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

Anya Ayoung-Chee, photo by Laura Ferreira - lauraferreira.com

**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 […]

My Amazing Beautylish Beauty Social Experience

Dre Brown, me, Folake, and Nyssa!

To quote John Lennon, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Let me give you some backstory of what’s been happening with me. This week, I was scheduled to go to India with a team of people from Aveda, to see how their charity money is spent and where their […]

The Natural Hair Muppet is BACK!

natural hair muppet sesame street

Back in 2010, a little curly ‘froed Muppet on Sesame Street stole my heart and made the rounds of every hair blog on the internet. Who can forget that adorable natural haired Muppet who sang I Love My Hair? Back in 2010, many of us publicly expressed concern that our little Muppet sistren would be […]

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

beyonce-countdown-video.jpg

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 […]

Brad Goreski is Adorable

Brad Goreski, Tia Dantzler, afrobella

…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 […]

Afrobella of the Month – Tananarive Due

Tananarive Due

I’ve made false promises about bringing Afrobella of the Month back before, and wound up disappointing myself. In all honesty I realize that I’d stopped doing many of the really writing-intense, research-heavy posts that were the hallmark of early Afrobella. Why? Because this blog has pretty much been all written by me for the past […]

Tracee Ellis Ross And That Gorgeous Hair, On The Cover of Jet!

Tracee Ellis Ross Jet Magazine

I hope you haven’t been sleeping at the magazine rack, bellas — in case you haven’t checked out venerable magazines Ebony or Jet lately, they have been bringing the HEAT. Ebony has become thoroughly engaging from cover to cover — the October issue featuring Mary J. Blige is visually stunning and intellectually satisfying all the […]