BEAUTY & FASHION
For more than a decade, we all became accustomed to seeing Nneka Elliott grace our television sets as a weather reporter, broadcaster, and news anchor, most recently with CP24 News. 

The Black Girl Magic Of Reclaiming Your Beauty

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 13:48 Written by
The fashion industry and society as a whole have a very myopic view on how beauty is defined.
That’s a wrap! The Annual African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT) ended August 20th, marking the show’s 5th year of presenting Pan African fashion from Canada and around the world.

Fashion + Function = Sneakers

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 05:19 Written by
If there was a universally accepted “1+1” equation for what sneakers represent, she.lace proposes it should be this: Fashion + Function=Sneakers.
We're thrilled to be joining ByBlacks.com as new fashion contributors. In our first post - we're baring it all.

Ditch Your Black Coat This Winter

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 16:42 Written by
Winter’s coming! (Thanks Jon Snow.) But, for real, it’s coming, it's already here in some parts. And if you’re like most women, you’re thinking of “buying a black coat ‘cause it goes with everything, right?” Wrong.

The Hottest Beauty Trends To Try Right Now!

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:31 Written by
Fall is here, and with it comes fun, new makeup trends to try!

Kaela Kay's Fall/Winter Collection 2015

Monday, 21 September 2015 13:59 Written by
Fresh off her win for best female designer at African Fashion Week in Toronto, Catherine Addai - Boadu has dropped her new collection and every single piece is to die for! 
Cottage season is still in full effect, with 4 weekends left to take a summer road trip and one more long weekend left in early September before we're back to school or work. 
Summer Nail Chippin’ happened so fast… 
Montreal poutine dripping in gravy with thick cheese curds. Canadian peameal sizzling in the pan. My forehead at noon. What do these three things have in common? I love them all, but they are all sooooo greasy! 
As far as African print designers are concerned, the market seems saturated. Hence the slight eye roll when asked to write about the launch of Style Me Ankara. That is until I saw the designs and met the designer. 
I missed out on Empire when it first aired, but after MUCH insistence from many girlfriends, I decided to give it a try. I binge-watched the 12 episodes over the Easter Long Weekend and I WAS HOOKED.