We Still Want More of Azealia Banks

The topic of Azealia Banks is no easy feat. While she is, without a doubt, beautiful and infinitely talented, she’s also a frustrating mix of obscenity and truth. Much needed truth, that is. However, I’m not going to lie, sometimes she makes it nearly impossible for her fans to defend her between the name-calling and…

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The Brown Woman Who Inspired Amy Winehouse’s Hair: Ronnie Spector

There are very few women in entertainment who can achieve the combination of having raw talent and natural beauty while maintaining a successful 50-year career, but Ronnie Spector did. As the former lead singer for the 60’s girl group, The Ronettes (comprised of Ronnie, her cousin, and her sister), this Native American, Irish, and Black…

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Those Times Brown Women Did Blonde So Good

Whenever I heard the word blonde as a youth, images of long golden locks and flawless white skin would immediately flood my mind. Think Jayne Mansfield and Anna Nicole Smith. Today, my views are progressively changing as plenty of women of color are wearing and rocking (without shame) various shades of blonde. One common argument…

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Mindy Obsessed: 7 Times Mindy Kailing Style Stunned in 2015

We know you’ve probably been lol-ing at re-runs of The Mindy Project, or feeling interestingly inspired by her latest book, Why Not Me? The multi-talented comedian-actress has provided an array of entertaining projects as we restlessly wait between seasons. Kailing is a writer, director, visionary, and a true patron of all things stylish. Oh, and…

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The 5 Celebrities That’ll Keep Inspiring You in 2016

Ah, yes. We’ve approached the month of new beginnings. It’s time to contemplate our current statuses and reflect on ways to improve ourselves for the 2016 year. While many of us cozy up around our besties and family, encouraging one another to keep our resolutions and go forth with that business idea we’ve been sitting…

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How Bianca Jagger Helped Glamourize 1970’s Menswear

Class acts Lauren Hutton and Katherine Hepburn captivated a generation of keen fashion admirers with their ability to effortlessly wear tailored pantsuits. Their tomboy-chic styles exuded a strong sense of cool feminine confidence. Bianca Jagger was no exception. The Nicaraguan activist, socialite, and then wife of The Rolling Stones front man, Mick Jagger, could have…

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Grace Jones: The Reason We Have Madonna and Miley

Controversial, complicated, stylish and ballsy; Grace Jones is and always has been an artistic force to be reckoned with. This incomparable icon has lived her life in ways that most of us can only dream. Her work history includes everything from singing to modeling; her fashion history reveals a high level of aesthetics understood by…

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5 Reasons to Obsess over Joy Bryant

No, nothing crazy has happened to Joy. She’s still starring on NBC’s Parenthood and working on her fashion line with her husband of 7 years, David Pope. But, sometimes amongst all of the celebrity noise, we forget about some of our brown beauties who keeps it low-key. Joy is one of them. When she and…

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The Don of Debonair: Andre Leon Talley

Once upon a time, I had no idea what it meant to have a pure undiluted passion for something. When I first entered the college scene as a freshman, I wanted to major in something lucrative and professional, but that’s all I knew. After a year and a half, reality slapped me in the face…

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