Closet Envy: Celeb Stylist June Ambrose

It’s nearly impossible to have a discussion about the relationship between music and style without mentioning one of the mavericks of celebrity styling, June Ambrose. Ambrose, as we’re sure many of you already know, is an iconic stylist who has been instrumental in creating the looks of some of the music world’s biggest stars like Mary J.

Commentary: Mo’Nique Not Just Another Negative Role

After picking up practically every award for her supporting role in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” it was a safe bet that Mo’Nique would win the Oscar. She is the fifth Black actress to win an Academy Award. Nevertheless, there are many of us who consider Mo’Nique’s Oscar win to be just another “negative” role earning recognition.

New York Fashion Week Fall 2010

February 11, 2010 While Marc Jacobs announced he no longer cares for celebrities at his fashion shows, over at the BCBG Max Azria show yesterday it was business as usual with PYTs like Keke Palmer and Michelle Williams sitting in the front row surrounded by photographers snapping away. Max Azria, along with his wife Lubov, knows what young, contemporary gals with busy social calendars want to wear.

Closet Envy: Fashionista Shala Monroque

While there may be an endless supply of pretty faces decked out, with the help of stylists, in head-to-toe au courant, designer pieces making the red carpet and party rounds, to catch our eye here at, one must approach fashion with a truly individualistic approach, have savvy personal style, be adept at interpreting trends to make them her own, have an understanding of what looks good on her frame and, by all means, she must possess impeccable taste.