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The Fancy Navajo 2017 Year Recap: Yá’át’ééh 2018, Goodbye 2017

2017 was such an amazing year and I am so excited for 2018! I said this last year, and I will say it again, never did I think people would read my blog, nonetheless, keep coming back. I am so grateful for all of your support and it encourages me to continue this journey.  THANK… Continue reading The Fancy Navajo 2017 Year Recap: Yá’át’ééh 2018, Goodbye 2017

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Reflecting on my 20’s, Hello 30!

This past week I said good bye to my 20’s, and hello to my 30’s. I have never been one to fuss about my age, but it is crazy to think that another decade has rolled by. I learned so much in 20’s. From surviving college, to my first real job, to my mid 20-year-old… Continue reading Reflecting on my 20’s, Hello 30!

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OXDX Clothing – Native Fashion with a Statement

Today I am sharing my recent collaboration with Diné/Navajo fashion designer, Jared Yazzie of OXDX clothing. Jared created OXDX clothing in 2009 and since then, this Native American owned company has transformed into a fashion staple for Native Americans across the country. Walk into any Native American event and you will see someone wearing an… Continue reading OXDX Clothing – Native Fashion with a Statement

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Fall Trends: Velvet – Fancy Navajo in the City

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. Cooler temperatures mean boots and sweaters to keep you warm on those cool crisp fall days. However, when you live in Phoenix, AZ, fall means wearing your fall favorites in 90 degree weather! Lol. So I've had to adjust my fall wardrobe over the years to… Continue reading Fall Trends: Velvet – Fancy Navajo in the City

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Yellow House Bags – The Navajo Louis Vuitton

Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton...Yellow House Bags?  This Diné/Navajo owned business is making their mark in the luxury hand bag market with its one of a kind leather goods. From handbags to wallets, this brand screams Fancy Navajo! I recently sat down with owner and designer, Lane Jensen, to discuss his fancy bags… Continue reading Yellow House Bags – The Navajo Louis Vuitton

Food · Uncategorized

Fancy Navajo – Blue Corn Pumpkin Pancakes

Next to my blue corn cupcake recipe, blue corn pancakes are the second most requested recipe. Since it's fall I wanted to add a fun fall twist,  so instead of regular blue corn pancakes, I made Blue Corn Pumpkin Pancakes!! YUM! Pancakes are my favorite to make on the weekends; but I often make too… Continue reading Fancy Navajo – Blue Corn Pumpkin Pancakes

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2nd Annual Nizhoni Arts Market Invitational Fashion Showcase – The Fancy Navajo Host

Last month, I was invited to host the 2nd Annual Nizhoni Arts Market Invitational Fashion Showcase in Window Rock, AZ!  If you would have asked me a couple of years ago, if I would ever host a fashion show, or let alone get up on a stage and speak to total strangers, I would have… Continue reading 2nd Annual Nizhoni Arts Market Invitational Fashion Showcase – The Fancy Navajo Host

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Glitter Eye Makeup Tutorial – Fancy Navajos in the Glittering World

Never let anyone dull your sparkle! Or your glitter eye shadow! Okay... I added that last part. From nail polish to accessories, the more sparkle the better is my motto! But how do you transfer this glitter obsession into your makeup without looking like a disco ball (although that would actually be pretty cool...*jots down… Continue reading Glitter Eye Makeup Tutorial – Fancy Navajos in the Glittering World