Say a Little Prayer for Aretha Franklin

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When the news hit that she was sick and had been hospitalized, many assumed they knew the cause. I heard two Chicago-area DJs LOLing on live radio about the possible cosmetic reasons and their expected outcome of Aretha Franklin’s hospital stay. I wonder how they’re feeling now that the news has been released. The Queen […]

Afro-Inspired Art, From France With Love

Anouchka Potdevin art

One of my favorite things to do online, is search for afro-inspired art. Many images are cliche. And every now and then, you find something genius. IMO, this is the latter. I stumbled across the button-art of Anouchka Potdevin via Apartment Therapy and HAD to look her up and share with my bellas. Anouchka Potdevin […]

RIP Lena Horne

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I’ve made my feelings about Lena Horne known before, so if you read this post, you know how I feel right now. One of my life’s inspirations is gone. Lena Horne, singer, actress and iconic beauty, passed away tonight at the age of 92. Her New York Times obituary is an inspiring read for any […]

IMAN at the Met, by Sam Fine

Iman's Met Look

Sam Fine and I are besties now. I just want you to know that. In my head, anyway. I had the amazing, amazing fortune of meeting the makeup artist to the stars last weekend – EPIC post and video to come, bellas! For now, it’s all about IMAN. 55, and more stunning by the day […]