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The Future’s So Bright: New Promo Pix for Cocktails w Claire x Ty Hunter in Cushnie et Ochs, Tnemnroda, and Givenchy

Happy Almost Weekend! The other day I linked up with Ty Hunter to shoot new promotional pix for Cocktails with Claire x Ty. I have new hair hunny! And all of our older pix show the old Claire. Welcome to Claire 2.0. I had a series of meetings for the day, so wore a Cushnie et Ochs ribbed sweater, matching Asymmetrical skirt, and Givenchy leather trimmed stretch boots. I accessorized with shades from my favorite Tnemnroda (Adornment spelled backwards). There…

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3 In Claire's Life/ Featured/ Hair

The Big Chop: Behold My New Hair, Styled by Neal Farinah, Sponsored by Dare to Have Hair!

So I finally did it: I cut my hair! I went to Neal Farinah, who has created iconic looks for Solange, Nicki Minaj, and Queen Beyonce herself to do the Honors. Check out the video below: Behold the Before: And After! I’ll be honest: The process was pretty intense. First, they cut off my locs, then picked through what remained with a needle. Then, they braided my itty bitty ‘fro into cornrows. That part hurt! Then it was time for…

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0 In Cocktails with Claire/ Featured

Save the Date: Cocktails with Claire x Ty Hunter November 11th, 2017

Cocktails with Claire x Ty Hunter is coming to NYC! Save the date for November 11th, 2017, for a day full of inspiration, fashion, and fun. It all goes down at Beautique New York, located at 5 West 58th Street! We’ll have a VIP brunch from 3-5 and the main event from 5-8pm. Special guests will be announced soon, but please know we will have limited space! And we always bring the hot fire! Get your tickets here: Powered by…

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7 In Bomb Life 101/ Claire's Life/ Featured/ Hair

Hair is Nothing, Hair is Everything: Reflections on the Politics of Hair on the Eve of My Big Chop (Yes, I’m Cutting My Hair)

“Now question: is every nigga with dreads for the cause? Is every nigga with golds for the fall? Naw So don’t get caught up in appearance”~Outkast, Aquemini Happy Monday! I’m writing to you on the day of the big chop. Yes. I am cutting off the locs I’ve had for over 15 years and exploring different hair styles. Weaves, wigs, bundles down my back or faux locs, I’ve decided to take the plunge and switch things up. I am terrified.…

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2 In Claire's Life/ Featured/ Laquan Smith/ Paris

The Bomb Life: Trying On LaQuan Smith’s Spring 2018 Collection in Paris

Happy Tuesday, folks! I touched back down to New York yesterday, and boy is it good to be back home! Europe is lovely, but I was feening to get back to work. Right now a lot of shifts are happening–I’m moving to LA, and switching things up in all ways (more on that later). On my last day in Paris, I was blessed to get a slice of NYC with Laquan Smith and his crew: He was showing his latest…

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