Wednesday, August 26, 2015

DC PSA: Current Favorites are Now A Diva's Picks Tab

Hello All,

I know my posts have been sporadic as of late, but bare with me as I adjust to blogging, working full time, and now graduate school. In the meantime, I have modified one of my features. I was never a monthly faves person, so I usually posted them at the end of a season anyway. However, I have decided to create a tab call Diva's Picks where I will occasionally update my favorites as they change. This way you can always reference what I'm loving at the moment and don't have to search for the blog post. So click on the tab to see what I'm loving.  I have favorites from podcasts to perfume!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Diva Cover Stories: Ebony Magazine Pay Tribute to Black Models on the Cover of Its September Issue

The Most Beautiful Skin In The World<br />

If you haven't noticed, there's a little black girl magic happening on the magazine stands this month. For years, advocates in the fashion industry have challenged designers to put more women and men of color on the catwalk and editors in chief to put more on their covers especially the famed September issues. Ebony Mag is showing how it's done by putting models that are usually found between the pages of famous magazines on their cover.  Models Chantelle Winnie, Milan Dixon, Fatima Siad, Marquita Pring, Diandra Forrest, and Samantha Archibald look fierce in blacks, whites, leathers and furs on the cover.

Lovely ladies, just lovely.

Image Credit: Ebony

Friday, August 21, 2015

Friday Fun: Fashion Items That Changed the World

Take a brief fashion history lesson as you learn the origin of some of the most common fashion items. Some may surprise you.

Video Source: The Richest 

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Diva Cover Stories: Kerry Washington for Self Magazine, September 2015



Kerry Washington covers the latest issue of Self Magazine where she states she is loving her post pregnancy body. Here is a snippet of her interview: 

“I’ve been really focused on not being ‘back’ to anything, but being the best version of myself right now,” the mom tells SELF in the new September issue. “My body is the site of a miracle now. I don’t want to be pre-miracle.” 
In fact when her manager told her she was “back,” Washington took issue with the phrase.
“She meant it as a total compliment, but we had this great conversation where I was like, ‘You know what? I try really hard not to use that language, because it’s not about going backward in life.'”

Article Credit: People

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Did You Miss It?! This Past Week on Diva Chronicles....August 8-15, 2015

So graduate school started for me today, and I was so engrossed in all the orientation videos that I almost forgot to come up for air and give you a rundown on the posts from the past week. So without further ado....

1. 08/10/2015

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Ballerina to watch, Misty Copeland covers the September 2015 issue of Essence Magazine. Check out the post and a snippet of her interview here.

2. 08/12/2015

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YouTuber Styles by Fash dishes on her five wardrobe essentials and I put my two cents in too.  Watch the video and my thoughts here.

3.  08/13/2015


Queen Bey never ceases to amaze her fans with her projects. Her latest is landing the cover of the coveted September issue of Vogue Magazine. She is the first music artist to do so, and only the second African American woman after Halle Berry to nag the spot. Check out the spread here.


Teen actress and civil rights activist also landed the cover of Dazed Magazine's Fall 2015 issue. Check it out here.

And like those who are hip to the latest trends, 08/13/2015, was a Thursday. Thursdays mean "Throw Back Thursday", so I threw it back to this DC Beauty Tip. Get info here.

4.  08/14/2015

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For the Friday Fun feature, there was the Vogue 73 Questions video series where it finally turned the camera to Anna Wintour. Some of her responses are interesting. Check them out here.

Lastly, as I am always striving to keep you in the know, I give a rundown on what's going on this weekend in Atlanta. Check out the events here.

Friday, August 14, 2015

What to Do This Weekend In: Atlanta, August 14-16, 2015

As we close out another week, I come to bring you the info on what's popping in the A. Check it out below.


The movie people have been buzzing about for months! Straight Outta Compton chronicles the birth of legendary rap group N.W.A. and unveils hidden pieces of the lives of Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren, DJ Yella, and the late Eazy-E. The movie hits theaters nationwide today.

Rapper J.Cole's Forest Hills Drive tour stops in Atlanta on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The concert takes place at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood at 6:30 p.m.


Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks

August 16, 2015 
1:30 p.m.
Turner Field

Atlanta Dream vs. Minnesota Lynx

Atlanta Dream vs Minnesota Lynx
August 14, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Philips Arena 

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Atlanta Falcons vs Tennessee Titans
August 14, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Georgia Dome


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Piedmont Park Arts Festival
August 15-16, 2015
Piedmont Park
Starts at 10:00 a.m.

If you would like to be a contributor and let people know what's going on in your city, send your info to Diva Chronicles at!

Friday Fun: Vogue's 73 Questions Video Series Interviews With Anna Wintour

Whew! T.G.I.F. !!

Vogue's famous 73 Questions finally turns the camera to editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. Check out her answers below.

Video Credit: Vogue


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