Archive for the ‘Art and Culture’ Category

CFB Photos: Mary J. Blige Signs "Stronger With Each Tear" at Best Buy

December 23, 2009
Mary J. Blige signed copies of her book Stronger With Each Tear at Best Buy in New York Tuesday evening in a comfy pair of Ugg boots.
Atmosphere at Best Buy.

CFB Photos: Mrs. O in Calvin Klein

December 10, 2009

Michelle Obama was a vision of loveliness today at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. She wore a sulfite laser-cut velvet dress and jacket from the Francisco Costa designed collection at Oslo City Hall, supporting her husband as he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.

Take notice folks, you can’t buy this kind of class. Man, I love my President and First Lady!

— O 

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Parties & Events: Alvin Ailey Opening Night Gala

December 4, 2009

Alvin Ailey held their Opening Night Gala last night in NYC. The glamorous event was hosted to benefit Ailey’s educational programs and celebrate Judith Jamison’s 20th anniversary as Artistic Director. Denzel and Pauletta Washington served as honorary chairs.

Judith Jamison
Judine Sommerville is ravishing in red.
Ronnie Favors: Gotta have a body to pull this off.
Susan Fales-Hill (Love her!) 
Soledad O’Brien: Not feeling the dress at all.
Andre Leon Talley, in his standard fab garb.
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Style Item of the Week: Laptop Chic by Douglas Little

November 17, 2009
Top to bottom: Swarovski serpent inspired by Adam and Eve, Mother-of-pearl laser etched design by Haryn de Leon and the chemical symbolism inspired cover featuring a design in the spirit of a jeweled brooch. 

Talk about super chic designs, Douglas Little’s groovy laptop covers designed exclusively for Dell will make you want to rush out and buy one immediately! The Adamo collection laptop covers are so hot you’ll need a fan when you use it. They are the result of a collaboration between Dell and D.L. & Co., where high-fashion has merged with technology.

Master the “web” with this design inspired by a Cartier brooch.

The decadent laptop skins are uniquely designed and carefully thought out. Little wanted to create laptop skins unlike any others before them. I believe he has succeeded. You can enter to win one of these magnificent designs on

Enter the Douglas Little/Dell Sweepstakes now!

Parties & Events: Whitney Museum Fall Gala

October 20, 2009

It was all about Versace at the Whitney Museum fall gala for the Chocolate Fashionistas in attendance.

Chanel Iman
Jennifer Hudson
Thelma Golden in Duro Olowu

Fashion & Style: Sweet "Designer" Treats

September 17, 2009 reported this delectable news. Swedish photographer Therese Aldgard shot these yummy designer cupcakes styled by Lisa Edsalv. The pair designed the treats in tribute to Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Betsey Johnson, and my favorite, Louis Vuitton.


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