Sam Edelman Launches Ready-to-Wear Holiday Collection

By Akela Moore

Well we all know Sam Edelman is known for his outstanding footwear and I’m excited to share this VIP preview of Sam Edelman’s apparel collection that launches this holiday at Lord & Taylor. The collection is full of fun sequinned dresses and gorgeous silk tops. The VIP preview allowed attendees to get in the holiday spirit with champagne, holiday inspired light bites and complimentary style services and beauty tips. Get inspired for the holidays with Sam Edelman.  (more…)

Annual BRAG Gala

By Amber Monaé

This year I attended one of my favorite galas of the season, BRAG (Black Retail Action Group). With a new location and an earlier date I knew this was going to be a different kind of night.  The gala is a scholarship and awards ceremony mixed with some dancing and networking. Just by the invitation (Glimpse The Future) I knew there was a lot to be in store by the honorees alone. Take a look. (more…)

Tracee Ellis Ross x JCPenney

By Amber Monaé

My favorite fashionista has delivered a budget-friendly clothing line for JCPenney!! If you remember the show, Girlfriends, then you know Joan Carol Clayton (Tracee’s character) loved all holidays and always had a festive approach to her style. So now we too can look festive and fashionable while saving some coins. Check out the line as its available today! (more…)

Naturally Curly Presents The Curl Revolution

As a child of the 80’s, I grew up in a time where “perms” aka a relaxer for young black girls to get their hair straight. The conversation about being natural versus having a relaxer is a big topic amongst black women. Speaking on behalf of my partner and I we are both natural and deal with our own hair journeys everyday. Well now “The Curl Revolution” is upon us and not just black women have joined. Both genders and all ethnicities filled the Lightbox in New York City to meet Michelle Breyer, NaturallyCurly co-founder and author of The Curl Revolution:Inspiring Stories and Practical Advice from the Naturally Curly Community. Also see some of the cool products I received! (more…)