February 2, 2012

And I'm Proud!


Hey Dolls!!

Happy Black History Month!!  I chose to show my appreciation by wearing one of my FAVORITE shirts!  
My shirt says it ALL.  You wouldn’t believe how long I’ve had this shirt.  I bought this shirt in New York at Dr. Jay’s in 2005 on a visit to see my friend Kim and celebrate my Best Friend Niesha’s Birthday.  Actually we ALL got one, we couldn’t resist LOL!! 
I have worn this shirt so many ways beacsue I’ve had it so long.  But this time I wanted to rocking up against all white and I LOVE how it turned out.  
What I’m Wearing – T-Shirt:  Ruff Ryders via Dr. Jay’s/Blouse:  Express/Blazer:  Old Navy/Pants: The Limited/Belt:  Target/Shoes:  Jessica Simpson/Earrings:  H&M/Ring:  Random 
During this month, I plan to include a Black History Fact with each post I make.  I hope you enjoy them, learn from them and even gain inspiration from them!

 
Black History Fact

The FIRST one is Miss Beverly Johnson.  I chose Beverly because she was one of the first African American Females to make Fashion History!  Here is a snippet of Beverly’s accomplishments below:

Beverly Johnson (born October 13, 1952) is an American model, actress, and businesswoman. She made history when she rose to fame as the FIRST BLACK model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in 1974 (August issue).  A year later, she became the FIRST BLACK WOMAN to appear on the cover of the French edition of Elle magazine. (source)

Thank you Beverly for breaking barriers!

Don't forget to head over to F-YRE and enter Jajuana's Perfume Giveaway, GOOD LUCK!!  

Well that’s it for today Dolls.

Love You for Following,
G



29 comments:

  1. LOVE THE SHIRT!!!
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  2. The black t-shirt looks great against the all white. You are a bold lady though sitting in the grass with that white ; )

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  3. Love this...lol @Sing, I was thinking the same thing :-)

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  4. LOL!!!! @ Sing and Roni! I walked away without any stains. : )

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  5. Baby I wore the threading out my shirt!!! I need to go through my stuff and see if I still have it. Absolutely love the way you rocking it. I think the first time we wore it was with jeans from 15dollarstore and boots from go jane...lmao

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  6. YAASSSSSSS!!!! This shirt is everything and I want one!!! You rocked it perfectly too! Im loving the accesories you added to the look.

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  7. I LOVE this! Very, very cute sis.

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  8. I did think the same thing that Sing and Style thought. Guess you're a G, cause honey that grass wouldn't have known my white jeans. Cute as hell though. :)

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  9. That shirt is the BEST and the outfit is fab! Love, love, love every detail! Represent for us!

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  10. I LOVE it Genelle!! Keep 'our' history out there!! Now, of course my/our home is 'the Lou' but I live in GA now, just KNOW that you got support comin' from the south up to the midwest!! Keep doin' your thing lady!! Princess ;-)

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  11. wow i did not know that, im glad you posted that fact and the shirt is a great statement, love statement shirts!!

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  12. G! You look so fierce in this outfit!!! I LOVE the all white to make your tee stand out!! And you look so chic in a tee!! Your red lips and heel are the perfect pop!!

    xo, sam

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  13. FIRE!! girl u look so good! LETS DO IT!!

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  14. I LOVE this freakin shirt!!! This look is classic, chic, and classy! All things black! LOL say it LOUD....

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  15. First can I say I llllllllllllove love love love that shirt! Love how you made this look chic with your layering and the blazer with this shirt looks very stylish and of course I love the red shoes. I have always loved Beverly Johnson and she is just as beautiful now as she was back then.

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  16. Thanks for sharing, I totally love and respect Beverly Johnson. You look great in that white outfit. Have a great week.
    xx
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  17. U NAILED this L@@K!!!!!! You gooo girrrrl....

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  18. OMG! your look is epic!! you pull it off well without making it cliche!

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  19. I LOVE this look. Your earrings are amazing!

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  20. This post is awesome G! Your tee is a real bold statement, and I like it! Beverly Johnson is gorgeous, last year Oprah had a reunion of the supermodels and I have to say, she looked the best out of all the models that were invited back from that era!

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  21. love this post! the choice of color is very vibrant and eye catching, Im digging this look, your accessories and the attitude. im so glad im able to meet wonderful people like you through blogging :D
    God bless!

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  22. Love the shirt. you look great.

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  23. Lovely outfit I love the all white union with a dash of black very classic. Looking forward to seeing more of your post.

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  24. love the look and pride!
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  25. Great post! I love the black t-shirt against the white -- and those earrings are pretty fabulous I must admit.

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