Style blogger, social media specialist and digital media maven Christina S. Brown is a New York native and the founder of fast-growing lifestyle destination LoveBrownSugar.com. Recognized everywhere from The New York Times to Essence Magazine as a top lifestyle blog, LoveBrownSugar.com focuses on fashion and beauty for multicultural women with an emphasis on self-empowerment.
With backgrounds spanning from luxury retail to online editorial and fashion & beauty PR, she started off her budding career attaining a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia. She’s attained a wealth of experience from over 6 years of digital media experience in fashion, editorial and PR.
Christina is adept at driving online buzz and brand recognition through social media and is recognized as an influencer in her field. She’s worked roles for a number of renowned national brands including SAKS Incorporated, BET Networks, editorial outlets Honey Magazine, UPTOWN Magazine and VIBE Magazine, Siren Public Relations and more conceptualizing and implementing highly successful online editorial & social media campaigns.
As a digital influencer, she’s participated in campaigns from major consumer brands like Ford, Covergirl, Neutrogena, Capital One, Dove, Strength of Nature, Sunglass Hut, JCPenney, Reebok, My Black is Beautiful, and many more.
She is a valued contributor to digital and print properties like Essence Magazine and People Style Watch Magazine and is frequently featured online and in-book for her expertise in beauty and style for women of color.
Christina S. Brown has been heralded as a “30 Under 30 Style Maven” by HelloBeautiful.com, a “Black Blogger To Watch” by TheRoot.com, a “Top 40 Style Blogger” by Essence Magazine, a Black Enterprise Magazine “Blogger Month” Honoree, and a Wharton Magazine “Social Media Watch List” Honoree among other accolades.
What Does Black History Month Mean To You This Year?
Black History is about the past, but also about the future. It's so important to highlight and remember those who have come before us and have passed the baton to us. Right now as a Black mompreneur, I am living proof of my ancestors' wildest dreams. My BrownGirlsLove POWER Day conferences are crafted to cater to millennial women of color looking to turn their dreams into reality. Our panelists provided guests with tips on everything from thriving under 30 to being a mompreneur, developing a successful podcast, branding yourself and even preparing for life after college. I am actively paving the way for other Black women like me to create brighter futures together through colloboration and supporting one another.
Where Are You Finding Inspiration To Design This Year?
My kids inspire me each and everyday. It's my love and passion for my children that has propelled me to quit my day job, and invest my efforts full time into my brand Lovebrownsugar. I also focus on empowering other mothers of color and their children through my two other endeavors Baby Brown Sugar and Brown Girls Loves, which focus on celebrating and embracing the journey of motherhood with beautiful brown babies.
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