Chicago Creatives Rely on Ford To Help Bring Their Vision To The Windy City

By Shantel Holder Experience Chicago through the perspective of local creatives. These artists express and capture the culture of the Windy City through art, food music and style. And to help bring their vision to the city and beyond, they confidently rely on Ford—whether they need to jot down reminders or ample trunk space to […]

Celebrate National Relaxation Day With These Goodies For You & Bae

By Dominique Hobdy We’ll take any excuse to kick back and relax with our loved ones. Today, August 15 is National Relaxation Day and there’s no time like the present to grab your significant other, get all cozy and enjoy each other’s presence uninterrupted. We’ve gathered a few items that might help set the mood […]

How This Former Engineer Left Her Dream Job To Bring Girls Of Color To Tech

By mharris For the ESSENCE Best & Black Owned series, Work & Money Editor Marquita K. Harris and her team learn about the ups, downs, and in-betweens of running a business. Khalia Braswell, has been passionate about technology since she was in fourth grade. She recalls this period of her life fondly, as this was […]

Marc Fisher LTD Debuts New Footwear Campaign

By Nandi Howard While we still have a few weeks left of summer, that means, it’s officially time to start fall shopping. And designer Marc Fisher just cured your worries of finding the perfect shoe for the upcoming season. The footwear designer has teamed up with beloved supermodel Chanel Iman to release the “Step and […]

Fuse Sets Premiere Date For ‘The Read With Kid Fury And Crissle West’

By sscott Kid Fury and Crissle West’s upcoming variety/talk show now has a premiere date. The duo’s The Read with Kid Fury and Crissle West will premiere on Fuse Friday, October 11. The new show, inspired by West and Fury’s wildly popular podcast promises to include “beloved segments like Hot Tops and The Read, while […]

3 Smart Watches That Will Keep You Stylish And Fit

By Danielle Pointdujour They say summer bodies are made in the winter, but why wait until then? If you’ve already got your summer body shining in these streets, don’t start slacking just because sweater season is fast approaching. Having a healthy body is the move all year long, and we’ve got the perfect accessory to […]

Shop These 10 Items For The Ultimate 2000s Style

By Nandi Howard Depending on your generation, 2000s style can be a fun nostalgic throwback or described as the worst time when it comes to fashion. Regardless, it’s making a comeback. Remember lowcut jeans and bucket hats or retailers like Fubu and Baby Phat leading the fashion space? Well with both 90s hip-hop brands releasing […]

Trend Watch: The Chic and Comfy Fur Slippers We’re Seeing Everywhere

By Dominique Hobdy If the saying “three makes a trend” holds any truth to it, we’re looking at one of the biggest trends of the summer. We always have our eyes and ears to the streets to see what everyday women are loving and this summer there is major love for fox fur slip-ons. We […]

Gabrielle Union Launches Collection With New York & Company

By Nandi Howard Gabrielle Union and New York & Company are back with another rollout. Releasing today, Union has partnered up with the casual work-wear brand to launch a chic new fall collection. Earlier this year, Gabrielle launched a capsule collection that included pieces inspired by her street-style. Now she is back with a new […]