Archive of ‘Essence Festival’ category

#EssenceStyle Block Party 2016

New York Fashion Week offers up the best that the fashion world has to offer; beautifully cut dresses, carefully executed shows, creative makeup- but lets face it; ultimately NYFW is a trade show.   Although “we” gain entry to the shows, they’re not for us and though I appreciate all the artistry behind the shows, fashion […]

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Chrisette Michele Curvy Chameleon    

  It’s hard to believe the Chrisette Michele has been on the music scene for 10 years.  In order to commemorate her industry journey, she released Milestone, the apropos title to her first offering from her independent Rich Hipster label.  I still remember the first time I heard her pitch perfect voice-  with almost buttery […]

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Essence Festival 2016- Recap

I think Oprah said it best during her empowerment session when she referred to Essence Fest as a giant family reunion.  You are just as likely to run into someone you sat next to in freshman English class as well Oprah herself. The festival continues to reach next levels of black excellence with a focus on empowerment, education and […]

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Essence Eats- Iconic New Orleans Cocktails

During Essence Festival I usually set aside a day to be a complete tourist. This year, I opted to sample some of the iconic New Orleans cocktails.   Initially I was going to try a guided tour but when I saw the $29 price tag only included one drink, I opted to keep my coin […]

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