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Black Girl Crush

Black Girl Crush Series, Part 4: Shala Monroque

Marjon Rebecca Carlos | Posted 11.24.2012 | Black Voices
Marjon Rebecca Carlos

Declared the "muse of a generation" in 2011 by New York Magazine and the moment's "It Girl" by Town & Country, the St. Lucian editor and writer has dazzled the international art and fashion crowds with a signature flare and statement-making approach to dress.

Black Girl Crush Series, Part 3: Vashtie Kola

Marjon Rebecca Carlos | Posted 11.10.2012 | Black Voices
Marjon Rebecca Carlos

Like many young women of our generation, Vashtie Kola has masterfully transformed her passions into her occupation, shirking a single job title instead for several proverbial hats.

Black Girl Crush Series: Part 2: Darlene & Lizzy Okpo of William Okpo

Marjon Rebecca Carlos | Posted 09.23.2012 | Black Voices
Marjon Rebecca Carlos

Darlene and Lizzy Okpo's diverse origins traverse the savannahs of Nigeria, to the beautiful chaos of the Bronx, to the quaint suburbs of Staten Island, are physical and emotional complements of one another; two sides of a single design objective.

Black Girl Crush Series Part 1: Estelle

Marjon Rebecca Carlos | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices
Marjon Rebecca Carlos

With this said, I began by talking to British singer/rapper, Estelle, who has enlivened audiences the world over with her soulful sound, fresh approach to style, and joyful spirit. With the recent release of her praiseworthy sophomore offering, All Of Me.

Sisterly Love: The Rise of the Black Girl Crush

Marjon Rebecca Carlos | Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices
Marjon Rebecca Carlos

While Black female creative professionals try to gain footing in the wake of such staggering facts, it is no wonder then that the rise of the Black girl crush has emerged. In fact, it has crested in my own life, as I have been working freelance since May 2011.