The Pretty Helpful Guide to Self-Care

Self-care. Self-love. Self-talk. Self-actualization. Some of my favorite words start with “self.” In the overstimulated rat race that this journey can become, it’s so easy to neglect the holism of the person running the race. Exhausting time and energy into anything other than your inner world is easier and safer than the scary and often unchartered…

Striking With Style

Spring is finally upon us, and Stephanie Chioma Davis, one of Florida A&M’s most promising stylists, has led the pack in SLAYING! Follow her on Instagram @StephanieChiomaStyle for more looks.   Details: Top ― Forever21 Trousers  ― Macy’s Longline blazer ― H&M

“I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door — or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.” – Satish Kumar

Happy Holidays!

Seasons greetings from the ladies behind the brand! Merry everything and happy always. Love, Pretty With Purpose

The BEST Black Friday Deals!

Hey girl, hey! Are you excited to snag the best deals? Do you consider yourself a proficient shopper? Let Pretty With Purpose help you conquer Black Friday this year with a list of the sales and deals! Be safe, and shop, shop, SHOP!

Striking With Style!

Pretty With Purpose is proud to present Striking With Style, a weekly fashion column dedicated to all the fashionable Rattlers on the Highest of Seven Hills! You can already guess some of the gorgeous FAMU ladies we’ll be posting as well as all the lit trends of the multiverse! Who do you want to see?…

FAMU Street Style on the World Stage

FAMU + TeenVogue? YES PLEASE! Of all the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to visit for a taste of fresh street style, FAMU is the place to be! Homecoming attendance this year was the largest its been since 2010, with 26,044 fans filling the stands on game day. It’s a celebration for sure, but…

The Pretty Helpful Guide to Building Self-Confidence

  Like many people, for a good majority of my life I battled major insecurities and crippling self-doubt. I avoided thinking about myself all together in order to evade my terrible thoughts of self-loathing. The uncertainty I felt in my beauty, intelligence and capability hindered my interpersonal relationships, academic standing and overall quality of life. But…

Catch (and count) your blessings, girl!

With 2016 rapidly approaching, it’s time that you stop holding yourself back. Your destiny is granted by God, and no force in the Universe can take from you what is already yours. You are capable of all things, and can accomplish anything with hard work, passion and determination. Stop questioning your blessings, because you are…

The Freshmen 15 is REAL!

By now, you’ve realized that the infamous freshman 15 myth, wasn’t really a myth at all. It doesn’t take long for college students to assimilate into the culture of drinking every weekend, class in the morning and bad eating habits in between. A new study by researchers Cara Moncur and Heidi Wengreen of the Department of Nutrition and…

It’s Time to Fall Back

“There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of autumn leaves.” ― Joe L. Wheeler Fall is the season of accepting the impermanence of life. As the leaves slowly change from green to yellow, orange and red, it is natural to feel nostalgic as we observe something so magical it almost seems…