HOTTEST BEAUTY TRENDS OF 2018 WE LOVED

Boho box braids, bold colorful cat eyes, metallic lipsticks, illuminating glowy skin were a few of the most recurring beauty trends...

GOSPEL SINGER DONNIE MCCLURKIN HOSPITALIZED AND RECOVERING AFTER SERIOUS CAR ACCIDENT

Gospel music giant Donnie McClurkin is thankful to be alive following a nearly-fatal car accident. The beloved 59-year-old singer lost...

 
 
 

SPELMAN COLLEGE RECEIVES $30M TO HELP FUND NEW ARTS CENTER

Christmas came early for Spelman College. School officials at the Atlanta, GA-based HBCU told the Atlanta Journal Constitution this...

THE AFRICA TECH SUMMIT AIMS TO CELEBRATE THE DIASPORA'S GROWING NETWORK OF TECH INFLUENCERS AND DISRUPTORS

The first annual Africa Tech Summit in New York City will be a deep dive into Africa's growing influence in tech. Co-founder Christine...

 
 
 

5 TRIPS EVERY COUPLE SHOULD TAKE FOR A ROMANTIC BAECATION NEXT YEAR

Traveling the with friends is great, and we all know that exploring solo can often times end up changing your life, but as wonderful...

‘POWER' FANS DONATE OVER $55,000 FOR CREW MEMBER KILLED ON SET

A fundraiser for the family of Pedro Jimenez has now raised over $55,000, after the 63-year-old production assistant's tragic death...

 
 
 

WHO IS THE KING OF R&B? DEBATE SOLIDIFIES R&B IS FAR FROM DEAD

Long live the king. This week, Jacquees anointed himself the undisputed ruler of R&B- and all hell broke loose. “I just wanna let everybody...

MCKENZIE ADAMS SUICIDE: EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT THE HEARTBREAKING STORY OF 9-YEAR-OLD WHO TOOK HER OWN LIFE

On Monday, McKenzie Adams, a “bubbly” 9-year-old fourth-grader from Linden, Alabama, took her own life, hanging herself in her grandmother's...

 
 
 

DOCTORS ORDER MICHELLE WILLIAMS TO STEP DOWN FROM BROADWAY PLAY

Just two weeks after joining the cast of Once On This Island, Michelle Williams has been forced to step away from the Broadway production....

DIANA ROSS WILL HAVE A YEAR-LONG CELEBRATION FOR 75TH BIRTHDAY

Diana Ross is celebrating her 75th birthday in the most Diana Ross way possible. Next year, the iconic singer will launch a year-long...

 
 
 

HERE ARE THE 7 QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK IN EVERY JOB INTERVIEW

Congratulations sis! You've landed the job interview... but now what? Well, first and foremost, it's time to get ready. In preparation...

THIS POCKET-SIZE GADGET IS A MUST HAVE GIFT FOR THE TECH LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

If there's a tech lover in your life, chances are they have all the latest, well, everything. From Macbooks and iPads to GoPros, drones...

 
 
 

THE CAST OF ‘IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK' OPENS UP ABOUT THE FILM'S MOST INTIMATE SCENE

Barry Jenkins has perfectly brought to life James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk. The film, set to be released Friday, follows...

12 LAST-MINUTE HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR NEW MOMS THAT WILL BE RIGHT ON TIME

New moms get a bad rap-they're constantly tired, easily irritated, and only interested in items that help her show off her newest pride...

 
 
 

$10 AND UNDER BEAUTY STOCKING STUFFERS

As the holidays approach, you may be racking your brain for what to buy for the office “Secret Santa” or for grab-bags among your friends....

NICK CANNON CALLS OUT ACADEMY AWARDS' RACIST PAST IN CONTINUED KEVIN HART DEBACLE

Nick Cannon continues to be a loyal defender of his “best friend” Kevin Hart's decision to step down as the host of the 91st annual...

 
 
 

BUYBLACK GIFT GUIDE: 16 STOCKING STUFFERS UNDER $25

The season of giving is in full effect and ESSENCE is here to keep you sane. We've rounded up some of our favorite stocking stuffers...

15 CELEBRITY VACATIONS THAT GAVE US SERIOUS WANDERLUST IN 2018

If there was one word to describe the adventures celebs had in 2018, wanderlust would definitely be it. From the beaches of Mexico...

 
 
 

JANET JACKSON TO BE INDUCTED INTO ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

Janet Jackson is now blending her rhythm nation with Rock & Roll as she's being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The “Made...

FBI JOINS WASHINGTON STATE PROBE IN WHITE SUPREMACIST ATTACK ON BLACK DJ

The FBI is getting involved in the investigation of the white supremacist attack on a Black DJ that took place in Washington State...

 
 
 



Blue Erdos

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How To Wear The Same Dress To All Your Holiday Parties

How To Wear The Same Dress To All Your Holiday Parties

The holidays are hectic, that's a given. During all the hustle and bustle, there isn't always time to shop for brand-new outfits to wear to the holiday parties that have taken... Read more ...

Hedi Slimane May Be Planning Exit From Los Angeles

Hedi Slimane May Be Planning Exit From Los Angeles

Hedi Slimane may be over Los Angeles. The sun-drenched California city that inspired his rock 'n roll designs at Dior and Saint Laurent seems to have lost its grip on the... Read more ...

LightSkinKeisha Drops Her New Project 'That's Just the Bottom Line'

LightSkinKeisha Drops Her New Project 'That's Just the Bottom Line'

Atlanta's new potential star and L.A. Reid's HitCo signee, LightSkinKeisha , makes her debut, releasing her first project That's Just the Bottom Line. The 10-track tape... Read more ...

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Scott Disick Spends Mason And Reign's Birthday Vacationing In Saudi Arabia...

Scott Disick Spends Mason And Reign's Birthday Vacationing In Saudi Arabia With Sofia Richie

It looks like Reign and Mason Disick will have to wait to celebrate their joint birthday with their dad, Scott Disick! The Lord is was galavanting around Saudi Arabia with his... Read more ...

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L'Officiel Malaysia

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L'Officiel Malaysia December 2018 Cover Read more ...

GQ Magazine U.S

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Caroline Constas on the Inspiration Behind Her Resort 2019 Collection

Caroline Constas on the Inspiration Behind Her Resort 2019 Collection

Caroline Constas 's whimsical resortwear pieces are designed for jetting off to Greece or sitting poolside in Beverly Hills. Weightless cotton, bright prints and a carefree... Read more ...