Hear more from Kellie Brown and see who else made the ESSENCE 25 Most Stylish list in our September issue, on newsstands now!
We recently announced our first-ever ESSENCE 25 Most Stylish List, featuring some of our favorite trendsetters and style mavens who slay from head to toe on any and every occasion.
Scroll through to read a little about what style influencer Kellie Brown had to say about her personal style, favorite places to shop, favorite brands, when she realized Black was beautiful and more. Plus, be sure to grab your tickets to the 2018 ESSENCE Street Style Festival, celebrating all things Black fashion, beauty and style during New York Fashion Week!
Describe your personal style:
"My personal style is eclectic. I love the juxtaposition of feminine and masculine or a dressed up piece mixed with casual."
What's the best style advice you've ever been given?
Who are your favorite designers or clothing brands?
"Premme, Asos, Universal Standard."
When did you know Black was beautiful?
"Second grade--my mama told me."
What's the best thing you purchased this year?
"I travel a lot so plane tickets are my fav thing to purchase. I am most excited about Budapest."
Where's your favorite place to bargain shop?
What are your most beloved beauty products?
"Nars Power Matte lipstick in Dont Stop or Star Woman."
What do you want your style to convey to the world?
Who are your personal style inspirations?
"Solange, Tracee Ellis Ross, Rihanna and Dwight Schrute."