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…)

Alexander Wang x Adidas Originals Sneaker Launch

By Amber Monaé

On the heels of their second collaborative release, Alexander Wang and Adidas originals are set to launch Drop 3 from their burgeoning partnership. For this latest go-round, the collection will showcase a new sneaker silhouette in the form of the Adidas Originals AW BBall sneaker. The bulky high-top is built with a combination of materials and textures, equipped with an elastic collar and supported by a BOOST midsole. The fashion-forward silhouettes will arrive in two colorways, one featuring white, grey, black and tan hues, the other dressed in simple tonal black. Retailing for $260, the AW BBall is expected to launch in stores in April. (more…)

Get Cosign!

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Last night I had the pleasure of attending an event for a new app called, Cosign. Cosign is a lifestyle app that allows you to monetize your social media post. Here is how it works; you set up an account, post pictures to it and list the brand of clothes you are wearing and from there you share it on different social media outlets. Your friends and followers can then click on the picture you post and it will list the store where they too can purchase the item. Once a purchase has been made due to your post you will be rewarded. Cosign has partnered with over 1200 brands and retailers and have 13 million products in their database. (more…)

Alexander Wang Adds Denim to the Collection

Alex Wang Denim

What more could you ask for from Mr. Alexander Wang? Just the sexiest pair of denim jeans on the planet. The women’s denim line has 3 cuts and and comes in 3 different washes which launched today but wait for it…they will be available for your closet on December 8th in his NYC store and online. Great X-mas gift or just splurge for yourself as the price of these jeans will range between $700 – 1400 and $5000 for runway. Great addition to the growing brand. (The top ad image looks like me when I get  alexander-wang-denim01