I've had a busy week here at Uptown Bourgeois covering everything from my disdain for the lack of diversity on Girls to the realization that Drake is our collective drunk uncle. But even with so much happening here to pull you back in, I'm sure there's some posts you may have missed. See below for the stories I feel didn't get a fair shake. Happy Reading!
This winter has been a tricky one for many of us. 10 degrees one day. 60 degrees the next. You still need outerwear, but you need pieces that stand out. You're always safe with a trench. Here's how to pick one: http://bit.ly/1SOmtxi
I'm Black And I'm Not Boycotting The Oscars
#OscarsSoWhite has brought an important discussion to the forefront. But boycotting the ceremony is not the right move. Find out why: http://bit.ly/1QwFzBx
5 Reasons Anwar Hadid's Modeling Contract Signals The Return Of The Male Supermodel
Gigi and Bella's little bro is joining the Hadid fray with a modeling contract at IMG Models. At just 16, his signing could signal an upswing for the male model population: http://bit.ly/1mXythN
I Might Be The Black, Gay Larry David
Larry David may seem like an unlikely millennial hero, but he and I actually have a lot in common: http://bit.ly/1R5iw1a
Troye Sivan's Youth Video Is A Beautiful Symbol of LGBT Progress
Openly gay 20-year-old singer Troye Sivan is a YouTube phenom who's successfully crossed over to pop stardom. And his dreamy new clip for single, "Youth", is a gorgeous tribute to young gay love: http://buff.ly/1LKdW6Q
A petty confrontation with another tenant in my building revealed a much darker subtext lurking underneath.
An actual blog post and not a personal essay, for once.
Staying healthy is expensive, especially if you load your cabinets with tons of pricey supplements. Crystal Clear Solutions offer several health alternatives at affordable prices.
In the grand scheme of things, will your legacy consist of the images you curated or the contributions you've left behind?
Minority-owned Knew Amsterdam sets out to help digital era creatives capture their journeys in meaningful ways.
Reflections on the last year of my life, and a few focuses for the next one.
I’m a jagged piece that doesn’t fit into the puzzle.
During this era of political unrest, Black Bourgeois is using a mixture of social activism and American-made fashion to empower the black community.
Once upon a time, I found pride in being called an "influencer". But now, that label is a thorn in my side.
I considered myself pretty healthy...until I fainted due to mild dehydration. Now I'm revisiting the basics of everyday health.