This post and giveaway is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial November in Chicago means crisp air, falling leaves and a return to glamorous indoor events. It’s the time of year for evening gowns and fabulous coats, suits and shiny shoes, arts and culture. This Thursday evening in Chicago I’ll be there at the Harlem Fine Arts… read all
Last week ended on a cultural high note, at the kind of event I hope to see more of in 2017. My husband and I attended the Harlem Fine Arts Show thanks to the good folks at COUNTRY Financial. As sponsors, they had a booth — really more like a lounge — where one of my favorite… read all
Afro Wonder Woman is EVERYTHING. Designed by Daniel Price of DEP Designs, she’s the perfect addition to my home office.
In my corner of the blogosphere, there’s been one design and art blog holding it down from the beginning. Andrea Pippins, creator of Fly, has been sharing her vision of creative artwork and design inspirations since 2006. Her blog has personally introduced me to so many up and coming creative and fresh new aesthetic ideas,… read all
In 2011 I tried to launch a regular series called Afrobella Art. The intent was to feature images that inspire and celebrate our unique beauty, and the people who create and curate them. I started out OK but then ran into a wall of FAIL not too long after that because I was in… read all
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… read all
Bellas, I’d like to present a new monthly series. Afrobella Art will feature images that inspire and celebrate our unique beauty, and the people who create them. First up, Nastassia Davis. Nastassia is a New Jersey based artist and photographer specializing in fine art portraiture and conceptual photography. Her fascinating self-portraits include this stunning image… read all