Looking for some fashion inspiration this week? Why not look any further than the original Black Southern Belle herself? Whitley Gilbert is who we are talking about. If you are in need of Style Inspiration from Whitley Gilbert Fashions. This stylish Black Southern Belle stole our hearts and today we are using her as our muse for some essential fashion tips. All the style tips you need can be found through Whitley Gilbert Fashions.
1)You can never go wrong with tartan and a great vest paired with classic gold jewelry. Check out this tartan piece to recreate this signature southern look.
2)A fur is a must for the fall in the South. Tailgates look better with a fur and if you are looking to add a new piece to your wardrobe, this one is perfect.
3)All white looks great and paired with gold it is a winner. This chic workwear and date night look should be added to your wardrobe asap. Check out this piece to get started.
4)A little college spirit never hurt anyone. A classic jean and oversized sweater with booties or flats are a go to casual look. Here is a great sweater to add to your collection.
5)Pearls and houndstooth are fashion essentials for a Black Southern Belle. Recreate this look with this skirt and it will be a favorite for years!
6)Have a little fun with a fitted one piece for a night on the town. Looking to recreate this look? Try this fun number here.
7)A red coat and pearls is such a chic and bold look. If you are looking to stay warm and stylish this is a must. This red jacket is a great way dress like Whitley in the winter.
8)Looking for stylish sleepwear? This soft pink gown should be a go to look. Try out this piece we found to recreate this look.
9) A white fur coat is all you need for a little fashion drama. Try this unique piece for a showstopper during the holidays.
10)Sometimes you have to put a suit on but it doesn’t have to be dull. Add in bold buttons or mix of colors and patterns for a traditional yet stylish work look. This piece is a perfect choice.
11)Pink is never out of style and a bold pink dress is a perfect addition to a Black Southern Belle’s closet. This piece here is one of our favorites
12)Heading down the aisle soon? A veil is a must and this one Whitley is wearing is a stunner. Get a similar look with this headpiece.
13)A classic gold necklace goes well with any look especially when paired with a black turtleneck and bold skirt. This gold necklace should be added to everyone’s jewelry collection!
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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]