Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flicks

This week's flicks features two internationally renown models (Joan Smalls and Malaika Firth) attending Vogue Paris Foundation's Inaugural Gala. The event was held in honor of the contemporary collections at Musee Galliera in Paris.


Ms. Smalls wearing a gown that we mere mortals 
should never attempt to pull off unless we have a model's figure. 


Ms. Firth is cool elegance in this ombre gown from Burberry Prorsum


On The Road...But Back Home Now!

I know some of you are like "What is going on with our girl?!" 

Yes, I've slacked a bit with posting recently. And, I am getting it from some readers!!

For example, one Diva Doll approached me (very kindly) at a social gathering and said, "I need you to write more on your blog." Her sentiments were echoed by others in an ear-shot.

Well, here's my excuse (I hope you like it!) 

I traveled close to 8000 miles in the month of June (primarily on flights). This does not account for train and car miles.



Yours truly is married, working on a PhD, serve two volunteer organizations in leadership positions, and is employed full-time.

My Tumi luggage is jacked up (thanks US Airways!) and I haven't had the time to get it repaired :-(

I'm blessed but also kinda stressed too.

Unfortunately, my blog has slipped through the proverbial cracks in terms of my attention.

Many thanks to those of you who checked in on me. I rarely reply to Facebook messages so feel free to send emails to theblacksocialite@gmail.com if you have something important to share.

I'll try to get better with posting - but sometimes the real world outranks the virtual world.

You know what I mean...

Friday, June 20, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week's flick features jet-setting DJ/Socialite Hannah Bronfman and Solange Knowles attending the launch of Gucci's cosmetic line.

The event was held in New York City and both ladies are dressed in Gucci.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week's flick features Mellody Hobson and George Lucas attending The Gordon Parks Foundation Annual Dinner in New York City this week.

The mega-couple was honored by the foundation for their philanthropy. The event raised more than $1 million.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flicks

The ladies in this week's flicks show us how rock minimalism for maximum impact.

Yuba Hassan and Sade Baderinwa attended two different events recently held in New York City. Both ladies played up color in unique and high impact ways.

Yuba opted for a strong red lip and statement necklace with a "bare face" canvas. Sade worn a knock out green dress with monochromatic face.

Both ladies look awesome!

Have a super weekend!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week's flick features Uzo Aduba (actress from the hit show Orange is the New Black) rocking an amazingly fabulous outfit at MoMA's Party in the Garden recently. I love everything about how she looks in this flick - from her head down to those awesome shoes! This is how to "do" a platinum toned outfit well.




Have a super weekend all! 

Friday, May 9, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week's flick features Tinu Naija attending The Versailles Foundation's Annual Black Tie Benefit Dinner last month in New York City. The guests of honor were Their Royal Highnesses Prince Karl Friedrich and Princess Katharina Friedrich



Friday, April 25, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week's flick features Danielle and Lara Schriffen attending The New Yorkers for Children Annual Spring Dinner.

One thing we can count on is the fabulous fashion and face these sisters bring whenever photographed.

Have a super weekend!

Friday, April 18, 2014

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week's flick features Genevieve Jones and Ann Dexter Jones attending The Cinema Society and Links of London premiere of 'Dom Hemingway' recently in New York City.



Ms. Jones is busy focusing her attention on her successful jewelry line - which includes jewel encrusted safety pins.

Have a super weekend and Happy Easter to the Christian celebrants out there!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Who’s Worried About Our Daughters?

So, yet another “reality television star” decides to release a hard core pornographic video on the internet and the flurry of commentary begins.

I don’t desire to promote this “lady” nor do I care about her motivations. She is a “seasoned” woman and can live with the consequences of her decisions. I’m sure her next stop on the fame-train will be an appearance on some confessional like “reality” program where she’ll cry and talk about her terrible mistake, how bad she feels -  blah, blah, blah.

What worries me the most - is this woman’s young daughter and all other daughters out there.  
Will more girls feel that exploiting themselves is the best trajectory to fame and success because of this latest “sex tape” release?  Are we all accountable when we tweet, re-tweet, and Instagram the lifestyles of stars made famous through sexual exploitation (even if it’s by their own design?)

More importantly, does our silence in not openly condemning such behavior provide global consent in the quest for “coins?”

Today, let’s make a commitment to flood social media with hardworking, dedicated women of philanthropic causes as much as we discuss this microwave “celebrities.”



We can shift the digital discourse by elevating outstanding examples for our young women to follow.


Now is the time! 

Learn more about the Pihcintu Multinational Children's Choir whose image appears above.