Get Your Life: All The #BlackGirlMagic Moments From Coachella Weekend 1

Fashionistas, Am I the only one who desperately wishes I were in California right now? Every April comes around and I’m stuck living vicariously through my Instagram feed instead of living it up at Coachella. #WhatIsLife? With the start of summer festival season officially kicking off this past weekend, Coachella seems to get grander and…

How This Web Series Will Be The New Face of Black Womanhood

Fashionistas, For as long as I can remember, black women being portrayed in creative spaces as funny, strong, fierce and sexy just didn’t happen. If we were lucky (and I use that word loosely), we got to play the sassy sidekick with no deeper substance. But the past few years have seen a much-needed shift…

#BelleInTheCity Atlanta Startup Crawl: Ponce City Market Edition

Dear Travelers, Spring is in the air–with a slight chance of thunderstorms, rain, and tornadoes– but I am enjoying every bit of this new season in Atlanta. I’ve coined myself as  Belle in the City, simply stated: southern belle (origin Alabama) living in the big city (or something like a big city according to southern…

Here’s Why Pins Are A Must-Have Accessory for Spring

Fashionistas, Can we talk about how bipolar this weather has been lately? I wake up and it’s freezing. But by midday, my face is melting off. Not to mention the random rain showers that ruin all my plans for looking cute. I just can’t keep up (and neither can my immune system). So I’m super…

5 Self-Care Tips You Need to Survive 2017

Fashionistas, Everyone has that defining moment in their life that drastically changes who they are as a person, whether it be for good or for bad. For me, 2016 was stock full of those moments. Undoubtedly the hardest year I’ve faced to date, everything that could go wrong, did. But in the midst of personal…

Zendaya Is #BlackGirlMagic Personified and Here’s Why

Fashionistas, It is rare to find a 20-year-old who has the self-awareness, confidence and poise that Zendaya does. She marches to the beat of her own stylish drum, capturing the attention and admiration of all those around her. A young model turned triple threat, she is undoubtedly dope, appearing in countless Disney Channel shows and movies,…

Because, glow.

I’m spending more time playing in the sun. I once read a book in undergrad called “Don’t Play in the Sun,” and it introduced me to this new concept of colorism. The idea that the Jim Crow laws, in fact, worked. The idea that the darker your skin, the uglier you are. The less likely you…

Let Freedom Ring! #Legendary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honestly, I have never felt this personally connected to a national holiday– the day we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! It has been a very…

Music Mood: “Telefone” by Noname

I came across this artist while listening to one of my favorite bands, “The Internet,” on a YouTube mix. Let’s just say I’m pretty much big happy I came across Noname. Fatimah Warner, better known as Noname is an American poet turned hip-hop recording artist from Chicago, IL. At 25, she has been rapping and performing…

Twenty Seventeen Vibes: 10 Ways to Define Your Year

Twenty Seventeen came on a cold, winter, night, coupled with cold showers and heavy winds. The first day of the New Year included another cold, winter day, and gloom all around the city… Happy New Year? The shifting of our calendar marks a new year, 365 days of complete newness— 365 days ahead that we have never…