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The Apollo Theatre Needs You!

The Apollo Theatre Needs You!

Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Jackson 5, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, The Isley Brothers, Lauryn Hill Mariah Carey. What do all these legends have in common…The world renowned Apollo Theatre in New York City,(…)

I am going to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in France…well sort of

I am going to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in France…well sort of

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. I have some very exciting news to share with all of you. Last summer I worked with an amazing director, cast and crew as head Costume Designer on an Independent feature film titled ‘Privacy’, about:   “a tech savvy college student named Mark who creates a cutting edge spyware(…)

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

To the hardest but most rewarding responsibility in the world, this is for all the amazing Mothers who truly knowing the meaning of unconditional love. Much Love, UBB

VH1 Storytellers: Jill Scott Live

VH1 Storytellers: Jill Scott Live

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On May 8th I had the extreme pleasure to be invited in viewing the live taping of VH1’s Storytellers, featuring the amazing Singer/Songwriter/Actor and Grammy award winning poet, Jill Scott. The performance was held at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom in NY, which is commonly described as a “century-old(…)

Natural and Organic Cosmetics for Spring

Natural and Organic Cosmetics for Spring

We have gotten a few emails and some comments on whether we know of some good safe, clean, and natural make-up. My answer has always been,” I don’t know, I don’t know much about make-up”. But that doesn’t mean I’m not looking out for my ladies that are looking. I came across the best natural(…)

Top Shop: 5 Minutes with Julia Sarr-Jamois

Top Shop: 5 Minutes with Julia Sarr-Jamois

Topshop pulls in one of my favorite style inspired crushes, the beautiful Fashion Editor of Wonderland Magazine, Julia Sarr-Jamois. In what couldn’t be more than a perfect match, Julia collaborated with Topshop and styled a fashion story titled, “Come as You Are” for their Spring/Summer 2012 magazine. This British retailer took a moment to sit(…)

Partners in Preservation: Open House Weekend

Partners in Preservation: Open House Weekend

A chance to win a trip for two to New Orleans, a Brazilian Brunch with caipirinhas, live music, prizes, scavenger hunts, food, refreshments, behind-the-scenes tours and this is just the beginning. Now how do you experience this for FREE? For FREE…you may be asking what is the catch! Well no gimmicks involved all of this(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: How to Determine If He’s Marriage Material

Modern Day Matchmaker: How to Determine If He’s Marriage Material

Via Essence How to Determine If He’s Marriage Material by Paul C. Brunson. Periodically, on Twitter, I post a question with the hashtag #MDMQ – it’s a weekly query I run called ‘Modern Day Matchmaker Question’ that’s designed to provoke thought and discussion about different relationship topics. Last week, I asked my followers to define(…)