I will say that it is incredibly extravagant, fabulous and, unfortunately, way out of the average college girl's budget. The beauty of Los Angeles is its multitude of little shopping neighborhoods, and streets where boutiques tend to congregate. La Brea, West Third, Silver Lake and...

Let's see what a few of our favorite celebs were up to, shall we? The Black Girls Rock! Awards ceremony went down at the Paradise Theater in New York and welcomed stars like Taraji P. Henson, Angela Davis, and Erykah Badu. I love an animal print, so am totally feeling Taraji's hot long...

Blige wore for her Black Girls Rock! 2011 Performance, and reader Krissy chimed in with the scoop! Mary sang her heart out in a $1,936 Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon Double Chain Top: This electric-blue silk-chiffon blouse has a black chain-print, V-neck, key hole detail, and a...

HAWT! Thanks so much!!" Melanie sang her heart out in a version of this $1,995Peter Pilotto Aks printed silk crepe de chine dress: I say it's a version because though the two pieces share the same print, it's not so obvious if the item above has such a high slit. Melanie paired the chic...

uk Frugal Fashion : William and Kate go cowboy chic on their overseas tour Los Angeles Times (blog) Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, might have finished their overseas tour of parts of Canada and California, but we're still buzzing. We just can't get enough of the duchess...

Where to stay in Los Angeles: Sleep with rock legends at the Andaz, West Hollywood Anyone familiar with the greatest rock legends of our time will be familiar with the Andaz in West Hollywood. Situated on Sunset Boulevard, nestled between some of the world's most popular rock venues...

by Janelle Monáe and featuring Erykah Badu. I never thought of these two ladies performing together but it makes perfect sense. Both are incomparable to anyone else as they forge their own paths, sounds and looks. I also respect these women so much for defining success on their own terms....

Mariah Carey's pretty blessed in both vocal range and curve departments, and it looks like she has more self-confidence than most current musical artists put together; that's why it doesn't surprise us to see her wearing this very risqué Alexander McQueen ensemble on the BET Black Girls Rock...

Our celebrity friends were out and about, most notably at the BET's Black Girls Rock! awards show, where several famous faces tested the limits of our collective backshot thresholds. Let's get into it: Kerry Washington looked stunning in a beaded Marchesa dress, Christian Louboutin pumps,...

women of color by changing their outlook on life, broadening their horizons and providing tools for self-empowerment and efficacy. That movement was transformed into the Black Girls Rock! awards show a few years ago to shift the cultural paradigms in media/music messaging that often...

 

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