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Becoming Me + Best of the Web

by Grace Bonney


This has been such an exciting week for new books and book tours and all things publishing. So when I got the great news that Andrea Pippins was releasing a new book next month dedicated to discovering and embracing your best creative self, I was thrilled.

I’ve followed Andrea since her days and absolutely loved her last book, , a coloring-book ode to natural curly, braided and coiled hair. Andrea has done so much to creatively document, examine and honor her experiences as an African-American woman and I am so thankful to have her voice as a part of this community. On October 11th, her new book, , will hit shelves and bookstores everywhere and encourage people to live a creative life and find their own artistic voice through drawing, painting and writing. In addition to creative art prompts, Andrea’s book also gives you practical real-world tips for sharing your art online and to keep you working through creative blocks. I love the upbeat way she approaches the creative process and how easy it is to find your inner artist by following her colorful and creative prompts. This is definitely a must-buy for anyone who wants to nurture (or find) their inner artist or knows someone that should, too. Check out Andrea’s book to pre-order a copy. I just picked up a few for early holiday gifts for friends and family. xo, grace



  • Back to School: that beloved fashion editors/icons wore when they were younger is a must-read.
  • Art to Go: The ! This is the coolest project. If you’re an artist, check it out.
  • In Books: I love this . She gives me so much hope for the future of publishing.
  • Time to Cook: Speaking of books, Julia’s book, , is out and I could not be prouder of her. !
  • Hearts: . I want to wear outfits covered in hearts, too.
  • What TO Wear: If you missed this , please, please stop everything and read now. I have read it through at least four times now, nodding YES.


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