So this time last weekend I got a text from my lilsistafriend (definition: a friend who’s like my little sister, who is also literally my little sister’s friend) Toi, asking me for a favor. She had driven home from school to visit her family for the weekend, and wanted me to model some pieces for her new online vintage resale boutique, TheToiBox. Now I’m no Tyra, Naomi or Chanel Iman, but a shawty knows how to do a little sum’n-sum’n in front of the camera. And plus I’m always down for supporting other young entrepreneurs on their grind, so of course I said, why not.
Toi had a ton of dope stuff for me to try on, and I actually wound up buying pretty much every ensemble she had me modeling in. I was so happy and proud to see her in her stylish element, doing what she loves. The young, eclectic girl who had been friends with my sister since the sixth grade had grown into a beautiful, artsy and stylish entrepreneur. For a split second, I felt like someone’s proud auntie. I thought to myself, This is really dope. More people need to know about what she’s doing. So I decided to feature Toi on A2K in a Q&A type of deal. I’ve also included some photos of the outfits I modeled for her (and purchased lol) during the shoot. Check it out below: [Read more…]