Inspiration

Tara Purnell: WTRMLN WTR (Watermelon Water)

Tara Purnell: WTRMLN WTR (Watermelon Water)

Photos: Cipriana Quann *Click photos to enlarge   Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from? My names is Tara Purnell, hailing from our nation’s capital Washington, DC.  I spread love and make magic with WTRMLN WTR, yoga, and music.     What was the inspiration or idea that sparked Watermelon Water?  My(…)

DIY: How I Painted 3 of My House Doors Matte Black

DIY: How I Painted 3 of My House Doors Matte Black

Our new house is coming together slowly but surely. I would love to have everything renovated and decorated but honestly we can’t afford to do everything at once, so we are doing what we can. I also read a great piece of advice that really resonated with me from an interior design article my friend(…)

Style Like U Dallies: Elise Peterson

Style Like U Dallies: Elise Peterson

“I’ve had my hair natural since my senior year of high school, and cut it off or gotten braids or maybe straightened it again for a little bit, but whenever I do anything else to my hair I just don’t feel like myself.” -Elise Peterson         Writer, Elise Peterson discusses fashion, hair,(…)

Style Stalking: A Sneak Peek of the Women featured in Refinery 29′s First Street Style Book

Style Stalking: A Sneak Peek of the Women featured in Refinery 29′s First Street Style Book

“Featuring the fashion world’s coolest tastemakers, designers, stylists and editors, thaws fearless iconoclasts challenge conventions and inspire a whole new generation of women to dress for themselves and discover their true inner stars…just like you“-Refinery 29 (Style Stalking)   I am excited to announce I will be featured in Refinery 29‘s highly anticipated street style(…)

Music: Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz of IBEYI

Music: Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz of IBEYI

“Our father Anga Diaz was one of the most famous percussionist in Latin Jazz. What was an influence is he was a hard worker, he was always on tour but I remember him saying that the one most important thing in life is family and the only time we saw him cry was the time(…)

Living in Austin Update!

Living in Austin Update!

Life in Austin has been freakin’ awesome!!! Since our move last December we’ve been blessed to make amazing new friends and we bought our first house!!! Jaden has even said that the kids at his school have been the nicest kids that he’s ever met (compared to when living in NYC and the DMV area).(…)

Artist: Niki Kobi

Artist: Niki Kobi

    “My goals are to touch black woman around the world. Maybe I’m a big dreamer but, I want to capture every black beauty with my pen. I hope to make them feel more beautiful or just to see how beautiful they already are.”  -Niki Kobi   Raised in Normandy; a small city in France(…)

Nikia Phoenix: It’s Mine, All Mine

Nikia Phoenix: It’s Mine, All Mine

Nikia Phoenix Founder of Model Liberation discusses female sexuality from a standpoint of self love versus provocative sexuality.   via: Model Liberation Photos: Kat Harris *click photos for enlarged view     It’s Mine, All Mine by: Nikia Phoenix     Eight o’clock on a Saturday night and my phone rings. It’s my mother. Wait(…)