Madewell model: Marihenny Pasible

Sometimes Hair Is Just Hair, Even When Its Breathing

The latest controversy involving Madewell, the fledging brand under the umbrella of big sister — J.Crew and the flawless model with the messy bun is just another reason why “hairy situations” can have an unnecessarily prickly effect.

As a Black woman with a grade of hair that most wouldn’t consider ideal — I have weathered my share of judgments and unwarranted advice about…