Afrobella Gift Guide — Winter Skin Love

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Every year we say the same thing, but seriously — does it not seem as though the holiday season just crept up on all of us? I am SO not ready for Christmas. But here it comes, with the lights and the festitivity and the expectation of presents. And so it’s time once again for […]

Coach Holiday — A Girl Can Dream, Can’t She?

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Santa, Baby remains one of my all time favorite holiday songs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOMmSbxB_Sg Eartha Kitt is so elegant. So fabulous. So unabashedly materialistic! Eartha is cooing about the kind of Christmas most of us dream about. So maybe this year Santa won’t be bringing you a yacht or the deed to a platinum mine. But thanks […]

TJ Maxxing and Relaxing

Giveaways always make me happy and excited, but my recent TJ Maxx giveaway had this bella feeling over the moon. It wasn’t easy, but I chose one Chicago fashion expert to go shopping with me, and school me in all things related to being chic in cold weather. The winner — Nikia of ChiTown Fashionista […]

Cold Climate Fashion Frenzy!

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The weather outside is frightful. No, I’m not referencing a holiday song — just stating the facts! It’ll take quite a bit to get me out on the streets of Chicago as winter edges closer. But the prospect of fly new seasonal gear will do it every time! I’ve been researching some of the season’s […]

Chicago! Come for Cocktails and Conversation!

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Y’all already know — I’ve been rocking the red pump for a while now! The Red Pump Project, a charitable organization led by my friends Luvvie of Awesomely Luvvie and Karyn of The Fabulous Giver, does everything it can to ensure that women are empowered with knowledge about HIV/AIDS and the issues surrounding it. When […]

Give Thanks

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It’s something we should do every day of the year, but somewhere in the hustle and bustle of life you can lose sight of the important things. To me, Thanksgiving isn’t about religion. It isn’t about food (although I’m seriously looking forward to the turkey and cranberry sauce to come later today). It isn’t about […]

Recent Reviews!

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Recently a reader left a comment here, along the lines of “I’m glad you’re doing hair posts again.” This sparked an internal guilt trip that I won’t recount in great detail, but I want to let you all know that I’m gonna try my bestest to do better. It’s hard out here for a full […]