Just three years in the game, Jersey City Fashion Week is scoring major points in the fashion world. The five-day event, held Sept. 24-28, was created under entertainment and sports attorney Desha L. Jackson’s Give to Live Community Foundation; it raises awareness and funds for charitable causes through fashion, sports and entertainment events. Last season, it […]Read more "Jersey City tackles 3rd annual fashion week with Project Runway designers"
The weeklong fashion fiesta better known as New York Fashion Week has come to an end, but style lives on. While people scurried to get into shows by top designers, the streets was where most of the excitement thrived. It was the intersection of emerging and established bloggers, designers, photographers and the like. It’s where […]Read more "Stylin’ in the streets: New York Fashion Week, Sept. 4, 2014"
Essence Magazine took New York Fashion Week to the streets yesterday with a family-friendly block party in Brooklyn. The free event, hosted under the Manhattan Bridge archway in Dumbo, celebrated street style with celebrity guests such as Jazmine Sullivan and ESSENCE Street Style Closet Crush Award recipient Tracee Ellis Ross, who strutted down the stage […]Read more "VIDEO: ESSENCE takes fashion week to the streets"
Happy Birthday, Michael! Today marks what would’ve been the King of Pop’s 56th birthday. Last weekend, Spike Lee hosted an annual celebration at the Bedstuy Restoration Plaza to commemorate him. Borough President Eric Adams made an appearance and spoke about how the star impacted his life. “Michael taught me something that really internalized in me: […]Read more "VIDEO: Spike Lee, Brooklynites celebrate Michael Jackson’s birthday"
Thousands of people without a care in the world flocked to Brooklyn this weekend for AFROPUNK Fest. The multicultural festival, which caters to young people who deviate from the norm, celebrated 10 years at Commodore Barry Park with another awesome round of musicians, artists, designers, food and more. We’ve captured some heart-warming memories in motion […]Read more "VIDEO: AFROPUNK Fest 2014"
I took a last-minute trip to Philadelphia on Saturday with a good friend to attend an annual barbecue hosted by YouTube stars Kevin and Makael who are celebrating six years of their Skorpion Show. I had never heard of them before, but they have a large following, and the excitement that bubbled from the faces […]Read more "YouTube stars celebrate 6 years with free BBQ party in Philly, address depression and Ferguson shooting"
You’ve probably witnessed what looks like a bunch of tomfoolery while scrolling down your social media feeds– people dumping buckets of ice cold water on their heads and challenging others to do the same. But it’s nothing like the distasteful (and often harmful) cinnamon and fire challenges. It’s a much cooler and safer way to […]Read more "ALS awareness drenches the nation"