Photo courtesy Nikisha Brunson

Photo courtesy Nikisha Brunson

 

Curl Power

Local blogger promotes natural hair and beauty

Forget toxic products and one-size-fits-all beauty standards—Nikisha Brunson is all about going natural. In 2011 Brunson co-founded Urban Bush Babes, an online publication covering natural hair, fashion, health and other lifestyle topics, and last fall she launched an apothecary line, Folie. We chatted with the blogger about her passions, products and upcoming projects. 

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Cool Read: Let's Get Together

When it comes to hosting feasts and fêtes, Camille Styles is the ultimate party girl. This month, the blogger debuts her first book, Camille Styles Entertaining: Inspired Gatherings & Effortless Style. Inside this treasure trove of inspiration, she reveals her signature take on polished entertaining.

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Photos by Cory Rivademar

Photos by Cory Rivademar

 

Favorite Things: Cambria Harkey

Photographer and Owner of Cambria Handmade

Cambria Harkey grew up with an appreciation for quality leather. She spent her childhood summers riding horses on her family’s ranch in New Mexico, where she would help mend and re-stitch the leather saddles and saddlebags. In 1996, at age 20, Harkey bought a cowhide, a few tools and a copy of The Art of Hand Sewing Leather by Al Stohlman to create her first handbag. Five years ago, she started making bags for her friends as well.

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