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Brandy Wants Lupita Nyong’o To Know She’s Amazing

Brandy Wants Lupita Nyong’o To Know She’s Amazing

  by Angel Lenise

With 20 years under her belt as an A-list multihyphenate—Grammy Award-winning singer, NAACP Image Award-winning actress—one might assume that it takes a lot to take Brandy’s breath away. As it turns out, a riveting, Oscar-winning [...]

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Alek Wek is Lupita Nyong’o’s Beauty Icon

Alek Wek is Lupita Nyong’o’s Beauty Icon

  by Valis Vicenty

Lupita Nyong’o has become one of the best dressed stars to rock the red carpet this awards season, but the 12 Years a Slave star wasn’t always so confident in her own skin. Thankfully, she had Alek Wek. As Nyong’o accepted [...]

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Style Scoop: Alexander Wang Gets Floral, Marc Jacobs Postpones NYFW, Justin Bieber x Essence Cosmetics

Style Scoop: Alexander Wang Gets Floral, Marc Jacobs Postpones NYFW, Justin Bieber x Essence Cosmetics

  by Angel Lenise

Jazzy jeweler Pamela Love is bringing one of her best pieces back to life for a great cause at MADE Fashion Week, a NYFW alternative that showcases collections from Cushnie et Ochs, Tabatha Simmons, Houghton, and more. Love has [...]

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