Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Special Thank You!

We’d like to thank everyone who voted in our Facebook poll.  Your votes were critical in helping us design our new and improved website. Our new website will truly enhance your shopping experience with these great new features: Product recommendations … Continue reading

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Hat and Bag Bonanza

With the Easter season fast approaching, will you be getting dressed up for the occasion? For the ancestors of many African American women the answer was simple: Yes.  Dressing up for church was one of the few opportunities women had … Continue reading

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Beyoncé’s L’Officiel Paris Controversy

Beyoncé acknowledges her roots in the 90th anniversary issue of L’Officiel Paris‘ by wearing various African-inspired clothing.  The shoot has encountered some controversy since Beyoncé agreed to have her face painted darker and adorned with tribal make-up as a tribute … Continue reading

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Trend Alert: Ombre Highlights

Are you looking to change up your look for spring? If so, consider buying a wig that sports the ombre look.  “Ombre” literally means gradation in French, which refers to the dark-to-light fade of color.  We’ve taken our own spin … Continue reading

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Grammy’s Recap

Did you catch the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards last night? I hope so! The red carpet had an array of shocking looks… everything from Lady Gaga in an incubator to Nicki Minaj in a bride of Frankenstein inspired wig and … Continue reading

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A Whole New You in a Whole New Hue

Enjoy this guest blog post from Charmaine, a member of the Especially Yours merchandising team. Are you looking for an easy and affordable, yet fabulous way to update your look and impress your girlfriends?  The best alternative to hair extensions, … Continue reading

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Black History Month- Beverly Johnson

This week’s Black History Month spotlight goes to Beverly Johnson.  Ms. Johnson made history in 1974 as the first Black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue. Following in the footsteps of Dorothea Towles Church, Donyale Luna, and … Continue reading

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Black History Month- Diahann Carroll

My fascination with Diahann Carroll began when I was a little girl when my mother told me that we shared the same birthday (July 17th).  My admiration for her grew when I heard her sing (see video: Diahann Carroll Sings … Continue reading

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