Kanye West came back bigger and better this Fall 2016 collaboration with Adidas. Yeezy Season 3 was a huge event presented in front of an eager crowd who also were anticipating the release of his new album "The Life of Pablo" His previous stab and producing a clothing line wasn't the most sophisticated … Continue reading Yeezy Season 3 Shuts Down MSG
Alexander Wang blended the mood of a cold New York winters night with a gothic all black collection for his 2015 Fall Ready-To-Wear collection. I literally am obsessed with black clothing because it symbolises a lot, sophistication, glamour, sexiness and edge. Studded pearls were the main aesthetic of the clothing, I thought it added a … Continue reading Alexander Wang Declares Black Is Back
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With little historical knowledge of the fashion industry, aside from the marathons of America’s Next Top Model episodes I used to watch. I got the gist that racial inequality is a major theme in the industry, Tyra Banks would make references to models such as Naomi Campbell, Naomi Simms and Beverly Johnson constantly. These … Continue reading Miuccia Prada’s Lack Of Racial Diversity
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