Natural Hair Is Everywhere!

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For so many years it seemed that images of natural hair in media were uncommon. For so long it seemed like the standard photograph of a woman of color in an ad had to be a bella with stick straightened hair. But the tide has changed and now I see beautiful images of women of […]

Oasis of the Seas = Indescribable

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Bellas, I’m in love with a cruise ship. I’m writing to you on board the amazing, incredible, gorgeous Oasis of the Seas – the largest cruise ship at sea. It’s got seven different neighborhoods. The first ever park at sea. A bar that moves between three decks. A zip line. Two surfing simulators. Broadway plays […]

What’s a Piticure?

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Let me tell you, bellas! Last night I attended a special event, courtesy of Dove Visibly Smooth deodorant. At a gorgeous place called Spa Soak in the trendy Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago, I recieved a “piticure.” On my way back home, I tweeted the following: “Just had a Dove deodorant “PitiCure” – just so you […]

More Of This, Please

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My amiga Tomiko shared this video on her Facebook page, and I HAD to post it here for all to see. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-sAxB1ImGw The late, truly great designer Yves Saint Laurent was an innovator of style and a champion of black models in the fashion industry. Check out this fabulous AmberMag article for more. Oh, and […]

Who Won the TJ Maxx Giveaway?

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Alright bellas, let me get my Tyra on and close this TJ Maxx contest! I have only one TJ Maxx card in my hands…and that card goes to… Commenter #5 – Nikia! Congratulations!! We’re going shopping!! I can’t wait!! I need to qualify that by saying this — all of you who entered this particular […]

Andrea’s Art For Afrobellas!

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Isn’t she lovely? The beaming bella you see above is my homegirl Andrea — brilliant blogger of Fly, creator of awesome natural hair You Tube videos, and now creator of unique art that you can proudly adorn your walls with. These prints are available to you at Andrea’s online store for the I Love My […]

Dear Old Navy

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I’m gonna need you to quit playing games with my heart. As a plus size fashionista, I’ve respected your hustle for a while now. For years you’ve produced a steady and reliable line of plus size essentials. Tees, jeans, on-trend blouses. I’ve been there as a purchaser when you respected my demographic and sold plus […]