16 Books by Black Authors To Read

One of the best parts about being in quarantine is that you have more time to read! I love expanding my knowledge on a variety of topics. Whether you’re into fashion, self help, combating inequality, God or just want to be enlightened, here are 16 books by black authors to read. While supporting black businesses and building the black economy, please also support the organizations fighting inequality by checking out this national resource list that also includes petitions as well as legal services for protesters. If you’d like to hear…

Golden Sequins by Nene LA Shiro

Whipping out an oldie but goodie is always fun! Nene LA Shiro custom made this golden sequins gown for me for my Senior Ball 6 years ago. With sequin being my favorite fabric, I feel like a golden queen with this dress on! If you want to see it in action, check out the video in the post about black owned fashion brands to support. I’ve definitely worn some questionable items a few years ago by pairing some items together that don’t even belong together. The beautiful thing about life…

10 Black Owned Beauty Brands To Support

10 Black Owned Beauty Brands to Support - Befitting Style - Queen Oyinkan

Whether you’re a makeup lover or a skincare addict, beauty is so much fun to play with. I kicked off my black owned series discussing black owned fashion brands and now its time to talk beauty. This may sound surprising but I don’t dabble in skincare that much. I find that keeping it minimal works for my skin but there are a couple of skincare companies that caught my eye. If you’re not new to Befitting Style, then you already know how much I love to play in makeup. While…

8 Black Owned Fashion Brands To Support Right Now

8 Black Owned Fashion Brands to Support Right Now - Befitting Style - Fe Noel

I’ve been practicing self-care since the recent event that occurred in Minneapolis. Now that I’m done (hopefully) crying every day (but still extremely hurt) about the killing of George Floyd, I’d like to discuss some actions we can take to support black people. Supporting black businesses is something I’ve always stood for as it enhances black communities and I’m just naturally attracted to businesses created by people that look like what I see in the mirror. Below are 8 black-owned fabulous fashion brands to support right now. You can also…