Relax Relate Release With Me and Stylemom at Our Blogalicious Oasis!

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Picture yourself by a glowing aqua pool. You’re wearing a flowing dress in one of your favorite colors – something tropical, feminine and fun. You’re soaking up the ambiance and romance of a dusky Miami evening while your shoulders are massaged by experienced, expert hands. A pink cocktail sits next to you on a table, […]

You Deserve: Tarte Natural Matte Lip Stain

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I love a good lipstain, but in my experience, a good lipstain can be hard to find. So often the formulations can be drying and the applicators can be harsh. Few things are more unattractive than dry, chapped lips – and believe me, dry, chapped lips that are stained hot pink or orange are definitely […]

Plus Size Designer Collaborations at Target – Best Idea EVER!

Afrobella and Rachel Roy photo by Tafari Stevenson Howard

An idea has been marinating in my mind for the last few weeks. It was sparked when I went shopping in the suburbs of Illinois, and realized how many items of beautiful plus size designer clothing was for sale. TJ Maxx. Nordstrom Rack. Marshalls. All of these stores had heavy racks of Calvin Klein, Ralph […]

NYFW Look of the Day – Last Day in Lace

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I was due to leave New York on Monday afternoon, but boy oh boy I didn’t account for the dramatics of the day. First things first – you know that Afrobella is typically a positive blog. I try not to trash something unless I’ve had an absolutely abhorrent experience. And this is why, when I […]

NYFW Look of the Day – The Nine West Blogger Breakfast

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Yes, it was exactly what it sounds like. Breakfast pastries, delicious juices and nectars. Bloggers in town for New York Fashion Week, clad in their photographic best. Mixing and mingling, trying on and giggling, admiring Nine West’s amazing shoes for Fall. We had SUCH a FABULOUS time. And this is what I wore! Striped black […]

Afrobella Radio Interview – plus size fashion icons Gabi Gregg and Angel Laws

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This week’s show is a rerun, but it’s a GREAT episode that I didn’t get a chance to truly promote last week. And this week, I’ll be tuning in as well just to get the insight from two of the ladies who have inspired me to find my own fashion voice! On today’s Afrobella Radio […]

No Makeup Week Challenge

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I used to be such a tomboy back in the day. Teeshirts, jeans, very little makeup. That was me all day every day. Then in my sophomore year of college, I started wearing skirts and realized I looked good in them. And from there it was a slippery slope to complete and utter girliness. Now, […]