Black History Month Continues: Naomi Sims


By Affia Keys Naomi Simms March 30th 1948 - August 1st 2009 In November 1968 Naomi Simms was the first ever African American model to appear on the cover of Ladies home journal, at the time the leading magazine for women. She later turned down a role in the movie Cleopatra Jones because she was … Continue reading Black History Month Continues: Naomi Sims

Black History Month: Naomi Sims


By Affia Keys Naomi Simms March 30th 1948 - August 1st 2009 In November 1968 Naomi Simms was the first ever African American model to appear on the cover of Ladies home journal, at the time the leading magazine for women. She later turned down a role in the movie Cleopatra Jones because she was … Continue reading Black History Month: Naomi Sims


Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino The out running theme for the Milan fashion shows this week have looked to me somewhat medieval. It appeared all the tribal influences that heavily dominated shows in December have been replaced. From Dolce and Gabanna to Valentino to Roberto Cavali, the designers took us on a … Continue reading