Fros and Beaus: Celebrating Natural Hair and Love

My new favorite Instagram page, Fros & Beaus, combines two things I adore: natural hair and love. The natural hair movement is important for a variety of reasons, one being that it challenges limited beauty ideals. In challenging those ideals, many women have wondered how natural hair would affect their dating prospects ....more

Prom Makeup Looks for Brown Skin

Hi Lovelies, Prom season is upon us, and these three lovely ladies are showing young ladies how they can get a flawless makeup look at home. Bring your look together with these makeup tutorials and you're bound to be the belle at the ball. Enjoy!...more

Classic Man: Jidenna's Style

Janelle Monae's new artist, Jidenna, brings a lot of innovation and creativity to the music industry, and I am enamored with his modern elegance. Those suits, his swag, his style get FBF's stamp of approval. Who doesn't like a brother with style? ...more

Tyra Banks: Pixie Cut

As I've stated before, I am a HUGE fan of the pixie cut and Tyra Banks is giving life with her new style. Ms. Banks is rocking this look like the fierce woman we love and know ....more

Photo Diary: Beautiful and Stylish Black Women from the Victorian Era

It's not often that w get to see Victorian Era photos that reflect black women's beauty, elegance and style. I love these photos. Visit Downtown LA Life for more beautiful photos of black women from the Victorian Era ....more

Women Crush Wednesday: The Obama Girls

...Or should I say Girl Crush Wednesday. Much like their mother, the Obama girls are growing up into beautiful and stylish young ladies ....more

Jourdan Dunn Stuns at London Fashion Week

Looking beautiful at the Elle Style Awards 2015 Walking in the Fashion for Relief fashion show ....more

Carnival: Trinidad & Tobago 2015

Carnival time in the Caribbean signify a period of celebration. With intricately designed costumes, dance, music, and good food, islanders across the Caribbean celebrate and embrace their rich cultural heritage: an intermingling of ancient African traditions, local customs and religious rituals. ...more

Event Recap: Macy's "The Soul Era" with June Ambrose and Johnetta Boone

On Wednesday, I attended Macy's Black History Month, "The Sourl Era" panel discussion with designers June Ambrose and Johnetta Boone. The conversation centered around Soul Era style (the 70's, think Diana Ross)...more