REST IN THE MESS

In the first quarter, we tend to place our focus on tearing down a lot of pre-existing habits and infrastructure to dissect where we can do better. It is our goal of course to level up continuously. So, here we are: nearing the end of April with our “sleeves rolled up”, standing in rubble, excitedly piecing together some of the old with the new. Like anything worth holding on to this takes time. Unlike previous years, I’ve actually scheduled a pause in the end of each quarter.

MORE THAN JUST KICKS | Realizing My Legacy

“Look closely at the present you are constructing: It should look like the future you are dreaming.” -Alice Walker As we wrap up our five year birthday celebration, I’ve been racking my brain on the type of post I wanted to share. Clearly my love for shoes and being girl-next-door cute will never change, but […]

The COLLECTIV | STATUS K

“In partnership, the result is harmony, respect, love, and an explosion of creativity and joy.” -Marc Allen Some couples just have it. From the moment you meet The Laws, it’s unmistakable that their love  and partnership is one that was masterly shaped before their first ‘Hello’. My first acquaintance was with Kalan in 2013 when […]

The COLLECTIV | MUA Natalie Nicole Johnson

“Creativity is your best makeup skill, don’t be afraid to experiment.” -Pat McGrath I was first introduced to Natalie in 2015 when searching for a makeup artist to work on our first issue of CHF Magazine. When we met, I knew that she was perfect for helping create the vision for our first issue. Having […]

LGS | 5 Reasons to Switch Up Your Style

Kalan Laws (Señor Guapo) is one of Houston’s top men’s style influencers and the first contributing bloggers to ColdHardFash.com. He debuted his men’s style series, Laws of Gentlelman Style (LGS), in 2013, so it was a no-brainer to invite him back to be a part of our 5th Birthday Celebration. Read on to check out his […]