Maxwell, Tamron Hall, Susan L. Taylor and Michael Eric Dyson honor the legendary Cicely Tyson, Tarana Burke and Rev. Barber II

Photos/Videos and article by: Jovanna Reyes http://www.jovannareyes.com The Grammys 2018 week ended with a celebration for acclaimed activist and actress, Cicely Tyson and to help raise funds for the National Cares Mentoring Movement.  Created by Editor Emeritus of Essence Magazine, Susan L. Taylor, soon after the Katrina storm in 2006, the Cares Movement recruits and…

Vintage@Intermezzo, Jacob Javits, NYC

Article/Video/Photos by Jovanna Reyes  http://www.jovannareyes.com January 7th-9th, UBM Fashion introduced a second season of Vintage@Intermezzo at Jacob Javits, NYC.  Les Femmes Vintage NYC, Another Man’s Treasure and Muneca Mullins Studio were just a few of the many vintage apparel exhibitors to share their designs and curated treasures.  If vintage accessories and handbags are your vice,…

NYFW S/S 2018-Cindy Monteiro

Photos and article by Jovanna Reyes Cindy Monteiro unveiled her Spring/Summer 2018 collection at the NYFW First Stage. It was the designer’s first showing during NYFW, although she has shown at Paris Fashion Week. Her collection was light and breezy made up of natural fabrics and an amazing attention to details.  Her use of diverse…

TANK melts the Mainstage at Circle of Sisters Expo

We’ve saved the best for last Curvystas!  The Circle of Sisters Expo ensured that the Mainstage audience was not only entertained but wooed when Tank hit the stage. Tank covered most of his top hits and treated the crowd to his shirtless and infamous gyrations.  A treat for all the Tank fans!

CIRCLE OF SISTERS NYC 2017-PHOTO RECAP

WBLS’s Annual Circle of Sisters Expo was held at the Jacob Javits Convention in NYC.  This year top celebrities graced the stage on panels, on the Mainstage and seminars.  Vivica Fox, Evelyn Lozada, Stephen Bishop and Rotimi started the morning with Talk TEA with Celebs.  Remy Ma, Papoose, JJ Hairston and his wife Trina discussed…

STYLE FILE: MELANIE FIONA IN CONCERT AT CIRCLE OF SISTERS

The Circle of Sisters held their annual expo this year at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC.  The event was hosted by WBLS 107.5 FM, 1190 WLIB AM, and WQHT HOT 97 FM with sponsors varying from AARP, Metro Plus to Shea Moisture.  There were panels, concerts and several other individual events to attend, including special…

NYFW Namilia S/S 2018 and their Vulval Collection

The photographers were setting up super early for this show on the riser.  They knew that Namilia would deliver an extraordinary fashion event and the designers did not disappoint.  Before the models graced the runway in their sky high pearl and gem studded platforms, Disney songs from Beauty and the Beast was played and then…