Interior decorator Michelle Wilson shares how dopamine-inducing decor may be the self-care we all needed after such a dark and uncertain time.
When you think of Jamaica, what comes to mind? Beautiful beaches, reggae music, and vibrant culture, right? Jamaica’s “living culture” is what separates it from many equally beautiful neighboring islands. Welcome to the “island girl” guide to connecting with the contemporary traditions, everyday people, and locales in Jamaica.
In today’s evolving beauty landscape, the rise and impact of Black-owned beauty brands emphasize a fundamental transformation, shifting the influence of established luxury beauty players and reflecting an age marked by assertive and vocal consumers.
Harlem’s Fashion Row’s 16th Annual Fashion Show & Style Awards brought the essence of “Remix” to life, celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop and intertwining the past with a glance into the future through a floral, boombox, and concrete set as a backdrops to gender-expansive runway presentations.
HAUME founder, Antoinette Arrington, shares a personal note on the practice of self-investment and care, demonstrating how the two are deeply seeded into the lifestyle and decor brand’s mission.
The Soulhaus is focused on the untold stories of the Black creative renaissance past, present, and global. Together, as residents of The Soulhaus, let us take up space and generationally unlock joy, wealth and wellness by designing our lives with intention.
An artfully fruitful set serves as the backdrop to luminescent portraits and an intimate dialogue with Ross centered around authenticity.
IN AN INSPIRING PERSONAL ESSAY, KHARI CLARKE SHARES HOW HE TAPPED INTO HIS INNER RESERVOIRS OF RESILIENCE TO FACE HIS MENTAL HEALTH, ULTIMATELY LEADING HIM TO A LONDON MOVE AFTER A LIFETIME OF CALLING NEW YORK HOME.
“IT’S OUR STORY, OUR ANCESTRY. THAT DOESN’T CHANGE, NO MATTER OUR INCOME OR POSITION IN LIFE.”
– MELISSA SAMUEL, CELEBRITY NAIL ARTIST AND FOUNDER OF FINESSE YOUR CLAWS
New York-based interior designer and Lumens Innovators Council member Alvin Wayne curates a decadent dining space saturated with rich, nature-sourced hues and a maximalist ceiling, where the Crown Major Chandelier by Nemo takes centerstage.
The Soulhaus launched as the first digital media outlet solely dedicated to documenting the modern-day Black renaissance, through the lens of design and lifestyle culture around the globe.
Since the latter part of the pandemic, husband and wife co-founders Donald McCall and Jocelyn McCall have been passionately and painstakingly creating The Soulhaus in preparation for its launch.
Our Resident Writer, Marleisse Stephens, pens a powerful written essay and short film immersing readers in the divine design of leisure and lifestyle in the epicenter of the Caribbean – Kingston, Jamaica.
“It was a heartfelt decision to commit The Soulhaus to furthering Black creatives. Within the design industry ecosystem, there has been a disproportionate underrepresentation provided to Black creatives, despite the innovation and essential contributions of the community.
With creativity as an agent that drives culture, it was crucial to create a digital safe space to authentically create opportunity and celebrate the stories of today’s writers, artists, designers, tastemakers, and culture-shifters.”
– Jocelyn McCall, Founding Editor in Chief