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10 Best Looks of Coachella 2015!

Couldn’t make it out to Coachella this year? We’ve got your recap of style inspiration covered…

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black women of england: fka twigs

More than just Robert Pattinson’s fiance, FKA Twigs proves she’s ready to take the world by storm with her infectious individuality and stylistic creativity!

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black women of england: malaika firth

From multiple appearances on the Victoria Secret runways to exclusive contracts with Burberry and Prada, Kenyan-Brit, Malaika Firth is strutting her way to supermodel stardom one leg at a time!

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black woman of england: kay montano

A fashion veteran, Kay Montano (pictured left with actress, Thandie Newton) began her career as a makeup artist at only 16 years old…

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black woman of england: gugu mbatha-raw

Fancy a trip across the pond? Join us as we continue our spotlight series this week on English Black women who are carving out a space for themselves in popular media!

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trending: go boho! the three looks you need to know for spring 2015

Bid adieu to wintry woes and bloom into the bohemian rhapsody of Spring 2015’s must have looks.

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from the editor: by way of london

If someone asks me what my ethnicity is, I resoundingly and proudly say Nigerian. If I’m asked where I’m from, things get a bit complicated…

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hair story: angela adamou (italy)

“From the ages of seven to twelve, my mom used to relax my hair every two weeks (what a shame)!” Italian blogger Angela Adamou discusses her hair journey and going natural two years ago.

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working girl: lidia carew, dancer (italy)

“My greatest achievement has been using my set of challenges to trigger my superpower…” Lidia Carew shares what sparked her interest in dance and what it was like growing up as a Black girl in Italy.

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on the street milan: bangs & wax

There’s nothing like sleek hair and bangs to create a mysterious edgy look.

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hair story: hafsoi (paris)

Paris native and natural beauty, Hafsoi fills us in on her styling and hair care routine…

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on the street, paris: veronica’s middle part

Veronica was visiting Paris from the US and graced us with her lovely carpet bag coat and her sleek middle parted hair.

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un-ruly life: sweet things to do in paris

For those who like to enjoy a city’s sweeter offerings, I present to you a tour of Paris’s tastiest bakeries and chocalateries.

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on the street, paris: jade’s red afro

Let’s take color blocking to a new level!

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must reads (and watch): loc extensions

From color catastrophes to edge control, we’ve rounded up five must-read posts and videos about one of the hottest trends of 2015.

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on the street milan: curls & bangs

We’re big fans of framing your face with a mane of hair so this look naturally caught our eye on the streets of Milan.

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black women of france: anais mali

Undeterred by comments such as, “we already have Jourdan Dunn, one black girl is enough,” French born Anais Mali continues to break the mold of fashion’s standards of beauty.

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black women of france: imany

Born Nadia Mladjao in France’s Comoros Islands, afro soul singer Imany first began her career as a model, signing with Ford Models Europe, before starting her singing career in 2008.

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black women of france: rama yade

Serving in the French government from 2007 to 2010, Senegalese-born French politician and France’s current Radical Party Vice President, Rama Yade has become one of the City of Lights’ biggest political stars.

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black women of france: irma pany

Irma, a Cameroonian singer-songwriter living in France, began her career by posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. Learn how she got discovered and what hairstyle you’ll typically find her sporting.

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black women of france: inna modja

Last week we spotlighted Black women in Italy that are carving out a space for themselves in popular media. This week, we’re taking a look at their counterparts in France.

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black women of italy: igiaba scego

An Italian writer born of Somali origin, Igiaba Scego’s work examines the connection between cultures and migration, with many of her collaborations with magazines and newspapers dealing with migrant literature.

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working girl: stella jean, designer

The fashion world took notice of designer Stella Jean when she won Who’s on Next. Pop culture took notice when Rihanna wore one of her dresses. But what the the world seems to be noticing her for something else…

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black women of italy: saba anglana

Singer and songwriter Saba Anglana’s head-turning melodies highlight her traditional and cross-cultural upbringing and her desire to stay connected to her Somali roots.

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black women of italy: lula teclehaimanot

Once a soldier of the Eritrean War of Independence, Italian actress Lula Teclehaimanot wowed audiences in the critically acclaimed, Italian film Ainom…

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black women of italy: cristina ali farah

Born in Verona, Italy to a Somali father and Italian mother, writer Cristina Ali Farah spent her early years in Somalia until civil war broke out and she was forced to flee.

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