Marimekko: ‘Women of Influence Series’; Cipriana Quann

Marimekko: ‘Women of Influence Series’; Cipriana Quann

via: Marimekko Photos: Osma Harvilahti     1 woman in 4 different countries around the world are chosen each year by Finnish Design House; Marimekko for their ’Women of Influence Series’; an initiative highlighting inspiring women across the globe. This year I represented the U.S. Earlier this week an intimate dinner was held at Haven’s Kitchen (a(…)

Designer Yvonne Koné

Designer Yvonne Koné

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards Fashion?  I was born in Copenhagen. My mother is Danish, my father is African, born in the Ivory Coast but he moved to Paris to study when he was 22. That´s where he met my mother and(…)

IHS; International Hair & Beauty Show: Ticket Giveaway

IHS; International Hair & Beauty Show: Ticket Giveaway

Photos: Sandra Arenas   This week I announced the ‘International Hair & Beauty Show’ (IHS) taking place this weekend at the Meadowlands Expo Center in NJ on Sunday, May 17th from 10am-7pm, and Monday 18th from 10am-6pm. One of the largest multicultural trade shows in the country, you will see the latest live techniques in hairstyling, coloring methods and beauty(…)

IHS; International Hair & Beauty Show

IHS; International Hair & Beauty Show

Featured Photo by: Diego Villarreal   Join me this Sunday, May 17th for an up close and personal “Celebrity Blogger Q&A forum” at the Meadowlands in New Jersey, for the International Hair & Beauty Show (IHS); a multicultural educational trade show offering the newest and most advanced approach to the professional market in salon retailing,(…)

Sunglass Hut x Quann Sisters: “It Started With Mom”

Sunglass Hut x Quann Sisters: “It Started With Mom”

Photographer: Diego Villarreal       ‘It Started With Mom’- Happy Mother’s Day to all of the beautiful mothers! In honor of Mother’s Day and to celebrate the most amazing women in most of our lives, the Quann sisters; Cipriana Quann & TK Quann (aka TK Wonder) teamed up with Sunglass Hut to discuss how their love(…)

New York Times: ‘A Conversation About Growing Up Black’

New York Times: ‘A Conversation About Growing Up Black’

Forewords words: TK Quann (aka TK Wonder)   “It’s kind of upsetting because we live in a world where my mom has to be afraid when I walk outside from the people who are meant to protect me.”     This quote is from a young black man featured in a short documentary, ‘A Conversation(…)

At Home with Nikisha: Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal with Fresh Turmeric

At Home with Nikisha: Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal with Fresh Turmeric

My Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal with Fresh Turmeric paired with Red Quinoa and Sauteed Greens is the perfect healthy dinner, plus it’s packed with flavor and delicious! The quick pickled carrots and coconut lime cilantro sauce adds to the awesome flavors making this vegetarian/vegan dish even more delicious! Get the recipe on my new(…)

New Video: DIY Eye Gel for Bags, Dark Circles, & Wrinkles

New Video: DIY Eye Gel for Bags, Dark Circles, & Wrinkles

I’ve been wanting to do a DIY video for under eye bags, dark circles, and wrinkles for a while now. I wanted to make sure that I researched the most effective ingredients and most importantly make sure it was free of nasty chemicals like parabens, SLS, petrolatum, artificial colors and phthalates. Plus, it’s so much(…)