Persephone Pioneers: Franchesca Ramsey

Franchesca Leigh Ramsey: Designer. Blogger. Comedian. But not necessarily in that order. Straight from her site and totally legit, Franchesca is a hardcore multi-tasker of awesome, a doer-of-things that range from making simple how-to hair style videos, to creating hilarious parodies, to being and YouTube’s Red Carpet Reporter winner. She’s got a lot under her belt and certainly more to come (and if you doubt it, just check out her neverending credentials and work). Her two YouTube channels (Chescalocs and Chescaleigh) receive massive amounts of traffic, backed by the fact that she recently won 35G’s on YouTube’s NextUp contest. Persephone Magazine, please welcome the talented, hilarious, and amazing Franchesca Ramsey.

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The Big, Black Ugly Secret

Photography by Miguel Jacob FASHION’s Magazine Summer 2009


What’s wrong with this picture? If you’re Caucasian, Asian, Indian or from the Middle East, it might escape your attention. Might. Take a look at the picture again. What do all of these women have in common? Are you thinking that they’re all Caucasian?  No, they’re not, right? I ‘m not referring to their ethnicity. Look closer. They sort of look alike, don’t they? Hmmmm, what is it? It’s not the shape of the nose or the length of the chin. There’s just something so similar about their . . . HAIR! Read More The Big, Black Ugly Secret