Manicure Trend Du Jour — Chicago Blues

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If Chicago were a color, apparently it would be blue (although judging from the sky today, gray might be more apropos). Within recent months not one, but two different popular establishments here have created very different shades of nail polish to pay homage to the Windy City. And both nailpolishes are blue. And as fashionable […]

The Afrobella Interview – Project Runway, Season 9 Winner Anya Ayoung-Chee!

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**Edited 10/28/2011 — Spoiler alert, ANYA AYOUNG-CHEE is the new winner of Project Runway! American viewers may be new to her, but Trinidadians around the world have already come to expect great things from Anya Ayoung-Chee. As Trinidad and Tobago’s representative in the 2008 Miss Universe pageant, she showed the world the diverse range that […]

Beyond Shapewear — How Bali Taught Me To Live Life Beautifully

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At the beginning of 2011, I made some promises to myself. I promised to challenge myself more. Get out of my comfort zone. Do things to make myself a better, stronger, more well rounded person. I’ve fallen down in some areas — nobody’s perfect, right? But in other areas of my life, opportunities have led […]

5 Awesomely Cute & Affordable Winter Boots

I’ve come to the conclusion that you can’t be good at everything. I think I have a decent wardrobe and a pretty sweet jewelry collection. My makeup game is on a whole nother level. So what’s my fashion Achilles heel? Shoes. My shoe game is atrocious and shameful. I can never find a cute pair […]

Makeup Inspiration – Beyonce’s Countdown and that Yellow Cat’s Eye

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Despite whatever anyone may say about Beyonce — you can never say that she’s boring, or anything less than fabulous. From the moment I caught a glimpse of her video for Countdown, I automatically liked it — not just for the myriad references to 60′s fashion and style but also for the MAKEUP. There are […]

On My Way to NYC for Bali and the Circle of Sisters Conference!

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Bellas, sometimes I can hardly keep up with myself. It’s like, another weekend, another trip! This summer was exceptionally travel heavy, and this fall is proving to be more of the same! As you read this, I’ll be on my way to New York City. My friends at Bali Intimates are bringing me along with […]

Brad Goreski is Adorable

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…of course, if you watched him on The Rachel Zoe Show, or follow him on Twitter, or read his blog, you already know that! I recently met the handsome and witty fashion expert at my favorite Macy’s in Chicago — that would be the amazing and historic State Street location! Brad was in town to […]