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I Don’t Know Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss Very Well, But I Do Know That Running a Business Is Hard : Thoughts on The Cut’s Article

Tahirah Hairston’s article on Kerby Jean-Raymond in the Cut landed like a Bomb in the Black Fashion community yesterday. In the piece, Hairston takes a deep dive into the life and legacy of Pyer Moss designer Kerby Jean-Raymond, detailing how the Haitian American New Yorker ascended from a broken home to the tops of the fashion totem pole, winning a CFDA Award, coming under the tutelage of Kering’s Laurent Claquin, securing millions in funding, and ultimately becoming one of the most celebrated Black…

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Should I Send My Black Child to a Majority White High School? My Reflections on My Time at Westminster Schools of Atlanta + Our Black Alumni Conference

Happy Monday, folks! This past weekend, my high school, Westminster Schools of Atlanta, held its inaugural Black Alumni Conference. My brother, who also went to Westminster, was on the planning committee, and strongly encouraged me to come. While I was not one of the featured speakers, I do have a lot to say about how I felt as a young black child who attended one of the most prestigious and elite K-12 private schools in the Southeast. My short answer…

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The Bomb Life 101: 5 Ways to Pose to Hide Your Belly and Love Handles + What I Wore to Women & Wine Weekend, The Paris Laundry Pop Up, and J. Renee’s Boutique BossCamp!

Happy Friday, folks! I was *this close* to giving you one of my typical life recap posts, but after looking at a lot of my pix from this past week (!) in Atlanta, where I moderated talks and hosted parties at Women and Wine Weekend, spoke at J. Renee’s Boutique Boss Bootcamp, and covered the Atlanta launch of Paris Laundry, I felt that there was a teaching moment! I know my assets! I have great legs and great boobs, but…

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On What to Wear and What Not to Wear to Essence Fest featuring Kimberly Goldson, Fe Noel, and More!

Visit to read my personal reflections on the best things to wear and what not to wear to Essence Fest! After years of getting it wrong wearing stuff that was too hot and heels that were too high… I think this year, I might’ve gotten it right! Read more and subscribe at *Get my bags at Find outfit info at the State of Fashion! Images: Drea Nicole Photography/Visuals by Pierre…

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The Bomb Life Eleuthera, Bahamas Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Do, What to See (Be Prepared for the Frog Sounds at Night!)

Happy Friday, Bomb Lifers! I am currently sitting in Atlanta airport on a gnarly (!) 3 hour layover, and figured: what better time than now to tell you about my recent trip to Eleuthera, Bahamas? As many of you may know, my mother is from Nassau, Bahamas, and we have family on Nassau, Andros, Long Island, and Eleuthera. While we normally go to Nassau to see our family, we decided to switch it up for this trip to my motherland.…

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