Why The Term “Multiracial” Triggers In The Black Community

by C. Shardae Jobson After reading the casting call for Kanye West’s season 4 Yeezy collection, set to premiere during New York Fashion Week this month, a pursed smile developed when I came across the word, or term, “multiracial.” And it was only because of the type of request it was embedded in: “MULTIRACIAL GIRLS ONLY.” Ooh boy, here we go. pic.twitter.com/o8sB124An3 — KANYE WEST … Continue reading Why The Term “Multiracial” Triggers In The Black Community

Alexa Chung’s Book Isn’t “IT” But It’s Decent

When it was confirmed model/TV personality Alexa Chung was releasing a book on fashion and the alluring appeal of women deemed “it” (such as herself), I didn’t outwardly roll my eyes, but offered a shrug. Of course Chung was. Though her daytime MTV show, It’s On with Alexa Chung, only lasted two seasons in 2009 , it was enough to gain notice with American girls and labels. Since its cancelling, she’s had capsule collections … Continue reading Alexa Chung’s Book Isn’t “IT” But It’s Decent

How A New York Fashion Insider Really Felt About Kanye West’s “Pablo” Pop-Up Shop

What was evident during my scroll of today’s morning news (on the lighter end of things) were that many New York-based media outlets tortured, at least, one of their employees to go wait in line and check out The Life of Pablo pop-up shop (In Soho, this past weekend). If you recognize the italicized title, you’ve already gathered that the merchandise sold was focused on Kanye West‘s … Continue reading How A New York Fashion Insider Really Felt About Kanye West’s “Pablo” Pop-Up Shop