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Style Blogs Every Vixen Should Follow

Summer is the best time to play around with new looks. What better place to get inspiration than from the blogosphere? The dot-com scribes of all shapes, sizes and style play human mannequin as they experiment with their daily looks for your viewing pleasure. Check out eight of our favorite stylistas who represent every fashion, figure and financial bracket out there. –Stacy-Ann Ellis

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Blake Von D

The chocolate law school student with the close cropped blond cut has endless treats scattered throughout her blog, BlakeVonD. Staying true to her web mantra "Fashion is expensive. Style is not," Blake offers up her chic personal style with a hefty side helping of do-it-yourself tutorials. Jazz up your wardrobe, turn your trash into treasure and keep your big bills in your wallet.

Karlas ClosetKarla's Closet

Karla Deras of KarlasCloset.com is a vintage connoisseur, who loves to play up her timeless style and accentuate the curves of her girlish figure. For Vixens who want to dress more luxuriously, her blog is a stylista staple.

Fashion BananasFashion Bananas

While she's currently expecting the birth of her first child, Delmy Rivera of FashionBananas.com is another glamorous blogger with a killer figure. She pairs splurge pieces with everyday midrange items from Zara, J.Crew and the Gap. Delmy prides herself on being well put together and being a regular woman with extraordinary taste.

Simply CynSimply Cyn

Cynthia's blog was formerly known as Addicted2Etsy.com, which references her favorite site Etsy.com, a virtual vintage and handmade boutique stocked by thousands of users. Now, it's called Simply Cyn, where she takes you into her world of jet setting, exploring, festival hopping and online shopping while previewing her outfits for each adventure. Catch her and her fabulous 'fro in everything from dressy to super casual on any given day.

Gabi FreshGabi Fresh

Web fashionista GabiFresh shares her personal style, business adventures, fashion shoots and retail collaborations to show how just how fabulous being thick can be. On Young, Fat, & Fabulous (housed on GabiFresh.com) no trend is left untested, so full-figured Vixens of every kind can discover something to try on next.

Meek-N-MildMeek-N-Mild

British bombshell Shirley brings you closet snapshots and flawless faces from across the pond on Meek-N-Mild.com. Aside from showing off sweet style and where she got them, she blesses readers with beauty bits and your soon-to-be favorite lip colors.

Mode JunkieMode Junkie

If you scroll through Anjelica's posts on ModeJunkie.com, you'll soon notice that the German-based beauty has a shoe closet that drops jaws. She effortlessly pairs aztec patterns, stripes and the latest trends with drool-inducing shoe candy. Although some see outfit repeating as a fashion sin, Anj breaks those rules and shows how you recycle in style.

Garner StyleGarnerStyle

This super curvy and super fabulous blogger Chasity from GarnerStyle.blogspot.com knows how to serve. In between showcasing her gorgeously organized and fearlessly worn ensembles, she will put you on to outside plus size designers that have even the slender scanning their pages searching for a sample.

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Keke Wyatt Announces That She's Pregnant With Her Tenth Child

Keke Wyatt has news to share that concerns expanding her family tree. On Monday (Oct. 14), the "If Only You Knew" singer revealed that she's pregnant with her tenth child.

"My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy!" she wrote on Instagram. "We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family."

The vocalist continued to state that fans can follow her pregnancy journey on her YouTube series The Keke Show where she gives an intimate look at how she balances her career and motherhood.

 

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My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy! We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family. Stay tuned for the release date & information for my new YouTube Series “The Keke Show” where you will see me balancing Wife, Mommy and Artist!!! Trust me.. it’s never a dull moment with my family. Love ya sugars💋💋💋 photo credit: @keever_west Styled/Designed by: @keever_west Asst: @freddyoart

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In an interview with The Christian Post, Wyatt said she believes she has "an anointing with motherhood" and looks at her children as fuel to keep striving in her career.

"I just don't believe in shutting down. I believe in that's what the Lord had for me," she said. "Babies don't get in the way of careers, we get in the way of careers. If that's what the Lord had for me from the very beginning, there's nothing nobody can do and nobody can say."

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Summer Walker's Debut Album Inspires Drake To Write New Music

Summer Walker's debut album Over It has everyone's heart aflutter, including Drake.

Off the heels of her debut project, the Atlanta songstress shared Drake's admiration for her project Sunday (Oct. 6) which included collaborations from Jhene Aiko, Usher. 6LACK and Bryson Tiller. Drake had a strong reaction to "Fun Girl," a track that speaks to the acoustic aura of her precious project, CLEAR.

Sharing his love with more than a few emojis, the rapper reveals the song inspired him to pen two new songs at the crack of dawn.

 

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So I guess fun girl is his favorite song on the album, mines isss... BODY🥰 what’s yours ?

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Summer and Drake worked together for the remix to her breakout hit, "Girls Need Love." In Billboard's  “You Should Know” series, the singer says the two met via Instagram after he gushed about her visuals to the original track. "He said, 'I saw your video on a bowling alley monitor. Thought it was cool,'" she recalled. She added it was Love Renaissance's Justice Baiden who talked her into asking Drake for the remix. The singer is signed to the label along with Grammy-nominated singer 6LACK.

Things have been looking great for the singer. Her album has topped Spotify and YouTube since it's release Friday and is expected to make a nice debut on Billboard's 200 charts.

Get to know the men behind Love Renaissance in our feature, LVRN's Reebok Collaboration Showcases Atlanta's Influence In Fashion.

 

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Tinashe Resurfaces With Exciting Message: "I'm Back And Better"

Tinashe fans rejoice! After a hiatus, the Joyride artist resurfaced on Instagram Saturday (Sept. 28), in a brief video expressing that she's “back and better.”

After a tumultuous relationship with her label RCA, the singer-songwriter broke ties with the company. Since then, she's been hibernating in her “cave,” as she puts it.

"Creatively, I just feel like I needed to go through what I went through in order to be the person that I am today and to get back to my roots," she explained. "You pretty much put your heart and soul and emotions into all these songs and then you put them out there for the world to judge and tear down and pick apart. It's terrifying and it can really mess with your head."

 

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In an interview with VIBE, Tinashe expressed how important it is for her to stay true to herself and artistry. “It’s not even necessarily speaking up but coming to your own conclusions yourself and owning your own instincts and trusting in yourself and creative power,” she said. “I think that’s something that is always important to continue to maintain. It’s easy for that sometimes to get derailed, and it’s important to come back to that.”

During her recent statement, she broke down the importance of art and how it should be expressed through individuality and free expression, sans any boxes or limitations. Making people happy through her music is the goal.

"Music and art are supposed to be these wonderful beautiful things that bring people joy and happiness, and that's really why I started making music in the first place—to give people something that means something to them,” she said.

Although Tinashe did not say when fans can expect new music, she did share a snippet of what she’s been working on in the studio in a separate post. “I’m too emotional.”

 

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I’m too emotional

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