In The Spotlight


The Beauty Diet: It’s Not Just Aesthetics

“Diets? To think there is a general one that works for all is, to be frank, a true illusion. Because it’s ridiculous to think that each of us, with our own metabolisms, habits, and nutritional needs can adjust to a diet that adapts to all types of people, very different among them”. Professor Evelina Flachi, who teaches a Nutrition […]


Pushing the Boundaries of Black Style

THE best posts on the style blog Street Etiquette find its principals, Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi, in motion. As opposed to the fascistically frozen street-style snaps of The Sartorialist and others, these pictures are styled and plotted fictions but also affecting ones, depicting a pair of young black men taking ownership not just of […]


A Fashion Line’s Old-World Branding Evokes Bygone Glamour

Honor, a fashion line started by designer Giovanna Randall, is designed to look like a revival of an old couture Italian fashion house, complete with crests, gold-foil stamping, and stationery that Grace Kelly would have loved. For an industry that prides itself on its one-day-you’re-in-next-day-you’re-out ethos, fashion is nevertheless mindful of its own history, where […]


Do You Really Have What it Takes to Run a Business?

Few people are suited to be their own bosses. Most people want a regular work routine. Their lives are based on forty-hour work weeks and steady paychecks. When people tell me they want to start their own business, I ask them whether they can really live without regular income. I tell them to talk to […]

Young Professionals

Social Media Tools For Your Job Search

Searching for your next career opportunity can be a frustrating and tiresome process. Thankfully, there are an unprecedented number of free tools and resources to alleviate some of the stress and ease the time commitment of trying to secure a new job. The key is identifying the tools that suit your needs and maximizing their […]



To Live and Buy in LA

Ninety percent of the time, I shop at boutiques.
by Sinta Jimenez


Unlock Your Personal Brand

What do Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump and Jessica Simpson have in common? Well, besides the fact that they are household names, they have built effective personal brands! If you ask someone if they are familiar with one of those ...
by Joshlyn Ross


Milan Fashion Week: D&G Fall/Winter 2011 Collection VIDEO

For Milan Fashion Week, Dolce and Gabbana’s Fall and Winter Collection helped us remember our ABC’s. Dolce and Gabbana showcased models with bone straight hair and wayfarers while strutting to Madonna. Of course you...
by Keshia Ellis



Wear The Suit – Don’t Let it Wear You

There is going to be a time in every man’s life when wearing a suit is the only option.
by Keshia Ellis


When Being too Social is Bad Business

The mass spread of social media networks have easily made these platforms the new form of communication. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter or Foursquare, the average American spends some part of their day on one of these sites. ...
by DeAndra Harrison


Tyra Banks Gives Us More Reasons To Smize

Our favorite fashionista, Tyra Banks is back at it again. This business woman is showing the world she can not be stopped and she is helping girls and young women along the way. Besides having her own show, America Next Top Mod...
by Keshia Ellis



Most New York Students Are Not College-Ready

(The New York Times) New York State education officials released a new set of graduation statistics on Monday that show less than half of students in the state are leaving high school prepared for college and well-paying caree...
by Socialtik Mag


Sarah Jessica Parker Feature in Vogue

Sex and The City star and fashion icon, Sarah Jessica Parker amazes readers all over again with her sixth feature in American Vogue magazine, the August annual Age issue. According to, “In the cover story,...
by Keshia Ellis


Lucky Charm: Real or Fake?

When something extraordinary happens to you, you may believe it’s just pure luck. Many of us view luck as when someone is doing something that took pure chance to acquire. The key word is chance. As entrepreneurs, you hav...
by DeAndra Harrison



Text-iquette: Say What?

Text messages can turn the simplest phrase into the most complicated statements ever. Why does this form of communication hold so much weight?
by Demaris Bailey


Spin Your Business’ Web

So you think you have everything you need to make your business a success. The business plan is done, you have your investors and your entrepreneurial idea is getting ready to earn its keep. Or is it? Is everything that makes a...
by DeAndra Harrison


Experience or Education: Which One Lands You the Job?

Take this scenario: Bob and Joe are both applying for the same job. They each interview well, but Bob has 15 years’ experience and no college degree, and Joe is fresh out of college with no experience.
by Ronn Richardson