6.07.2013

Love You: Chanel

Hello Weekend...nice to see you. Today I am introducing you to one of those gals, whose style I just love.  I am confident we could change closets this second, and I would be one lucky duck.    But today I am excited to learn a bit more about this gal aside from the fact that she is gorgeous and has killer style. 
  
"Greetings dolls, Chanel of Chanelfiles here and I'm so excited to be featured in Jessica's 'Love You' post!
Originally a SF Bay Area native, I attended and graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. in May 2012 and am currently back in the Bay Area working as a visual merchant for J.Crew. I'm thrilled to be sharing a little bit about myself not only to the lovely readers of DahliaLynn, but also for my Chanelfiles' readers as well! So... here it goes!

I LOVE GOD
And it's as simple as that. 

I LOVE MYSELF
Feeling myself a bit you ask? *lol* Why of course not! But one thing I can definitely say is that in order to love others & be loved, you must first love yourself. Love yourself for ALL the flaws you have {and I have quite a few} & also love the beautiful qualities about you too. I have yet to age like fine wine but I've learned throughout to become vulnerable and as open with myself as possible. I love that I'm a sweetheart and a firecracker all at the same time. I love that I can't leave the house without everything {and I do me EVERYTHING} being in its right place & position, & I also love that I love love. Sounds corny, but it's true. I'm a real sucker for love ya'll.

I LOVE FOOOODDDDD
If I could explain how much I genuinely love food I'd be typing & you'd be reading ALL night long. Food does something to {and for} me that's kind of on another level. I've always said that if I could be paid to do two things in life it would be to eat and shop. Because Lord knows I could do these two things day in and day out!

I LOVE MY STYLE
I've always had a knack for clothes & throughout the years {yes...years} I've come to understand exactly what my style entails. A classic & {slightly} preppy foundation but always with pops of color, texture, and prints. I live for a good print honey!

I LOVE THE IDEA OF BEING IN LOVE
I've only been in love once in my life {my high school sweetheart...how sappy is that} and as a 24 year-old, I can definitely admit that I'm in a place in my life where I'm allowing love to come {and sadly go} as much as needed if it'll lead me to the person I'm meant to be with.

I LOVE MY PARENTS
As an only child I've come to understand that at the end of the day when 'friends' have come and gone, my parents will always be there with me. Right or wrong. And for that I can't help but love them. DUH. 

I LOVE MY TASTE IN MUSIC
From Florence + the Machine to Beyonce (#wifey), Marvin Sapp & Yolanda Adams, to Jazz composers like Jacky Terrasson and Jack Dehonette, I like to think my taste in music plays a huge role on who I've become and my outlook on life. 

Thanks for listening girls and HAPPY FRIDAY!"
 
I love that I feel like Chanel's bubbly personality just jumps right off the page.  To bad we don't live closer, or I would beg her to let me take her out for a coffee or drink.  Following Chanel's amazing example I want to keep it short and sweet today.  Simple put, I love everything that Chanel loves about herself, but I love most that she loves God.  Chanel, I can't thank you enough for starting the weekend off right!  If you have not done it already, I encourage you to go visit Chanel and her amazing style over at Chanelfiles.  You won't be disappointed.  Happy Friday...J

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