I was walking downtown this weekend when I passed Essence Magazine's August 2011 issue on newsstands. I had to admit I did a double take, as I didn't recognize the person on the cover: After stopping and peering, I read the covergirl was Viola Davis, Hollywood's "Best Kept Secret." I was in a...

Glee star Amber Riley is in the latest issue of Essence Magazine and she's looking extremely fabulous. The curvy, gorgeous future diva (have you heard her voice?) makes us want to show off our inner "gleek," or at least give our best spirit fingers. Riley is featured in the magazine's "Black...

Constance White is now the new Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE Magazine. Constance White comes to Essence with vast collection of knowledge and journalism experience having served as a fashion journalist for numerous publications and the Style Director of Ebay . The first order should be to end...

And now she is fronting a campaign for Essence magazine as they want an episode of Glee dedicated to the legend that is Chaka Khan. First let me say that much has been made of the kneecap photoshop blunder in these images. Yes, well, so it is. But may I say I don't really care about that or...

Back in early June I was contacted by Essence Magazine to participate in a shoot on fashionistas featuring style mavens June Ambrose, Bevy Smith, DJ Kiss, Tai Beauchamp, and Tracy Reese: Of course I was SO HAPPY to be included in the all star line up. Humbled and amazed would be...

I personally find her pound melting to be motivating, so much so that I am now enrolled in the weight loss program myself; has her weight loss served as motivation for you to step up your efforts? photo credit: Essence magazine Posted by Lisa Brown-Hall, EIC The Ghetto Fashionista

Last week I was juiced to participate in a fun 'alter ego' shoot photographed by Derek Blanks for aCovergirl ad slated to appear in Essence Magazine: Essence andCovergirlhandpicked two bloggers, myself and Karen Blanchard of Where did U Get That, to pose as two versions of ourselves, all the...

Worth it? (Fashionologie) • Tracee Ellis Ross covers Essence Magazine's September 2011 issue. What do you think? (Beauty is Diverse) • Louboutin v. YSL continues to rage in court, but a new development seems to suggest Louboutin might have a leg up. YSL submitted a chart of red soled...

Pick up Essence Magazine'sApril 2012 issue to see my very first Covergirl ad: Squeal!!!!! I snuck a peek at the ad in the airport as I was coming home from France, and couldn't help but yelp (I'm sure everyone around thought I was a nut). I mean, who doesn't want to be a Covergirl? While...

This year's Essence Magazine's Annual Hollywood Luncheon celebrated the work of Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Viola Davis and Loretta Devine who were all honored yesterday at the Beverly Hills Hotel for having inspired positive images of Black women globally. The star-studded event...

 

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