The Missing Dress

We all have heard of a shipping nightmare story, where someone is drowning in anxiety over their precious cargo getting to them in time. For years, I’ve had nothing but luck coming home to timely packages on my doorstep. I simply take for granted all of the times a perfect pair of shoes or hair…

A Woman In Her Lovers Clothing

I am the Queen of going into my boyfriend closet and stealing his clothes. Soon as he comes home with a new item Im plotting on how I can make it mine and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. One of my favorite items i’ve plucked from his closet has to be his white…

Just Do What You Got To Do Boo

  Last week the homie Shaka and I had a bit of running around to do, it also ended up being an impromptu photo shoot in front of Ikea. I needed a clothing rack to get all the items I will be selling on Depop together, he needed some house plants, and the light was…

Fab Follow Friday: Tasha James

Cooler than the other side of the pillow, digital influencer, product photographer, and art director Tasha James is an answer to all of your needs for inspiration. Putting a strong pimp hand down in the world of style, Tasha continuously blesses my IG feed with amazing looks, and her twitter page reveals her amazing work ethic…

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: 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: 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…

Black Fashion History: Zelda Barbour Wynn Valdes

Zelda Wynn Valdes,  fashion and costume designer  was revered for her design talent and best known for her skill in highlighting the female body. She got her start in fashion creating outfits for her dolls as a child in Chambersburg, Pa., and began cutting out patterns from newspaper. She studied her grandmother’s work as a seamstress…