Since Beyonce’s music video, Why Don’t You Love Me, I’ve been obsessed with black pin up girls. And, why not? Black pin up girls are great role models for black femininity – they’re fun, flirty, and possess an über amount of feminine charm!
Below, I’ve compiled my favorite black pin up girls with some resources for you to incorporate the pin up flair into your own personal style:
1: Lillian Raven 2: Angelique Noire 3: Ashleeta Beauchamp 4: Hollywood Harlot
The ultimate accessory for incorporating the pin up girl style is red lipstick. I highly recommend MAC’s Ruby Woo as a starter. As the “universal red lipstick” it looks great whether on both light and dark skin.
Below are a few pin up girl hairstyles that you can use whether you wear your hair in locs, loose, or relaxed:
I am absolutely in love with ModCloth and Shabby Apple. Now, your first thought might be, “Wow! These are really expensive!” But, trust me – you get what you’re paying for. Most of these pieces are 100% organic cotton and made in the United States so they’re high quality and will outlast anything you buy at Forever21. (And, of course there’s always a sale section!) Here are a couple of examples of what you might find:
Sheer pantyhose with vertical lines are considered to be the sexiest leggings. (Here’s an example.) I think it’s because the leading lines are sexually, yet subtly, suggestive. My favorite resource for lingerie how-tos is The Lingerie Addict. She has many informative, easy-to-understand videos on how to choose the right lingerie pieces:
Alright, ladies! That’s it! I hope you enjoyed reading about black pin up girls as much as I’ve enjoyed writing about them! If you haven’t gotten enough of seeing your favorite pin up girls, I encourage you to check out Token Black Girls, F*&! Yeah Black Pin Up Girls, and Pin Up Lifestyle to get a daily dosage!
(P.S. Most of the pin up images are sourced from Token Black Girls. I told you it’s a great site!)