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Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

From the consumer’s side of the computer, BeAfrica is the online destination for African-inspired accessories such as scarves, head wraps and intricate patterned clothing. On the other end is creator and owner Tiffany Boyd, making every product by hand with love and pride. “I should let you know this order is from Paris,” she said […]

4 TV Characters Who Inspired My Style

4 TV Characters Who Inspired My Style

Personal style seems like something of an anomaly. Being bombarded by different aesthetics through the media used to make me question whether my style was personal of just a derivate of what I saw on screens. I’ve come to learn that personal style is personal, because it’s what I choose to wear and how I […]

Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

I remember the first time I saw an H&M. I was walking through the Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. As I passed one designer shop after another, I fawned over the textured fabrics, the intricate details and the careful designs. Since moving to a small town six years prior, the closest I […]

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

It’s ironic that one small change to the outside can initiate a revolution on the inside. At least, that’s what happened for me. I might catwalk around like the key to confidence was a birthright, but, truth be told, I’m totally insecure. Everywhere I go, I feel like all eyes are on me, and it’s […]

She Literally Kept Up with the Kardashians

She Literally Kept Up with the Kardashians

Between assisting Kourtney and working with Kanye, Riley Davis is doing her best job of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” In the past two years, Davis interned at Jenner Communications working with the Kardashian family, interned at West Brands working with Kanye West and was Kourtney Kardashian’s personal assistant. To top off her resume, she […]

Fishnets are the New Black

Fishnets are the New Black

Fishnet tights have long been regarded as only for the sexy, only for those women who represent the unattainable ideal of the moment. Take flappers in the 1920s who wore fishnets on stage. Look at pin-up girls in the 1950s, like Marilyn Monroe and Bettie Page, who relied on fishnets for many shoots. In the […]

Tastemaker: Elysia Izquierdo

Tastemaker: Elysia Izquierdo

Denver hair stylist Elysia Izquierdo grew up with cosmetology rooted in her family tree. Her mom and aunts did hair, and her grandma did nails, so it wasn’t uncommon for Izquierdo to bounce from salon to salon like a child might bounce from playground to playground. “If I wasn’t at my mom’s salon, I was […]

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