Derby Season is right around the corner. As much as we love getting dressed up and wearing our big hats for the main events, we also love learning about the history of the Kentucky Derby. One little-known fact that should be more well known is that the Derby season was once dominated by African American […]
Summer in the South is not complete without a trip to the beach. Scenic views, marshland, and Spanish moss are the hallmark of a southern coast. We all have memories of oyster roasts, crabbing, sun bathing and warm waters with our family and today we are sharing some of our favorite African American Beach Portraits that bring us down memory lane. Check out favorite African American Beach Portraits and share your favorites with us on social media!
1)Girlfriends Getaway: The beach is all about spending time with your friends and family. There is nothing better than a beach getaway with your girlfriends!
2)This plaid bathing suit is a classic never goes out of style. From the sweetheart neckline to the white trim, this is a look that will stand the test of time.
3)No beach trip is complete without a stylish posed picture. These ladies have perfected the pointed toe and are looking elegant and happy during their beach time trip.
4)Beach fashion is always a must. From bold prints to flair skirts, these are classic styles that are always on trend.
5)If you are looking to add some flair to your look, a hair wrap is a practical way to add some style to your resort look and protect your hair from flyaways from the strong coastal breeze.
6)Summertime and beaches go hand in hand with family reunion season. This family is having a great time during their reunion and we encourage you to do the same!
7) There is something so romantic about the beach. This couple looks beyond stylish in their classic coastal stripes and are wearing a look that will always be chic.
8)Deadwood trees are beautiful and a signature component to a beautiful remote southern beach. Use these natural beauties as a backdrop to a summer photoshoot.
9)A unique cover up is essential to any Black Southern Belle beach look. This woman’s classic cover up is one we will definitely be adding to our collection.
10)Thise piece by Jonathan Green is the epitome of grace. A classic white sundress and hat are always the perfect choice
11) Sometimes all you need to recharge is a day to yourself and a walk on the beach. This piece by Jonathan Green is just the inspiration we need to plan a beach solocation.
12)A beach house is the perfect place for a getaway, whether you are on the shore or hanging out at a home nearby, beach fashion is always in style.
Today we are showcasing a part of history that is so important to the Black Southern Belle. We have a history of being nurses, doctors, and caretakers but one of the roles that were most important to the Black Southern Belle community was the midwife. Today we are highlighting 20 Images of African American Midwives. This history […]
One of my favorite part of watching a movie is seeing the set design. There is plenty of inspiration to get from a fully styled home in a movie. If you are just like us and daydream of decorating our homes after watching a great movie, we are here to help recreate the look from […]
Mardi Gras is over with and many of us are now during the season of Lent. No matter what time of year it is we love celebrating the history of Mardi Gras, especially the African American History of Mardi Gras. Today we are doing that through showcasing Vintage African American Mardi Gras Images We Love. From […]
Are you looking to for a nature-inspired, luxury southern experience for your wedding? We have exactly the list of venues to tickle your fancy. With help from Natural Retreats, we have compiled 3 Luxury Southern Wedding Venues We Love. These places are perfect for the Black Southern Belle bride who loves nature with a little bit of […]
We can’t get enough of southern food and cooking. There is a special for baking for every Black Southern Belle. If you are looking to brush up on your skills then I implore you to check out Black Girl Baking by Jerrelle Guy, founder of the popular food blog Chocolate for Basil, is a food scholar, award-winning food […]
Are you an expecting mom or first-time grandmother looking to decorate a nursery for a baby? We have some inspiration for you today from the new Jungalino Nursery Collection from Pottery Barn Kid’s newest collaboration with lifestyle expert, Justina Blakeney. If you are looking for inspiration we have Nursery Decor We Love from Justina Blakeney – […]
Fashion and style is a big deal for a Black Southern Belle and today we are featuring a BSB who is taking this passion and making a business out of it. Austin based, Alta Alexander has launched her fashion dreams with her new boutique, Altatudes. We are excited to share more about this budding entrepreneur […]
Are you an expecting mom looking to live a stylish Black Southern Belle Mom life? We are here to help. Today we have some southern inspired baby registry help for you. With the help of Blueprint Registry and their team of experts, we have a list of 7 Southern Inspired Baby Registry Items You’ll Go Ga-Ga For. […]
Love history and learning about southern culture especially from the Crescent City. We have the perfect book list for you to add to your library collection. Check out our favorite New Orleans African American History Books to Read. These books are great gifts to give to your friend for her next NOLA trip or a […]