Nichelle Gainer is the author of Vintage Black Glamour (Fall 2014, Rocket 88 Books), a coffee table book highlighting glamorous, inspiring groundbreaking women of the 20th century. Nichelle blogs beauty, fashion and lifestyle at 55 Secret Street, health, fitness and wellness at Revenge of the Curves, and books, cultural history and the arts at She has written for magazines including GQ, InStyle and Glamour and has been featured in The Washington Post, , NBC New York and NPR.