It’s in the Hair

It’s in the Hair

By Tarsha Gibbons Hi. I’m Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about the holiday parties that are coming up. Please keep COVID-19 guidelines in mind. It can be such a difficult time because you want to look fantastic and not break the bank. What is a woman […]

Is Italian fashion racist?

Is Italian fashion racist?

By BBC Italian designer Stella Jean says more needs to be done to tackle racism in the industry. Jean, of Haitian descent, told the BBC she decided not to showcase in this year’s Milan Fashion Week in protest over racism in the industry. She launched a campaign asking ‘Do Black Lives Matter in Italian Fashion?’ […]

You Are Beautiful! Act Like It!

You Are Beautiful! Act Like It!

By Tarsha Gibbons Hello again, this is Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about not liking your body. There seems to be a shared way of thinking among many women, no matter their size. Your body belongs to you, and it is beautiful, no matter the shape […]

Meet Chari Cuthbert: The Jamaican Jewelry Designer Behind Michelle Obama’s ‘Vote’ Necklace

Meet Chari Cuthbert: The Jamaican Jewelry Designer Behind Michelle Obama’s ‘Vote’ Necklace

By Mary Campbell Michelle Obama’s fashion and speeches always capture attention and admiration. At her recent DNC appearance, once again, her address caught the attention and respect of viewers along with a simple ‘vote’ necklace which took the internet by storm. Guess who was behind the ‘vote’ necklace? Jamaican-born jewelry designer, Chari Cuthbert of BY CHARI. […]

How to Be a Business Rockstar!

How to Be a Business Rockstar!

By Tarsha Gibbons Hello. I’m Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about getting ready for that business meeting or interview. I know that business casual is a thing, but to be a Rockstar, let’s stay more on the business side. These tips are mainly for my millennial […]

How to Look Good – All the Time!

How to Look Good – All the Time!

Psst! Hello, I am Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about using tailor services. I know some of you are like, what do I need that? Can I propose to you that it will forever change how you buy clothes? All of us have things in our […]

OECS YES In Action features Christal Oliver

Vincentian Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur using the downtime from COVID-19 to take her business to the next level!

OECS YES In Action features Christal Oliver

Photo: Christal K Oliver By OECS This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Christal K Oliver, a 29 year old Creative from St. Vincent and the Grenadines embracing the improvements to e-commerce and digital connectivity propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and encouraging other creatives to find their silver lining despite current challenges. Tell […]

Mama Cax, Amputee Model and Disability Activist, Dies at 30

A Haitian-American, she landed fashion campaigns, appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue and walked runways at the White House and at New York Fashion Week.

Mama Cax, Amputee Model and Disability Activist, Dies at 30

Mama Cax on a runway during New York Fashion Week in September. “As a cancer survivor, she had grown accustomed to taking on life’s several challenges head on and successfully,” her agency said. Credit…Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times By Derrick Bryson Taylor, NY Times Mama Cax, a Brooklyn-born advocate for people with disabilities […]

How to Choose Women’s Clothing

How to Choose Women’s Clothing

Not much says more about you than what you wear. Expressing yourself through fashion reflects your personal taste and style, whether you’re at home, work or simply relaxing with friends and family. Finding those garments can be fun, but it should also take into account a variety of factors — your lifestyle, budget, and access. […]

Photograph of Miss India finalists stirs debate over country’s obsession with fair skin

Photograph of Miss India finalists stirs debate over country’s obsession with fair skin

Participants at the fbb Colors Femina Miss India East 2019 on April 23, 2019 in Kolkata,India. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Credit: Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images What began as an innocent collage of this year’s Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India’s obsession with fair skin. […]