We are a few months away from a new year and decade. There’s an old adage that says that hindsight is 20/20. It’s a little ironic that I came to the conclusion that the early 2000s was the absolute worst decade for fashion in the history of mankind just before the year 2020. Sometimes itContinue reading “The Early 2000s: The Worst Decade for Fashion in the History of Mankind”
Recently Jeana Turner of ANTM Cycle 24 made a video discussing her experience as a contestant on America’s Next Top Model. Her complaints are similar to complaints of reality TV show contestants since Real World I. Jeana says she was edited in a way that portrayed unfairly. She also said that producers createdContinue reading “Jeana Turner: ANTM Cycle 24”
Today I was browsing target.com and I ran across a pair of gold toned, chunky, bamboo earrings. I was kind of floored to see them. I remember that style of earring being popular in the late 80s and early 90s. Big, bold, gold hoops were once only popular among Black and Hispanic women in urbanContinue reading “The Mainstreaming of Urban Culture”
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Happy belated birthday to Naomi Campbell. The hardest working woman in fashion turned forty eight on May 22. Naomi is from the era of the super models and hasn’t slowed down since the 1990s. Naomi has challenged beauty standards in the fashion industry for decades and continues to do so as she nears fifty. NaomiContinue reading “Happy Birthday Naomi Campbell”
Last week supermodel and America’s Next Top Modelfinalist, Winnie Harlow a.k.a Chantelle answered questions from Bravo’s Andy Cohen that set off, I won’t say controversy but a bit of social media cattiness from former America’s Next Top Model contestants and fans. Winnie said that the show didn’t do anything to help her develop her career. Continue reading “Nothing is Promised”
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