Claire’s Life: Mary J Blige’s Strength of a Woman Festival Sponsored by Pepsi

Claire’s Life: Mary J Blige’s Strength of a Woman Festival Sponsored by Pepsi

Happy Tuesday! This past weekend, I was honored to be invited to cover Mary J Blige’s Strength of a Woman Festival, sponsored by Pepsi! @SterlingPics...
Happy Tuesday! This past weekend, I was honored to be invited to cover Mary J Blige’s Strength of a Woman Festival, sponsored by Pepsi! @SterlingPics The action packed weekend was a celebration of the Strength of Women, and featured informative panels, a concert, and a Sunday Gospel Brunch! On day 1, I stopped by The Gathering Spot and popped into talks featuring boss women like Kandi, Myleik, Claudine Joseph, and Naturi Naughton! I popped by the green room to say hey to Shamea Morton, Toya Johnson, and Angel: That night, I attended the concert, and grabbed a pic with Tasha...
Who Wore it Better? Yung Miami vs. Monique Rodriguez in Tom Ford’s Silk Trimmed Sequins Tank and Dolce & Gabbana Rainbow Sequinned Boots

Who Wore it Better? Yung Miami vs. Monique Rodriguez in Tom Ford’s Silk Trimmed Sequins Tank and Dolce & Gabbana Rainbow Sequinned Boots

By the looks of it, all that glitters was gold at this past Saturday’s Strength of a Woman Concert in Atlanta, held by Mary J....
By the looks of it, all that glitters was gold at this past Saturday’s Strength of a Woman Concert in Atlanta, held by Mary J. Blige and Pepsi, when both Yung Miami from the City Girls and Monique Rodriquez stepped out wearing the same $1,390 Tom Ford silk trimmed sequin tank and $1,345 Dolce & Gabbana rainbow sequinned boots! Yung Miami wore her’s with her hair half a half up half down, three layered Diamond tennis chains and dark wash denim shorts! Monique opted to accessorize the pieces with a Tom Ford bag, Louis Vuitton hoops and Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry styled...
Yung Miami Flaunts Her Bikini Body on Mother’s Day Wearing an Isa Boulder Weave Twist Bikini

Yung Miami Flaunts Her Bikini Body on Mother’s Day Wearing an Isa Boulder Weave Twist Bikini

She get it from her momma! Yung Miami posed with her mom @ms.yung305 on Mother’s Day wearing an  Isa Boulder weave twist bikini, including a $205 top and $167 Bottoms, styled...
She get it from her momma! Yung Miami posed with her mom @ms.yung305 on Mother’s Day wearing an  Isa Boulder weave twist bikini, including a $205 top and $167 Bottoms, styled by @thekcexperience_ .  Made locally in Bali where the brand’s production house is based, this bronze ‘Weavetwist’ bikini top has woven triangle cups and twisted straps.  Her mom tells us exclusively that her white two piece was from, “a boutique in the mall,” but you can get Yung Miami ‘s  bikini at Net a Porter. Hot! Or Hmm..?
Pregnant Rihanna Hits Giorgio Baldi with ASAP Rocky Wearing a Silver Sparkle Miu Miu Fishnet Runway Look and Christian Louboutin Sandals

Pregnant Rihanna Hits Giorgio Baldi with ASAP Rocky Wearing a Silver Sparkle Miu Miu Fishnet Runway Look and Christian Louboutin Sandals

Rihanna spent Mothers Day at Giorgio Baldi with Asap Rocky wearing a Miu Miu set, a Balenciaga crystal-embellished bag, and $1,295 Christian Louboutin Just Queen PVC Sandals.  Credit: Backgrid Her look was modeled...
Rihanna spent Mothers Day at Giorgio Baldi with Asap Rocky wearing a Miu Miu set, a Balenciaga crystal-embellished bag, and $1,295 Christian Louboutin Just Queen PVC Sandals.  Credit: Backgrid Her look was modeled on Miu Miu’s Spring 202 runway: Her Christian Louboutin sandals are fashioned out of crystal-encrusted PVC and metallic reptile jacquard. This has been a super sparkly and fabulous pregnancy! Beautiful! Get her heels at BergdorfGoodman.com. What say you?
The Top 5 Looks from the 2022 GLAAD Awards: Kandi Burruss in Halpern, Ariana DeBose in Custom Jason Wu, Tommy Dorfman in Valentino and Others

The Top 5 Looks from the 2022 GLAAD Awards: Kandi Burruss in Halpern, Ariana DeBose in Custom Jason Wu, Tommy Dorfman in Valentino and Others

Last Friday May 6th marked the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in held in New York City. The ceremony recognized and celebrated the most stand-out...
Last Friday May 6th marked the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in held in New York City. The ceremony recognized and celebrated the most stand-out talent in entertainment emerging from the LGBTQ community, welcoming guests and nominees to bring their all to the red carpet. The looks were bold, romantic, funky and quite frankly altogether brilliant! Here are the top five best-dressed celebrities of the evening: Ariana DeBose in custom Jason Wu Photo: Getty The Westside Story actress arrived in a custom white Jason Wu number styled by Zadrian and Sarah with Santoni heels, Zameer Kassam earrings and ring. To...
Mary J. Blige Introduces ‘Strength of A Woman’ Fest: Everything You Should Know About the Summit Plus the Fab Fashion Moments that Took Place

