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Plan an A Style Vacation

Celebrate by Taking Time for YOU! International jet setter? Lady of leisure? Family fun seeker or high-seas cruise contessa? Ashro’s lovely contributing writer, Leslie E. Royal, recommends her top vacation spots for African Americans – plus her favorite travel articles, blog sites and trip planners for gals on the go!

Onward & Upward: S2:E5 with Leona Dotson

One Such Outstanding Woman is Leona Dotson, Director of Immersive Experiences at Microsoft. Thanks so much to Leona for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch S2:E5 Navigating the Corporate World now.

Ashro Woman: Charmaine F.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Charmaine, from Compton, CA. Charmaine represents The Ashro Woman perfectly because she herself is unstoppable. Despite a 21-year battle with cancer, Charmaine sees herself as immensely blessed by God. And she lives accordingly, volunteering at her church as a youth mentor in addition to other philanthropy.

A Call to Action for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and a time to celebrate the many contributions women have made to building our world and improving the human condition. This starts with the powerful women in our families and extended community who persisted against incredible odds and obstacles to move our families forward from one generation to the next! We ARE because of them!

5 Fabulously Festive Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in 2020

Extraordinary times call for truly extraordinary holiday festivities. Consider one of these unique ideas that will be a hit with everyone.

6 Ways to Wow ’em with Mother’s Day Fashions

It’s your time to shine! Turn your style quotient up a notch this Spring at special family gatherings – from Mother’s Day, faith-based gatherings and birthdays, to reunions, weddings and graduations. Read on for six ways to steal the show with your style!

Onward & Upward: S2:E4 with Tonya Rapley

One Such Outstanding Woman is Tonya Rapley, Finance Expert and Entrepreneur. Thanks so much to Tonya for joining us for Season Two of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch S2:E4 Basking in the Joy of Financial Freedom now.

Yes, Ashro Woman – You CAN Wear That Headwrap

Repeat after me: You can never have too many headwraps! One of the best things about headwrap style is that the possibilities are endless.

Lessons of Motherhood from Ashro Women

Here are some of the responses we received when we asked you: What lessons has motherhood (or being a grandmother) taught you?

Spring Sundays [Lookbook]

Let’s leave Winter Sundays behind us…and embrace the brilliant colors, florals and LIGHTNESS of Spring Sundays. Are you ready?

How to Put On A Wig : Back to Basics

Fact: Wearing a wig is more than just unpacking it and putting it on. Let’s go back to basics for a refresher on exactly how to put on a wig.

Picking Your Perfect Wig Color

Guest Post by Wankaya Hinkson, Celebrity Hairstylist. The color of your wig is the foundation of how it will make you feel. But with so many styles to choose from you may be a bit overwhelmed with your choices. we have some tips that will help you choose the perfect wig color.

African Headwrap Styles for All Hair Types

Repeat after me: You can never have too many headwraps! One of the best things about headwrap style is that the possibilities are endless.

African Head Wraps Styles To Spice Up Braids and Locs

Looking for ideas for spicing up or extending braids, locs and dreads styles with headwraps? Check out our tips, plus, how to maintain moisture under headwrap styles.

African Headwraps for Natural Hair: Preserving Your Crown

Anyone who wears their natural hair knows it takes effort to protect our tresses from the elements. The goal is to maintain a great look…

8 Best Tips for New Wig Wearers

There are so many ways that you can express yourself through hairstyles, wigs being one of them. While wigs have become a mainstream fashion, you may not know where to start if you are a beginner in the wig world.

Onward & Upward: S2:E3 with LaNesha DeBardelaben

One Such Outstanding Woman is LaNesha DeBardelaben, NAAM President & CEO. Watch S2:E3 Discovering the Essence of African American History now:

Trend Watch: Easter Prints and Pastels

Get the scoop on the hottest palettes and patterns from our “trend patrol” of fashion experts. Pick your favorite colors and find out what those hues say about you! With so many new arrivals to choose from, your perfect church or Easter outfit is just a few clicks away.

Accessorizing Your Church Outfit: from Sunday and Easter Hats to Heels and Handbags

Do you really want to light up the room? Let your “special” shine in an awe-inspiring church hat! Add matching heels and a handbag, and your church outfit will sing together in sweet, sweet harmony. Get inspired with a few tips from the trendsetters on this Sunday African American tradition.

How to Make Afrocentric Fashion Part of Your Wardrobe

You know the basics of traditional Afrocentric fashion, but are you familiar with the modern reinvention? Today’s creative Afrocentric designers are combining traditional elements with contemporary western styles to create fresh, exciting looks for work, church, social events and more. Here are some ideas to help incorporate Afrocentric style into your modern American wardrobe.

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