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.
We love showcasing and sharing Black Southern Belle history and supporting African American Veterans any way we can. Today we are doing just that. Of the almost 20,000 Montford Point Marines, we only know the names of about 1200 of them, and only 300 of those are still alive, and we are losing them rapidly. That’s […]
When decorating your beautiful southern home, the last room you think needs to bright and beautiful is the laundry room. But why not? If you’re anything like me, you spend a lot of time in your laundry room. Take the time to (re)decorate your laundry area and create your own personal and peaceful space. Feel […]
Before you went/go shopping for that gorgeous new dress for prom, what do you do first? Get inspired from other fabulous BSBs of course! This prom season be unique and get inspired by the past. Vintage fashion paved the way for the newest 2017 designs. Get ahead of the trends or create your own. Black […]
We love showcasing Black Southern Belle entrepreneurs and today’s NOLA native is one of our favorites. Johnetra Bailey was first on our site showing her HBCU inspired engagement shoot and today we show how shes followers southern creative dreams. From beauty to fashion, this Black Southern Belle is always proud of her southern roots and […]
Do you love southern fashion and a beautifully crafted sleeve? We have found the right Richmond, TX Fashion Blogger for you. Today we are featuring a Richmond, TX Native who loves all thing style and Texas. This Tulane Law grad uses her blog to showcase her unique style and we adore it. Check out the […]
Family is a big deal in the South and southern mom’s like to keep them looking good. Today we are featuring a Stylish Greensboro, NC Family. The Lawerence family of Greensboro, NC shared with us their beautiful family photo session. If you are looking for some family inspired style inspiration. Get to know this fun family […]
We love a great outdoor engagement here at Black Southern Belle. Today we are featuring a beautiful Atlanta, GA Outdoor Engagement Shoot, which a Georgia-Bred Couple. This adorable southern couple had a beautifully natural engagement shoot that stole our hearts. Learn more about this fun couple and enjoy the images from their beautiful Atlanta, GA Outdoor Engagement […]
Between 1915 and 1960, the period known as the Great Migration, Black Southerners packed up their belongings and made their way to the Northern cities to flee Jim Crow and for more economic opportunities. The glamour of the bright lights and the allure of economic opportunities and a chance to be exposed to what the […]
Love modern art with a southern twist? Today we have some inspiration from Sarah Miller, Owner of recently launched Canvas Charleston. If you are in the market for art be sure to check out these 5 Modern Southern Artists to Add to Your Home curated by Sarah Miller. Artwork by Jennifer Lashbrook– From Texas I am a sucker […]
Today we are featuring a beautiful guest post from designer Mona King, founder of Mona King + Associates. This Winston-Salem, NC based designer loves all things design and nature. She is here to give you Tips for Design Inspired by Nature As a designer I am constantly being inspired, learning, admiring and creating ideas that […]