Event Recap: Cocktails and Couture

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I missed the first hour of Cocktails and Couture because I was my typically slow self and catching a cab in NYC is a hellish experience for me. But I wasted no time in hugging, meeting, greeting, and celebrating my beauty and fashion blogger besties as soon as I got there! Here I am with […]

Yesterday’s NYFW Celebrity Sighting

Miss J at C Siriano

It’s J. Alexander, AKA Miss J from America’s Next Top Model! Right after the Christian Siriano show I was waiting for friends outside Lincoln Center. I’m happy to report that Miss Jay was cordial with fans and paused to take pictures (but I was a bit too shy to ask!)

Gorgeous Naturals, Howard University, and the Ford Fiesta

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Back in February, I had the opportunity to be part of something really special. I went to Howard University to cover a unique casting call for Ford Focus – their Inspired By Color event was SO Afrobella-tastic. I was absolutely astounded by the beauty of the aspiring models – all students at Howard with SO. […]

Tyler Perry’s “Colored Girls” – Will You See It?

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So much has been written about Tyler Perry’s upcoming film adaptation of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, penned by Ntozake Shange and loved by so many. This photo of the cast has just emerged, to give fans something to anticipate. From left to right: Anika Noni Rose (as […]

Today on Afrobella Radio

Tomiko Fraser

I hope you tune in today for an awesome episode of Afrobella Radio! Clicky click to listen live at 10 am Central, 11 am EST – today I have two amazing guests and I’m SO excited! First off I’ll be talking to amazing model Tomiko Fraser Hines, she has done everything from incredible runway work […]

9 Years Later, Still Missing Aaliyah

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Undeniably beautiful. Ridiculously talented. Her style, her voice, and her music will forever be an inspiration. 9 years ago the world lost Aaliyah. And still to this day, the loss aches to those of us who loved her music and grew up watching her share her talents with the world. We still miss you, babygirl. […]

Tune In to Afrobella Radio for an Interview With Kim Coles!

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I am SO excited about tomorrow morning’s episode of Afrobella Radio! My guest will be none other than Kim Coles – comedian, actress, and television personality extraordinare! Tune in tomorrow morning — that’s Thursday at 10 am Central, 11 am EST — to hear Kim dish about beauty, her longstanding career in show business, being […]