Boozy Brunch Review: Dean St

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 Another week another opportunity to have a boozy brunch weekend with friends. This week we headed over to Dean St, the name of the restaurant is also the street it’s located on, so you won’t ever forget. The Brooklyn restaurant features American fare with a Louisiana flare. For brunch they offer banana foster French toast,… Read more »

Workout Wednesday: Tips from ‘Black Girls Workout Too!’

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The weather is colder, we are showing less skin and the holiday season is coming with a vengeance. All of this translates to what may be  inevitable winter weight gain. That doesn’t have to be the case. We’ve teamed up with mother-daughter duo Ellen and Lana, creators of “Black Girls Work Out Too!” to provide… Read more »

Dry Skin Remedies from LUSH Cosmetics

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LUSH cosmetics

  As the leaves fall and the temper drops, more than the foliage changes, skin tends to dry out and eczema and psoriasis flare ups become more frequent. If you happen to suffer from any skin ailments, the stress related to remedying them can exacerbate the situation further. Prescriptions and trips to the dermatologists can… Read more »

Oprah’s ‘Favorite Things’ 2013 perfect for host gifts

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Butter Nail Polish gift set

Just in time for the holiday season, Oprah reveals her “favorite things” in her most recent edition of O Magazine. The highly anticipated list that was often associated with huge giveaways from her show, is full of great gift ideas for hosts of  Thanksgiving and holiday gatherings. While you may not have Oprah’s budget, it… Read more »

Makeup Mondays: Skincare tips with Eddie Reyes

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Just because you have the Monday blues doesn’t mean you have to look like it. Today is Makeup Monday and we are dishing out some of our tips from one of the hottest makeup artist, Eddie Reyes. Before you beat your face, you have to treat your face… right. Oddly enough, add a plant in your room!… Read more »

Isabel Marant for H&M

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      Highly sought after designs by Isabel Marant debuted this week in New York. Marant who made the sneaker wedge popular teamed up with global retailer H&M to release a special edition collection of clothing. On the day of the release eager customers waited in the cold to receive wristbands at the 5th… Read more »

Kardashian Kollection at Sears

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  Whatever your personal opinion of the Kardashians may be, across the board, what can be agreed upon is the impeccable sense of style. While Kim may have had a lapse in judgment the nine months she was pregnant with North West, she’s made a full recovery from her fashion coma just in time for… Read more »

Equality for all: Hawaii legalizes same-sex marriage

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Same sex Marriage

  Politicians seem to be at each other’s throats about everything but the color of grass lately. While many important issues seemed to be held up in the political pipeline, there is at least one victory to be celebrated. In the island state of Hawaii, same-sex marriage is now  legal. Hawaii joins fourteen additional states… Read more »

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013

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Last night the Victoria’s Secret “angels” graced the runway. While the sexy models strut their stuff, singer Taylor Swift belted her ballads and rocked it out. Check out the models who dazzled the runway *Ehem* the one dark hued model in the whole show An interesting combination of colors and fabrics …  

New Pictures of baby North West

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Kim and baby North

August 2013 was the last official release of photos of North West, baby of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.  The five month old is was pictured with designer and stylist, Riccardo Tisci. Kardashian caption the photo: “#NewStylist @riccardotisci17”   Shortly after, another picture of Baby Nori popped up with her in what seemed to be… Read more »

Woman Crush Wednesday: Angela Bassett

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Angela Bassett Mandela Premiere

Angela Bassett is a well-educated, seasoned actress who now stars in the hit series “American Horror Story” and at the age of 55, clearly takes care of herself. The Yale grad and mother of two hit the red carpet for the “Mandela” screening in Hollywood wearing all black and a short bob with a flawless, fierce face.

Celebs hit ‘Mandela’ screening in Hollywood

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Idris Elba and Naomie Harris Mandela

Pictured above, actors Idris Elba and Naomie Harris hit the red carpet at ArcLight Cinema in Hollywood to promote and celebrate their upcoming movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” Celebs like Angela Bassett and Lance Gross represented for all things beautiful at the event. Mandela’s daughter, Zindzi Mandela posed with the films stars, Idris Elba and… Read more »

Fresh face of fashion: Jasmine Tookes

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California born model, Jasmine Tookes walked the 2013  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Herve Leger by Max Azria  show. Tookes is most famous for her work with Victoria’s Secret show in 2012.   Oprah Winfrey was quoted singing her praises, requesting that the model “rub her face against [hers]”

Miley Cyrus lights up at the MTV EMAs 2013

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Miley Cyrus wearing Biggie Tupac dress

Miley Cyrus, soon to be dethroned princess of country music, seems to be all about the culture of hip-hop. At the 2013 MTV EMA’s Cyrus wore a “dress” made from what looks like concert T-shirts featuring late rappers Biggie and Tupac. For right now she’ll receive a silent side-eye. While Miley is twerking herself off a fashion… Read more »