ESSENCE Fest 2019

This past weekend, the largest gathering of African-American musical talent took place in New Orleans: ESSENCE Festival 2019. ESSENCE magazine is an editorial brand that reports news, entertainment, wellness, fashion, beauty, and lifestyle content for African-American women. The magazine is dedicated to speaking directly to black women in every aspect of their lives: personal, business, …

Why (and How) You Should be Shopping Sustainably

Fast fashion. You may have heard the term before and it probably wasn’t in the most positive connotation. As our desire for fashion that can keep up with ever-changing trends has grown over the past few decades, fashion companies have adopted a model that prioritizes quantity over quality. The clothing and textile industry has evolved …