PaisleyPerspective Turns 5!


WOW! Five years ago, January 1, 2011 PaisleyPerspective blog was launched.  The idea was formed out the need to do something worthwhile.  I was unemployed and in between seeking a new job or means of income, I decided it was time to start my own blog.  Prior to PaisleyPerspective.com, I contributed to a political blog.  […]

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Who Was Chuck Taylor?


OMG! Say it ain’t so! Converse the company behind the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker, started selling the new Chuck Taylor II today.  Why change something that has worked for 100 years?  Well while my brain thinks it’s a bad idea…my feet are saying thank you. I have yet to try a pair of […]

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Woman Wearing Red Glasses


Standing on stage with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just a few weeks ago has brought some interesting conversations. Most common questions are “Did I see you on TV standing behind Hillary?” or “I know you must have been excited standing on stage with our next President?” I humbly respond yes that was […]

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It’s Complex


~~~ Yesterday, I attended the initial performance of a play titled “The Black Man…Complex” held in Columbia, SC, created by Terrance Henderson and presented by Trustus Theatre & Jasper Magazine.  The play covered various complexities of the black man, including race, sexual orientation, and spirituality as well as other situations.  The audience was taken through […]

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Posh and Panache 2.0


~~~ Most days when fashionistas look in their closets, they try to select the perfect outfit.  The garments we wear tell our stories.  Those stories start in the minds of designers who create garmets for us to wear.  Recently I attended Posh & Panache a pre-Columbia Fashion Week event in its second year sponsored by M2 Boutique located at 2317 Two Notch […]

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