Do You Need A Wig?


Good or Bad, wigs come with a lot of stereotypes and a lot of history. It is considered by many a beauty tool, an accessory to the bald headed black woman, a way out for the lazy. But sometimes things often criticised and judged benefit, us better than we can imagine. Growing up to me … Continue reading Do You Need A Wig?

The Black Face Of Givenchy


In a bold move by Riccardo Tisci he has unveiled Erykah Badu as the new face of Givenchy SS14. Erykah Badu is an icon who has represented an Afro eccentric culture throughout her clothing and music for over a decade. Initially labelled as crazy due to her cutting edge style and quirky image. Tisci has … Continue reading The Black Face Of Givenchy

All Aboard


Riccardo Tisci talks why Erykah Badu is the best muse for Givenchy in this months paper magazine. Please don’t forget Black History Month. Let’s Talk Fashion Rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kim Kardashian is not the designers only talent. He has shown us his more conscious side. Right on Riccardo.

The Girl Who Stayed Home


Erica Wright who we know as Erykah Badu never wanted to be a celebrity she said in 2007. "My first job is not music. I love it; I especially love to perform, especially here. I’m an artist by religion. I paint, draw, sew, design clothes, sculpt, build and raise children. Music is a great way … Continue reading The Girl Who Stayed Home

Erykah Badu and Riccardo Tisci Speak On Givenchy Collaboration


by Affia Keys If you have looked through my blog, you would remember my excitement when I heard Riccardo Tisci used Erykah Badu as his muse for his SS14 campaign with Givenchy.  The duo sat down with V magazine to discuss the collabaration below, check some of the highlights below. V Erykah, did you know … Continue reading Erykah Badu and Riccardo Tisci Speak On Givenchy Collaboration

Erykah Badu x Givenchy spring 2014


"A fashion house is a laboratory which must conserve its mystery" were the words of Hubert de Givenchy. Enter Riccardo Tisci a relatively unknown fashion designer that has taken Givenchy by storm. In a bold he has unveiled Erykah Badu as the new face of Givenchy SS14. Erykah Badu is an icon who represents Afro-eccentric culture throughout … Continue reading Erykah Badu x Givenchy spring 2014