On the Scene:YRB Mag "How You Rock It"

Last Wednesday, O So Chic ! headed out to YRB Mag’s “How You Rock It” event at the Red Bull Space in SoHo. YRB (Yellow Rat Bastard) Magazine is a cutting edge, lifestyle publication described as: …street-based with a bold against-the-grain approach and a cheeky sense of humor. It is geared towards an audience who […]

The Weekend 411

The weekends are never long enough. From fashions shows, to concerts, to parties, there are so many events, and so little time. Brooklyn seems like THE place to be this weekend, unless you’re celebrating at the Carribean Carnival in DC! Pick and choose one or two events, or event hop to ensure a fun-filled weekend. […]

Chic Vacation Week: I See London, I See France

Many say that traveling is real world education. How many times have you heard stories of people backpacking through Europe for a year? While a year of traveling isn’t an expense most can afford, taking an accelerated course in Real World 101, will provide you with an understanding of the importance of travel. Today we’ll […]

Chic Vacation Week: Japan

If you’re looking for a vacation with equal parts action and tranquility, consider visiting Japan. With its very diverse cities, travelers can experience fast paced city life in Tokyo, and then wind down in Kyoto for a more laid back experience, steeped in traditional Japanese culture. City chic people will love Tokyo. Spend an afternoon […]

Chic Vacation Week:The Hamptons

There’s much more to the Hamptons than palatial properties, Diddy’s All-White Parties and $2,000 galas. From Westhampton to as far east as Montauk, the Hamptons are a year-round home for many and a summer retreat for others.On any given Friday during the summer months New Yorkers head down in droves to what Alastair Gordon called […]

Chic Vacation Week: J-A-M Jamaica!!!

Summer means nice weather, cookouts, outdoor concerts, and of course VACATION. For those of you who haven’t already made travel plans, check back all week to see O So Chic ! vacation destinations. First Stop: JAMAICA!!!In the 90s, the Jamaica Tourism Board featured Bob Marley’s “One Love” in their ad campaign depicting Jamaica as a […]

The Weekend 411

It’s Friday and the weekend is here !!!Here’s your guide to what’s O So Chic at the end of the weekand the beginning of Summer! • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •Castle […]

Coloring the Great White Way

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway and until a few years ago, those lights were probably the only colors seen on the Great White Way. But lately Broadway has been getting colorful, with shows starring predominantly minority casts experiencing success and drawing out audiences of color. A few years ago, Russell’s Simmons’ […]

Check My Footwork

Kanye Westperforming in his Christian Dior Super Hi-Tops @ the G-Shock 25th Anniversary in May Long before the Louboutin phenomenon and back when we were tweens/teens, the only shoes we were extremely hyped about were sneakers. Do you remember camping outside of your local sneaker store before dawn to be the first in line for […]

Black Music Month: Get Up, Stand Up

We all love to dance to a hot beat. If you walked down any given block last Summer, you were sure to see kids doing the Superman to Crank that (Soulja Boy. And in the club fly girls get Low, Low, Low, Low as instructed by Flo Rida and Nelly. But there is more to […]

Stop! You’re Making Me BLUSH!

GONE are the days when wearing blush like this was acceptable. Gotta love the 80s. Fast forward two decades and blush is now muted and more natural looking. A sheer coat of blush does wonders for EVERY face and skintone. With one sweep of the brush, you can add a subtle veil of vibrancy and […]

The Weekend 411

*Notice anything different on the page? O So Chic ! is now part of the Essence Publisher Network (YAY)!!! The Essence Music Festival, the chicest of all things O So Chic !, is taking place in New Orleans in just a few weeks and we’re sure you won’t want to miss it. If you haven’t […]

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