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THE FUTURE IS NOW

Innovative black tech companies are vying to claim space in the music industry.

7 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

The Marrying Kind

There are enough stressors in planning your big day without a global pandemic literally bringing the world to a standstill. For many brides, that is exactly what has happened, though. Here are real-life tales of wedding planning, adjustments and top tips in the age of coronavirus.

6 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

Make a Fashion Statement

A designer to the “queens,” this do-good brand blends heritage and high fashion.

1 min read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

MALE MAN TWIST OF FATE

This celebrity stylist and creative director infuses culture and creativity into his looks.

2 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

The New Normal

With festivals projected to be dead until fall 2021, concerts indefinitely postponed, movie theaters shuttered and big-budget films seeing straight-to-digital releases, COVID-19 has completely upended the entertainment industry. Artists and companies are scrambling to find innovative ways to reach their fans as we all adjust to the new normal.

9 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

LEVEL UP

After years in Hollywood, Regina Hall is poised for another breakout year, both on-screen and behind the camera. Still as down to earth and relatable as ever, Hall dishes on what’s really up with diversity in Hollywood, why it’s important to learn to let go and what excites her these days.

9 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

Keeping Up To Date

Getting to know someone over dinner and drinks is on pause now. But here’s how you can still pursue love in the time of pandemic.

2 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

CLICK CLICK

Up close and personal with NYC wedding photographer Amy Anaiz

2 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

BOSSES PIVOT

How two black-owned businesses prepared themselves to push through the pandemic.

4 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

The “I Do” Redo

Three practical ways to salvage the BIG DAY.

5 mins read
Upscale Magazine
June 2020

GOOD TOGETHER

This dynamic husband–wife duo is all about displaying the brilliance, boldness and beauty of blackness through their new six-part Anatomy series.

3 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

EVERYTHING IS LOVE

Jemele Hill has become an outspoken advocate for black women—and she’s definitely unbothered about what you think of her.

7 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

In the MIX

Mixologist Anthony “the Professor” Baker is stirring up something special.

1 min read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

On Her Own

Patti LaBelle sweetened up the music world, and now she’s doing the same in the food industry

2 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

SUGAR & SPICE - Combining their savvy and skill, these chocolatiers make one sweet pairing.

Raising the bar, literally and figuratively, 3 Some Chocolates founders Kristin Parker and Patrick Ali Glanville wanted to create a company in which they could utilize both of their talents, so they did.

5 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

BROADCASTING The Blessings

Paula Bryant Ellis, mother to actor Jay Ellis, went from managing multimillion-dollar budgets to producing priceless inspirational content

4 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

WOMEN of INFLUENCE

A look at 12 powerful, inspiring women who are shaking up the business world in everything from technology to spirits

10+ mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

Budding New Beginnings

Down in the weeds? This Earth Day, plant a garden then watch your mental and physical health blossom. Here’s how to start.

3 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

All Glown Up

Kiki Sheard is all grown up. With a reflective new album and an iconic role in a Lifetime movie about her family, the gospel heir apparent shares just how the blessings keep happening.

6 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

By Design

When fast fashion took the industry in one direction, this designer stitched out a path of her own.

5 mins read
Upscale Magazine
April 2020

Charm CITY Queen

Meet the trailblazing black woman saving Baltimore one dirt bike at a time.

3 mins read
Upscale Magazine
February 2020

Can't Stop, Won't Stop

For this rising reporter, confidence has been the key to opening doors and realizing her dreams.

2 mins read
Upscale Magazine
February 2020

TAMRON Hall IS HAVING It All

With her INDELIBLE SMILE and MAGNETIC AURA, the television host has always been someone we could INSTANTLY CONNECT WITH. But now, with a new show, a new baby and this new glimpse into her world, WE’RE LOVING HER EVEN MORE.

6 mins read
Upscale Magazine
February 2020

LOOKING SHARP

This entrepreneur, stylist and healthy hair coach is changing lives, one cut at a time.

4 mins read
Upscale Magazine
February 2020

All Smiles

These dental options will help bring out your beauty—and more affordable solutions may have you grinning ear to ear.

2 mins read
Upscale Magazine
February 2020

Cuff, Cuff, Pass

11 unconventional rules for getting through and enjoying cuffing season.

6 mins read
Upscale Magazine
October 2019

Still Standing

There’s never a dull moment with Kenya Moore. Since joining The Real Housewives of Atlanta back in 2012, the former Miss USA has kept the blogs buzzing. The announced separation from Marc daly, her husband of two years and father to her “miracle baby” Brooklyn back in September—just two days after they made their first-ever TV appearance as a family on Tamron Hall—is just the latest chapter in the page-turner that is her life. On that show, Moore even called Daly “the love of my life.” So naturally, her announcement that she was divorcing him threw people, even her motivators. Love or hate her, so many people were actually rooting for her happily ever after to finally come true.

6 mins read
Upscale Magazine
October 2019

Stepping Up

Support is a two-way street, and these three car manufacturers take that to heart. They do more than make cars: They also support their consumers by giving back to HBCUs. Here are three 2019 options that help keep that love flowing.

3 mins read
Upscale Magazine
October 2019

Precious Gems

It’s true: sometimes the big kids have all the fun. Although these smaller siblings often stand in the shadows of their more prominent state-mates, they absolutely deserve a spotlight of their own—and certainly a top spot on your bucket list. So, weekend warriors, allow us to put two cities on your radar—San Antonio, Texas, and Columbia, S.C. These two booming cities, not far from major hubs, are the perfect short, three-day escapes to surround yourself with authentic food, culture and fun without the extra funds or fuss often associated with their bigger neighbors.

3 mins read
Upscale Magazine
October 2019

Paying Homage

THESE HOWARD-ALUM HOTELIERS PAY TRIBUTE TO THE PAST WHILE OPENING THE DOORS FOR FUTURE BLACK BUSINESS.

3 mins read
Upscale Magazine
October 2019

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