Afrobella Art — Curating An Artful Eye

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In the interest of furthering the Afrobella Art series under a knowledgable and well curated eye, I’ve turned over the reins to a new monthly contributor. Bellas, meet Veronica Marshall. She is a self-described interior design junkie, obsessed with all-things home décor, antiquing, midcentury modern design, and collecting art by emerging artists. The owner of […]

Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and The Help Ruled the SAG Awards

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“”The stain of racism and sexism is not just for people of color or women. It’s ALL of our burden. All of us… I don’t care how ordinary you may feel, all of us can inspire change. Every single one of us.” Photo via CNN.com. Those were the poignant and wise words uttered by Viola […]

Totally Loving These Tote Bags!

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Right around the holidays, the New York Times published a piece titled “A Message On Every Arm,” all about how tote bags are the new it bags and status symbols amongst those in the fashionable know. It was a super cute fashion and style piece complete with a slide show featuring the most covetable totes, […]

What Should I Wear To The Oscars – Insight From the Stylists!

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I’ve definitely been doing my own search for the perfect Oscar dress, and I’ve found some options already! But the process can be daunting, even for the most fashionable of us. For expert advice and a professional perspective, I turned to three professional stylists to get their recommendations for Oscar night. Help me choose a […]

What Should I Wear to the Oscars?

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I went to my high school graduation, and I got married almost a decade ago. In the back of my mind, the time and place for a Big Fancy Dress had come and gone. What else would I require a floor length gown of inderminate cost for? For awards shows! Trying to choose THE perfect […]

What Were The Top Makeup Trends of 2011?

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For an answer to that question, I turned to Afrobella’s friendly makeup vlogger and reviewer Sherry Blossom (follow @MsSherryBlossom on Twitter)! She did amazing, exhaustive research to give you the definitive answer. Take it away, Sherry! What Were The Top Makeup Trends of 2011? With responses from over 100 of my makeup peers: pro makeup […]

Sears Style — My Splurge vs. Steal Look

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When you think of Sears, what do you think of? I tend to think first of appliances, mattresses, and functional fashion like heavy winter coats and such. The point is, I don’t immediately think Sears = Fashion. But the department store is working hard to change that. Now there are all kinds of new lines […]