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Category: Fashion

Braids and Beads: Elle Magazine examines Black hairstyles in America

When Black women talk about any of the myriad Black hairstyles, it’s like our eyes light up with excitement. Ask anyone and we have stories for days. The first time we get a perm. Our mothers, grandmothers, or aunties slaying our hair the night before Easter. We can tell you about different rites of passage we […]

Ashley Graham

Spring Cleaning: 5 Fashion Trends to Get Rid Of In 2018

I get it…you bought all this stuff last year and made all the plans in the world to wear it. You went to the mall and balled out online for the new trends every season. Now, they’re just sitting in your closet because you posted a slew of OOTD’s and OOTN’s on Instagram and you […]

Crowning Glory: How to Wear 3 Spring 2018 Hair Accessory Trends

Being a Black woman, experimenting with hair is in our blood. I remember being a little kid and coming from school to see my Grandma with burgundy red hair she dyed herself while I was away. As I write this blog, I’m flashing back to how intense the color looked when the sun shined down […]

Figleaves

Make a Splash with One of These 2018 Swimsuit Trends

It’s finally swimsuit season!!!! 2018 swimsuit trends are everywhere. Pools are opening up, parties are being booked, and your Facebook event notifications are blowing up from numerous invites. When you go look in your drawer, you see that it’s been a while since you bought a new swimsuit…yikes. The 2018 swimsuit trends have you not […]

Christian and Justin Combs

Where to Find Your Bae’s Festival Outfit

Are you scrambling around right now trying to find a festival outfit for all the ones you and your girl are going to this season? Festivals including Coachella, Essence Fest, and Lollapolooza all require different looks and vibes. You’re going for a casual yet cool and effortless vibe but don’t know where to start. There’s […]