You hardly ever see black fashion designers showing during New York, London, Milan or Paris fashion week. But that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Some have actually broken down racial barriers, letting their designs speak for themselves. Check out 10 awesome and influential black fashion designers, after the jump… Keep reading »
Last night at the fashion show for Justin Timberlake & Friends’ line William Rast, a Snuggie-like cape appeared, paired with a plaid shirt and jeans. Would you wear something that resembles a Snuggie in public? Keep reading »
On last night’s episode of “The Bachelor,” I noted that ousted bachelorette Jillian (you shoulda won, girl!) rocked a totally fetching pair of hot pink driving gloves. And she’s not alone — in “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” Isla Fisher’s character, Rebecca Bloomwood, wears these distinctive gloves as well, in at least four different colors (pink, orange, yellow, and purple). They don’t really keep your hands frostbite-free during winter, but they are ideal for the crisp months in fall and spring — snatch ‘em up while they’re hot! After the jump, eight pairs we think are particularly fresh. Keep reading »
In this long winter when we can’t bear to buy boots—though we need them—but also can’t quite justify a strapless sundress, this whimsical bauble satiates our shopping crave. The brass bumble bee and indigo agate chain by Jami Rodriguez can cheekily peek through our layers of scarves and sweaters and later can be a centerpiece with airy dresses in summer months. Either way, we’re sure to make a buzz. [$98, MaxandChloe.com] Keep reading »
“Carmen Jones” is one of my favorite films because the title character, played by Dorothy Dandridge, has impeccable style and great one-liners. Carmen wore this saucy and sexy outfit for much of the first half of the movie as she rebelled against conventional norms. Her look was rather simple, just a pencil skirt and off-the-shoulder blouse, but her accessories make it much more interesting. Now all you need is the right attitude and walk. Keep reading »
Ways in which models are like normal people, as illustrated in this photo: 1) They drink regular Coke. 2) They have iPhones. That is all.
[Backstage at Tracy Reese, New York Fashion Week, 2/16/2009] Keep reading »
At yesterday’s Diane Von Furstenberg fashion show, the models wore knit hats loaded with pom-poms. Would you wear one? Keep reading »