Tastemaker Magazine's 2013 B. FAB Awards a success!
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Hundreds attend the 2013 B. FAB Awards

The first formal awards show celebrating bloggers in fashion + beauty

On Sunday March 24, 2013 Basic Hair Care presented Tastemaker Magazine's B. FAB Awards celebrating Atlanta's top fashion and beauty bloggers; the first formal awards show recognizing new media

B. Moore Events helped to transform Ambient Studios, a 10,000 square foot studio, into a social experience for 200 bloggers, guests and media.

Bloggers have become a pivotal asset to brands and consumers alike and many consumers base their purchasing decisions on the open feedback written by these new age influencers. 

Brands such as Basic Hair Care, Lexus and African Pride, to name a few, understand the importance of the blogger and brand alliance and after hearing about the ingenuity of the B. FAB Awards, enthusiastically attached their brand as a sponsor of the annual event. 

Tiffini Gatlin, Founder and Editorial Director of Tastemaker Magazine says bloggers are not to be overlooked "My goal was to create a specialized event focusing on the new media that help to bring about cultural shifts in an age where consumers rely on social media to shape their decisions on products and services that affect their household."

Based on feedback given directly from attendees as well as sponsors, the B. FAB Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA annually in the Spring. Nominations will now be open to all Fashion + Beauty bloggers in the United States. 

*Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2014 B. FAB Awards date(s) by visiting the official website www.bfabawards.com. In the meantime check out some of the highlights below!

Photo Credit: Calvin Lionel and Leon Millette Photography

The Lexus brand is synonymous with style! This year Lexus sponsored the 'Lexus Style Blazer' award, gifting their category's winner, Sir Garde, with a  2013 Lexus ES 300h to ride around Atlanta for one week. FAB!
Lexus "Style Blazer" Winner  Sir Garde
Master stylist and educator Key Glover of, Key Essentials Hair, styled hair for the fashion showcase.
Makeup artists, Keka Heron (shown above), Kristina Ross and Motives for LaLa provided their services for the fashion showcases.
Brunch prepared by ND Lifestyle Group
Guests enjoyed all the sweetness that a cupcake offers, without the guilt, in the Treat Me Bath and Body soaps.
What do you do with hundreds of bloggers in one room? You get social...Social Box that is! Social Box  takes lasting memories to the next level in their unique Photo & Video Booth and guest had so much fun taking pictures and recording videos about their B. FAB experience. Check out Social Box videos here.
The B. FAB Awards! 
B. FAB Winners! 
Two guests won a Q-Redew handheld steamer courtesy of Q-Redew.
Of course bloggers came dressed to impress! B. FAB Nominees (L-R) Alexis Felder, Tekela Murray (Winner), Arkeedah McCormick
The Entertainment: Chi Christine and Band perform live!
Attendees, Nominees and Winners enjoyed swag from the following sponsors: Miss Jessies, Eden Body Works, Beautiful Textures, Sydelle Cosmetics, C4 Belts, Basic Hair Care, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy
Raiza Swimwear presented their colorful and flirty 2013 S/S Swim Collection
Fashion House CR presented their 2013 S/S Collection 
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