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The Mind behind Bedlam...
This twenty-six year old Missouri native is now one of the most sought-after designers in the Bay area.
Her pieces having been seen on celebrities such as Shaunie O' Neal, Evelyn Lozada and Vanessa Simmons just to name a few, and have caught the eye of the artistic at heart and those who dare to be different.
We sit down with Kyra Kouture, CEO & Chief Designer of Bedlam Accessories.
Q. Tell me a little bit about Bedlam, how did it start and how did you come up with the name for it?
I'm a little upset with the plus size industry and I need to vent about how I'm feeling, I know I'm but so small in it, But everyone is entitled to their opinion so here it goes.
"Hard Work Pays off, so I never take a Day off"
Coining the term "Husky Girl Swagg" this twenty-eight year old plus-size Vixen, is well on her way to plus-size success!
Upon meeting this young woman, after being completely smitten with her personality, you'll hear her story and in an instant, become her biggest fan.
Mother of one, eldest of three, and truly one of a kind...get to know bay-area native Octavia Mims-Miller.
Questions ?????? Do most women spend any amount of time trying to make their booty jump like in women is doing in the video shown in this blog below? What the point of having your booty jump like this? How long do you think she practiced this?....
Some of the best advice I'd received about parenting was:
“ Alicia… Don’t believe the hype, men can change diapers too!”
Upon hearing it I laughed, but I would soon discover that this advice, would become my “words to live by.”
For the first time in my life I now had someone, who solely depended on me for everything.
I would soon come to find out that my husbands idea of help, didn't seem to be much help at all.
"I believe in this industry and the people in it.
It’s all about staying positive and motivated."
Nina Taylor, a Washington DC native although having done countless features, is best known as the “Face” of Full Figured Fashion Week 2011.
Every plus model and aspiring plus-model has come across her stunning photos and stood in awe.
Her print-work has inspired amazing photos and shoots, from amazing women and photographers all over the world.
Get to know the Model, the Educator, the Humanitarian.
The cover of US weekly reads “Kim Defends Her Love” and there’s a cheesy picture of a scantily clad Kim K. and her husband Kris Humphries sitting on a beach chair, next to a pool.
First, my question is… Who’s causing her to defend this “Love,” and second, would they please stop?...
Swaggakings.com wants to shine the business spot light on new modeling agency with a most needed spin. Coming out of the Atlanta Georgia area is Star Size Studios, a plus size agency created by company CEO and model, Yolanda Zellous, that features plus size models and entertainers, but all sizes are welcome.
Why do so many men decide to be intimate with more than one woman? Even more disturbing, there are men that consider more than one woman their significant other (girlfriend/wife). This is an activity that has been practiced in our history for centuries. There are many reasons a man makes this choice. However, I recently asked a group of people on Facebook, their thoughts on this topic. The number one reason, according to this small group was: men who cheat believe it ...
I couldn’t muster up the confidence to go back to my sixth period PE class.
What was once a social gathering for the popular kids, was now a never-ending catfight that always ended with me being emotionally ripped to shreds. I felt so stupid at times because I was afraid to speak up for myself, in fear that I would have to make a habit of it.
Seemed as if I was teased for everything, my shoes, my clothes, my hair, and my weight.
I had now come to realize that in their eyes, I would never be good enough...
Are the industry’s requirements of Plus-Models unrealistic?
Some say that the industry's requirements of plus-models, are completely unrealistic.I recently asked a number of plus-models, the challenges they’ve encountered trying to enter into the world of plus-size modeling, and
the similarities were amazing.
Today, homosexuality is on the rise in the African American community. It’s now ok to be “Gay” more now than it was 10 years ago. When I was growing up you may have suspected someone of being gay but it was almost taboo to speak about it especially in the black church. The issue for me isn’t gay men, and the only reason for this blog is the “DL Brothas” (Down Low) who are leading heterosexual lives in front their family, friends and coworkers but having homosexual romances in other words “living a double life” with other men.
The first time we heard talented neo-soul artist Neyo sing his top charted single "Ms Independent" We loved it. Then it was the sexy and soulful Jamie Foxx and Neyo with the song "She Got Her Own" and we ate right into their hands. Singing and bobbing our head to these songs. But I ask the question..."What Are the Reasons Men Want an Independent Woman?"