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Category: Fashion

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 […]

Black Women at Coachella

13 Festival Hairstyles to Wear This Season

When you’re putting together your ensemble for all of the festivals you’re attending this season, one of the most important things to consider is which festival hairstyles work perfectly. For me, how I’m wearing my hair is one of the first things I think about. For me, it’s super significant the hair and outfit need to match […]

Jourdan Dunn

Where to Find Your Next Festival Outfit

Festival season is here and you need to find your next festival outfit, right? From large festivals like Coachella to your local music festival at the park, each requires a look. What I enjoy most about seeing festival looks is the range. You’ll see girls wearing bohemian ensembles all the way to the most random […]

Dorothy Dandridge

Something old, but new: 5 Websites to Find Great Vintage

Wearing vintage is nothing for me. I spent a great portion of my life at thrift stores or garage sales. Every Wednesday, my grandmother and I would go to the community thrift store near her house and see what we could find. When I got older and had a couple more dollars, I started going […]

Alicia Keys

5 Headwrap Tutorials To Style Your Hair

We’ve all been there: our hair is on day 4 or 5 and not properly cooperating. You look at yourself in the mirror and wonder “What the hell am I going to do with this hair today?!” After looking like the Mr. Crab meme for a couple minutes, the lightbulb goes off: put a headwrap […]

Marina Williams

ARTpool Gallery brings vintage to modern St. Petersburg

I’ve been writing for St. Pete Life Magazine for a few months now. My first story was about the Foeder for Thought event during Tampa Bay Beer Week. My latest is a feature on Marina Williams, owner of ARTpool Gallery. She’s such a fun spirit and her mom is just as awesome. An excerpt from […]

Tracee Ellis Ross

Hair Inspiration: 13 Black Women Who Slay the Hair Game

One of the things I love about being a Black woman is my hair. It’s become my trademark over the years. I remember in high school, my friends would make weekly requests on what style I should do for the following week. Once I graduated from college, I began experimenting more with my hair and […]

#PurpleReign: How to Wear Ultra Violet

In the year 2018 of our Lord Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter, Pantone chose Ultra Violet as color of the year. According to Pantone’s website, Ultra Violet “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.” This color isn’t for the faint of heart either. If you’re someone who can handle the attention from […]

Biscuits and Gravy

3rd Annual St. Petersburg Seafood and Music Festival mixes marine life with melodies

Over the weekend I traveled across the Howard Frankland bridge to the 3rd Annual St. Petersburg Seafood and Music Festival. Not to be confused with the same kind of festival at St. Pete Beach (which I did), this one took place in Vinoy Park near the Old Northeast neighborhood.  For anyone that hasn’t been yet, that […]