Earlier this year I had the opportunity to work with Beyond Classically Beautiful as part of the ‘Body Noire’ project celebrating the black female physique. Thank you for this wonderful experience!
Via Essence Magazine
More often than not we’re able to see the beauty of others — but not of ourselves. The struggle to find self acceptance, especially when it comes to body image, is real no matter your size, race or age. But thankfully folks like Abi Ishola are making the journey a whole lot easier.
Ishola, writer and editor-in-chief of BeyondClassicallyBeautiful.com, has dedicated much of her professional career to celebrating the beauty and all-around awesomeness of black women. That work has continued in her latest project called “Body Noire,” which features five black women — author CP Patrick, artist Roseline Lawrence, realtor Xiomara Small, yoga instructor Latarria Whitehead, and ballerina Tyde-Courtney Edwards — striking a pose in stunning black-and-portraits that reveal their beautifully unique figures.
Read the entire Essence feature here.