Work and Play: Namaste & Crochet

We all need some time to ourselves to unwind and relax, especially with everything going on in our lives these days. Sure, there are a lot of ways we like to chill at home, from watching a movie to vibing to our go-to playlist. But many of us are feeling so stressed and off our …

Bold Swim: Inclusive and Sustainable Swimwear

Every woman has a body that’s unique, accentuated with curves and those lovely lady lumps. However, with this one-of-a-kind shape comes a struggle that is all too real: the fit. The goddamn FIT! Whether you’re thick, thin, or anything in between, finding pieces that work for your body is a universal issue.  We got the …

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 …