While watching Kerry Washington‘s Oscars red carpet interview, on ABC, her Atelier Versace dress instantly reminded me of a pop culture moment courtesy of Pee-Wee! The black leather top of Washington’s dress screamed (to me) the outfit Grace Jones wore during her rendition of “Little Drummer Boy” on the epic TV special Christmas at Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, in 1988. See the similarity of how the tops are … Continue reading Kerry Washington’s Oscar Dress Gave Me Major Grace Jones Vibes!
Forget about it being a cruel summer! It’s been a buttery brown one, and definitely so for the magazine industry that’s chosen successful and inspiring Black and women of color artists, actresses and businesswomen for their coveted covers. The Twitterverse have been affectionately calling the surge “Black Girl Magic.” And with Beyonce gracing American Vogue‘s esteemed September issue, it’s all been nothing short of f**king awesome. … Continue reading Every 2015 Magazine Cover That Starred A Woman Of Color This Summer #BlackGirlMagic
On Tuesday, June 30, after 31 years as the head honch-ess of her own Donna Karan International fashion house (which also includes mall fave DKNY), Karan announced that she was stepping down as its chief designer. She began her career by first working for the brand Anne Klein in the late 1960s, post completing courses from the esteemed art school Parsons School of Design. The Queens, NY … Continue reading Ten Underrated Red Carpet Dresses Designed Under Donna Karan