Black Fashion History: Scott Barrie

Scott Barrie, an American designer known for sexy matte jersey dresses in the 1960’s and 70’s, died on Tuesday at the Alessandria Hospital in Alessandria, Italy, outside Milan at 52. Being a designer was his goal from childhood, and at the age of 10 he was whipping up clothes on his grandmother’s sewing machine. He studied…

Black Fashion History: Ruth E. Carter

Ruth E. Carter is an African-American costume designer. She is best known for her work on the films Malcolm X,Teen Beach Movie and Amistad, for each of which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design. She received a career achievement award from the American Black Film Festival in 2002.Carter graduated from Hampton University, and then interned in her hometown…

Black Fashion History: Meet Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly (September 24, 1954 – January 1, 1990) was an American fashion designer. Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Kelly studied art at Jackson State University and than attended Parsons Design NYC. While living in Atlanta Kelly sold recycled clothes and working with out pay at Yves Saint Laurent chairman Pierre Bergé, who later in 1988, sponsored Kelly. Paris-based women’s wear designer and a founder of…

Black Fashion History: Designer Ann Lowe

   Ann Cole Lowe, fashion designer  In 1953, Lowe designed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ wedding dress for her marriage to John F. Kennedy. The voluminous, off-the-shoulder dress was constructed out of 50 yards of ivory silk taffeta. Just 10 days before the wedding ceremony a water line broke in Lowe’s New York City studio and ruined…

All Eyes on: Calvin Rucker

There is no better feeling then being introduced to a brand that embodies your personal style. Created by in November 2011 by Caroline Calvin and Joie Rucker, the duo have created lines for 8 seasons, flourished from 10 stores on the west coast to over 200 stores nationwide, and been a staple brand at Coterie since debut. Since…

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 .

All White Like A Grown Up

I can still remember the desperation in my plea as I ran to my mothers room begging for a new outfit from the mall. Like any 6th grader of that era I raced home to catch my daily dose of TRL, eager for their Monday video premiere. With my eyes glued to the screen I…

Something for The Fellas: Bonobos Work Essential Giveaway!!!

*GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED THANKYOU!* There is nothing like a man in a beautifully tailored suit! Now here’s your chance to get your honey, in the best threads. Bonobos believes that the foundation of an amazing wardrobe is the fit. Now Bonobos and TallGlassofStyle have teamed up to bring you a chance at winning $3k worth of…