The Don of Debonair: Andre Leon Talley

Once upon a time, I had no idea what it meant to have a pure undiluted passion for something. When I first entered the college scene as a freshman, I wanted to major in something lucrative and professional, but that’s all I knew. After a year and a half, reality slapped me in the face…

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Stylistic Twinsation: The Urban Bush Babes

Yes, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen breathe fashion into the world of celebrity, but another pair of very fashionable quirky twins are heading to claim the NYC fashion scene. Queens Tekenya and Cipriana Quann, who are involved in just about everything from modeling to singing, are snatching wigs everywhere. No, really. Their beauty blog, Urban Bush…

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The Brown Mommy Who Only Wants One Child

Like myself, I know a few Beautifully Brown mothers out there have faced the monthly (or sometimes daily) and exhausting question: “Where’s baby number two?” While some people have definite answers on when they’ll be working on their next little one, others– like myself, have the other politically incorrect, yet super honest answer: I don’t…

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On Being a Brown Beauty in the UK

“Hey chocolate!” Now that is not a hailing that I have become accustomed to in the UK. However, it’s a completely different story across the Atlantic where brown beauties in the US have to put up with similar patronizing catcalls. I had a conversation about this with Melanie where I told her that “chocolate hailing”…

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