Girl Talk | STOP being Overlooked : 5 lessons learned from “Hidden Figures”

Girl Talk | STOP being Overlooked : 5 lessons learned from “Hidden Figures”

Written by: Kiki

Aloha!

Last weekend the movie, “Hidden Figures” opened in theaters to great anticipation and eagerness( if you haven’t seen it yet, crawl from under that rock and get to your nearest theater NOW!).  It’s the story of 3 black female mathematicians and engineers at NASA during the segregated 1960s.  They served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history; the launch of John Glenn into orbit.  The movie stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine JohnsonOctavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan , and Janelle Monae as Mary Jackson.  It is the epitome of #blackgirlmagic! and gives total “Yes we can!” vibes for all those who have ever been overlooked and denied!

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bykstyle | Boy Meets Girl + 3 Things You Should Be Buying From The Men’s Section Today

bykstyle | Boy Meets Girl + 3 Things You Should Be Buying From The Men’s Section Today

Written by: Sol

So you’re out shopping with the girls {or by yourself – I’m with that, too!} and you go into your favorite department or thrift store and scour the racks… on racks… on racks in the Women’s section, only to either walk away empty handed or frustrated because you couldn’t find anything that fit your taste or body… *deep sigh*  Sound familiar? Continue reading “bykstyle | Boy Meets Girl + 3 Things You Should Be Buying From The Men’s Section Today”

Sparkle and Shine :: NYE Looks featuring Sequins + 4 Life & Style Lessons We’ve Learned in 2016!

Sparkle and Shine :: NYE Looks featuring Sequins + 4 Life & Style Lessons We’ve Learned in 2016!

Written by: Sol

Hola and Happy Holidays, Chica!

So this is it – we’re FINALLY at the end of 2016.  Literally, since day one, this year has been filled with emotion, frustration and complete and utter disbelief! When news broke that singer, Natalie Cole, had passed away on January 1st, I knew we were in for a bumpy ride. Usually I don’t mind being right, but in this instance? Hell nah.  Continue reading “Sparkle and Shine :: NYE Looks featuring Sequins + 4 Life & Style Lessons We’ve Learned in 2016!”