Style

Style: a manner of doing something
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Style Memo: SJP, Rihanna And Jourdan Dunn Collaborate

What brings Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna and Jourdan Dunn together? Of course, a love of fashion, but more specifically in this instance – bags in aid of charity. The fashionable trio are a part of a line-up of New York-dwelling,…

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Puma Collaboration With Vashtie

Between Kanye and Vashtie, I don’t know whose athletic  gear- turned-chic collaboration is worse. I really had high hopes for the collaboration when I saw Rhi-Rhi rocking pieces from the collection a few weeks ago. I get the need for cool…

Giuliana Rancic Issues On-Air Apology for ‘Offensive’ Zendaya Dreadlocks Remark

White Celebs Who Really Smell like Patchouli Oil

I like Giuliana Rancic. I’ve never had a problem with any of her commentary before. And her strength through her breast cancer battle was inspirational. But I can’t get with her comments about Zendaya Coleman because one, Zendaya looked like…

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Fly Product Of The Day: Maison Martin Margiela’s Daisy Ring

Talk about pushing up daisies. Made to sit across your fingers, Maison Martin Margiela’s silver-plated brass ring is the perfect accessory for a flower child. Rock it to a music festival with a pair of skinnies and a crop top. Via…

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BUY NOW: Adidas J Wall Black History Month Sneakers

The men’s basketball shoes are a version of the J Wall created in honor of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The $115 kicks come in a light brown colorway and feature a non-run sole and a metallic plated detail. They debuted at the Martin…

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Fly Product Of The Day: Margot Mules

A statement shoe is the perfect way to refresh your wardrobe for the new season. Look no further than the Margot mule from Malone Souliers; crafted in cobalt-blue suede and finished with color-block straps, they are sure to brighten-up denim…

Grace

Grace: the free and unmerited favor of God
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This Lent Season: Give Up The Things That Hold You Back

The season of Lent starts today. This is a time of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for Christ’s Resurrection on Easter. As we start this season, I encourage you to give up things that hold you back from…

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Faith in Hollywood

I went to LA this past weekend to style a friend who works for the Recording Academy and attends the Grammy Awards every year. I headed to LA with a few goals in mind: build and network and obtain new…

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A Letter To My Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, I had to lose myself to love you. In order to whole –heartedly love you and be the best possible wife for you, I had to lose the Carla I’ve known for 28 years. It’s been a…

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Sisterly Advice from Heather Lindsey

Don’t glamorize Valentine’s Day this upcoming Saturday. I always felt like I can do bad all by myself. So when I was single, I enjoyed sitting by myself, watching movies, with take out and a glass of fresh squeezed juice…

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Fly Carla in the Wild

I am currently working two jobs to fund my dreams. One job is at a cosmetic store where I am the oldest employee, sans my manager. The other is at a restaurant, where another young lady and I are the…

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How to Kill It in 2015!

Last year is over and gone, and this REALLY is your year! Seriously! 2015 feels different to me and I can tell that it’s going to be an awesome year. I’m excited, I’m eager, and I can’t wait to see…

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A Now Peace

Living back at home with my parents again has brought about many challenges. But the biggest challenge is not having my own personal space. I miss my studio apartment in Brooklyn. There I could come and go as I pleased,…

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Mama Joyce Says

We have to learn how to fight like God would fight. You don’t return evil for evil. You don’t return anger for anger. But when somebody does you wrong, you go out and help somebody else. Now, this is really…

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Sisterly Advice from Heather Lindsey

I once was in a relationship when I was single where I wanted to do ALL the right things. I could sense that God didn’t want me in that relationship but I felt like I could “prove” to God that…

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It’s Time for a Yet Praise

  God knows when I need to hear an exact word. Last Sunday, Bishop Walter Thomas preached a sermon entitled, “It’s Time for a Yet Praise.” Since Sunday I have been referring back to that sermon to help me through…