Happy New Year!!

Thursday, December 31, 2009

The Chocolate Fashion Blog 

Wishes You and Yours 

a Very 

Happy (and Fashionable) New Year!!

2010 Will Be Better Than Ever!!

Designer Collections: Chado Ralph Rucci

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

For spring the Chado Ralph Rucci collection embodies geometric lines, structured silhouettes and subtlety.

Style Scope: Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Mary J. Blige, Janurary 11th 
The Capricorn lady is a no fuss, no hassle kind of girl. She doesn't like a lot of frou-frou and primping, she prefers a strategic approach to dressing and likes everything to be organized.

Style Tip: Add a little color to your wardrobe and be more daring with accessories.
Must-Have Accessory: A structured handbag.
Signature Colors: Black, gray, white and blue.
Favorite Label: Gucci

Good Capricorn: Disciplined, organized, goal-oriented.
Bad Capricorn: Erratic, pessimistic, elitist.

Michelle Obama, January 17th

Discount & Designer Sales: Ideeli Weekly Sales

Tuesday, 12/29/09
Kenneth Cole New York
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Vertigo Paris
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Wednesday, 12/30/09
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Shoes featuring Muks, Modern Vintage, and Gwyneth
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Designer Outerwear
Coats featuring Cole Haan and more
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CFB News: Why Are Black Women Unmarried?

The abundance of single, educated, professional Black women who are without a husband is alarming. Are Black too picky, too intimidating, or too demanding? This clip from Nightline offers an interesting perspective on the subject. Feel free to post your comments about the video. We would love to hear them!

Parties & Events: NFL Wives Host the Off the Market Party

Off the Market co-founder Tia Robbins and hubby Fred.

A group of NFL Wives have joined forces to host couples only parties aptly titled Off the Market. The parties are open to athletes and their wives only. Co-founded by Tia Robbins, wife of New York Giant's defensive tackle Fred Robbins, the parties are an attempt to deter cheating and let the jump-offs know their men are taken. Will it work? Only time will tell! But it's an innovative concept nonetheless.

Former Oakland Raiders and Minnesota Vikings defensive end Lance Johnson and wife Off the Market co-founder Jerika.

Sanya Ross and cornerback hubby Aaron of the New York Giants.
Brett and Martiza Dearing; Ashley Lynn Walker and hubby Damien of the New York Giants. 

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Trend Report: Luxurious Layering for Pre-Fall 2010

Monday, December 28, 2009

J. Mendel
Spring kicks off in high-gear with layered looks effects for pre-fall 2010.
Calvin Klein

 Dolce & Gabbana
Rachel Roy

Pringle of Scotland

Jason Wu
Alexander Wang

Roberto Cavalli

Entertainment: Sex & the City 2 Trailer

Sunday, December 27, 2009

The highly anticipated Sex & the City 2 flick will hit theaters on May 28th, 2010.

Celebrity News & Gossip: Mary J. Blige Clocks Husband?

Saturday, December 26, 2009

MJB with Kendu. 
Sources allege that singer Mary J. Blige punched husband Kendu Issacs at her album release party. Singersroom blog reports that Issacs and Blige's brother got into a fight and she went to break it up, while the New York Post reports that Blige punched her husband and was overheard saying, "What are you gonna do, Chris Brown me?" Whatever the case we hope Blige and Issacs are on good terms and have handled this situation.

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Merry Christmass

Friday, December 25, 2009

The Chocolate Fashion Blog would like to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas!!

Style Profile: Kim Coles

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Few women can encompass good looks, style and a sense of humor, but Kim Coles seems to manage. With little effort she gives the shapely Chocolate Fashionistas a good name. Color and prints love her and Kim can work the red carpet like no other. When she's on the scene heads turn and for all the right reasons.

Trends: Trenchcoats Are In for 2010

Calvin Klein
Forget about your ordinary khaki trench coat, spring 2010 is bringing a rainbow of styles and colors perfect for every wardrobe.
Anne Klein

Matthew Ames

Zac Posen


Photos courtesy of WWD.com

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CFB Photos: Mary J. Blige Signs "Stronger With Each Tear" at Best Buy

Mary J. Blige signed copies of her book Stronger With Each Tear at Best Buy in New York Tuesday evening in a comfy pair of Ugg boots.

Atmosphere at Best Buy.

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