Are We #TeamTooMuch or is Dove Really Trying to Disrespect Black Women?

Executives with Dove cosmetics are apologizing after a three-second GIF caused a social media uproar!  The ad featured a black woman, a white woman and a woman who appears to be Latina.  The world wide web is crying foul because the ad transitions from the black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman, and then the white woman removing her shirt to reveal … Continue reading Are We #TeamTooMuch or is Dove Really Trying to Disrespect Black Women?

5 Things I learned About Global Race Relations While Traveling Through Europe

After being accepted for an exchange program, I found myself in an all-too-familiar situation – I was the only black person among a group of professionals.  Being the only black person in the room, is never a big deal to me; it comes with the territory – I live in America. As I traveled through Europe with a group of white colleagues, I started to … Continue reading 5 Things I learned About Global Race Relations While Traveling Through Europe

3 Style and Beauty Trends to Try This Week

Style and beauty trends come and go, but some trends are classic and never really go out of style; these trends recycle and get updated from decade to decade – that’s why the stone wash denim I wore in 8th grade are back in style again! Check out these timeless trends that you can try this week. Prints, Prints and More Prints! Floral, polka dot, … Continue reading 3 Style and Beauty Trends to Try This Week

Are You Ready For Some Football? How to Wear Your Favorite Team Logo and Colors

Touchdown, goal, homerun!  So, I’ve heard it’s football season! LOL.  When it comes to sports, I’m clueless; and while I might not understand football lingo – I understand cute sports fashion! So today’s Look of the Day, is all about looking good, while cheering on your favorite team.  Whether you’re a die-hard football fan, or a confused spectator, check out our sports inspired LOTD! I … Continue reading Are You Ready For Some Football? How to Wear Your Favorite Team Logo and Colors

Issa New Beauty Campaign!

  Insecure creator and star Issa Rae is the new face of COVERGIRL!  The actress made the announcement today on Instagram. Congratulations Issa!  And we can’t wait for season 3 of Insecure!  Sunday night’s season 2 finale got me like 😂😖😯❤️ I remember being an awkward black girl in high school, reading the pages of my favorite magazines, casually flipping through @COVERGIRL ads, singing their … Continue reading Issa New Beauty Campaign!

The History Behind New York Fashion Week

There’s something even MORE magical about New York City during February and September. Fashion Week! Fall is one of my absolute favorite times to be in NYC; maybe because the usual hustle and bustle of the Big Apple becomes a slow crawl in comparison to the excitement and frenzy of New York Fashion Week. And with NYFW kicking off this week, it made me curious … Continue reading The History Behind New York Fashion Week

Braids, Braids and More Braids! Our Current Hair Obsession

If you’re like me, you’ve been wearing braids since you were a little girl. And when Fulani braids started to pop up everywhere this spring and summer, I was like, “Yes! Now I have an excuse to relive my childhood!” Just because the spring and summer have come to an end, it doesn’t mean our favorite braided hairstyle is  finished as well. For Fall, we … Continue reading Braids, Braids and More Braids! Our Current Hair Obsession

Serena Williams is a Mommy!

Congratulations to tennis powerhouse Serena Williams!  A source has confirmed that Serena gave birth to a baby girl at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL on Friday.  This is the first child for Serena and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian – the two got engaged last December. Back in April Serena reveled her pregnancy in an “accidental” Snapcat.  In August the tennis … Continue reading Serena Williams is a Mommy!

So We Just Gonna Pretend That the Costume and Wardrobe In Season 2 of HBO’s Insecure Ain’t Hella Lit?

Obviously, I’m not the only one obsessed with HBO’s breakout comedy series “Insecure,” with the season 2 premier drawing 1.1 million viewers – the show is definitely a hit! Created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, Insecure centers on best friends Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji) as they try to figure out what to with their messy lives!  Yes, I live for Insecure! … Continue reading So We Just Gonna Pretend That the Costume and Wardrobe In Season 2 of HBO’s Insecure Ain’t Hella Lit?

How to Be a Beauty Bombshell! Top Beauty Picks for Summer

CitySTYLE has asked some of the most influential style and beauty guru’s to tell us what they think will be the hottest style trends for 2017. We reached out to our favorite Bombshell Kyshira S. Moffett, MBA.  Kyshira’s Life of a Bombshell Cosmetics company is re-defining what it means to be a #boss, and she’s giving us LIFE with her beauty picks for Summer 17′ … Continue reading How to Be a Beauty Bombshell! Top Beauty Picks for Summer