Lovely Dominican fashion model Amanda Del Valle is captured by Cali-based photographer/director Aris Jerome for a sexy beach photo shoot on the rocks.
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Check out photos from the launch of Toronto’s Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival. As North America’s largest festival taking place now through August 5th, Toronto Carnival is a visual and auditory explosion of colorful exhibitions and pulsating rhythms of calypso, soca, reggae, hip-hop, chutney, steel pan and brass.
Parallel Universe is a vibrant new series by Bulgarian fashion photographer Zlatimir Arakliev. Model Didi Maximova strikes a mannequin-like pose in a stark white setting, adorned in bright, colorful over-sized jewelry from Francesca Marotta by Milko Boyarov.
Marc Jacobs introduces us to the younger sister fragrance to Lola and Daisy, named Dot. She carries a lush, effervescent floral scent perfect for every eclectic, spontaneous female.
Case Scenario introduces four eye-popping neon Pantone Universe cases for Apple iPhone 4 and 4S devices. The glossy, lightweight hard-shell cases are an Apple store worldwide exclusive and will be available online in August 2012.
The gorgeous contestants for Miss Black France 2012 heat up our screens in the vibrant AFROBIKINI Collection by Adama Paris. The Africa-inspired swimuits are the creation of Adama Amanda Ndiaye, brand designer and owner, who seeks to “show that African print can be modern and fresh.”
Following Tweet’s live UStream chat with fans last week where she gave a preview of new music, the songbird has released her fifth #TweetTuesdays track, “Proceed.” Each week, Tweet reminds R&B and soul music lovers that she’s making a serious comeback with her 2012 release — Simply, Tweet.
Our favorite Huxtable, actress and singer Raven Symoné covers Heed Magazine’s Summer 2012 issue.
Caribbean fashion label aJeanté recently launched its 2013 Cruise Collection at Caribbean Fashion Week 2012 in Jamaica.
Continuing our Black Music Month features, we’ve collected artwork and designs inspired by legendary Roots’ drummer, DJ and producer Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove.
Christian Louboutin undoubtedly has a lock on our psyche’s when it comes to shoes, but the Asteroid Spiked Toe Pump is one of the brand’s most eye-catching creations yet.
Earlier this spring, Kim Kardashian was spotted at the airport in these mint green jeggings by Black Orchid, and several of you have been asking up about them!
We’re absolutely in love with the gorgeous colbalt blue Giuseppe Zanotti Platform Sandal, which has been spotted on several celebrities this year.
The Autumn/Winter 2012 ‘Nostalgia’ Collection from Eki Orleans has us captivated, debuting recently at Arise Fashion Week in Lagos, Nigeria and Paris Fashion Week as well. For the collection’s campaign shoot, Eki Orleans enlisted the talents of French photographer, Mario Epanya–who captures the Nostalgia’s flowing silks and elegant draping, as well as its eye-popping color.
NYC-based rapper/producer Kap1 is now under a new artist collective, Cloudhouse, and he’s teamed up once again with Ramee “Neutral” Azru for their latest single, “I.D.C. (I Don’t Care).” Is it twerk-worthy?
Nixon has added two new colors to its sophisticated Spur line for Spring 2012: All Black and Sanded Steal.
Serving eco-conscious fashionistas in the UK, Charlie Boots recently opened its edgy, ethically-minded shop on Broad Street in Bath–offering clothing, art, accessories and homewares. The boutique favors sustainable, recycled, upcycled accessory brands and the occasional vintage find.
We came across Iris Barbee Bonner and her Barbee Boots and there was no forgetting these super glamorous custom creations. Ranging from $100.00 to $300,00, the boots are hand-painted by Iris herself under her These Pink Lips brand label.
Marc Jacobs has released its much-anticipated Calf Dorada Sneaker Wedge for the MARC Spring/Summer 2012 featuring a hidden, built-in wedge with Marc by Marc Jacobs logo detailing. What do you think?
VA: Art First Gallery – April 2012 Exhibit featuring Paula Rose & Sally Rhone-Kubarek through Apr. 30
Art First Gallery’s April 2012 exhibit features two of its member artists, Paula Rose and Sally Rhone-Kubarek. Sally is exhibiting original illustrations that make up the ABC book, Mini Mysteries in the Middle, while Paula explores some of her favorite themes in recent oil paintings and ink drawings.