Archives for August 2009

Function Meets Fashion | Bags for School

(Back to School Style 2012) Although some of us have been back on the school grind for the last few of weeks, most people are gearing up to return to their respective institutions of higher learning. Whether you are carrying around a few lightweight notebooks or a backbreaking load of books on constitutional law & […]

Simply Chic Sheaths

The sheath dress is the happy medium between a bandage dress and a trapeze or balloon-style dress. It’s available in every length, size and sleeve type imaginable. This classic silhouette skims the body and highlights your curves. Taraji P. Henson in Black Halo, Jennifer Lopez in Roland Mouret, Zoe Saldana in Giambattista Valli, Leighton Meester […]

Marsha Ambrosius | Live at SOBs

Last night was Marsha Ambrosius’ birthday & the former Floetry songstress celebrated it with a performance at SOBs in NYC. When we arrived an hour before the “Evening of R&B/British Soul,” the line was already down the block. Although we heard (through the Twittervine) that the show was sold out, we weren’t expecting such a […]

Soul Shines at Summerstage

Neither the threat of rain, nor a a cancellation by Chrisette Michele could deter the thousands of soul music fans who lined up in Central Park for the free Summerstage concert this past Sunday. Their persistence paid off with great performances by 1990s stars Case, Jon B and Deborah Cox and two of today’s biggest […]

The Roots Presents: The Jam

On Tuesday night, The Roots presented their weekly installment of The Jam or as Black Thought dubbed it — “the 10 dollar bill show.” By 11:30, the seemingly endless line of attendees stretched along West 16th Street in NYC. We headed right into Highline Ballroom & within minutes, the empty venue was packed. At midnight, […]

Chic Trends | Gray Handbags

The New York Times may have gotten its nickname, “The Gray Lady” for its drab appearance (lots of text, little pictures), but when it comes to handbags, gray is anything but boring. Even though Rihanna and Lindsay Lohan have both been spotted carrying Alexander Wang’s Donna hobo, the season of the “it” bag is most […]

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