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23 Jan

Feminist AF: An Epic Visual Story of the Women’s March

The Future is FEMALE! I AM Woman, Hear me ROAR. What a powerful statement that women from all over the world made this week. It was crazy to see some of the images of the march that were in black and white. It literally felt like we were in a 1950's time capsule of sorts. I was saddened, but I also felt really inspired and empowered..and the signs, well they were nothing short of epic. So much so, that museums, libraries and digital publications from across the world have been collecting them. This is HERstory! See what happens when we get in.. F O R M A T I O N? All images have been collected from online (NY Mag, Getty, Wire...
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16 Sep

Marc Jacobs’ Faux Locks Ignite Racial Controversy

Gigi Hadid at Marc Jacobs Show in Faux Dread Locks
Marc Jacobs Closed Fashion Week with a (Cultural Appropriation) BANG! Caucasian Models Strutted Runway in Multicolored Faux Locks “All who cry ‘cultural appropriation’ or whatever nonsense about any race or skin color wearing their hair in any particular style or manner — funny how you don’t criticize women of color for straightening their hair. I respect and am inspired by people and how they look. I don’t see color or race — I see people.” ~ Marc Jacobs I am definitely here for Harajuku Chic, but the choice of hair...
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14 Aug

Jaden Smith Mixes it up with a “Golden Barbie”

Jaden Smith, the Hollywood offspring that continues to defy gender norms when it comes to fashion, talks to Glamour Magazine about his upcoming role in a new Netflix series. Jasmine Sanders poses alongside Smith in a shoot featuring some of the hottest pieces mixed and matched to create fun and colorful vintage-inspired looks. Known as Golden Barbie on social media, Jasmine has been "instagram famous" for some time now and it is refreshing to see her career blossom! August issue is on stands now. “One trend I would steal from the seventies: creating outfits and making them your own." ~ Jaden Smith Credits: Editorial: Mix it Up Photography: Miguel Reveriego Fashion Stylist: Katie Mossman Hair: Ben Skervin Makeup: Ozzy Salvatierra...
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9 Nov

Indian Model New Face of Abercrombie & Fitch

Model, Neelam Gill made waves in the fashion community as the first model of Indian descent to be featured in a campaign for British luxury brand, Burberry. She has since, walked in numerous runway shows, including Kanye West x Adidas, and appeared in campaigns for TopShop and magazines including British Vogue, Glamour, Lucky, Elle and more. As of late, the Indian beauty has been seen posing in the latest campaign for Abercrombie & Fitch. The brand is changing creative direction based upon customer feedback and critics who have called them out for their lack of diversity and oversexualized visuals in advertising. According to their SVP of marketing, Neelam is their answer and the first step to their rebranding strategy. Not only...
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19 Sep

Pyer Moss Challenges Racism with a Brave Fashion Statement

Black Lives Matter Fashion Show
Kerby Jean-Raymond and Usher Raymond at Pyer Moss
Pyer Moss Fashion Presentation Promotes Change Runway Show Challenges Racism & Police Brutality Kerby Jean-Raymond, the innovative designer behind Pyer Moss, the cult sportswear brand for men, has changed the game with a new "menswear for women" collection that challenges racism and police brutality in America. During New York Fashion Week, Jean-Raymond showcased a stellar and thought-provoking presentation that left buyers and press speechless, yet hungry for change. “For as long as I have this platform and for as long as people are going to listen to me — I’m going to take a stand on something and this is something that is important to me. If one person walks out of here today and is just nicer,...
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16 Dec

Rihanna Named Creative Director of Puma

Our favorite bad "gal" is at it again and this time she is taking over the sportswear world as Creative Director of Puma. Although she is not the first celebrity to provide creative direction for an apparel line, she is the only one considered a fashion icon by the CFDA. Her fashion influence is immeasurable. We will begin seeing the fruits of her labor in 2015 and beyond as this is a multi-year partnership focusing on leisure gear for women. Although most CD's work behind the seams, Rihanna will also serve as the face and Global Brand Ambassador for the collection, alongside current spokesperson Usain Bolt. Puma said Rihanna would directly influence product collections for the coming year, and would be...
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27 Oct

Halle Berry reLaunches French Lingerie Collection

#457715008 / gettyimages.com Halle Berry was so in love with French lingerie brand Scandale, that she decided to partner with owner, Erik Ryd to present the collection exclusively through Target. The collection will be available in select Target stores and via Target.com today! The 82-year-old Parisian lingerie company will feature 10 luxury items ranging from $7 to $18. Described as elegant and timeless, the Scandale brand is affordable and already on its way to global fabulousness. Images via Scandale website and Getty...
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