The Look for Less

Fab For Less: Black Girls Rock

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You probably know that Black Girls Rock! aired on BET on Sunday (in true BET style, it will air again about a million times starting this Thursday the 8th at 8 pm).

The show, which celebrates the awesomeness of women of color, was hosted by the gorgeous Regina King and (my auntie in my head) Tracee Ellis Ross.

There were many fly looks on the red carpet, but here are the two that really got my motor runnin':

black girls rock Tracee Ellis-Ross

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Over on her site, auntie Tracee offered up a 'get the look' (pictured below, left) but it was a little too spendy for me so I came up with this:


TER Fab For Less

black girls rock janelle monae

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Janelle Monae stays true to her signature style and works the menswear look. Here's how you can rock it (peep the collar clip necklace…yowza!):

Janelle Monae Fab For Less

Check out the rest of the red carpet looks here.


What say you? What was your fave look of the night?


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T. Espinoza is CEO at The Style Medic. She's the Diva next door, the girlfriend who always looks Fab but doesn’t spend a bundle. She works with the active, focused Diva who wants to look fly, save time and most of all, save money. T. can help you streamline your wardrobe, maximize your budget and take your style from flat-lined to FABULOUS!


  1. ms. honey


    Your Fabu-less finds rock!

  2. Chrissy


    OMG I don’t know how you do it, but you have struck once again! I absolutely LOVE how you can find these FAB looks for LESS! And you do it without sacrificing the style and chic-ness of it all πŸ™‚ Great job!

  3. This was a nice article highlighting some good looks and then showing regular shoppers how to get the same look on a more modest budget.Nice job.

  4. This was such a fabulous post. T. Espi I like to see styles recreated for less.

    • T. Espi


      Thank you Saidah. There will be many more to come πŸ™‚

  5. two of my favorite ladies, their style is so sick! I heart them both!

    • T. Espi


      You and me both Dj! I plan on recreating Janelle Monae’s look very soon πŸ™‚

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