Dallas-based Conscious Couture Luxury Resale Events brought Fashion Fights Trafficking back to Houston’s CITYCENTRE district this past weekend, benefiting Real Beauty Real Women, founded by Jacquelyn Aluotto. The second annual, day-long fashion experience gave attendees a chance to shop sample sales from designer runway collections, high-end garments and accessories from vintage and consignment boutiques, plus pieces from […]
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Was Cleopatra the First Woman of Color to Wield Power, and What Lessons Can Be Learned from the Iconic Ruler?
By Roni Jacobs There are some very notable women that have hailed from the ancient Egyptian civilization. Although, none more prominent than the iconic Cleopatra. The last pharaoh of Egypt is remembered for her romantic ties and military alliances with Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. History books detail her unrivaled beauty and charm, […]
Photo credit: Max Sebrechts Ten years after winning the Miss USA 2008 crown, Houston-area native and actress Crystle Stewart-Sebrechts returned to her pageant roots as the new director of the Miss Houston USA and Miss Houston Teen USA pageants. After filming the final season of Tyler Perry’s sitcom For Better or Worse, Stewart also fulfilled […]
If you are looking for a new voice on fashion, beauty and all things entertainment, host and executive producer, Rosalyn Forch and co-producers, Picture You Beautiful Productions have joined forces to bring you the latest happenings in Houston on their new show What Really Matters. Forch relocated to New York to study fashion buying and […]
Photo Credit: Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival Empowerment, entertainment and beauty and fashion were on center stage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival, and celebrities did not disappoint as they brought their “A” games to the red carpet with an eclectic ensemble of fashionable looks from the chic to the avant-garde over the course of the 4-day festival. From […]
By Christine Okoro The Black and Natural Beauty Pageant event took place on Saturday, June 17 and was hosted by former professional football player, Jay Barnett and TV Personality, Robin Beltran. The pageant featured a beautiful collective of phenomenal women of color who embraced their natural hair and beauty. The event highlighted women’s various talents […]
The 2017 American Black Film Festival in Miami was colorful and bright. The stars and attendees not only brought out their A-games to the red carpets, interviews, panels, workshops, and parties but the wardrobes to match. Janine Sherman Barrois, one of the executive producers from the TV show Claws, got the memo and kept her […]
Donna Rogers, founder of Big Girls Rock 2, brought fashion, empowerment and entertainment center stage as she hosted the organization’s first “Rock The Runway” Kids Edition Fashion Show on Saturday on the campus of Sam Houston University in Huntsville. The fashion show was designed to bring awareness to autism in support of the Autism One Foundation. Hosted […]
Photo credits: Essence Festival | WETV New York, NY (April 19, 2017) — The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® will hold a first-ever “Beauty Carnival” during this year’s Beauty & Style Expo, the ultimate experience in all things beauty and glam. As the premier beauty authority for Black women, Essence is expecting this new, interactive […]
The Texas Miss Amazing Program held their third annual event on March 25 in Sugar Land Town Square, with over 40 participants in eight divisions, they crowned everyone a princess as well as six Queens who will now move on to Nationals. Best friends Ashley Christian and Laura Bueno brought Miss Amazing to Texas three […]