Mary J. Blige Introduces ‘Strength of A Woman’ Fest: Everything You Should Know About the Summit Plus the Fab Fashion Moments that Took Place

Mother’s Day weekend just got 10 times more fun-filled, and you can thank the one and only Mary J. Blige for that! In collaboration with...
Mother’s Day weekend just got 10 times more fun-filled, and you can thank the one and only Mary J. Blige for that! In collaboration with Pepsi and Live Nation Urban, the hip-hop legend threw the first ever ‘Strength of Woman’ Summit from May 6th to 8th in Atlanta, Georgia, and it has since been announced that the event will be returning annually. The festival, named after her 13th studio album, was jam-packed with  live panel discussions, workshops, good food and of course loads of entertainment and performances. Women empowerment, education and elevation were all the founding pillars of this project...
Kierra Sheard Wears Sai Sankoh Nawara Kaftan Available at FashionBombDailyShop.com To Perform at Strength of a Woman Festival

Kierra Sheard Wears Sai Sankoh Nawara Kaftan Available at FashionBombDailyShop.com To Perform at Strength of a Woman Festival

Gospel powerhouse Kierra Sheard performed at Mary J Blige’s Strength of a Woman gospel Brunch wearing a $295 Sai Sankoh Nawara Kaftan available at FashionBombDailyShop.com....
Gospel powerhouse Kierra Sheard performed at Mary J Blige’s Strength of a Woman gospel Brunch wearing a $295 Sai Sankoh Nawara Kaftan available at FashionBombDailyShop.com. ATLANTA, GEORGIA – MAY 08: Kierra Sheard performs onstage during the Strength Of A Woman Festival & Summit Gospel Brunch at City Winery Ponce City Market on May 08, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Strength Of A Woman Festival & Summit) The colorful piece, which comes with matching pants, feature yellow, red, and brown tones and a regal draped silhouette. Wear it with the matching pants or with white jeans...
On TheStateofFashion.Bulletin.com: All of Mary J Blige’s Looks from the Strength of a Woman Fest

On TheStateofFashion.Bulletin.com: All of Mary J Blige’s Looks from the Strength of a Woman Fest

Visit + Subscribe to TheStateofFashion.Bulletin.com for a rundown of all of Mary J Blige’s outfits from her Strength of a Woman Festival! ATLANTA, GEORGIA –...
Visit + Subscribe to TheStateofFashion.Bulletin.com for a rundown of all of Mary J Blige’s outfits from her Strength of a Woman Festival! ATLANTA, GEORGIA – MAY 08: Mary J. Blige attends Strength Of A Woman Festival & Summit Gospel Brunch at City Winery Ponce City Market on May 08, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Strength Of A Woman Festival & Summit) I write, “The Queen of R&B Mary J Blige kicked off her first empowerment festival, The Strength of a Woman Fest, over Mother’s Day weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. I was in the building, and of...
A$AP Rocky Proposes to Rihanna in the New Music Video for D.M.B, Wearing Custom Grills, a Custom Rihanna Ring, a Phipps Jersey and More

A$AP Rocky Proposes to Rihanna in the New Music Video for D.M.B, Wearing Custom Grills, a Custom Rihanna Ring, a Phipps Jersey and More

Remember when Rihanna and A$AP Rocky were sighted getting cozy together while on set for a music video last summer 2021? Well as it now...
Remember when Rihanna and A$AP Rocky were sighted getting cozy together while on set for a music video last summer 2021? Well as it now turns out, the couple was shooting for Rocky’s latest single D.M.B., released on May 5th! The 5-minute long clip is oozing of jaw-dropping fashion moments, including one scene where the rapper emerges in an embellished Phipps jersey previously worn by Steve Lacy at Coachella. IG/Reproduction He also flaunts a custom ring with a figurine designed by Jason of Beverly Hills to look just like Riri! The two-finger 18K yellow gold, diamond ring is valued at more than $50,000. The...
Behind the Looks: Discover the Reported Inspiration Behind Your Favorite Met Gala ‘Gilded Glamour’ Outfits

Behind the Looks: Discover the Reported Inspiration Behind Your Favorite Met Gala ‘Gilded Glamour’ Outfits

Given the historical nature of the 2022 Met Gala theme being centered around the gilded age, fashion critics, fans and spectators have begun to speculate...
Given the historical nature of the 2022 Met Gala theme being centered around the gilded age, fashion critics, fans and spectators have begun to speculate and research possible references and inspiration that forged the looks that graced the runway. While some of these are confirmed, others are mere observations, though shockingly accurate! Just see for yourself: Nicki Minaj in Burberry: The 1899 Countess Victor di Carrobio who wore black feather, satin and lace Anitta in Moschino: Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s 1961 poster Katy Perry in Oscar de la Renta: Royal Mistress Agnes Sorel (1422-1450) Hailey Bieber in YSL:...
Exclusive Interview with Real Housewives of Lagos Star Mariam Adeyemi Timmer (Spoilers Inside!)

