Chicago Style Maven, BeBe Jones, is more than a fashion writer…
With bachelor’s degrees in broadcast journalism (Jackson State University) and fashion merchandising from (IADT School of Design at Sandford-Brown College), she is a walking fashion conglomerate with a haute hustle and flawless ambition to match. BeBe is a fashion journalist, image consultant, and styleanthropist with an extensive background in journalism, blogging, social media corresponding, curating fashion shows and events, styling for editorial and retail, and providing wardrobe styling services.
BeBe’s styling niche resides in redefining and creating unique, yet functional looks for private clients and consumers to execute on their own. With over 13 years of experience and a relentless work ethic, BeBe has been sought after to showcase her work across print, social media, and television.
She has styled the SS16 Pop-Up Shop for Chicago-based brand, High End Junkie, a live segment for Curve Culture Boutique which appeared on WCIU’s You & Me This Morning; and a fashion segment on Windy City Live for Standout Style Boutique, served as a sales representative for Fashion Geek at MAGIC Las Vegas (PROJECT) and for Rich Boy Cartel at The Preview Trade Show-Atlanta, styled NIKE’s Chi-League Style Guide, established a social media collaboration with Chicago-based, women’s clothing label, AKIRA; and most recently, she was selected as a NIKE Chicago Influencer for the #ForceIsFemale Ad Campaign.
In addition to her fashion direction, BeBe is… the founder and creator of Row A Seat 1, a Chicago-based style blog highlighting men and women of color in the fashion and beauty industry. From her Q&A profiles, event recaps to exclusive giveaways, BeBe provides a platform for the emerging and established to showcase their work while sharing their journey.
In 2016, BeBe took her ‘style-anthrophy’ to new heights by joining forces with the nonprofit organization, AfterSchool Matters. She became one of the founding instructors of The Suiter’s Academy, a 6-week program designed to enrich the lives of Chicago male teens through fashion. As BeBe Jones continues to endlessly build her empire, she has no plans on slowing down anytime soon. Why should she? BeBe’s life is one, grand fashion show and the world is her runway. Everybody will want a seat here.
| Bio written and edited by: Chicago PR Maven, Thaschara VanDyke |