Fashion

Vogue Posts SlideShow In Response to Elle’s Plus-Size Controversy

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Elle entered into dangerous territory when the publication profiled model Myla Dalbesio and categorized her as”plus-size.”  Despite being a size 10  — which is considered plus-sized in the modeling world, Dalbesio is successfully gaining traction and just recently booked a high-profile Calvin Klein lingerie campaign. Elle wrote: Booking an...

Vogue Fails the Cultural Sensitivity Test – Again

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Vogue has never been known to adopt the global policies that enhance the fashion capabilities of anything outside of their realm of tolerance. For instance, not too long ago, a piece was produced that attributed the latest “big butt” craze as a new phenomenon. Understandably...

The Baby Fashionistas of Social Media: What Happened to Kids Dressing Like Kids?

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I’ll be the first one to admit a slight uterus tug (slight…very, very slight) at the adorable photos that pop up on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. showing off little boys and girls dressed to the nines in the latest fashions. You say, “Aw,” and you...

5 Black Shoe Designers

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Despite the fashion industry’s well-documented struggles with diversity, several Black designers who possess incomparable amounts of determination, persistence and creativity have quite literally put their best foot forward by creating successful, renowned footwear collections. Check out these five Black shoe designers:

Beyoncé And Topshop Launch Athletic Streetwear Label

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Beyoncé is teaming up with Topshop for a new athletic streetwear label. The British retailer, called Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd., will launch its first products next fall. The collaboration will be a be 50-50 partnership between the retailer and Beyoncé. “I have always loved Topshop for...