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Trend Alert: The Most Comfortable Heels We’ve Ever Worn (Seriously.)

Trend Alert: The Most Comfortable Heels We’ve Ever Worn (Seriously.) 

Glamazons, I am a self-proclaimed shoe addict. So much so that when I was younger, my motto was “The higher the heel, the better.” I can remember pounding the gravel on my college campus, sashaying from class to class wearing footwear that was always more stylish than practical. But as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found […]

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Why I Choose To Speak Out on Social Issues as a Beauty Blogger

Why I Choose To Speak Out on Social Issues as a Beauty Blogger 

Glamazons, When I first started my Twitter account @ItsEstaFiesta in 2009, I decided it would be strictly for career purposes. That meant avoiding hot topics that could be considered taboo in the workplace. I steered clear of conversations about politics, sex and the one topic many Americans fear most: race. Initially, it made sense to […]

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What I Wore: Summer Brights #OOTD

What I Wore: Summer Brights #OOTD 

Glamazons, Things have been really dark lately. We’re burying unarmed youth who were killed by police, we’re having to face the ugly truth of rape culture as more of Cosby’s accusers come forward, and cancer is taking people from us before their time. Life can get heavy. As sobering as reality can be sometimes, I […]

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Empire Fashion Recap: Cookie’s Gucci Fall 2013 Dress and Moschino Fall 2015 Jacket

Empire Fashion Recap: Cookie’s Gucci Fall 2013 Dress and Moschino Fall 2015 Jacket 

Glamazons, Finally – Cookie is back! Well, not completely. We just got a sneak peek of the Lyons family matriarch in the trailer for Empire‘s much-anticipated second season. I don’t know if it’s the upcoming guest appearances (Kelly Rowland! Ludacris! Tyrese!) or the fact that I met Bryshere Gray (Hakeem) on the street at Essence […]

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How To Wear The Black and White Trend (And Not Look Boring!)

How To Wear The Black and White Trend (And Not Look Boring!) 

Glamazons, When you think of summer style, what comes to mind? I’m pretty certain that images of mixed prints, vibrant hues, and punchy accessories are floating through your head. But what if I told you that you can mix black and white basics for an even more impactful look? Sure, summer is prime time for […]

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Glamazon Giveaway: Win a $50 @Sears Gift Card! #BeYou #Ad

Glamazon Giveaway: Win a $50 @Sears Gift Card! #BeYou #Ad 

Glamazons, I remember always looking forward to back-to-school shopping with my parents. As a fashion-loving Glamazon since a young age, I loved picking up all the latest trends and going back to school with a completely new-and-improved look! Now that I’m on the other side of the equation as a GodMom, I love giving my […]

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Review: The First @EssenceBox PLUS My New @WeAreFrends Headphones

Review: The First @EssenceBox PLUS My New @WeAreFrends Headphones 

Glamazons, There are SO many beauty subscription boxes on the market that it’s hard to tell which one is actually worth the investment. In my opinion, the curator makes all the difference. And I always look for curators with years of experience and connections in the beauty industry. Now that Essence Magazine is joining the […]

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What I Wore: The Big Easy #GlamazonTravel #OOTD

What I Wore: The Big Easy #GlamazonTravel #OOTD 

Crop Top: Nha Khanh via Rent The Runway | Skirt: Nha Khanh via Rent The Runway | Shoes: Alice and Olivia (also worn here) | Clutch: Kate Spade (old but love this one) | Lipstick: Covergirl Glamazons, It’s no secret that I love New Orleans – my whole family feels that’s my hometown away from […]

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You Can Win a @Ford Car at #EssenceFest + Daily #FordUp Activities #Ad

You Can Win a @Ford Car at #EssenceFest + Daily #FordUp Activities #Ad 

Glamazons, I enjoy Essence Festival so much I would have to sit and think hard about how it could get any better than it already is. Oh wait, I know — if I won a brand new car! Every year some incredibly lucky attendee at Essence Festival walks away with a new car courtesy of […]

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Ask The Glamazons: 10 Tips for Attending @EssenceFest #EssenceFest

Ask The Glamazons: 10 Tips for Attending @EssenceFest #EssenceFest 

Glamazons, Have I told you how much I love it when you guys reach out to me with requests? Faithful GlamazonsBlog.com reader @LuvBeing_ToyaT hit me on Twitter (follow me!) asking: “@DressUpWithJess I’m going to Essence Fest this year. Any tips for first timers? Don’t know if you talked about it on the blog.” Can you […]

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