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What’s Pretty in Paris?

In Paris we learned that Parisian style is generally understated and ‘sober’ and the Parisian idea of beauty is the typical “European ideal”–tall, blonde and thin.

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What’s Pretty in Milan?

We’ve left the City of Light and find ourselves in bustling Milano. But’s it’s not all ‘pizza, mafia, mandolin.’

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What’s Pretty in London?

Here we meet a diverse group of girls who chat about London style, culture and whether or not there’s such thing as Black beauty.

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Taylor Swift Shouldn’t Use Feminism to Clap Back

Many women don’t have to know about or even care about how race and feminism intersect because they’re not affected by race.

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Pretty Little Liars Theory: Charles’ Mothers

So I’ve been keeping a dirty little secret for about five years now… I’m an avid watcher of the TV series Pretty Little Liars (PLL).

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working girl: minna salami, writer

“I had discovered that if you write about what you know, and not what you are supposed to know, you become seen as dangerous.” Meet Pan-African feminist Minna Salami.

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un’covered: nathalie emmanuel

From The Game of Throne’s, quick-tongued Missandei to tech-savvy Ramsey of Fast 7, un’cover the woman behind the role, Nathalie Emmanuel.

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hair story: naomi campbell

Naomi Campbell epitomized everything we think a super model should be: striking looks, a signature walk, a long line of rich and famous boyfriends, fierce clothes and an allegedly fierce reputation.

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on the scene: afropunk fest paris ’15 (video)

AFROPUNK Fest made its way to the city of light bringing with it artists like Lion Babe, Willow and Jaden Smith and an alternatively cool crowd. Check out highlights of the Smith performance.

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how joining a convent for two weeks changed me

Just over two years ago I had the privilege to spend some time in a humble convent in Segni, a small beautiful village in Italy, with some young, vibrant and energetic nuns.

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product review: carol’s daughter black vanilla moisture and shine hair smoothie

Priced at $20 for 8 oz., is Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Moisture & Shine Hair Smoothie worth the investment? Remi Powell investigates!

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ask an expert: is there a way to fix my ends without clipping them?

Yes! Be sure you’re not putting heat on the ends often and…

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working girl: yvonne thompson, branding consultant (uk)

Yvonne Thompson has been described by many as Britain’s first Black, female, self-made millionaire. She shares how difficult it was to create a name for herself as a woman of color and why she decided to “hustle” for success anyway.

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ask an expert: what’s your go to product for hair revival?

My go to product is the Unwash Hydrating Mask. It’s great for natural and processed hair…

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ask an expert: how often should I moisturize my Havana twists?

Hair should be moisturized every day PERIOD…

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working girl: yinka bokinni, radio presenter (UK)

“I don’t have an agent or anyone in particular looking out for me. I have essentially done everything myself… This is just the beginning.”

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product review: pro naturals moroccan argan oil

At $129 , is Pro Naturals Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Treatment worth the price? We investigate…

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ask an expert: are waist length and longer braids thinning my shoulder length hair?

Braids/twists with added hair are heavy on their own. Here’s what you can do to avoid breakage.

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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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