I must admit, I’m a whore for scented candles and not cheap ones either

Nest Fragrances

One day, I will be able to afford all the pretty things my eyes fixate on but until then, I am content with the little luxuries I tend to splurge on. I embrace my inner Eartha Kitt with deeply scented candles that omits a fragrant scent that transforms my boring apartment to a vacation getaway. […]

Summer Innervisions Art Series: Urban Expressionism meets Neo Abstract

Kevon Greene

I’m totally excited! This Saturday, July 11th at Pa-Nash. I’ll be curating a summer series until Sept. 1st. I’m working with a very talented group of people which includes my long time friend Erica and my dope ass graphic designer,Leigh Walls. Here are the details: Summer Innervisions Summer Series at PA-NASH EURO SOUL’S Zenovia Gallery […]

Getting Over my Fear of the Gym (and Sticking to it!)

Me after the Gym.

Every winter, I try to remind myself that I will not gain any winter weight then Thanksgiving comes around – followed by my birthday and Christmas and my dependence on thick leggings. Winter weight is awful but what’s even more problematic is when the weather starts to change and I grab my summer clothes from […]

Maintaining soft, delicious skin with vegan beauty products


You can still indulge in your favorite beauty regime without feeling guilty about how it’s produced and manufactured. Technology has vastly improved on how we use consumer products, especially beauty products. No more relying on animals and lab tests to create cosmetics and fragrances ( I’m not a fan of killer whale lipstick). You can […]

‘Separate Cinema’: Unsettling and gorgeous posters from the age of segregated movies


The images on this page come from a remarkable book that came out late last year,Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art, by John Duke Kisch; it’s an incredibly wide-ranging look at the posters of “black cinema” writ large, a category that includes not just the “race films” shown here but also Birth […]

Flashback: A look at Harlem in the 1970s


      July 1970 Harlem, full of life The people who chose not to move with the great exodus IMAGE: JACK GAROFALO/PARIS MATCH VIA GETTY IMAGES Jack Garofalo (1923-2004), one of the leading photographers for Paris Match magazine, spent six weeks in Harlem, New York, in the summer of 1970. His images were the cover story for Match in […]

Beyonce New Shoes with Giuseppe Zanotti

Are you ready to buy Beyonce’s new shoes? Well you should be because she’s partnering with Giuseppe Zanotti to create a sexy heel. GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI has revealed that he has created a shoe with Beyoncé Knowles, which will be released in just a week or two. K The shoe – predictably considering that neither party is known […]