So…What Should I Wear to the BET Awards?

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I know usually you read Afrobella for information and opinions I’m sharing, but right now I could use some collective fashion advice. Bellas, I got an exciting invitation to attend the glam events during the 12th Annual BET Awards weekend! I’ll be riding along with Cadillac, to drink in all the music and culture. This […]

Shop My Spring Into Summer QVC Lookbook!

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The response to my first fashion lookbook was so amazing, I knew I had to keep them coming! My intent the next time around was to ramp up the experience. It’s one thing to see what someone is wearing and be inspired by the way things were put together, but I wanted to curate the […]

Amazing Grace! Grace Jones Shows Us How 64 is DONE

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This year in addition to New Year’s resolutions, I also recently made some summer resolutions. Meaning, I plan to learn to do the summertime things I’ve never mastered. Things like jumping rope and hula hooping. I even took my Hoopnotica set out of the closet, intending to attempt hooping again (thank the Lord no video […]

Pinterest and the Power of Style Inspiration

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I have so much admiration for the style bloggers at the top of their game. I’m talking about Gabifresh and Style Pantry, Karen of Where Did U Get That and Eileen of Miss Whoever You Are. Girl With Curves and Marie Denee The Curvy Fashionista. Nicolette Mason and Le Blog de Big Beauty. ChiTown Fashionista […]

Jody Watley On Life, Music, Beauty, Billy B and Being an Icon

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When you think of Jody Watley, very specific visuals might come to mind. Sleek hair. Bangin’ brows. Hoop earrings. A matte red lip. When I visualize Jody Watley, I always envision her in an all black ensemble. And for me that’s entirely because Jody Watley was one of my earliest beauty icons. Her Eighties hits […]

Spring Color of The Week — Granny Smith

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Mother’s Day Giveaway #3–The Sofistafunk RX Emergency Skirt

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This Sunday – May 13, in case you haven’t checked a calendar – is Mother’s Day! Now’s the time to order those flowers and put together those gift baskets, if you haven’t already. And for the moms who read Afrobella.com – I’ve got special Mother’s Day goodness for you through the rest of the week! […]