Oversized Sweatshirt Trend

Even though there is no excuse needed to cozy up in the perfect oversized sweatshirt, there is good reason. We are obviously still (9 long months later) still social distancing for work, with friends and more from our sofas. So our clothes should be equally as comfy as our space. But this look was a Tik Tok trend long before the pandemic hit. With influencers mixing the oversized sweatshirt trend ...

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LA’s CBD Beauty Scene

If "dispensary" has you thinking green bud, vape cartridges and gummies, make room in your head for some new images. Whole body wellness ones. Thanks to the legalization of cannabis in much of the U.S., CBD is rapidly taking over the beauty and self-care industry. This darling cosmetic ingredient helps with all things, from simple inflammatory issues to acne and even psoriasis.  And LA's CBD beauty scene is right in ...

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Cardigans for Fall

Sometimes the best fashion trends are those that transition from one season to the next. Especially when those styles are ones we love and don’t want to see going away any time soon. Like the one look we are loving right now: Cardigans for fall. The look The lightweight and pastel colored pieces that were perfect for over a floral dress or jean shorts and a tank, still work well with this ...

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What Influences Fashion Influencers

While the world is suffering on many levels—trying to tackle the pandemic, close the political divide and confront issues of inequality and injustice—creatives continue to move forward in their businesses and pursuits. As a result, many use their platforms for social change, with a global reach offering socially conscious discussions. Likewise many allow us to explore the world via social media in ways that are enlightening and inspiring, both textually ...

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Celeb Inspired Fashion Trends

Summer 2020 is here and although it may look different than everyone’s ideal summer, we may as well embrace the latest styles and everything that comes with it. Although most vacations and many plans have been halted for the moment, fashion trends are still thriving, especially among celebs. While some styles have made comebacks, a few have made new appearances. Check out five must have fashion pieces inspired by your favorite ...

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Great gifts by black-owned businesses

It’s summertime. Let’s soak in the sun. We are slowly stepping out into the world again. So, let’s celebrate at a social distance. We are taking on racism, fighting for equality and understanding that a thoughtful and determined approach is what is necessary to ensure that all people get the justice, fairness, safety and peace they deserve. Let’s support black-owned businesses, and all their items which are certainly on our ...

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5 At-Home Beauty Treatments

Let’s face it: We need beauty whether we are seeing other people or not. It’s simply in our nature to strive for loveliness. When our favorite pros are off limits during these unprecedented times, we’ve got to bring beauty home. Here are 5 at-home beauty treatments for hair, skin, nails and more. Open Hair Cuticles An at-home hot oil treatment can turn coarse locks into manageable soft tresses. Look in the pantry ...

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Choosing a Beach Cover-up

It’s almost the Fourth of July and summer is in full swing. So whether you’re celebrating by watching fireworks (lucky enough to be in a spot that’s shooting them off), driving down along the beach or barbecuing by a pool, your outfit to celebrate Independence Day (and beyond during these hot and sunny days) likely consists of a bathing suit and the all-so-necessary cover-up. Here, helpful guidelines to choosing a ...

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Behind LA’s Most Coveted Masks

This is the story of how one woman’s love of beautiful textiles and her commitment to re-purposing fabric, combined with a little bit of luck, led to the production of a whole lot of beautiful handmade masks. Since she was a little girl, Lisa Bittan had a thing for colorful and patterned textiles and paper. So it’s not shocking that after a trip to India with her son 13 years ...

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Fashion Industry Fights Covid

The fashion and luxury sector has been one of the hardest hit industries due to the pandemic. The industry as a whole is projecting a 600 billion dollar decline on sales this year. Despite these losses, there is a rally cry as the fashion industry fights covid. Hundreds of companies are supporting medical communities, relief orgs, families and businesses. The following is a roundup of some amazing companies helping support ...

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