Exclusive Interview with Real Housewives of Lagos Star Mariam Adeyemi Timmer (Spoilers Inside!)

African reality TV has taken the international entertainment landscape for a whirlwind recently, so when Showmax Nigeria released The Real Housewives of Lagos back in...
African reality TV has taken the international entertainment landscape for a whirlwind recently, so when Showmax Nigeria released The Real Housewives of Lagos back in April, everyone, including us, was instantly hooked! One housewife in particular stole our hearts with her infectious energy and undeniably exquisite taste level for all things style and beauty. Meet fashion PR expert and entrepreneur Mariam Adeyemi Timmer! The bombshell businesswoman joined us exclusively for a deep dive into her experience on the show and personal style, get into it below: FBD: Every Friday, when The Real Housewives of Lagos comes on it truly makes...
Who Wore it Better? Megan Thee Stallion vs. Tracee Ellis Ross in Bottega Veneta’s Teal Blue Cotton Boucle Strapless Dress

Who Wore it Better? Megan Thee Stallion vs. Tracee Ellis Ross in Bottega Veneta’s Teal Blue Cotton Boucle Strapless Dress

Both Megan Thee Stallion and Tracee Ellis Ross have worn this $15,000 Bottega Veneta Fall 2021 strapless dress. While Megan Thee Stallion was styled by Eric Archibald in matching @newbottega sandals, Tracee Ellis Ross rocked the...
Both Megan Thee Stallion and Tracee Ellis Ross have worn this $15,000 Bottega Veneta Fall 2021 strapless dress. While Megan Thee Stallion was styled by Eric Archibald in matching @newbottega sandals, Tracee Ellis Ross rocked the dress with a leather jacket, a matching #bottega bag, and boots. The look debuted on Bottega Veneta’s Fall 2021 runway: Both look , but Who Wore it Better ?  @papculture / @wwd 
Yung Miami and Her Mom Are White Hot at a Miami Heat Game In Prada, Bottega, Chanel, and Judith Leiber

Yung Miami and Her Mom Are White Hot at a Miami Heat Game In Prada, Bottega, Chanel, and Judith Leiber

Yung Miami 305 and her mom Ms Yung 305 Sat courtside at a Miami Heat basketball game looking bomb , with Yung Miami rocking $390 Prada sunglasses, a $750 Prada logo plaque bandeau top, a...
Yung Miami 305 and her mom Ms Yung 305 Sat courtside at a Miami Heat basketball game looking bomb , with Yung Miami rocking $390 Prada sunglasses, a $750 Prada logo plaque bandeau top, a $3,000 Prada lace up shirt dress, $930 Prada Shoes , and a $5,900 Judith Leiber lips clutch, styled by @thekcexperience_ . A refreshing take on the classic white cotton shirt, her short dress from Prada has a tonal construction with long sleeves and a lace-up panel. Her shades also come in dark gray and black. Prada sunglasses use only the finest materials to strike the ideal balance of form and function.  With a recycled nylon construction, this red logo-plaque...
Highlights from South African Fashion Week: The Top Shows, Designer Thando Ntuli Wins the 2022 New Talent Search, Plus a Glimpse Behind The Scenes

Highlights from South African Fashion Week: The Top Shows, Designer Thando Ntuli Wins the 2022 New Talent Search, Plus a Glimpse Behind The Scenes

In case you missed it, this weekend closed out the 25th yearly South African Fashion Week in bustling Johannesburg! Over a period of three consecutive...
In case you missed it, this weekend closed out the 25th yearly South African Fashion Week in bustling Johannesburg! Over a period of three consecutive days, from April 28th through to the 30th, twenty designers from the continent showcased Spring/Summer 2022 collections for a world-wide audience. The occasion held at the prestigious Mall of Africa celebrated fashion innovators as well as up-and-coming design talent. Below is a rundown of the must-see moments from each day! Of course, the event kicked off with an opening party to set the tone for the days to follow! VIP Guests, designers and media were...
Lala Anthony Hits Thom Browne Show Wearing Thom Browne T Bar Cardigan and Pleated Skirt

Lala Anthony Hits Thom Browne Show Wearing Thom Browne T Bar Cardigan and Pleated Skirt

Lala Headed to the Thom Browne show with longtime photographer Tomas Herold wearing a full Thom Browne look, including a $1,450 long T-Bar V Neck...
Lala Headed to the Thom Browne show with longtime photographer Tomas Herold wearing a full Thom Browne look, including a $1,450 long T-Bar V Neck Long Cardigan and. $1,387 pleated skirt. Credit: Shutterstock  Featuring a v-neck, a front button fastening, two front pockets, long sleeves, button cuffs, a side button fastening, a mid-length, a ribbed hem and cuffs, a signature grosgrain loop tab and a 4-Bar stripe. In keeping with the designer’s avant-garde aesthetic, Thom Browne’s checked skirt arrives in a mini, pleated silhouette with a deconstructed hem. It flaunts the label’s signature ‘uniform’ stripes with frayed edges for a nuanced...