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Black Excellence is a term that I noticed as an insta trend (hashtag phrase #BlackExcellence) on instagram circa July 2017. ​ As you an see from the image above, there are now several iterations and the phrase itself has over 1 million posts. ​ I observed that it was being primarily used by Diddy (aka Sean Combs) around the time that #BlackGirlMagic was circulating. There was also #BlackBoyJoy and #BBJ around the same time, and I figured adult, "black" males, were seeking a hashtag that they felt represented them and that was also savvy enough to use on social media platforms. Who better to flood the block with the phrase, than the hard working, master business man Diddy. Who was just named 1 of 100 Greatest Living Business Minds by Forbes . 100 Greatest Living Business Minds, Sean Combs  individual page for more information on his accolades. As I analyze the term #BlackExcellence, I begin to question, why isn't it just #Excellence? Doesn't excell

Featured Recipe: Savory Salmon!

Greetings Notable Stallions! Brace yourself, as we head into the land of the unknown, together and excited for new adventures. In an effort to raise our generations communal meter, Notable Styles is expanding our horizons to cover ideas, information and articles that you may not have read on this platform before. Yaay!!  If this is your first time to the bog site - WELCOME. And if you have been here before, thank you for returning. My job is to make it worth your while and I am hopeful that this new push will do just that. Today's Recipe Grilled Lemon Pepper Salmon (cooked and prepared by Erika Burton) Ingredients 2 lbs salmon 2/3 cup of soy sauce 2/3 cup of dark brown sugar 1/2 cup of water 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 tbs of lemon pepper 3 minced garlic cloves 3 cedar planks for grilling Directions Prep: Cedar planks need to be soaked for at least 1 hour before placing on grill. 1. Season salmon fillets with lemon pepper, garlic pow

Swizz Beatz x Bally Collaboration!!!

There is a bombshell 💣 that has dropped in the luxury fashion sector in the form of an accessories and ready-to-wear line, titled 'The Bally Collective' curated by Swizz Beatz. The products are available for pre-order now and cover a range of items such as backpacks, wallets, sweatshirts, polo shirts, varsity jackets and more! The price points for the items are $125 - $1000+ and the powerful designs make those prices well worth it.  The artwork is developed by Ricardo Cavolo and  represent his interpretation of freeing the spirit animal inside, resulting in a vivid collection of otherworldly drawings. "Working with freedom and no borders means to work with that animal inside of us," says Cavolo. "These characters are sort of gods or shamans with his/her spirit animal as totems." See below for product images and visit the website   to pre-order.

Glam Jackets for the Upcoming Season!!

Greetings Notable Ones. I've missed you all so much. I've been working on things in the background and maneuvering my schedule to find time for making blog posts again. And not only will I begin making consistent posts again, but I am going to kick some major flavor - per usual, notable style. Up next I am going to share some glam jackets with you. Fall 2017 is approaching and I want to share some ideas with you that will keep your style on point. I have selected three different glam jacket styles for your viewing: Soft Glam, Casual Glam and Edgy Glam. Soft Glam Blush sequin detail bomber Casual Glam Mira Mikati sequin bomber with rainbow sleeves Edgy Glam Dsquared Glam flash leather jacket. Photo credits: Miss Selfridge, Browns Fashion, Farfetch and Luxury Zappos.