Thrifting & Vintage

Cipriana Featured In Essence Magazine’s September Issue

Cipriana Featured In Essence Magazine’s September Issue

“With a signature pompadour that demands a conversation, this 27 year old trendsetter has a beauty philosophy that perfectly accents her  eclectic style.”- Essence Magazine         Excited to be featured in Essence Magazine’s September Issue with beautiful cover star Jill Scott. Find out some of my favorite beauty products and more thoughts on fashion below.(…)

Last Days Of Summer

Last Days Of Summer

Before you know it Fall will descend on us quicker than you can say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious…ok, sorry for the Mary Poppins reference but I do love that movie, anywho, you get my drift. For those of you who are aware of my style, you know I am an avid and devoted vintage shopper, birthed during my(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Urban Bush Babe Adeline Michèle‏ (Part 1)

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adeline Michèle. I am from Paris. I live in Brooklyn.   Photo: Mike Schreiber    How long have you been natural? Forever. I had one experience with hair relaxer at 9 years-old, that was it.     What do you do? Is there(…)

Nelly and Nelsa Guambe, Twin Designers of Mima-te

Nelly and Nelsa Guambe, Twin Designers of Mima-te

“Our passion for fashion started when we were kids growing up in the Mozambican town of Chicuque. On Christmas and our birthdays our mother always took us to the informal markets where second hand clothes from Europe and the US were being resold and allowed us to choose clothes for ourselves. These clothes were the(…)

Finding Paola

Finding Paola

“My name is Paola, and I am from Haiti. Petion-ville, Haiti to be exact. I have been living in the U.S. for over a decade, and every year, I feel closer to Haiti than I have ever felt when I lived there. Everyday, I think of the life I had there, and how much of it I miss. I(…)

Refinery 29: “4 Siblings With Incredible Genes”

Refinery 29: “4 Siblings With Incredible Genes”

In honor of national sibling day I am ecstatic to share Refinery 29‘s “Siblings with Incredible Genes”, an interview series featuring 4 sets of siblings making waves in creative ways.  Join my sister, TK Wonder & I, Rachel & Jack Antonoff, Evan & Eddie Huang, and Piera (executive creator director of Refinery 29) & Pepin(…)

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise (A photography book about the unique, colorful women of New York City)     (click photo for larger view)     My sister and I shot with Lee O’Connor over a year ago and I am truly excited to see the wonderful transformation of ‘Birds of Paradise’ since that moment. Find out(…)