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Piggy Bank Worthy

By Marcus Scott Luxury to many people means expensive, lofty mansions with vastly lush green gardens and a swimming pool. To many others, luxury means limousine rides to outrageous VIP after parties, vacation getaways and haute couture styles. But what happens if you just have too much money shell out?  If you haven’t spent your time donating to philanthropic efforts, investing... CONTINUE READING 7

BillionairesFeat

by Megan Greene & Marcus Scott When you think of female billionaires we're sure you automatically think of, say, Oprah. Granted multi-award winning African-American actress, media proprietor, producer, philanthropist, and talk show host Oprah Winfrey is very successful and is classified as a  female billionaire. But believe it or not, while the 60-year "Queen of All Media" may be ranked the richest African-American... CONTINUE READING 9

KWfeat

by Marcus Scott Since she appeared as Lanisha Brown, a fresh-faced, doe-eyed shop girl working in a bakery in 2000’s Our Song, we knew Kerry Washington had the “X Factor.” When the ingénue co-starred opposite Sean Patrick Thomas and Julia Stiles in 2001’s Save the Last Dance as Chenille, a single teen mother with relationship problems, we figured it wouldn’t take... CONTINUE READING 7

Hey Soul Sisters: Pop Culture’s Best BFFs

Our beaus get Valentine’s Day, moms get Mother’s Day and dad, Father’s Day, but what about our best friends? Well get ready to shower some lovin’ on your best bud because tomorrow is National Best Friend Day and to celebrate, we’re honoring some of pop culture’s most fabulous female friendships. From classic TV twosomes like Lucy and Ethel, to badass... CONTINUE READING 12

How Long Would You Wait to Walk Down the Aisle?

It’s the engagement heard ‘round the world, an event we’ll be talking about for months to come. Hell, if the sun explodes tomorrow, the last words uttered from crazed celebrity-mongers would be “Who designed your wedding dress, Angie?” That’s right, the King and Queen of Hollywood a.k.a Brangelina are tying the knot after seven long years of dating, so all... CONTINUE READING 11

Getting Older Gets Fabulous with Fab Over Fifty

Think of the typical 50th birthday party. We'll bet images of silly decorations and cards that crack jokes about getting decrepit and being "Over the Hill" come to mind. But why should celebrating a few more birthdays and milestones make anyone incompetent? Such is the premise behind Geri Brin's Fab Over Fifty (FOF) initiative and events like FOF's Beauty Bash. Geri,... CONTINUE READING 12

Girlfriend Fun Guide: Philadelphia

Get your besties together, because Shecky’s is headed to the city of girlfriend-ly love! We can’t wait to see our Philly friends for Girls Night Out Philadelphia, where we’ll be bringing you the best in fashion, beauty and more! Celebrate some good ol' freedom from reality at our event, and keep the fun going at any of our fave Philly... CONTINUE READING 10

Monday Motivator: New Year, Fresh Start!

It’s a new week, and a new year at that! Whether you’ve made a resolution or not, and considered the year that passed good or bad, 2011 is here! Powerhouse slash rockstar slash mogul slash maven Oprah Winfrey once said: “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” To us, this means that even if... CONTINUE READING 10

Best Supporting Girlfriend

She is the one you can call up at 4am, hysterical because you got dumped, were laid-off, feel fat…maybe all three. Or she’s the girlfriend who’s been there for you through something major—the death of a loved one, a divorce, a life-threatening disease. She is your Oprah—always there with a box of Kleenex AND the best advice. “Lauren and I first... CONTINUE READING 2

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Still keeping with our BFF theme (August 1 is National Girlfriends Day!), we thought we’d pick some of our favorite celeb BFFs (sans  this time around) and add an “as seen on” twist! We’ll shout-out some well-known pairs in their favorite clothes and we want YOU to weigh in as the fashion police. Should these BFFs get arrested or are they... CONTINUE READING 17