Style is really very personal. It’s kind of timeless
…it is about how you put yourself together.

-Nina Garcia

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February 5, 2016

Black History Month: Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox received worldwide recognition when she played Sophia in the Netflix series, Orange is the New Black.  Many may remember her from the MTV show, I Want to Work for Diddy.  Laverne is much more than a character on television....

February 4, 2016

Black History Month: Shaun Ross

Shaun Ross is the first African American Albino model to take over the fashion industry.  He has graced the pages of Vogue Italia,  British GQ and Paper Magazine.  He has even modeled for Alexander McQueen and Givenchy.  He is breaking...

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February 3, 2016

On the Scene: Concept Korea

The "Concept Korea" fashion show, an amazing event held biannually to promote Korean pride and culture, was held on Monday, February 1st during New York Men's Fashion Week.  Highlighted in the show were collections by two Korean designers, Kang Dong-jun of DBYD and...

February 3, 2016

Black History Month: Solange Knowles

When there was no lane that fit Solange Knowles' quirky, funky style, she created one!  She is a fashion icon and rightfully so.  The younger sister to Beyoncé Knowles has set herself apart from her sister by branching out in the fashion...

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February 2, 2016

Black History Month: Pat Cleveland

   Pat Cleveland is an icon in the model industry.  She is known as the muse for high end designers like Halston, Yves Saint Laurent and Stephen Burrows. She has graced the pages of GQ magazine and Vogue, to name a...

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February 1, 2016

Black History Month: Naomi Sims

Naomi Sims is a legendary supermodel.  She helped break barriers by becoming the first African American woman to be featured on the cover of Ladies Home Journal in the late 1960's which began the "Black is Beautiful" movement. Photo Credit: Ladies...

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February 1, 2016

On the Scene: The Beginning of Forever Listening Session

Lights dim, Vin stands firm in a red biker jacket(Arjona Collection) before the audience Friday night at The Reed Door Cabaret. Performing some cuts from his forthcoming EP The Beginning of Forever, Vin serenaded the room full of angst spectators....

February 1, 2016

Be Patient

One of the most annoying things anyone can say to me in the "waiting" process of something good is, Be Patient.  When you're anticipating an important phone call, every time the phone rings and its not who you expected, you'll...

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 25:  Rita Ora attends the Ralph & Russo and Chopard dinner during part of Paris Fashion Week on January 25, 2016 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
January 27, 2016

Rita Ora in Ralph & Russo Fall 2015 Couture

Rita Ora brought elegance to the Ralph & Russo dinner and runway show.  She attended the dinner in a beautiful red, high neck, sheer 2015 Fall Ralph & Russo gown, paired with black pumps and a bold red lip.  For the designers' Spring 2016 Couture...

January 27, 2016

Welcome back NYFW!

In exactly 2 weeks I will be running around like a chicken with my head cut off and I can't wait!  New York Fashion Week, One of my favorite times of the year, is rapidly approaching!  September's fashion week brought...