#TravelTuesdays

To Church! Throwback to after Church Easter shenanigans. I don’t know about you but I always need a word from God, no matter where I am. Wherever your faith leads you, run to it, hold on to it. No matter what’s going on have joy in your heart!

Another car chronicles episode…

Cheers to staying grounded,

Danalee Francesca 🥂💋

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Celebrating St. Lucia’s Independence

Happy 39th Anniversary! Repping in my Helen of the West Panel Skirt, which symbolizes the colors of the flag.

The blue signifies the sky and the sea, the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, which surround the country. The black and white symbolize the races. The yellow symbolises the sunshine and prosperity. The triangles represent the Pitons which are twin volcanic cones in the southwest part of the island & unity. Gros Piton and Petit Piton are a national symbol of Saint Lucia.

Cheers to you! Continued peace & harmony for this beautiful place my family is from😘

Danalee Francesca 💋

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New Month New Design – The Creole Dress

Who said #Madras isn’t sexy ??? Introducing The Creole Dress available at the Danalee Francesca Boutique.  It’s the perfect item to wear on vacation.


The history about the material, “known as the madras, is named after its place of origin, Madras, #India. The origins of the Madras lie in the pre-emancipation days of #St. Lucia, when African slaves on the island would don the colourful dress during feast days. Normally a single colour, one piece item, originally worn as a sarong, later becoming a simple tunic with holes for the arms and head, and a simple rope belt. On feast days and special occasions, free women and slaves would wear the colourful clothes, now known as Creole dress.” 
We recently celebrated Jounen Kwéyòl in #StLucia, known as Creole Day.   Most people commemorate this day by wearing the island’s National Wear such as the #WobDwiete or you can wear clothing out of the Madras, which is what I’m wearing.


A little #history about Jounen Kwéyòl “It is celebrated in Saint Lucia on the last Sunday of #October across the entire #island, and has been held annually since 1984. On the Sunday of this week, the various towns chosen to host this festival put out the result of their grand preparations; local dishes and foods such as roast breadfruit, Green Fig and Salt Fish (The National Dish of Saint Lucia), plantain, king fish, Manicou (opossum), Souse (a soup made with pork and often cucumber), fried bake and floats, Accra (a fried dough which contains salt fish), Paime (otherwise known as Conkies) and a famous dish known as Bouillon (fish, chicken or meat stewed with dasheen, yams, plantains, bananas & dumplings).”


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Cheers to women,

Danalee Francesca 💋

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She’s rocking the #HelenoftheWest #skirt in Trinidad & Tobago, enjoy your vacation sis!  Looking oh so fabulous. Shop the look at the http://www.DanaleeFrancescaBoutique.com. Take us to work or to play.  Be Beautiful, Be You #ladies! 

Cheers to looking & feeling great,

Danalee Francesca 💋

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#TravelTuesdays

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Beautiful Curaçao, I miss you!

Where are you headed for the Christmas & New Year Holiday?  Some place warm & cozy, surrounded by the people you love, I pray.  So, how do you travel when going on a escapade?  You know my motto, Keep It Sexy Simple!  Recently, I escaped & this is how I travel, long dress, flip-flops & carry-on pieces.  A while back, in my more youthful days, I would overpack.  I have a story, I will tell you about in another post.  I vowed never again to overpack.  Now I travel light, in style & with all carry-on pieces, if I can help it.  I bought these twin bags some years ago at Target.  It was one of Oprah’s picks & they have held up.  Thank you Oprah!

So, in summary:
1.  Pack light, so you can walk off the plane & wait for no luggage; 
2. Be comfortable…don’t forget a wrap for the chilly plane & of course…
3. Be as stylish as your heart desires!

Happy travels & Merry Merry Christmas friends!

Cheers to Jesus….

#Dresses Make A #Fall Appearance

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Love this beautiful door! Transitioned this baby into a Fall look, with this great shawl, a pair of opaque tights & classic suede heels!

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The summer look, same dress!

The same way one door may close another one is sure to open, it’s the same way your clothes work for you.  You have options!  Make them work for you by transitioning them into multiple seasons and remember to accessorize to keep the look fresh!

Cheers to opening better doors!  Speaking of new doors, be sure to check out my fabulous finds  The Danalee Francesca Boutique