Cocktails and Couture–The HOTTEST Party of NYFW

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  I’ve been in this beauty blogging game for six years, and in that time I’ve connected with SO many amazing women. Through our relationships online, we’ve forged lifelong bonds. And every year – twice a year if I’m lucky – all of us come together and have what feels like an epic high school […]

Curl Couture! Fashion’s Night Out FUN with Beautiful Textures

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Fashion’s Night Out can be too much and too crazy – especially in New York. But it’s still one of my favorite parts of fashion week. I love that it’s made fashion an EVENT. I love that it’s made fashion a democracy. Now it’s up to you how to celebrate – if you’re into makeup, […]

New York! Fashion Week! I’m Here, Let’s Do This

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I had so many things to blog about planned for this week. You should see the ambitious things to do list I wrote for myself on Sunday. I was going to post a celebrity interview and a skincare post and a very involved hair related Ask Afrobella…AND pack for New York Fashion Week, AND get […]

Inside Afropunk 2012

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I absolutely love living in Chicago, but if I had to choose somewhere to relocate…my next pick would be Brooklyn. Forget the fact that New York is expensive, stressful and I could swing a cat and hit a Trini I grew up with there – Brooklyn has a life, an energy and a flavor like […]

Lollapalooza 2012–The Music, The Fashion, The Food, The FUN

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I spent this past weekend with hundreds of thousands of music fans and festival lovers, tromping through the mud at Chicago’s own Grant Park. And it’s basically taken me two full days to recover. That was me on Saturday. My tee is by Detroit’s own, indie teeshirt label WordPlay. Check them out – they’re awesome! […]

Your Official Music Festival Fashion and Beauty Checklist

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This weekend is going to be an EPIC one for me – it’s Lollapalooza weekend in Chicago! Every year one of my best friends (and his lovely girlfriend) comes to stay with us, and we indulge in three days of music festival fun.  Lollapalooza is big, fun, diverse, and an event to be experienced. I […]

Igigi in New Orleans

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New Orleans is like no other city in the world. Steamy, sultry, decadent and delicious, you can feel the history of the city everywhere. It’s in the architecture, the streetcars, the famous food items everyone’s clamoring for. It’s a magical city. Right after Essence Festival weekend, we found some time to escape, explore, and do […]