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Posts Tagged ‘Actress’

Lupita’s Beauty…

In Weekend Chronicles on March 2, 2014 at 12:58 pm

 

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Oscar Nominee Lupita Nyong’o has taken Hollywood by storm and in my opinion by complete surprise.  Lupita is either gracing a magazine cover, complete with beautiful layouts, adorning gorgeous designer dresses.  She is winning every award, and deservedly so.  This Yale educated, beautiful and talented actress, is doing for black women, what Alek Wek did back in the early 90’s.  It is beautiful to see a beautiful, chocolate hued woman representing me in Hollywood.  It’s beautiful to see a woman whose hair is as short as mine, representing all black women who have chosen not to go the weave or wig route.

There is nothing wrong if you choose to wear weaves or wigs, but those of us with cropped, short or baldies tend to be shunned and not seen as beautiful.  Luckily I’ve always been very confident, therefore my short hair {sometimes baldie, depending on my mood} does not dictate who I am, though it is part of who I am as a woman.  I’ve just listened to Lupita’s graceful and moving speech on black beauty at the annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood event; for me it was extremely soul-stirring, moving and timely, I felt her speech deep down inside my soul.

Thank you Lupita, for your grace, your elegance and your extraordinary talent.  Thank you for sharing your own personal journey with your skin tone, and letting the world know, that you don’t have to be a light-skinned black woman, with a long flowing weave {or naturally long hair} to make it in this world.

Let’s wish Lupita the very best of luck at tonight’s Academy Awards Ceremony, she deserves every accolade.

Listen to Lupita’s Essence speech here

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Congratulations Lupita Nyong’o!!!

In Daily Chronicles, Daily Musings on January 16, 2014 at 12:33 pm

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Lupita Nygong’o just received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Congratulations, Lupita! This young lady is certainly going places, and to top it all off, she is stunning!! Did you see that red dress at the Golden Globes! In the photo above, yellow truly becomes her, don’t you think? No matter what Lupita wears she looks gorgeous.

The beautiful and talented actress from 12 Years A Slave has truly made her mark on the film world. Let’s stay tuned to see what she does next.  I hope she takes home that well deserved Oscar.

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Giuseppe Zanotti’s Special Edition…

In Daily Musings, New Loves! on October 11, 2012 at 4:23 pm

I’m just loving the beautiful red shoes Giuseppe Zanotti has just released.  These beauties are a recreation of the red mules, the iconic actress, Katherine Hepburn, wore in the classic movie, Summertime, which was released in 1955 {I love black and white/old movies, the clothes, the style!}.

This beautiful recreation in suede with gold piping, studded with red crystals will truly make you the belle of the ball, this upcoming holiday season.

Find them here at Shoescribe.com

The shoe Katherine Hepburn wore in “Summertime”

Katherine Hepburn

Zanotti’s reinterpretation

Black History Sirens II…

In Daily Musings on February 15, 2012 at 9:28 am

In celebration of Black History month, here’s part 2 of my collection of  fabulous and beautiful women. Enjoy!

 For those of you wanting something informative, click on the link and read this interesting article I found on theroot.com titled “Black History Month, Tough on Black Folks”.  Your thoughts and opinions are appreciated. http://www.theroot.com/buzz/black-history-month-murder-black-folks

Donyale Luna

 

Naomi Campbell

 

Florence Mills

 

Alek Wek

 

Sissieretta Jones - aka Black Pattie

 

India Arie

 

Adelaide Hall

 

Pearl Bailey