There have been many books about style and glamour featuring movie stars, socialites, fashion models – and it is rare that you find a balanced representation, if any, of black women in that mix. Vintage Black Glamour is a forthcoming book and visual tribute to some of the glamorous, accomplished and often groundbreaking black women - legendary and obscure - of the 20th century.

There have been many books about style and glamour featuring movie stars, socialites, fashion models – and it is rare that you find a balanced representation, if any, of black women in that mix. Vintage Black Glamour is a forthcoming book and visual tribute to some of the glamorous, accomplished and often groundbreaking black women - legendary and obscure - of the 20th century.

posted : Monday, March 7th, 2011

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Nichelle Gainer launched Anovelista.com in 2005.  A blog about books and writing, the arts and cultural history, Anovelista.com was originally a personal blog. It has now expanded to include social media and coverage of cultural news and events.

Nichelle Gainer launched Anovelista.com in 2005.  A blog about books and writing, the arts and cultural history, Anovelista.com was originally a personal blog. It has now expanded to include social media and coverage of cultural news and events.

posted : Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

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Launched in 2006, 55 Secret Street is a beauty and fashion blog for the multi-faceted woman who is also interested in home & design, food & wine, the arts and culture.  She is the iconoclast - more concerned with cultivating her own individual style instead of mimicking the latest celebrity fad or status symbol.

Launched in 2006, 55 Secret Street is a beauty and fashion blog for the multi-faceted woman who is also interested in home & design, food & wine, the arts and culture.  She is the iconoclast - more concerned with cultivating her own individual style instead of mimicking the latest celebrity fad or status symbol.

posted : Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

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Revenge of the Curves is a Beauty, Health and Fitness blog for curvaceous women who want to keep it that way. 

Revenge of the Curves is a Beauty, Health and Fitness blog for curvaceous women who want to keep it that way. 

posted : Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

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posted : Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

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Nichelle tags along with her novelist friend Tayari Jones on a visit to the beautiful Cozbi boutique in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn. 

posted : Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

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