Pauline Black: ‘Black By Design’

Pauline Black: ‘Black By Design’

Overview:   Born in 1953 to Anglo-Jewish/Nigerian parents, Pauline Black was subsequently adopted by a white, working class family in Romford. Never quite at home there, Pauline was always made to feel different, both by the local community and members of her extended family, who saw her at best as a curiosity, at worst as(…)

Most Voted Look On Vogue.com

Most Voted Look On Vogue.com

Some of you may know I was just recently nominated as one of the “10 Best Dressed Bloggers” of 2013 from Vogue.com. You had the option to vote for your favorite look among the selected Bloggers…and I wrapped up 2013 as the ‘Most Voted Look’. I really want to THANK Vogue.com and ALL of those(…)

DIY Facial Mask Great for Colder Weather: Moisturizes and Detoxifies

DIY Facial Mask Great for Colder Weather: Moisturizes and Detoxifies

This mask detoxifies and moisturizes the skin, making it ideal for colder weather when skin tends to be more dry. It draws out impurities and leaves skin glowing. The avocado is packed with vitamins,  A, B, and D which is great for moisture. The yogurt evens out skin tone.  The clay draws out any impurities(…)

Style Like U: Big Boys Do Cry

Style Like U: Big Boys Do Cry

Meet Preston Smiles, Nick Fouquet & Nelson Campbell, three men who unravel and redefine stereotypical gender-based style, transforming misconceived connotations that manifest when masculinity and “femininity” collide.   via: Style Like U     Video edited by Andrea Cruz Shot, photographed, and interviewed by Style Like U Founders, Elisa & Lily   Read more here 

Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

”Whenever you’re pushing through the tough moments, find a way. If something is important to you and it looks impossible and you’re up against it, step back for a minute and ask yourself if you have the resolve to think of every -nth degree to get through this. And most times, we do. You never are(…)

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(…)