I didn’t want to anymore - but after thinking on it for a while I decided I wanted to - in my sister’s honor 💗 She was always my biggest hype woman. When i would feel like I’m not good enough or that I should quit (which was often) she would tell me I was unique and great and to keep it up. When I think of my sister, beauty and love is all that she embodied in her being. She expressed that on the outside also - as she loved to wear everything glam, bright & colorful, and full of bling. Hair done, nails done, everything did - that was Nusrat. For this shoot I took the time to get glam after a long hiatus - and makeup and hair took so long because I think I forgot how to do it, but afterwards I was surprised how I felt transformed. When I wore this gorgeous outfit that I know was designed with such love and incredible attention to detail by @lenacoutureofficial, I felt all of that beauty - like a walking piece of art, and very much at peace. Thank you so much to @divmophoto for capturing the feeling so well 💕
Ski weekend with my favorites ❄️❄️ So proud of Sophia for skiing on her own for the first time!
There are some trees with seeds that only grow after a fire. Their seeds are completely sealed with a resin that have to be physically melted off by a great fire in order to propagate. So to do we as humans, gain wisdom only after great pain and suffering.*
A month ago (and one day) I lost my sister and best friend to cancer. I am still completely gutted and broken. But, I’m also so so grateful to have had felt the love that now brings me so much heartbreak. ❤️ I am so inspired by her - and I will forever live my life to honor her memory. Miss you sis ❤️
Classic outfit combo: oversized blazer + denim 🖤fendi mules @shoeslutz
Just a mom who loves mums 🌸 🪴
Cozy for a coffee date ☕️
French. Toast. Egg. Bake. Save this recipe for a weekend or holiday brunch - it’s SO good and fool-proof! I’m not even a sweet person and I love it. The pecans are a non-negotiable IMO - I get honey bourbon vanilla pecans for this and it is just heavenly. Enjoy!