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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.

Women’s History Month and Forever 21

March is Women’s History Month and Forever 21 has launched a new collection of fierce women’s empowerment pieces that will also give back! For every piece purchased in the collection online or in-store, Forever 21 will give back $1 to Step Up—an organization committed to propelling girls living in under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to become […]

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Dermaflage and StyleBlueprint

Dermaflage brings innovative formulations and techniques from the Hollywood pro makeup artists to the everyday person to solve some of the beauty industry’s most challenging problems. The brand is all about self-confidence and empowerment through improving the complexion. The power of self-confidence changes people’s lives. When they look their best they accomplish more in the […]

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WAFF48 Lifestyle Segment: National Hot Breakfast Month Blueberry Brie Melt

February was National Hot Breakfast Month.  Nationwide, food retailers were encouraging everyone to start their day with a warm meal.  I couldn’t agree more because there are so many benefits to eating a hot breakfast.  Number one, breakfast foods help fuel the body and provide a sharper focus while boosting the metabolism. In support of […]

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Tune-In Alert: Black Beauty Roster Virtual Summit - Gabrielle Union, Kim Kimble, and more

The upcoming BBR Virtual Summit, hosted by Black Beauty Roster (BBR) and powered by Bonnti, has announced ten additional partners to their lineup of organizations and companies driving change for people of color. This first-of-its-kind digital summit will bring together beauty pros and Hollywood insiders to learn, discuss, and advocate for a much-needed shift in representation in the […]

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Chrissy Teigen is Pretty in Pink BFFs & Babes Robe

Robe enthusiast Chrissy Teigen stepped out in a custom tie dye BFFS & babes robe today in Los Angeles. The Cravings founder looked radiant and cozy in her personalized  Embroidered Full-Length Dustdyerobe  ($99, www.etsy.com/shop/bffsandbabes). Chrissy’s customized BFFs & Babes “Miles & Luna” Dustdye sweatshirt  and “Chrissy” embroidered Dustdye Robe BFFS & BABES Embroidered Full-Length Dustdye robe ($99, https://www.etsy.com/shop/bffsandbabes)

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EDDIE MURPHY, ARSENIO HALL AND ALL-STAR CAST ON ESSENCE'S "COMING 2 AMERICA" TRIPLE COVERS

Prepare the royal jet! Coming 2 America is finally arriving, with Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall and an all-star cast of returning and new faces—including Jermaine Fowler, KiKi Layne and Bella Murphy. It’s been more than three decades since the beloved original Coming to America hit theaters and became a true cult classic that has spanned multiple generations and demographics. Now, in the ESSENCEMarch/April […]

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5 INTERIOR DECORATING TIPS THAT WILL BOOST THE ROMANCE IN YOUR HOME THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

Believe it or not, the way you design and decorate your home can have an impact on your relationship. There are a lot of things that homeowners do in designing their spaces that can put romance on the back burner. The decor in a home—whether that’s a rented condo or a house in the suburbs—is […]

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Jessica Alba's Fave Mix & Match Sustainable Diamonds Launch Necklaces

Jessica Alba posted another video to her Instagram wearing modular earrings from Idyl! The  LA’s Finest actress paired the brands’ ethical and sustainable, lab-grown diamond  Audrey earrings ($495-$990) with the Silos add-on ($518) The Antwerp based brand, also beloved by Isla Fisher, Shanina Shaik, Sophia Bush, just launched modular necklaces just in time for Valentine‘s Day (idyl.com/)!

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BGL Belted Caped Dress: Rep. Stacey Plaskett Showed Up For Loyalty, Honesty, and Power

Yesterday, Rep. Stacey Plaskett was articulate and well-spoken.  But, there was one distinction that stunned audiences; her BGL Belted Caped Dress. She appeared during the Impeachment Proceedings wearing a beautiful, professional look; strand of pearls, caped dress, and nude pumps.  How does all of this relate to us?  Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett did what we would like […]

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