Watching the legendary Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte stroll across the stage at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards swept me away. Their timeless elegance made me realize that the old adage "trends come and go, but style remains" is ever more true today.
No matter where you're heading to celebrate, make it count -- from the "off-duty chic" look appropo for a trim-the-tree party or the "blue chip glamour" that's a must for New Year's Eve as great style doesn't take a holiday.
As Michelle Obama demonstrates, style is really about how you see yourself from within and the care you in turn give yourself in light of recognizing your value. It's time we take a page from her book and begin to take the utmost care of ourselves.