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Stylistas On The Tube: 7 Of The Top Hair & Fashion Divas Vlogging It Up On YouTube

November 2nd, 2012 - By Kimberly Shorter
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True fashion forward ladies know that style inspiration can come from just about anywhere – other fashionistas, magazines, store mannequins and even YouTube. Whether you’re looking for ideas for a new natural hairstyle or weave, or if you’re looking for a way to revitalize your wardrobe or tips on thrifting, you can find everything you’re looking for and more on YouTube. One visit to a fashionista’s YouTube channel for a style demo often leads to clicks on other videos and inspiration. Before you know it, you’ve stepped your entire style game up a notch in a few hours, and people stop you on the street to compliment you or to ask “where’d you get that?”

Impeccable style is contagious, and a good fashionista makes style accessible. While there are many women doing their thing on YouTube, here are seven of the best hair and fashion vloggers  on YouTube (in no particular order). Is your favorite YouTube fashionista on the list? Check out our list to find out and click on the names to follow the women to their YouTube videos. Feel free to recommend your own favorites below.

Beyonce’s Fashion Breakdown: Before ‘Run The World (Girls)’

May 22nd, 2011 - By Erica R. Williams
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Known to be a trendsetter when it comes to music (well to some), it’s no surprise that Beyonce’s new song and video ‘Run The World (Girls)’ is making headlines in both music and fashion. When the song was released a few weeks ago, it was greeted with mixed reviews, partly because it was a different sound for the r&;b/pop singer. Recently, as she debuted the video earlier this week on American Idol, the eccentric song was accompanied by an even more eccentric video with a variety of crazy, couture fashion.

Parading around in no less than six designer ensembles, Beyonce was determined to make a mark, fashionably, with her latest video. In the first main shot of the video, Beyoncé greets us in a red and gold baroque-inspired minidress by the late designer, Alexander McQueen. From then the designs get even more interesting. Other fashions include a black Jean Paul Gaultier couture gown and two others from Emilio Pucci.

Although Run The World (Girls) is filled with high couture fashion, this hasn’t always been the norm for the singer. From leather suits and braids to blonde hair and funky fashion, check out some of her looks in previous videos.

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Seven Must-Have Trench Coats

April 5th, 2011 - By Demetria Irwin
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Time to get ready for those April showers in style! A trench coat does not have to be black and boring. Check out these adorable trenches Hello Beautiful picked out for you!

How many trench coats do you own? Have you ever experimented with different colors?




Fashion Dos and Don’ts for Clubbing in Your 30s

April 4th, 2011 - By Toya Sharee
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It’s that time of the year again.  The weather is warmer, the line outside of the club is longer and the little black dresses that wait in them are shorter.  Admittedly I was never too much of a partier, but I did have my share of late nights, flashing lights and club music that gave me a bit of headache to go with my hangover the next day.  Anyone who is a regular on the club scene knows that something changes about it when you enter your 30’s.   As your priorities change, you don’t have as much to prove.  While you still want to shine, your wardrobe should reflect the maturity and confidence that comes with becoming a “grown A$$ woman” (which by the way is a phrase that truly grown A$$ women don’t use).  While you don’t have to hightail it out of Forever 21 to Ann Taylor, your club look should insinuate class and composure (by the way truly sophisticated women don’t actually scream out “I’m classy”.  Jennifer from Bad Girls Club Season 6, pay attention.)  Having trouble transitioning?  This list might shed some light on why the only thing popping on club night is your last nerve.  Wondering why only losers with lame pick up lines are approaching you?  It may be what you’re wearing.

Step Into Spring: 10 Dresses Under $100

March 21st, 2011 - By Veronica Wells
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Spring is on the way, in a couple of weeks the sun will be a constant fixture in the sky and you can finally through your tired boots to the back of the closet. Every year you need something fresh and fun to celebrate the changing of the seasons. The best way to accomplish this is with a dress. It asserts your femininity the soft, delicate side as well as the Hot siren. If you’re trying to be fly this spring but don’t want to break the bank check out these spring dresses, all under $100.

Be Original! Five Rules To Personal Style

March 10th, 2011 - By Erica R. Williams
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As different as they appear on the outside, what do celebrities like Rihanna, Beyonce, and Iman have in common? They have all demonstrated  a sense of personal style; and whether you hate it or love it, consider it fab or drab, their styles, although very different, seem to work for them.

The same is similar for all women who love to experiment with fashion, know what works well for their bodies, and stay abreast on the latest trends. It’s called personal style; if you don’t have it, get it. If you don’t know how, here are five rules to finding or creating your personal style.

Eight Shows to Watch for Fashion’s Sake

February 4th, 2011 - By Toya Sharee
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If love triangles, cat fights and drunken drama aren’t enough to keep your eyes glued to your flat screen a few nights a week, then maybe the styles of your favorite stars will keep your attention. Even if you’re laughing at some of the scripted situations that prove to be stranger than fiction, the “uniforms” of some of the hardest working women in TV are worth a sneak peek…for fashion’s sake.

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Celebrities Who Take the Best Fashion Risks

January 31st, 2011 - By Erica R. Williams
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Some celebrities play it safe while others are known for taking fashion risks. They’ve embraced fashion as an art and means of expressing themselves.

Mixing and matching colors and prints, experimenting with new trends and daring to wear bold colors are only a few ways these celebrities have taken fashion risks; in turn they’ve become trendsetters encouraging others to try different styles, patterns, and trends.

Following in the footsteps of past fashion icons like Grace Jones, Diana Ross, and Chaka Kahn, who weren’t afraid to take fashion risks, these celebrities are sure to leave a mark in fashion.

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Signature Fashions of the Past Decade

January 17th, 2011 - By Erica R. Williams
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The 2000s have proven to be interesting years when it comes to fashion. We’ve seen trends emerge that are inspired by other eras like the ’70s, ’80s, and even the early ’90s. From 2000 to present, fashion has evolved, duplicated other trends, and even created some of its own.

We’ve all rocked them and later loved or dreaded wearing them; some are even still worn today. Here are some of the trends that have made the 2000s some of the best and worst fashion years.

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This Year’s Fashion Trend Report

January 12th, 2011 - By Erica R. Williams
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With the New Year comes new trends and that daring and sometimes dreadful list of fashion do’s and don’ts. Luckily the seasons don’t change with the New Year so many of the clothes we rocked the previous year can be worn in the New Year. Still, with each year new trends emerge. This year our pockets are lucky that some of these trends are sticking around.

Trend reports have shown us that 2011 is full of bold, eclectic, chic, fashion. Some trends you may love others you’ll wonder how they’re withstanding within the fashion world. Still, it’s fashion and based on your style, you decide if and how you want to rock ‘em.

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