The holidays are a little different this year. The 2020 pandemic caused by COVID-19 has the most wonderful time of the year looking more like an anticipated season finale. Many are not looking forward to it, while others are as a form of distraction. This is a season of giving. For some, that may not... Continue Reading →
MAVERICK BEAUTY: Camille Rose Naturals
As most may know, I've finally embraced the curly side of my natural hair. What does that really mean? Well, my hair has been natural all of my life (I've never permed, relaxed, or creamy cracked my hair), but I've always worn it straight (wash 'n sets or blow-outs). One of the most important parts... Continue Reading →
The Maverick Thoughts on Jay-Z’s latest “4:44” Album
Yesterday hip-hop mogul and legend, Jay-Z released his most anticipated 13th album, 4:44, which had not only fellow Brooklynites, but all music aficionados in a frenzy. It felt like International Jay-Z Day once the clock struck midnight and dare you not love at least one track on the album. In the spirit of lyrical truth... Continue Reading →
Over Your Distress Denim? Bring Those Jeans You Love Back to Life!
Everyone has that one pair of jeans that they just can't live without. You know the one! The pair that you wear every single day or pull out to wear a night out on the town because it fits you so perfect. They are pretty much your "Go-To" Jeans. There is an emotional attachment formed with... Continue Reading →
Maverick Recap: Made in America Festival
Summer is officially over and I am happy to say that I ended mine with a musical bang by attending my very first Budweiser Made in America Festival in Philadelphia. What is Made in America (MIA)? It is a huge musical celebration started by Jay-Z that takes place on the Ben Franklin Parkway Labor Day... Continue Reading →
Serious Times: What Do We Do?
In light of the recent events circling the media, it is hard to be oblivious to the anger felt in the United States. It has been a week of profound anger and devastation. Within a 24-hour span, two black men were senselessly killed by police officers and it was all caught on camera for the... Continue Reading →
NYC LOVE for BROTHERLY LOVE
There was nothing but LOVE Monday evening in Harlem for the VIP screening of the new movie, Brotherly Love; starring KeKe Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Romeo Miller, Quincy Brown, Macy Gray, Eric D. Hill, Jr., and much more. From cast members to artists like Jadakiss, Mack Wilds, Angela Yee, and Harlem’s Own, Vado came out to support the... Continue Reading →
Laurel DeWitt Delivers Golden Slayage at NYFW
If you've never heard of Laurel DeWitt or seen her amazing work, you are living under a rock that is so last season. Remember Amber Rose's red carpet number at the 2014 MTV Music Awards? OK! From the enchanting-metal headpieces to the intricately styled tops, bottoms, and dresses, Laurel DeWitt has managed to take wearable... Continue Reading →
HOLIDAY MAVERICK MUST-HAVES OF 2014.
Tis the season of giving...and if you've been good, hopefully you'll be receiving too. This year we have put together our "Holiday Maverick Must-Haves" for all ages and interests on your list. Being a true maverick, I thought a little outside the box to give you ideas fit for mavericks of all kind. For the... Continue Reading →
The Most Convenient Shoes EVER!
As a lover of shoes, nothing beats variety. But what happens when variety meets convenience? MAGIC, STYLE, AND COMFORT. That's what I found in my brand new LOZA MALEOMBHO sandals. Established in New York City in 2009, LOZA MALEOMBHO's work is not your ordinary modern fashion. She describes it as, "fusion between traditional cultures/ sub-cultures... Continue Reading →