Naturally Fierce Feature: Geraldine

My name is Geraldine Ferrer. I am originally from Brooklyn, NY and currently reside in Philadelphia, PA. Personally, I have always been natural; however, I made a decision five years ago to transition towards developing a healthier hair regimen that allowed for the incorporation of more natural hair products and less heat. Throughout my journey, I have learned so much about my hair and encountered so many experiences that most natural haired women do. Being natural has also allowed me to shift … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Samantha

My name is Samantha Pollack. I was born in Suriname, Paramaribo. At the age of 12, I moved to The Netherlands. How long have you been natural? I am natural since 2007. The first time I relaxed my hair I was 14 years old. I thought I was prettier with long and straight hair. I relaxed my hair for 2 years. Then I became familiar with the flat iron. I thought: why should I use chemicals if I can get my hair straight by using the flat iron? Since then I have not used chemicals on my hair … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Jessica

My name is Jessica Franklin, also known as Heygorjess and I am a Jersey girl. I went natural and did the big chop my freshman year of high school. How long have you been natural? 8 years What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? A little bit of the both because I transitioned for almost a year but when I cut my hair it felt like a pretty BIG chop. I had a cute little afro going on lol. I tried to transition for as along as I could … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Kish

Hello. My name is Markisha; however, I love to be called Kish! I am from Detroit, MI but I'm currently a college student residing in Lansing, MI. I am also a dance teacher and Choreographer! My natural hair journey has been an emotional roller-coaster! Initially I wanted to wear my natural hair because wearing weave just didn't feel right, physically or emotionally. I felt fake and it itched like crazy! My hair was already color damaged, wearing weave (sew-ins, glue-ins) made it worse. I … [Read more...]


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  [BY: DEVRI VELAZQUEZ of] Hi!!! My name is Patricia and I am the Owner and Designer of Global Couture Apparel & Accessories and Global Couture Blog. I am originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and currently reside in St. Louis, MO. During the day, I am a tenured college counselor and full time doctoral candidate completing my dissertation and at night I delve into the natural hair world with my accessories and t-shirt designs. I am a Black woman and have been … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Diana

Greetings!! My name is Diana. I was born, raised and still living in Georgia. I am 35 years old; mother of an 18 year old daughter (who is also natural). I am also a licensed massage therapist. How long have you been natural? I decided to "return back to being natural" in June of 2010. Best decision I made that year, lol. What motivated you to go return to natural? My motivation to transition was my grandmother. She passed away 6 months before I made the decision to transition. … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Latia

My name is Latia Sparks. I am the second oldest out of 5 kids. I grew up in Brentwood Long Island. I have been natural for a year and a half. What motivated you to go back to natural? What motivated me to become natural was my sister Jasmine and best friend Rita. My transition was easy, I just chopped it off to a Caesar. The reason why I chopped my hair was because I was pregnant, for nine months I kept my hair in weaves and braids . When I took the weave out I had no clue what to do with the … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Mesha

My name is Mesha Coleman. I live in McKinney, TX which is about 30 miles outside of Dallas. I am a mother, a wife, a business owner. an author and a natural girl! My hair journey was inspired by my mini me and I must say I haven't looked back. How long have you been natural? I started the natural journey over 6 years ago before it was cool or a huge movement as it is today. I started the journey before there was tons of support or even accepted. What motivated you to transition? … [Read more...]

Fashionable Friday Features: Alexis

Hello Global Couture family! I’m Alexis; a curly-haired New York City girl with a passion for medicine and fashion. As a senior researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, I enjoy putting an end to the myth that scientists are all pocket squares, high water pants, and nerdy glasses! How would you describe your style? I’m a very daring, eclectic and approachable person. And I feel my style is very reflective of my personal traits. It’s traditional with an edge and … [Read more...]

Naturally Stylish: Cyn in the Naturally Revolutionary tee

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  Well, that was quick, another weekend that quite literally disappeared. I've got some cool stuff planned this week on the blog, so make sure you stay tuned. Shorts: Forever 21 T-shirt: courtesy of Blog Sponsor Global Couture Bag: vintage coach from Etsy Check out Cynthia's Naturally Fierce Feature Thank you Cynthia … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tianna

My name is Tianna and I am Makeup Artist and Beauty Vlogger/Blogger. I'm from Trenton, NJ and currently reside in Hamilton Township. How long have you been natural? I have been natural since 2010 and I have not looked back. What motivated you to go natural? What motivated me to go natural is because I was tired of depending on weaves and wigs to dictate how I felt about myself. I was tired of having to feel like I needed a weave or a wig to go outside. I just wanted to be free. I … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Carribean: Safiya

My name is Safiya Rachel Damani and I’m from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. I have been natural all my life and have never had a desire to change that. When I was small, my mother would always comb my hair every week for school and since my hair was never really thick (just average), getting my hair combed was never really an issue. Since I was born, my mother has had natural hair and most of my family members’ hair is also natural. In school, children with other hair like mine, … [Read more...]