Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Nubian Skin

 


As a woman with a dark chocolate complexion, I’ll forever be grateful to my parents for instilling a positive self-image in me from an early age. As an adult I realize what they managed to do was no easy feat. I still have a few issues with my image — but thankfully my complexion (or hair texture/length) has never been among them. Yet, the reality is the rest of the world — and especially the fashion and beauty industries — is for the most part obsessed with light skin. So although you’ll never catch me trying to bleach mine, it is annoying to say the least when searching for bandaids, hosiery, lingerie, etc. to match my ebony tone. In fact, the rare times I do find a bra/panty set in my shade that is actually  cute, I literally get excited. How cool it would be to have a go-to resource for brown women that offered affordable and stylish undergarments in a range of brown hues, right?

Enter Nubian Skin.

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Fashion Friday Find: Plus-Size Lingerie

The attention given to lingerie worn on a bride’s wedding night and honeymoon doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. Although I still think a basic ribbed tank and boy shorts are one of the sexiest things a woman can wear — and I’ve had, ahem, someone cosign this…Regardless of what your feelings are on sexy, lacy and over-the-top lingerie; it is safe to say most people wanna step up their game on their wedding night. Most of us are familiar with the likes of Agent Provocateur, La Perla, Victoria’s Secret and Frederick’s of Hollywood, right? But what about those brides who are larger than a size 12? Who caters to them? [Read more…]

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