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Just so you know, ain't no "former" here... First Lady Michelle Obama has inspired not only me, but millions of other women from various backgrounds since we were first introduced to her over 10 years ago. Her poise, her grace, her intelligence. If you were a teen, you were inspired. If you were a young … Continue reading WCE: First Lady Michelle Obama
The gang's all here! Designer Todd Snyder brought in some old friends of ours to add to his collaboration with athletic brand, Champion: the Peanuts Crew! As a lover of Charlie Brown and his quirky friends, this collection definitely brings a smile to my face. Filled with menswear items, this collection consists of hoodies, sweatshirts, … Continue reading Todd Snyder x Champion… x Peanuts?
Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss became the winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. Announced at a ceremony dinner on Nov. 5, Jean-Raymond received a $400,000 prize which, for a black designer, is a lot to help an already great brand even better. Pyer Moss is a luxury brand that is centered on activism and … Continue reading In Case You Missed It: Pyer Moss Wins for the Culture
Yeah, you read that right! Beauty brand Milk collaborated with the legendary hip hop group Wu Tang Clan to create a 8-shade lipstick collection. Using sacred Chinese ingrediants, the product is a vegan lip color made with antioxidant-rich sacred lotus water, cherry blossom, ginseng, hemp extracts, bamboo shoots, and Chinese red dates. Named after the … Continue reading Milk Makeup Collaborates with Wu Tang Clan
Last Thursday, I saw on Instagram that H.E.R. was releasing new music. First thing that Friday morning, I was blasting it on my phone... and playing it all weekend long. H.E.R. blessed us with a follow up to I Used to Know Her: The Prelude with a part two of the EP, aptly titled I Used … Continue reading H.E.R. Gives Us Acoustic Soul on “I Used to Know Her: Part 2”
Crisp Fall evenings. Warm and comfy clothes. Pizza and an alcoholic beverage of choice. You and your boo snuggled up and binge watching The Wire. That's right, folks. It's cuffing season! Since it's still October, there are those who are currently in the process of choosing that lucky person to keep them warm during the … Continue reading Music Monday: Songs for Cuffing Season