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Kimberly West

Style+Life+Fashion is the brainchild of Kimberly West, a personal stylist, beauty, and lifestyle expert. Although Kim started blogging as a hobby due to her love for Fashion, she quickly gained a loyal following as a respected industry expert and contributor for numerous fashion websites. She seeks to provide the latest trends as well as educate consumers about all aspects of fashion. Kim has hosted television segments as a fashion & lifestyle expert with ABC2 News, Fox 45 WBFF, The List Baltimore, and WBAL News. Her fashion interviews include well known industry experts such as Tai Beauchamp, Tomima Edmark, Julie Weiss, Clinton Kelly, Gianni Rich, Darius Gibbs, Dean Banowetz, and Lilliana Vazquez. In addition, she’s interviewed reality star Queensly Felix and R&B Artist, Keyshia Cole. She has also collaborated with online features for Glamour Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, and Macy’s, and worked to stream digital content and video for New York Fashion Week 2010.

ESSENCE FULL CIRCLE FESTIVAL LAUNCHES IN SUPPORT OF CULTURAL OWNERSHIP AND ECONOMIC COLLABORATION IN AFRICA AND BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN AFRICANS ON THE CONTINENT AND IN THE DIASPORA

Essence Ventures, an independent Black-owned consumer technology company merging content, community, and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color and the parent company of Essence Communications, Inc., today announced that it has partnered with Full Circle Festival, LLC to create the ESSENCE Full Circle Festival.  The ESSENCE Full Circle […]

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Creating The Perfect Wardrobe According To Your Lifestyle

The purpose of my Instagram account is to share affordable outfits for the everyday woman.  I am a firm believer that the way you dress communicates your mood, profession, and outlook on life. Although I have my favorite designer brands, I believe that anyone can look fabulous at any price-point.  If you follow my page, […]

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BETTY BOOP™ X IPSY Unveil Fun And Flirty Beauty Collaboration

IPSY, the largest beauty subscription in the world, in collaboration with King Features Syndicate, a division of Hearst, and Betty Boop proprietor Fleischer Studios, unveiled a line of Betty Boop inspired cosmetics and accessories today.  In supporting their mission of inspiring individuals around the world to express their unique beauty, IPSY has developed a limited […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Best Gift Ideas from CaringBridge Community

When you find out someone you love has cancer, you won’t always know exactly what to say or do to make their experience easier. Giving a thoughtful gift is one of the many ways you can show support to a loved one going through cancer treatment.  For inspiration, we asked members of the CaringBridge community who have been […]

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Three Brands Giving Back This October for Breast Cancer Awareness

Did you know that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives? With Breast Cancer Awareness month coming up, it’s important to give back. During the month of October, The Better Skin Co., Belli Skincare and Sterling Forever jewelry will be donating proceeds they earn from the items to iGoPink.org. iGoPink is a national non-profit focusing on educating, empowering […]

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Diner En Blanc Exclusive Event: Guide To The Official Dress Code

Diner En Blanc Birmingham is scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2019.  Everyone’s excited about attending the event!  But, there’s one common question, “Kim, what should I wear?” Featured Photo from Pinterest One of the rules is that participants must wear all-white attire (not cream) and accessories.  This rule applies to both men and women. Items that […]

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Cantu Beauty: Official Hair Sponsor of The LaQuan Smith Show for New York Fashion Week

Leading multicultural hair care brand, Cantu Beauty, is the official hair sponsor of The LaQuan Smith Show for SS20. Partnering with LaQuan and celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble, the brand worked with the team to create runway-ready natural hair looks. Featured Photo from LaQuan Smith Instagram Cantu is bringing their fans backstage to fashion’s biggest week with one of […]

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NYFW Runway Designers: TLZ L'FEMME, ANDRE EMERY, A SMALL COLLECTION, RON TOMSON, AUGUSTO MANZANERES and SHOKRALA 

STYLE X / KIMAC group showcased an incredible lineup of fashion, art, and music on Day 3 of New York Fashion Week to a full house at the famed Sony Hall. On the runway were featured designers including TLZ L’FEMME, ANDRE EMERY, A SMALL COLLECTION, RON TOMSON, AUGUSTO MANZANERES and SHOKRALA with performances by FRANKLIN FUENTES and LEAH KATE […]

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D'IYANU’s African-Inspired Collection: Slip Into Autumn With Modern Pieces

Fall marks the most exciting time of year for fashion designers across the globe. For Addie Elabor, Nigerian-born entrepreneur who founded D’IYANU, her 2019 Fall Collection was designed to honor hardworking people who embrace fashion as a defining statement.  “D’” meaning ‘of’ in French and “IYANU” meaning ‘miracle’ in the Nigerian language of Yoruba,  Elabor’s unique designs combine traditional African […]

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STYLE X / KIMAC Group New York Fashion Week SS20 Day One Recap at Sony Hall

STYLE X / KIMAC group showcased an incredible lineup of fashion, art, and music on Day 1 of New York Fashion Week at the famed Sony Hall to an at capacity, standing room only, enthusiastic crowd. The group kicked off their three days of high-profile and high energy fashion + music + art event (Sept 5th, 7th, and 8th) with SS20 […]

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