• Claire’s Life: The Fashion Bomb x Covergirl by Derek Blanks for Essence Magazine April 2012

    Pick up Essence Magazine’s April 2012 issue to see my very first Covergirl ad:

    I snuck a peek at the ad in the airport as I was coming home from France, and couldn’t help but yelp (I’m sure everyone around thought I was a nut). I mean, who doesn’t want to be a Covergirl?

    While Covergirl Blast FlipStick transformed my look from bookworm to Bombshell, Karen of WhereDidUGetThat.com went from sophisticated to superstar. I love how everything turned out:

    Catch behind-the-scenes videos at www.essence.com/alterego starting this Thursday March 15th.
    Reminisce on the experience with me with some personal shots in this archived post.

    I still can’t believe this is real…! Thanks for always reading and for your support!
    Photography by Derek Blanks. Styling by Rodney Hall and Meeka Johnson. Makeup by Saisha Beecham. Hair by Clark Vincente. Manicure by Deana Blackwell. My ‘Bombshell’ dress is by BCBG. My ‘Bookworm’ top is by DVF, cardigan by Uniqlo.


    Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style blog in the world.