Red Carpet Arrivals : Black Girls Rock

Yes, Dress! Michelle Mitchenor DIDNT come to play! Wearing a custom citron silk taffeta coat dress by Carlos Antoine

Come Thru Haircut! Taraji P Henson wore a blue David Koma London FW17 RTW dress

Sis Issa Rae was a vision in a Leilou By Alex FW17 RTW gown.

My Boo Sza eccentricly in Philippple Ininternational FW17 RTW

Anika Noni Rose Looks So Beautiful!
In a floral Dennis Basso dress and Alexis Bittar Jewelry.


Auntie Maxine Waters Looks Wonderful!

Keyshia Koair made it Black Girls Rock
wearing an $11,445 Zuhair Murad Official nude embellished gown

This chillle cam sanggggg! Ledisi
hit up the award show in a Herve Leger dress.

Vegas’ Own Rutina Wesley Is Black Girl Magic!

Alexe Belle and Isis Valentino of St. Beauty drippin golden melanin on the red carpet!

Lovie Simone Looking Beautiful! In @pacorabanne SS17 RTW

Go Head Elle Varner

What You Ordered vs What You Get

Upset women have taken to social media to expose online shopping purchases that weren’t no where near what they expected.

A favorite among bargain-hunters sites like eBay are a go-to for shopaholics om a budget but when it comes to buying clothes, things aren’t always as they appear (neither are these threads).

Sharing photos of the items they ordered side-by-side with what actually arrived, the disappointed customers are open highlight the gap between expectation and reality when it comes to virtual style.

Often, guipure lace is replaced with tacky netting, embroidery is swapped for stick-on gems and, in some cases dresses turn up three times smaller than advertised.

Whether it doesn’t fit right, the material isn’t what you expected or it’s simply hideous, these thrifty women are keen to teach you a lesson that they learned the hard way. Be careful if the price is unbelieveable for that particular dress just spend the extra coins and get it here in the states. Watch out for reviews , no reviews with actually pictures…no purchase is my rule!

Fashion Memo 3 : Sundays BEST

To: All

From: Me plus some amazingly dope sistas

Date : Aug 20, 2017

Subject : Sunday Church Service

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When choosing your Sunday church outfit the most important thing is to consider comfort. The point of church clothing is to feel free (not too free) and comfortable. You also have to consider the fact that youll be in the house of the Lord. So that Saturday night bodycon that you have to keep pulling down paired with a kimono is a no go. I am not saying you have to wear flip flops, shorts and ripped tees (even though they say come as you are), but you have to feel confident and think only about God, so nothing disturbs your feelings and thoughts.

Dress https://www.instagram.com/onandofftherunway/

Model : https://www.instagram.com/styleandpoise/

Dress: http://m.shein.com/us/Knot-Detail-Flower-Print-Shirt-Dress

Model: https://www.instagram.com/toityme/

Dress : forever21

Model: https://www.instagram.com/empress_jamila/

2 Piece : https://www.instagram.com/gabbvintage/

Letoya Luckett is Engaged!!

I said , ” Yes yeeeesssss” on his Burfday!! The former Destiny’s Child singer and actress wrote on her IG under the above pic. Am I the only one blinded by the bling?

All I can say is, " HALLELUJAH GOD!" 🙌🏾 My heart is full of pure JOY!! I just want to say THANK YOU for all of the L ❤️ve & blessings me & my fiancé ( OMG yaassss feels so good to say fiancé )😩🙌🏾😂 have received over the last few days! Tommi & I can't thank you enough!! Well, here's a Lil inside scoop from the other nights "Surprise" Burfday dinner turned engagement party. This is a clip from the video montage he put together that had me in tears. As the wall at Ocean prime Dallas rolled back revealing my family & his. BRUH! I was so shocked 😳😩 the surprise was supposed to be on him ! Not me! 😂 anyhoo! I'm over the moon & overjoyed. I gave my girl @charlipenn over at @essence the real deets on how we met & how The L❤️ve of my life pulled off one of the most beautiful moments in our lives. GO TO essence.com or simply click the link in their @essence Instagram bio for more details!!! I'm geeked!! 🙌🏾😉👰🏽💍❤️ #Back2Life #Repost @essence ・・・ So, we have a bone to pick with Letoya Luckett. Girl, how are you gonna let us watch this video of you & your fiancé after we put on our makeup?!We look crazy with our mascara running. For more on their journey hit the 🔗 in our bio.

