Nichelle Gainer, author of the fantastic Tumblr Vintage Black Glamour, had an in-depth interview with Collector's Weekly that came out months ago, and none of you told me, but we'll put that behind us for now. I make no secret of being fiercely interested in mainstream depictions of people of color, historical depictions of people of color, artistic, religious, political—my boyfriend knows to tell me if a show has any black people in it to get me to watch—but throw in some GOWNS? I'm all there.
Gainer, who's releasing a coffee table book of her findings, initially started the project as research for a novel, but soon [...]
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. No, jk, today is the first day of New York Fashion Week, which also marks the beginning of Fashion Month – after New York, London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Week follow.
If you'd like to get technical, today is also the beginning of some kind of Fashion Quarter, considering that there are more Fashion Weeks in more cities than ever before. Toronto (hi), Vancouver, Montreal, Los Angeles, Dubai, Tokyo, Brazil, Copenhagen, and even Cleveland have their own Fashion Weeks, although their relevance and necessity are, shall we say, debatable.
This is the month that counts for buyers, designers, [...]
A cool part about being a woman is fashion and trends. But don’t forget, men also get to have opinions about these topics. Here are some new trends that men hate.
Bra worn around the waist like a fanny pack. Men hate this trend. They hate it so much. They don't understand it, and that confusion breeds anger.
Onion rings. You know, the smallish kind you can get at a nice place like Burger King. It’s a trend now to wear them on your fingers. Men just hate this one. What gives?
The horsetail. The ponytail’s more mature cousin is longer, thicker, and primarily used to swat away [...]
The Cut has a slideshow featuring 122 looks from last night's Met Ball (sheer seems to be IN), and the annual gala's celebrity selfie game was on point (behold Bey-Monae-Badu, for example), but this shot of the lady's room is the best one I've seen. [Instagram]