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CurlSistas At The Blissful Curls Tour Yacht Party!


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Hey, CurlSistas! Obi and I attended the Blissful Curls Tour Yacht Party this past Sunday hosted by the fabulous Bella Kinks- Julian Addo and sponsored by Curls. You know an event is good when you're still reliving it 3 days later. Where can I start! First off, this was the first stop of the Blissful Curls Tour (which hits DC today, woo hoo!). Julian put together such an amazing event- consisting of about 50 bloggers and 30 natural hair consumers. Guest bloggers included some of your faves- Taren Guy (who looked stunning at 8 months preggers), Naptural85, HeyGorJess, KinkyCurlyCoilyMe, Gorgeous In Grey, Tara Linda, OnTheQTrain and more!

A special treat came when Jenell Stewart of KinkyCurlyCoilyMe interviewed CEO of Curls, the gorgeous Mahisha Dellinger. Talk about inspiring! Mahisha has overcome obstacles that most of us could never imagine- growing up in a gang infested area, being raped at gunpoint at the age of 15, having a child in college and becoming a single mother. Mahisha overcame all, creating Curls 12 years ago and inspiring many women along the way! It was amazing just to sit and here her talk. Obi and I also got a chance to ask her some questions at the end. Mine were about her mentors growing up (her mom) and Obi had some great business related inquiries.

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I spy a lust worthy backless crop top on Around The Way Curls!

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Me and my fiancé, Obi - (my co founder here at CurlSistas. He works on the business end!)

After Mahisha's wonderful talk, all the gals got a chance to mix and mingle! WAIT! I almost forgot to mention the incredible eats : ) The food was so tasty! I especially fell for the super moist (fall-off-your-fork) salmon, potatoes, oven baked chicken and rice! SO good! Bravo to the cook....So yes, we ladies and some of the gents mixed and mingled. I ran into some of my blogger pals:

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Love my girls from @NaturalHairDoesCare! They have been so supportive to CurlSistas!! xoxo

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Always great to run into my girl Kéla Walker! She looked stunning in this Forever 21 maxi dress! GORG.

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Always nice to see this smiling face- Dani of Hello Beautiful : )

Met some new friends!

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(L-R) HeyGorJess, TaraLindaaaa + ClothesConscience

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Boston Naturals

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Around The Way Curls in fab all-white!!

Did some interviews for CurlSistas' Youtube Channel!

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Too many laughs with my girl Naptural85!

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A fab discussion and then selfie time w/ the pretty Taren Guy!

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My last interview was with the amazing Mahisha! We chatted and it was definitely the highlight of my day. I really felt a connection with her, growing up in a single family home myself and having to overcome adversity. She is truly awesome : )

Let's get right into her look!

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Dress: Stella McCartney

Heels: YSL Limited Edition

Bag: Alexander McQueen

Jewels: All Chanel, baby!

Mahisha said she is really into navy right now. And it looked divine on her!

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More pics!

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Hey, OwnbyFemme!

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Love a good candid!

Then, I met some CurlSistas followers. How exciting!!

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Our waiter stepped in!

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The event was truly amazing and it was sort of like a coming out party (lol) for Obi and I, introducing our new site- CurlSistas to the beautiful natural hair community! CurlSistas.com turns 4 months this week (Aug 16th)- it's been such a blessing! Thanks Julian + Curls for the wonderful time!

For more pics, check our Instagram @curlsistas!

I'll have deets on the outfit I wore on my personal style blog- JoyLovesFashion.com tomorrow!

Stay tuned for our video interview + recap on CurlSistas' YouTube.

xo.Joy.

All photos taken by Obi Okere


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