A Wish For Cadence: #KidsDreamingBig Contest with DreamKids

If you follow my style blog LoveBrownSugar you’d know that I recently finished up a really fun trip to Arkansas in partnership with hair brand African Pride. African Pride is a brand I grew up with. I grew up getting my hair done with their products around and they’ve really built a solid foundation around heritage and family ....more

BBS Review: EDEN Kids Collection

Last week, one of my personal favorite hair brands EDEN BodyWorks launched a brand new collection specifically for the little ones called EDEN Kids. I’ve been an avid user of EDEN for years now (click here to see my review on LoveBrownSugar) so I was positive their kids line would not disappoint! Their fist Coco Shea collection is comprised of 3 products: Coco Shea Berry Detangling Shampoo, Coco Shea Berry Leave-In Detangler, and a Coco Shea Berry Curling Creme ....more

Confessions of a Shopaholic: Plus-Size Activewear

If you’re anything like me this three degree weather is definitely not helping you reach your February fitness goals. Because lets be honest it’s hard to stay motivated when you have to move a mountain of snow off of your car. Luckily retailers like H&M and Nordstrom are presenting flawlessly fitted plus-size activewear options that are so cute you’ll want to climb out from under the covers just to show them off ....more

3 Ways to Rock It: Blanket Scarves

Blanket scarves are the infinity scarves of this cold-weather season. They are a must have accessory in this soon to be eight degree weather. ...more

The Truth About New York Fashion Week

This past Thursday, February 19th concluded Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 and also marked the close of my 11th consecutive season covering New York Fashion Week. That’s right, you can consider me a seasoned veteran of NYFW as I’ve been attending as press since February 2010. Just one season prior to that I had my first experience ever under the tents (back when they were hosted at Bryant Park!) as a VOLUNTEER ....more

Red Carpet Countdown: Oscars 2015 Red Carpet

Last night was the biggest and final show of the awards season: The Oscars! This award show is the one we’ve been waiting for because the celebrities save their best looks for last. Despite the lack of racial diversity in the award nominations this year, that didn’t stop these ladies from giving life on Oscars 2015 Red Carpet! ...more

Best of NYFW Fall 2015 Street Style

New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 is officially over, but we’re still taking the fabulousness all in. One of the best parts of fashion week is the amazing street style! Everyone is always dressed in the hottest trends and boldest looks ....more

The Ultimate Red Lipstick Guide For Brown Girls

Adding a pop of red lipstick is the easiest way to spice up a casual outfit or fun evening dress! Red lipstick is one of those shades that can complement so many different skin tones. If you are on a hunt for the perfect lip color for your complexion keep reading for the ultimate red lipstick guide for brown girls...more

Essence Black Women In Hollywood with Lincoln

On this past Thursday, I was invited to attend and cover one of the most incredible and inspiring award ceremonies I have ever attended. The Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon and awards ceremony sponsored by Lincoln Motor Company is by far one of the best events I’ve ever attended. ...more

Runway Review: Best of Fall 2015

There are literally hundreds of presentations that take place during fashion week, and I’m just speaking of the domestic showcases. One can literally go into a fashion tizzy from all of the new trends, ideas, and statements that are presented each season. But luckily for us, the stars always align in our favor and designers display similar ideas that we can digest as trends ....more