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Bestie Eudoxiee message is the sweetest ever!

Love is a beautiful thing.

The It BAG of the Season

                   
Heyyy GLOWERS TGIF! Hope yalll having a great week. If I were to guess, I have a feeling all yall have heard about the bag that has been taking over social media and fashion blogs by storm; its none other than the Ark handbag. Last summer, this bag began making its way into the hands of some of the most stylish fashionistas out. Do we blame them its HANDS Down the hottest thang out

What is the Ark Handbag?

This bohemian meets modern west coast bag came out last year, which is a unique take on a clutch, in its half circle shape. In fact, the silhouette is actually the same as a classic Japanese picnic bag. Pretty dope or nah?

These bags are selling out fast,I wait to cop one. After doing research i found out Amazon and Marshalls has them for the low and great quality… I heard Ebay has the worst ones on the market.

No Days Off : Reach For The Stars

You can get a Grammy without being signed to a label or having physical copies of your music.
Chance The Rapper

You can make a comics series and get picked up by Netflix.
Mark Millar 

You can be an art school dropout, vlog about makeup, become one of the most successful YouTubers of all time and create a $500 Million beauty product subscription service.
Michelle Phan

You can make a YouTube webisode series, get picked up by HBO for a show where you’re the producer AND the star, and end up in a Jay-Z video.
Issa Rae

You can blog, write a book, become a New York Times best seller, and then get your book turned into a show by Shonda Rhimes.
Luvvie Ajayi

You can be an architect, make a blog to help you study for an architectural exam, get LAID OFF from your job, find out that you’re getting over 5000 unique hits a day from that blog because other people were studying for that same certification, turn your blog into a book, make profit, and go on to create an online business that generates well over $100K a month and end up in Forbes as one of the “thought leaders of tomorrow.”
Pat Flynn

You can be an 11-year old #girlboss, make a lemonade recipe with honey to save bees, get an $60,000 investment from ABC’s Shark Tank and land an $11 Million dollar deal with Whole Foods.
Mikaila Ulmer

You can be a visual artist/activist and create an art installation about equality with NIKE and SOLANGE.
B Mike

You can create killer content and create a FREAKING empire!

Degrees of separation is ZERO. If you’re doing some dope stuff that’s truly authentic, if you keep it simple, AND if you’re consistent, you will rise above the noise and you WILL be heard. You don’t have to make a spanking brand new product/service…all you have to do is expand your product/service’s category. You don’t need to promise be the best. You just need to be the leader!

THIS is the new “realistic.” You need to know that. WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE. WHAT A TIME to 5X and 10X your goals!

The question is no longer “how will you get it done…” there’s all kinds of resources out there at your fingertips. The new question is “WHEN” you’ll get it done. You better take FULL advantage of the time that we are living in.

Get it DONE! YOU can DO it! WE CAN DO IT

For Colored Girls : Beauty Blogger Jackie Aina Working To Create More Shades For Our Melanin


I dont want to put the facts out there but too many cosmetics brands still haven’t came to the realization that skin tones don’t stop at peanut butter or toffe — that’s not news. Whats is BOMB is that Too Faced is the latest high-end line to finally embrace darker shades and it’s thanks to beauty blogger Jackie Aina.

Aina is well known for the beauty tutorials on her YouTube channel which has over 1.5 million subscribers, regularly highlighting brands who cater to women of color — and calling out those who don’t. Sis dont PLAY 🕵️‍♂️🕵️‍♂️🕵️‍♂️

Jackie made the announcement via Instagram on her 30th birthday

it's my birthday!!! finally the big 3-0 is here and I can't think of a better day to announce the biggest project of my career to date. I've been keeping a little secret for the past few months 🙈 but it's FINALLY time to announce that this year I will be working with one of my favorite brands @toofaced to help expand their Born This Way foundation line and create darker AND deeper shades for all of you 💖 I'm so glad that all of the awareness we've created about INCLUSIVENESS is finally being heard and I get to curate these new shades from the FORMULA all the way to the shade names that will be available to all of you in the near future!!! This is literally one of my dreams! And it couldn't have happened without all of you ❤️ This is what happens when you stand your ground and believe in your message and keep your supporters number one at all costs. I'm so happy that Jerrod and Too Faced trust me with this initiative. best birthday EVAAAA 🙌🏾 time to CELEBRATE

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