We’re super excited to announce that the fabulous Claire Sulmers of The Fashion Bomb is the keynote speaker for the 2012 Style Bloggers of Color conference!
Claire is a writer and editor based in New York City. Her editorial work, which focuses on fashion, beauty, and health, has appeared in Real Simple, Newsweek, New York, and ESSENCE magazines and on the websites of Paris and Italian Vogue.
In August 2006, Claire founded the blog The Fashion Bomb, a daily destination for the urban fashionista. From profiles of celebrities to trend reports and pictures of Street Style, the blog delivers fresh, engaging content from an informed point of view. With thousands of daily visitors, The Fashion Bomb has been profiled in Harvard University’s Crimson Magazine, Howard University’s Hilltop Newspaper, and was named an ‘Up and Coming’ Blog by Women’s Wear Daily and ‘Blog of the Moment’ by Teen Vogue. The Fashion Bomb won Judges’ Vote for Best Fashion & Style Blog in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards and was named as one of Signature 9′s 99 Most Influential Style Blogs. A sought after style expert, Claire has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post, and is a regular contributor to AOL.com,Essence.com, The Root, and Italian Vogue.
Claire holds a B.A. magna cum laude with highest honors in Romance Languages and Literatures and African-American studies from Harvard University.