Black Fashion History : Andre Leon Talley

Former American Vogue editor Andre Talley has been a staple in the fashion industry for over 25 years, ranking as human landmark on all things CHIC. Born in Durham, North Carolina he was raised in a humble environment but understood the importance of luxury. while receiving a masters degree in French from Brown University, he…

Black Fashion History: Stephen Burrows

Friends with Warhol, dressing Cher, partying at Studio 54: Stephen Burrows born in Newark, New Jersey on May 15, 1943; is an American fashion designer based in New York City and was the designer for the drug-laced disco days—and one of the first African-American names in the industry. Known for his signature “lettuce hems” and sexy, flowing chiffons, Burrows notably…

Black Fashion History: Meet Willi Smith

Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and studied commercial art at Mastbaum Technical High School and attended Philadelphia College of Art for fashion illustration. He then moved to New York to go to Parsons The New School for Design, the highly competitive art and design college of The New School university. For a short time Smith freelanced with Arnold Scaasi and Bobbie Brooks’s sportswear company. In 1967, Smith quit…

Tall Rebellion (TTYA X LongTallSally)

It’s an amazing day to be a style loving amazon! One of my favorite shops Long Tall Sally catering to the taller woman frame has released their collaboration collection with TTYA (Taller Than Your Average) and it is simply… AMAZING .

My Top 5 Looks of Altuzarra for Target

  Style lovers are ready to get their hands on Targets collaboration with Altuzarra September 14th (this Sunday available both online and in stores.) With a history of selling out in a matter of minutes it’s great to go in with an idea of what you want from the collection before you miss out.  I’ve…

Primary Elements

  I’ve been wearing a lot of neutral colors lately and I thought it would be a treat to have a punch of color so I made a bold statement with a Primary Color pallet.

A Mermaids Pearls

  Thank goodness I cleaned my closet out earlier this week and found this cream pearl covered tank I got as a hand me down from my aunt a few months back. I wore it once for an event during the winter months (SEE POST HERE) and it’s the perfect piece to elevate a simple…

Far East Movement

I woke up the other morning with a jolt thinking… “Oh dear Lord… it’s August!” I pulled myself out of bed, slumped my way to the closet and stood staring in utter disappointment…