• A DIFFERENT WORLD FOR CHIDO NWOKOCHA

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020

    A DIFFERENT WORLD FOR CHIDO NWOKOCHA By Teryl Warren Different. When asked to describe 2020 in one word, Chido Nwokocha laughed and simply said “Different.” Well, that’s a statement we can probably all agree on. From the cancellations of beloved entertainment and sporting events, to obsessions over hand sanitizer and, yes, even toilet paper, 2020 […]

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  • I CAN’T BREATHE: MUSIC FOR THE MOVEMENT

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

    The Undefeated Music Companion Piece “I Can’t Breathe/Music for the Movement” Set For Release October 16 The “I Can’t Breathe/Music for the Movement” EP is set for release today on Hollywood Records.  In music form, the EP release highlights the social injustice protests taking place in America through the mediums of music and art.  The […]

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  • Racial Justice Matters

    Monday, October 12, 2020

    New Research Indicates Racial Justice is Top Factor Motivating Young Voters of Color National poll reveals structural inequality, police brutality and coronavirus pandemic are at top of minds for young voters of color heading to the polls Young voters of color say they are headed to the polls in November because they want to see […]

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  • Coach x Jennifer Lopez Collaboration

    Thursday, October 1, 2020

    Coach Introduces Coach x Jennifer Lopez Collaboration With Special-Edition Hutton Bag Coach introduces the Coach x Jennifer Lopez Hutton bag as part of the global superstar’s first collaboration with the house. Designed with Creative Director Stuart Vevers and inspired by the values of authenticity and inclusivity that Coach and Lopez share, the bag reimagines the house’s modern-day icon with […]

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  • We Stan For Her

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    Jordin Sparks, Ashley Everett and Melissa Butler Raise a Glass to the Beauty of Black Women in Barefoot Wine’s ‘We Stan for Her’ Web Series As part of the brand’s new campaign, this series explores beauty standards and creates a platform for Black women to see themselves reflected and celebrated Barefoot Wine, a brand committed […]

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Latest Issue

Oct
14

Health & Wellness: Fall Into Tea

FALL INTO TEA By Beverly Calero It’s that time of year, again: grab the scarves, sweaters, mittens and mufflers. The days are getting shorter and the nights are growing colder. As we search our grocery store aisles for hot chocolate and pumpkin anything to keep us warm, it’s easy to reach for calore-laden comfort drinks as […]

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Oct
14

Fall Fashion Fix: Skingraft

By: Rebecca McQuigg Rigal Despite the fact that SoCal temperatures remain unseasonably warm well into the perennial indian summer months of September and October, the rules of fashion state that it’s never too early to start planning next season’s wardrobe.  It’s a good thing then, that fall fashion in LA has more to do with […]

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Oct
14

LONDON FASHION WEEK

Photos courtesy of Catwalking.com This September, London Fashion Week featured 58 catwalk shows and 15 style presentations in 5 days Over 120 UK and international emerging and established, ready-to-wear and accessory designers exhibited in The Designer Showrooms at London Fashion Week. Industry giants like  Manolo Blahnik and Smythson joined the official schedule for the first […]

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Highlights

Jan
11

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: YONAS MICHAEL

Breaking onto the music scene in 2006 as the MTV Awarded Los Angeles hip-hop duo U-N-I, rapper/singer Yonas Michael has branched out on his own with the release of the Mixtape Before Blvck Swan Theory featuring unique interpretation remixes over tunes by the likes of Toro Y Moi, N.E.R.D., Brazilian Girls, Kavisnky, Alexander Ebert and […]

Jan
11

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Jump Start Your Fitness! Holiday season over-eating and imbibing can often lead to feelings of sluggishness and laziness during the first month of the New Year. But how many of you know that putting off working out is like putting off paying a bill: the more you put it off, the bigger the problem gets!  […]

Jan
11

DOWNTIME: ORLANDO, FL

Downtime: Orlando, FL By Francesca Merced I don’t know about you, but I always feel a little hung-over during the month of January – and it has nothing to do with an over-indulgence of alcohol. With the spectacle and festivities of the holiday season over, it’s pretty hard for me to look forward to going […]

Jan
11

MAIN COURSE: Veggie Omelette

Chef Arturo’s Veggie Omelette In today’s fast-paced world, many of us are operating on power bars and energy drinks for fuel.  But there’s no substitute for real food and, just like Mama told you when you were young, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. My Veggie Omelets recipe is loaded with fresh […]