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by Kimberly West | Influencer. Lifestyle Expert. Consultant. T.V. Host. Ambassador of #Fashion #Beauty and #Lifestyle Brands.

STATEMENT ON THE 2020 ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE

“We know that we are all focused on the health of ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities, and with 16 weeks until the scheduled 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture, we wanted to provide an update to our community and partners regarding our plans in light of coronavirus/COVID-19. Our first priority will always be the safety and […]

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Faux Fur Jacket and Seamless Fleece Leggings: #WIW or #OOTD College Alumni Mixer Event

There’s something about getting a bit older that makes you become sentimental.  You began to reminisce about the carefree days of hanging out with your best college crew! Those days involved hitting the laundry mat, unsolicited dating advice, and last-minute cramming.  To help us stay better connected the alumni group hosted a pop-up event.  As […]

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Headshots & Handshakes Networking Event hosted by FAB Females About Business

FAB Females About Business Birmingham Chapter will host it’s annual Headshots & Handshakes event on Saturday, April 25th.   This is a networking event targeted towards professional women in business, interns, emerging professionals, and seasoned womenpreneurs. Hot Topic Chat Sessions will be hosted by the following panelist: ◾ Tonda Thomas – Event Strategist ◾ Ronda Robinson-McKenzie – Brand […]

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Hadiya Williams Handcrafted Graphics, Designs, & Jewelry Rooted In Bold African Diaspora

Hadiya Williams – emerging artist and owner of Black Pepper Paperie Co., – a Washington, DC-based mix-media art + design studio and lifestyle brand that focuses on creating globally inspired, one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces to include wearable ceramic art, home decor, paper goods, and apparel. These ancestral modern pieces are rooted in memory and cultural influences from across […]

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Tina Knowles Seen In Bespoke Power Suit: Ghanaian Fashion Brand Christie Brown

Beyonce’s Mom, Miss Tina Knowles Lawson, took Instagram by storm in this bespoke power suit by Ghanaian fashion brand Christie Brown. Christie Brown (CB)  takes great pride in how it develops traditional African fabrics into contemporary garments without downplaying their African roots. With a diverse range of clientele including the backup singers of Award-winning pop-singer Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Stylist; TY Hunter, Beauty Queen, Menaye Donkor, […]

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Pantone Introduces 315 New Colors + New Digital Solutions for Fashion, Home + Interiors

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color tools for designers, today introduced 315 new colors and new supporting digital solutions to the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Color System. Refreshed and restyled for greater utility, Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors combines the industry’s most relevant color palette with new digital […]

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BLOOM: FAITH, FASHION, AND BUSINESS EMPOWERMENT SERIES SPOTLIGHT: Rochelle Gaston Malone

BLOOM readers, today I would like to introduce Rochelle Gaston Malone.  Rochelle is a teacher, author, mother, motivational speaker, and Birmingham native.  She utilizes her extensive education and wealth of personal experience to create renewed attitudes with her clients. I interviewed Rochelle and learned more about this dynamic woman of empowerment and purpose.  She is also the granddaughter […]

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ESSENCE Centers Black Women's Wellness; Brings #ESSENCEWellnessHouse to Atlanta

Today, ESSENCE Communications Inc., the leading media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, announced that it is bringing its signature ESSENCE Wellness House to Atlanta on March 7th.  The ESSENCE Wellness House – an immersive wellness experience designed to support Black women on their collective and individual health and wellness journeys – will convene a host of […]

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Beyonce' Honors Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Bold Purple Nails #NailsonFleek

The tragedy that occurred between Kobe and Gianna Bryant was earth-shattering to the entire world. Celebrities and fans both searched for an opportunity to show their respect to the legend and his daughter.  Some wore Kobe’s basketball jersey while others created a poster, highlighting his name. During the memorial, Beyoncé was seen dressed in purple […]

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