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Monica Brown is Our 2018 Posh Style Mom Icon!

It’s been a minute since we proclaimed a celebrity mom as a fashion style icon. After stalking Bellyitch Bumpwatch alum singer Monica Brown’s Instagram page and various presses sightings of the fabulous singer, the editors at Bellyitch have determined that the mom to stylish three is deserving to be our 2018 honoree!

For those unfamiliar, this recognition is given to a celebrity mom, usually one who has more than one child, who also has displayed effortless style, not necessarily created by a stylist, who inspires others and Monica is it!

We love the R&B recording artist’s  Instagram posts which are reminiscent of what you’d  see on any “it” Fashion Grammer or Style Blogger’s feed.

Monica’s fashion aesthetic consists of lots of bold colors, thigh high boots and chic dusters. She isn’t afraid to switch up her hair color from crimson, to pitch black to platinum. The mom of three, including 4-year old daughter Laiyah, 9-year old son Romelo and 12-year son Rocko,  has worn down her hair bone straight, in a croute pixie cut or intertwined in waist-length faux locs.

Her page is bright and totally themed out, similar to other influencers out there! See it HERE!

Ms. Brown can do no wrong in our book. The Atlanta-based philanthropist is married to NBA player Shannon Brown since 2010 when the two wed in a secret ceremony. Monica is also step mom to Shannon’s son Shannon Brown, Jr. from a previous relationship. Laiyah is the couple’s only child together as Rocko and Romelo’s dad is Monica’s ex, actor and rapper Rodney Hill, Jr also known as Rocko

The last time we named someone this honor was 2017 and it was given to philanthropist and end ex model Helen Lasichanh, Pharrell’s wife. Before her, the honor was given to Kourtney Kardashian in 2015. Before her, in 2014, Jennifer Hudson, who was the fourth mom to a single child to get the award. Before her, P!nk got it in 2012. And former First Lady Michelle Obama was dubbed an icon in 2011. Other designees include, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly RipaVictoria BeckhamTichina Arnold and  Christina Milian.

Here is a quick rundown of some of ourm fave looks Monica has rocked over the years as shared in her super fly Insta!

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The Garden…..

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Every step you take I’m taking with you ……

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Monica Denise Brown➕

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I still go up for you every night 🖤

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Wherever you go , make sure your happy follows 🖤

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❤️M.B.❤️

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Let Love lead you ❤️

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Street Symphony 🖤

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Still Standing …..

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Today was a good day ……

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Pharrell’s Wife Helen Lasichanh is Our 10th Posh Mom Style Icon

We first declared Pharrell Williams and wife Helen Lasichanh the stylish celebrity couple back in March 2014 because of their fab eclectic and fashionable uniqueness. They show up on Red Carpet with all sorts of fabulousity in unexpected mix of patterns, lengths, materials and fabrics. Somehow, it all seemed to work and create delightful and intriguing wonderfulness.

Now that Lasichanh has welcomed her triplets earlier this year, she is now a mom of four, including her and Williams’ 8-year old son Rocket. So…this means she officially qualifies for one of our elusive Fashion Posh Mom Icon Awards.

We were one of the very first, if not the first, online outlet to create an award recognizing stylish moms. Since launching it in 2009, other more established media and global fashion entities have launched and given out their own Style Icon awards, albeit with a lot more fanfare and celebrities…oh and an actual award event. ha!

Our honor is not given out often neither liberally. We usually like to bestow it upon a mom who has more than one child because to be stylish while balancing being mom to a small brood takes skill! And we like to give it to a mother who has a personal style that is effortless and looks like she, and not her stylist team, put her looks together.

 That means, the paparazzi would not catch her out there looking busted.

Also, Lasichanh, who has Laotian and Ethiopian heritage, used to be a model and currently designs clothes so we’re going to go on a limb and presume that she outfits herself also, most stylist wouldn’t be so bold to combine some of the pieces that Lasichanh puts together because they are bold to the extreme. They usually stick with safe.

Helen Lasichanh in her model days. – Tumblr

 

 The last time we named someone this honor was 2015 and it was given to Kourtney Kardashian. Before her, in 2014, Jennifer Hudson, who was the fourth mom to a single child to get the award. Before her, P!nk got it in 2012. And former First Lady Michelle Obama was dubbed an icon in 2011. Other designees include, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly RipaVictoria BeckhamTichina Arnold and  Christina Milian.
We also have never given it to a woman who is more famous for being a spouse of a very well-known celebrity than a celebrity in her own right but Lasichanh’s fashion IQ is so up there that she deserves it! I mean Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Kim Kardashian haven’t won one yet! (smile)

Lasichanh married her husband in 2013 in Miami, Florida in an intimate star-studded event attended by Jay Z, Gwen Stefani and Justin Timberlake and featured Usher and Buster Rhymes as musical performers.

Helen Lasichanh is our 2017 Posh Mom Style Icon! Congrats girl!!

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Pharrell Williams & Wife Helen’s Unconventional and Awesome Red CarpetStyle: 12 LOOKS

Last week, Pharrell Williams, Academy Award nominee for Best original song in a Motion Picture for his song “Happy” off the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, went to the Oscars in a mini pants tux by Lanvin. It caused quite the stir among fashion mavens and critics. It was much ado about nothing as many noted that musicians have standards for dress different than traditional Hollywood. 
But not much was mentioned about his new wife since last October 2013, Helen Lasichanh, and her gender bender awesome and unconventional style of dress.

The designer and model has a 5-year old son with Williams, Rocket Man Williams, born November 2008.  [Little known fact: Rocket Man inspired the song “Happy”.]

Williams and Lasichanh dated for several years before getting engaged last year for three months then marrying.

But um…can we pause for a second and admire and gawk at the amazing and fab eclectic and fashionable uniqueness that is the Williams’ red carpet couple style? 
Behold….
 At the 2013 Grammy Awards.

In Lanvin at the Elle Style Awards at one Embankment on February 18, 2014 in London, England.

At the 2014 Grammy Awards

At Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation‘s Angel Ball 2013 at Cipriani Wall Street on October 29, 2013 in New York City.
At the CHANEL Dinner For NRDC “A Celebration Of Art, Nature And Technology” held at a private residence on May 31, 2013 in Los Angeles, California

At the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014.
At the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrates The 2014 Golden Globe Awards Season at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 21, 2013 in West Hollywood, California.

At the GQ Men Of The Year Party at The Ebell Club of Los Angeles on November 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

In Lanvin at “The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles”  event at the Los Angeles Convention Center on January 27, 2014.

At a  private dinner celebrating Remo Ruffini and Moncler’s 60th Anniversary during Art Basel Miami Beach on December 7, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida
In Lanvin at the BRIT Awards at the O2 in London, England on Valentine’s Day 2014.
FAB!

Ow!! Williams’ latest album G.I.R.L. is out now. Cop it on iTunes!

photos: Zimbio, Starcast

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