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Kim Kardashian, Robbery, and the Pitfalls of Flaunting Wealth on Social Media

We all know the Kardashian/Jenners are rich. Very, very rich. They flaunt their wealth unabashedly, rocking $2,000 blazers, opulent furs, diamonds, and $10,000 bags as casually as one would rock jeans and a t-shirt. Stolen glances into their closet reveal rows and rows of sumptuous shoes, amounting to thousands if not millions of dollars. Thus, when news of Kim Kardashian getting held at gunpoint and robbed of $10 million dollars worth of jewelry erupted over the news, many felt sorry…

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Claire’s Life: Filming BET / Centric’s The Round with Carla Harris, Thelma Golden, Lisa Price, Latham Thomas, and More!

Happy Friday, Bombers and Bombshells! Yesterday, I was blessed to film a talk for BET/Centric’s series called the Round. Fashioned after TED talks, the Round features African-American industry leaders in various vocations as they share their journeys, wisdom, and advice. The goal is to uplift, inspire, and empower. I was humbled to take part in Season 2, which features Morgan Stanley Vice Chairman Carla Harris, HIV/AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent, Studio Museum of Harlem Director Thelma Golden, Google and WEEN executive…

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Claire’s Life: Meeting Gayle King and Adam Glassman at a Pandora Event + Don’t be Afraid to Say Hi

Hello Lovelies! Happy Monday! I am currently in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Why? It’s one of my bestie’s birthdays, and she is a student at Wake Forest. I normally miss her birthday because I’m in Milan for Fashion Week, but this year, I decided to take a break and just go somewhere nice and quiet where I can get work done. Writing a book is not easy, and a holiday deadline is killer!! So I’m currently typing away in a quiet…

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Claire’s Life: Locs, Dreadlocks, and the Pitfalls of False Perception

I decided to loc my hair over 10 years ago. I had been a huge fan of box braids, but when I went up to Cambridge to attend Harvard College, finding someone to braid my hair proved both time consuming and expensive. I figured: braids look good on me, so why not try locs? It’s my hair, it seemed as if the opportunity for hair growth was endless, and I could maintain it myself! Sold. I also went through this…

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Talking #NYFW on #VH1Live

Happy Friday, folks! So last night, I appeared on #VH1Live to talk #NYFW and fashion faves with Marc Lamont Hill, Adrienne Moore, and Brian Henry. I was the resident ‘blogger’ on set (like my sticker?). I offered my two cents on my favorite and least favorite looks from New York Fashion Week. I get nervous every single time, but I’m getting better! Did you watch? Love + Light! Claire *I wore a Zara jacket, American Apparel tank, Rayar Bombshell Jeans,…

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