Join Me at the Boutique Larrieux & Monif C Trunk Show!

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  The first time I put on one of Monif C’s Marilyn convertible dresses, I was lucky. I visited Monif’s boutique in New York City and found myself faced with a veritable rainbow of dresses. The first one I tried on, was teal. And as you can see, it was love at first tie. Monif’s […]

What I Wore During BET Awards Weekend in Los Angeles!

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Trips to Los Angeles always throw off my sleep schedule. When I got home from LA I said “yay! I’m going to write all these blog posts and get stuff done!” And then I took an epic five hour nap. It was almost 2 am when I started this post and I’m so sluggish today. […]

Sizzling Summertime Plus Size Swimsuits!

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Today it is cold and rainy and bleak in Chicago. Still, I fantasize about warmer weather and honey the latest swimsuit collection by Monif C makes me yearn for summer heat and sand between my toes. POW! Love the yellow “Monaco” ruched swimsuit. The color is HOT, the teeny cut-out is an adorable touch, and […]

Afrobella’s Sejour Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway!

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Bellas!! I know I’ve been scarce lately but I’ve got so much going on. Today is no exception. It’s my birthday!! And every year I LOVE giving YOU a present on my special day. Let me tell you all about the wonder of Sejour by Nordstrom. Easy, breezy, effortlessly chic clothing intended to be layered […]

Big Girl Pants

Whenever I go anywhere, or even think of going anywhere, they’re the first item of clothing I envision. They go with fancy frilly tops and heels, or teeshirts and sneakers. For many (including myself), they’re practically a daily uniform. Of course I’m talking about jeans. I’d be lost without them. I don’t love a jean […]

Ask Afrobella: Plus Size Pretty

I’ve been restraining myself from shopping lately, so I can’t tell you how much fun it is for me to fantasy shop for someone else! I just got a delightful Ask Afrobella question for my pear-shaped bellas. Bella, My pear-shaped friend is trying to find something to wear for a wedding in May. I’m trying […]

Worth A Click

Here’s a random assortment of the Afrobella-related issues I’ve been meaning to address… One Door Opens Where Another Door Closes — Today at 1 p.m., New York Governor Designate David Paterson will be sworn in before the State Legislator, effectively ending Eliot Spitzer’s in-office shame spiral. Thus far, the result of this whole incident has […]