Thelma Golden: How Art Gives Shape To Cultural Change

Thelma Golden: How Art Gives Shape To Cultural Change

Thelma Golden, past curator of the Whitney Museum and present curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, discusses three recent shows that explore how art examines and redefines culture. The “post-black” artists she works with are using their art to provoke a new dialogue about race and culture — and about the meaning of art(…)

Chiara de Blasio Opens Up About Her Past Battle With Substance Abuse

Chiara de Blasio Opens Up About Her Past Battle With Substance Abuse

For many, the holiday season is a time for joy. But it’s also a time when many of those battling depression and substance abuse find their struggle most difficult. In the hopes of helping others, 19 year old Daughter of NYC mayor-elect, Chiara de Blasio shares her personal story.  

Cipriana Nominated Best Dressed Blogger Of 2013 From Vogue.com

Cipriana Nominated Best Dressed Blogger Of 2013 From Vogue.com

If you could see me right now then you just might catch me dancing. Why? Well I was chosen by Vogue.com as one of the 10 best dressed Bloggers of the year. Yes, I am shamelessly excited beyond verbal description!   Staying true to style in the picture featured on Vogue.com below, everything I am wearing(…)

Exclusive Interview With Margo Manhattan; Jewelry Designer’s Line Featured in Beyonce’s New Visual Album

Exclusive Interview With Margo Manhattan; Jewelry Designer’s Line Featured in Beyonce’s New Visual Album

“I was born during intermission,” states spirited and internationally-renowned jewelry designer margo manhattan. Daughter of New York city Prima Ballerina Karin Von Aroldingen and God-Daughter to ballet master George Balanchine, Margo was born into a life of beauty and culture, one that prized precision, hard work and originality. Inspired by the fast pace of new(…)

How Iron Deficiencies May Cause Hair Loss or Stunted Growth

How Iron Deficiencies May Cause Hair Loss or Stunted Growth

You deep condition, pre-poo, hot oil, seal and tried every organic/all-natural hair products known to man, but for some reason you are still experiencing excessive hair loss or stunted growth. Well the answer may be a iron deficiency. I recently was talking to a close friend who just had baby and beside the obvious topics(…)

Christmas Gift Of “Questionable Goods” From HBO Girls

Christmas Gift Of “Questionable Goods” From HBO Girls

“Cipriana Quann you are the voice of your generation or at least “A” generation” -HBOgirls   Besides this complementary and hilarious message, I was pleasantly surprised to arrive home and receive a personal Christmas gift from one of my favorite shows, ‘Girls‘ on HBO. The package contained some of the most unusual and zany gifts(…)

Exclusive with Photographer Abby Ross

Exclusive with Photographer Abby Ross

 “I wished for them to go by in slow motion, so I could somehow record the scenes. There is hidden beauty in the ordinary, and great beauty in the overlooked. Little things are big, less is more. Imperfection is beautiful. Paradoxes such as these fascinate me.”  -Abby Ross (quote via: featureshoot)   Meet Los Angeles(…)

Mexico In New York

Mexico In New York

Sigh, winter is here in full force and running around the city in 20 degrees with the wind factor that makes it feel like 10 degrees is not exactly my idea of fun. Don’t get me wrong, I love winters but just 35 degrees and above.  So to battle the frigid temperatures I love wearing(…)

FEFO: Yagazie Emezi’s Humorous Occasions

FEFO: Yagazie Emezi’s Humorous Occasions

“With my cartoons, I draw directly from my personal life. From battling with boyfriends over having my hair in their faces, to being the creepy big spoon and watching them sleep, to the single life struggle of loneliness and horniness, I simply apply my pen to paper to share with others what I thought at first(…)