Naturally Fierce Feature: Miranda

  My name is Miranda Smith, and I’m from Detroit MI. I attend Wayne State University as a dance major. Besides loving dance hair has always been another love of mine.  How long have you been natural?  I have just hit 8 months on April 28, 2014 and the time is really flying. What motivated you to transition? Here's what happen, I pretty much been through every style from sew in's to quick weaves and different colors. I was coming to a point in my life where I just wanted … [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: Queenie

Hi readers, My name is Queenie Constancia (24 years). I'm currently living in The Netherlands, Amsterdam. After finishing High School I decided to move out from my native island CURACAO to AMSTERDAM. I'm studying Small Business & Retail Management at The University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam.  I am a part-time model and I have Brand Ambassador for QUEENSZ. How long have you been natural? I have been natural all my life, but I changed my hairstyle to an afro-look at 15 years … [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 Fierce Feature: LaDajana

My name is LaDajana Burks. I'm 23 years old and a graduate at Wilberforce University.  I  have a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. I recently joined a new organization which I love called Black Women United! I love being a black woman and one day I hope to inspire many other young African American girls to achieve their dreams and love themselves. I want to own a community center for girls that will be founded on Christian principles. My relationship with God is extremely important to me and … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Brittany

I’m Brittany but almost everyone calls me B.Chapp. I come from the small, big city of Greenville, S.C. I consider myself to be an adventurer of the world just trying to live and discover the secrets of the universe. My hair journey has been just that, a journey! I’ve loved my hair, hated my hair, wished I had a curlier texture, but I’ve accepted that it’s mine and I love it. It’s been a wild ride but I wouldn’t trade it for the world.  How long have you been natural? Since June 2011 – on … [Read more...]

Fashionable Friday Feature: Tanya

Hi! My name is Tanya Jean-Baptiste and I live in Brooklyn, NY with my fiancé. My 9-5 is currently working at an outpatient hospital but my passion is fashion and I am currently looking to get into fashion styling full time. I'm also a big foodie and natural hair enthusiast. *Hair flip!… or pat depending on how much shrinkage I have lol* How would you describe your style? I would describe my style as " ever evolving." I like to switch it up daily. I dress depending on my mood and the … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Charnele

Hola! My name is Charnele Ashlee but please call me Char. I am first generation Jamaican from Brooklyn, NY. This past January marked 3 years natural (Mama I made it YAY!) Ok Im back so, after high school I went through a five-year short hair phase and decided to do some modeling for hair. It shocked me how easily I was placed for jobs because I never thought of myself as a “model”. I started working only for my stylist who I knew was a professional and wouldn’t damage my hair regardless of the … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Cynthia (BKA Simply Cyn)

Cynthia Andrew from NYC, born in MD but raised in Cameroon. How long have you been natural? I stopped counting but its been over 3 years now. What motivated you to transition? My hair was damaged due to all the heat and chemical relaxers. I was frustrated, tired and knew there had to be a better way. Were you a transitioner or a Big chopper? I transitioned, no big chop for me. Although sometimes I wish I did big chop- transitioning was messy to say the least. How would … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Danielle

My name is Danielle Desiree. My family is from Guyana, South America and I currently reside in Houston, TX. How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural for a little over 5 years What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I actually went natural by an accident. I was in college and I wore hair extensions throughout most of my collegiate career. I wore weave consistently for about 8 months and when I finally allowed my hair to breathe I … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Aevin Dugas AKA Guinness Book Record Holder for the Largest Afro in the World

  My name is Aevin Dugas, I'm from Napoleonville La and I work with women with mental retardation for the past 17 years. I wanted anymore. How long have you been natural? I went natural 14 yrs ago because I decided that permanently altering my hair wasn't what I wanted/ What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? Well at that time I was a "struggler"! Lol, I just knew I didn't want chemicals and would have m best friend braid my hair and I'd rod … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Danielle

My name is Dani, short for Danielle! I’m 21 years old and I live in the big apple, NYC! I remember some while back telling my friends who were transitioning/ already natural that I couldn’t do that and they would try to persuade me but I couldn’t imagine how I would wear my hair. However, before I knew it I was stretching my perms only getting two a year and well here I am now. How long have you been natural? Lets just say I’m a baby to this! It has been exactly one month and four days since … [Read more...]