STYLE GUIDE: CUTE CLUTCHES

Monday, February 20, 2012 · No Comments

Clutches are the perfect accessory and have become the go to handbag for women.  From beaded to bright neon hues designers have created array of clutches to choose from, and we’ve picked out a few for every occasion. Check out our collection of clutches Continue Reading »

WHITNEY HOUSTON: LIFE OF AN ICON 1963-2012

Monday, February 13, 2012 · No Comments
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Whitney Houston, the pop sensation and award winning actress died Saturday. She was 48 years old. Whitney Houston earned  two Emmys, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards, and six Grammy awards  in her life time. She sold over 170 million albums and won over 400 career awards. Whitney Houston, a true gift from GOD. Your presence and voice will truly  be missed.

BLACK HISTORY FASHION REPORT: DARINE STERN FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO GRACE THE COVER OF PLAYBOY MAGAZINE

Friday, February 10, 2012 · No Comments
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Darine Stern was the first black model to grace the cover of Playboy Magazine. Stern was on the  cover of the  October 1971 issue, its been a classic cover ever since.

Image Credit: American Society Of Magazine Editors

FRIDAY FLY PHILOSOPHY: AMARA B.

Friday, February 10, 2012 · No Comments
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Amara knows a thing a two about style.  The Long Beach, Ca native has a style that’s fun, romantic, and girly.  Amara’s  mix of classic and trendy pieces makes her our Friday Fly Philosophy feature. The 18 year old fashion blogger gives us  a taste of real style on her blog Living Life Wasted . When she’s not studying, Amara is modeling and  working towards her ultimate goal,  becoming a fashion stylist. Get a closer look at the self-proclaimed fashion junkie!

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BLACK HISTORY FASHION REPORT: “BLACK MODELS TAKE CENTER STAGE”

Thursday, February 9, 2012 · No Comments
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Before a Naomi Campbell there was Naomi Sims. Sims appeared on the front cover Life magazine October 1969.  “Black Models Take Center Stage.”

Image Credit: Life Magazine Connection

BLACK HISTORY FASHION REPORT: BLACK MEN AND NATURAL HAIR

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 · No Comments
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The December 1967  cover of Ebony Magazine ” Black Men and Natural Hair- New symbol of race pride”

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BLACK HISTORY FASHION REPORT: KATITI KIRONDE IS THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN COVER GIRL

Monday, February 6, 2012 · No Comments

In 1968 Katiti Kironde  became the first black cover girl of a major US magazine. Kironde graced the August 1968 Glamour College Issue.

STYLE GUIDE: WHAT TO WEAR ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Monday, February 6, 2012 · No Comments
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Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and if you’re still clueless on what to wear  this V-Day, don’t worry Ooh La La has you covered. Check out these five Valentine’s Day looks we created.  Use them as guide  to the perfect Valentine’s Day look.

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