blogger, internet sensation and carol’s daughter model, nikia phoenix is the girl with freckles whose beauty makes you do a double take. her blog, model liberation, is a repository for style, good food, and nikia’s insights on life. i appreciated her recent post about feeling different and being bullied for being a black kid with freckles. it’s a reminder that even the most beautiful people must overcome struggles with their self-image.
what would international women’s day be without a reminder of our flawlessness from queen b? check out the video below of women giving their definition of feminism and thoughts on equal rights — all set to the tune of beyonce’s flawless.
proving that roles traditionally played by white actresses are ours for the taking, oscar nominee quvenzhane wallis is portraying the sassy orphan annie. she joins cameron diaz and jamie foxx in the cutest remake of the musical that you’ve ever seen. produced by jay-z and will smith, the movie debuts christmas day 2014.
meet mayhem, the four-year old whose paper creations are runway ready.
after her mom got sick of her dresses and scarves ending up in mayhem’s toy box, she suggested they create a dress out of paper — nine months later, mayhem has become an instagram celebrity. i’m soooo impressed by their creativity.