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Are Performers Taking Stage Outfits Too Far?

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We’re living in the time of excess. Where entertainers are living the creed “more is more”. Lady Gaga reintroduced the 80s costumery and Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks are taking it a step further. But is it worth it? Azealia Banks performed this past weekend...

Would Your Wear Hand-Painted Clothes?

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Customization has been all the rage in our individualized society. Having a pair of shoes or a dress that has only been made for you is a calling card of style and inimitable cool. Artist Delano Brown has captured the marriage between art and fashion...

Do’s & Don’ts of Dressing Appropriate for Work In the Summer

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While we wait year-long for summer, lounging on the beach and wearing less, the summer doesn’t always translate to less is more. Especially if you work in an office or professional setting. While you can wear your short shorts and tank tops on the weekends,...

Too Thrill: Has The Timberlands Trend Reached Critical Mass?

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Everyone is wearing them. From Khloe Kardashian to Baby Blue, Timberlands have finally hit their stride. With the resurgence of the 90’s ditsy florals, Doc Martens and oversized clothing it makes sense that Tims would re-enter the style lexicon. But while Timberland boots have made...

Sky’s The Limit: Are Heels The Style Finish Line?

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Stilettos connote fierceness, stature and style. Grown women wear high heels. Ladies wear heels and at some point in a young girl’s womanhood she will feel the allure of high heels. When I was coming of age, nearing adulthood, I wanted to wear high heels...

Hey, Where’d You Get Your…?

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Today something happened to me that has happened many times before. But this time, it was different. This time, it got me thinking… It started with a simple question from a stranger walking by on the streets: “Hey, where’d you get your boots?!” The answer...

For the Love of Braids

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One of the ultimate aesthetic expressions for women of African descent has got to be braids. The hair style spans back to ancient Africa, and is so culturally significant that the technique was used to communicate. Various ethnic groups throughout Africa used braids to signify...

Natural Intervention 101: What to Do When the Perm Box is Calling

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What to Do When You are Thinking about Turning Back to the Perm . . . We all have been there—sometime along our natural journey we begin to consider turning back to the perm. Whether it’s because of hairstyle boredom, looking for a change, or...

Fresh Face: Going Bare For Summer

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There’s no denying our love of makeup. From eyeliner to lip color, makeup adds a polished finish to our faces and is just downright fun. Trying new colors, enhancing your features and looking sleek are all reasons why we wear makeup on a daily basis....

Models vs “Models”

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In all honesty, these days it’d be more difficult to tally up the number of girls who aren’t currently or haven’t in the past pursued modeling. It could just be me, but it seems like for whatever reason that has almost become a stepping stone...