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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE ON TOP?

THE POPULAR MODELING SHOW IS BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT BUT FOR ALL THE WRONG REASONS. It’s 2006. You’ve just gotten home from school and run straight to the television to turn on America’s Next Top Model; at the time it was on it’s 7th cycle. Today’s episode is titled “The...

TELEVISION’S PERFORMATIVE PROGRESSIVENESS

HOW RIVERDALE AND THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA FAIL THEIR BLACK CAST MEMBERS  We have a problem with performative progressiveness in today’s media. Modern television shows are employing tactics in an attempt to appeal to a younger and more progressive audience without actually doing the real work. It is an...

WHAT SOLIDARITY MEANS DURING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Diversity strides this past year have yet again continued to increase, following a trend of the public wanting to create a more representative and empowering world. Whether you point to Zendaya for becoming the youngest Black woman to win an Emmy for the best lead actress in a drama...

THE GOLDEN GLOBES 2021: A FASHION STATEMENT FOR THE BOOKS

HOLLYWOOD'S STARS GATHERED VIRTUALLY, AND IN STYLE, TO CELEBRATE THE INDUSTRY'S BIGGEST AND BRIGHTEST As the pandemic continued and social distancing remained a priority, we saw the Golden Globe nominees remain safe at home. The virtual aspect of the award show allowed nominees to dress as informally or formally as...

A BREEDING GROUND FOR BULLYING

THE CULTURE OF WOMAN-ON-WOMAN SEXISM ON THE BACHELOR Woman-on-woman sexism has become a growing issue in society over the last few decades. It is sustained by being displayed as entertainment, not allowing us to see it for what it is; a huge drawback on the quest for gender equality.  While a...

MARCH LUXE BEAUTIE NEDRA JONES

  Life Quote: You are the CEO of your Life! We love shining the light on our Luxe Beauties! This month we had the pleasure of interviewing Nedra Jones of Curve Empowerment!  Tell our readers who is Nedra? What makes you kick ass in life? Nedra Jones is a True Virgo! Shy at...

MARCH EDITOR’S LETTER/COVER FEATURING: LUENELL

THE WOMAN'S ISSUE Over the past year we all have done reflection on who we ae as individuals, parents, children and more. We have been pushed to so many breaking points mentally and emotionally. Our faith has been tested, our boundaries have been stretched, but one thing we keep doing...

10 BADASS WOMEN TAKING TV BY STORM

NEED A NEW SHOW TO BINGE? CHECK OUT THESE ONES WITH POWERFUL, BADASS WOMEN In the first three months of the pandemic, Netflix gained sixteen million new subscribers. With bars, restaurants, clubs, sports arenas and movie theaters temporarily shutdown, at-home entertainment is the ultimate escape.With winter in full effect, what...

TOP 5 MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS OF 2021

THE FIVE MOVIES YOU NEED TO HAVE ON YOUR RADAR THIS YEAR After the uncertainties of 2020, with many film productions being delayed, paused, cancelled or never even started, the country is anxiously waiting to see what 2021 has in store for entertainment. 1. Dune (2021) Directed by Denis Villeneuve, a feature...

FATE: THE WINX SAGA’S NETFLIX REBOOT

HOW THE REBOOT COMMITTED A FASHION CRIME AND DISAPPOINTED FANS Netflix recently released a teaser trailer for its new show, Fate: The Winx Saga, a live-action reboot of the classic Italian animated series Winx Club. Yet, many fans are shaking their heads at the aesthetic of the reboot, which is...