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,(…)

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(…)

Sunglass Hut…”It Started With Mom” – Cipriana Quann & TK Quann

Sunglass Hut…”It Started With Mom” – Cipriana Quann & TK Quann

Written by: TK Quann Page layout curation: Cipriana Quann Photos: Diego Villarreal   My twin sister, TK Quann (aka TK Wonder) and I team up with Sunglass Hut‘s “It Started With Mom” campaign, honoring Mother’s Day, to share personal anecdotes, childhood memories, and taking it back where all began… with Mom. Every week leading up(…)

Style Like U: What’s Underneath; Mari Malek

Style Like U: What’s Underneath; Mari Malek

Featured Photo: Sterling Batson   “Every Sudanese girl has to look like Alek Wek and every black girl has to look like Chanel Iman,” We’re not all one person, we’re different people, different shades, and we should be accepted all the different ways we are! You don’t have to look like a certain person, you(…)