Thursday, 23 February 2017

#TBT: Naomi Sims

*This Black History Month Feature was originally published in November 2014.
I’ve always admired this woman. Her unparalleled beauty is beyond extraordinary; however, it is the story behind her struggle that truly captured my heart. In addition to showcasing an exceptional modeling talent, she’s also established herself as a successful businesswoman and an author. Although many may not recognize her face, her accomplishments speak volumes. Ladies and gentlemen, it is my distinct pleasure to present today’s esteemed trailblazer – the legendary Miss Naomi Sims.

Beyoncé Pulls Out of Coachella 2017 But Will Perform in 2018 After Pregnancy

ESC: Beyonce
Sad news, Beyoncé fans: The speculation has turned into reality—the singer, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year after all.

6 Tips To Help Put Your Family First

African American family in the kitchen.
Source: skynesher / Getty
Family is everything. Whether it’s your immediate family, extended family, or friends you’ve turned into family, there’s nothing better than having a close-knit bond with the ones you love. Because family is so important, it goes without saying they should always be at the top of your list of life’s priorities.
Make sure your family knows just how much you appreciate them…daily. Not sure how to do that? Use this self-check guide with practical tips to help you keep your family first.

Urban Skin RX
A good skincare regimen is the key to youthful, healthy skin.  Today’s chic product of the Day offers an array of items that will aide dark spots, uneven skin tones, acne and much more.  Get familiar with Urban Skin RX:
 Urban Skin RX assesses your skin type and recommends the best cluster of products for you.  No matter the problem area, their skin care experts have you covered.  Choose from six different packages; skincare & acne, eventone acne control, even tone, ageless glow, hydrate & repair and under eye circles.

2016 Shopping: 10 Ravishing Ruffle Finds Under $100 You Need Right Now!
The ruffle craze has erupted into a frenzy of voluminous perfection that has invaded both the street style realm and the red carpet. Fashion powerhouses, including Gucci and J.Crew, presented spring 2017 collections featuring a montage of the Victorian-inspired trend and its caught on like fire to a match!
So, it’s only fair that i share some of our favorite ruffle finds under $100, right?
Keep scrolling to check out our featured selections!

Inside an Oscars Campaign: Everything It Takes to Get a Gold Statue

Leonardo DiCaprio, Emma Stone, Campaign for Oscars
It takes a village to get to the Academy Awards. But not just any village: One that is made up of power players, savvy in strategy and who will stop at nothing to take home that prized gold statue. The road to the Oscars is almost as cutthroat as a presidential campaign, only this time it's without out all the fake news and email scandals.

Oscars Red Carpet Survival Kit: What to Pack to Have an Award-Winning Night

2016 Oscars, Academy Awards, Arrivals, Charlize Theron, Candids
Though there are plenty of exciting awards shows throughout the year, the Oscars are hands down Hollywood's biggest night.

Fashion Deets: Kim Kardashian’s LA Yeezy Season Season 4 Coat, Hermes Kelly Pochette Epsom Leather Bag and Vintage Valentino Sunglasses
Kim Kardashian was spotted out in LA in a Yeezy Season 4 Puffer coat, $15,000 Hermes Kelly Pochette Epsom Leather Bag and vintage Valentino Sunglasses from Open for Vintage:
The cream colored puffer jacket features a high neck and a snap closure.

Fashion Week Beauty Trends To Try Today New York and London Fashion Weeks all wrapped up and Milan has just begun (with a big Gucci bang!), we can finally look ahead to the beauty trends we’ll be rocking this fall. As usual, the runways didn’t disappoint with their bold and beautiful looks—statement makeup, through and through.

Fashion Deets: Toya Wright’s Instagram Vetements x Champion Cotton Blend Drawstring Waistband Jersey Shorts And Balenciaga Red Classic Nano City Mini Shoulder Bag 
Toya Wright smized for size on Instagram sporting a pair of $590 Vetements x Champion Cotton Blend Drawstring Waistband Jersey Shorts and $1,095 Balenciaga Red Classic Nano City Mini Shoulder Bag:
Crafted from soft cotton-jersey blend, her Vetements X Champion black shorts have a drawstring waistband and are trimmed with the brand’s instantly recognizable blue, white and red tape.