My Love-Hate Relationship with Box Braids

In the Summer of 2013, I got box braids for the first time since I was a kid. I was heading to South Africa for 6 weeks and I wanted to be able to take a break from my hair. I've gotten box braids almost every summer since and mostly love them, but there are … Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship with Box Braids

Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater

Yes, you read that right. Who knew Essence magazine had a catalog back in the day?! I had no idea until I checked the tag on this amazing sweater. I did some research and learned that Essence by Mail was in business from 1984 and accepted their last order in 2001. How did I miss … Continue reading Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater