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December 3, 2012


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BEYONCÉ aka Bey aka Sasha Fierce has decided to add part time fashion blogger to her resumé. Last month, Beyoncé finally decided to upgrade her social media game and join millions of Instagram users. Let’s keep it real though, Beyoncé has been more than a little slow to adapt to social media. She joined Tumblr earlier this year and with only four updates on Twitter – it’s fair to say that social media is not Bey’s cup of tea. Then again, it doesn’t have to be – she’s a global phenom without any of it. So, when Bey (username BaddieBey) joined Instagram the night of the Presidential Election, people were excited but I wanted to wait a minute to see how she would manuever this platform, a whole new world to her. Would she...


August 20, 2012


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Hey there, you special little snowflakes. Hope your weekend was out of this world spectacular. Let’s get started with another delicious installment of Rewind<< – where we take a look back at the haute stories of the past week. << This is the week that the interwebs had every kind of opinion about Miss Miley Cyrus’ hair. Or lack thereof. Last Sunday night while many of us were waiting for the return of the Spice Girls, Miss Cyrus tweeted one picture that started a week’s worth of social media mayhem. People just about lost their damn mind about Miley making the decision (wait for it) to cut the hair… that is attached… to her own head. How. dare. she?  She was compared to Draco Malfoy (kind of funny), a lesbian (even...


July 2, 2012


All the women who independent. Throw your hands up at me! You know, you remember that monster hit? And if you don’t…well, I don’t really know what to say about that. Anyway, there are plenty of other female independent anthems in the songbooks but below are just 15 guaranteed to get your body moving, your toes tapping and you singing along. Trust me, by the end you might even feel the need to burn your bra, and if that’s the case- then do you, boo. Enjoy! 1) Christina Aguilera featuring Lil Kim – Can’t Hold Us Down Preach Christina, preach! Take them to church. I don’t know what it was about this Christina Aguilera era but the Stripped album was filled with many take charge and in your face hits. She got a...


May 2, 2012


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There are lots of traits that can be passed down from generation to generation – including style. Some families seem to radiate great fashion sense and recently some of these stylish sisters seem to be infiltrating our pop culture. Now, if you think it’s hard enough be the little sister in general try growing up in the spotlight of a famous older sister. Some baby sisters have managed to cleverly carve out their own niche while others remain forever lost in the shadows of the bigger, brighter personality. Let’s hear it for the younger sisters who are making it on their own accord while sizzling on the style scene. Here are some younger sisters who are either leading or on par with their fashionable older sister(s). 1. ELIZABETH OLSEN Granted,...