I remember aching to be white for the first time in sixth grade. I walked through the hallway, clutching my English teacher’s hall pass on the way to the bathroom, when I noticed the long, straight brown hair of the girl walking in front of me.
In life, you can either be a minimalist or a maximalist.
Here’s my conversation with one-half of Fashion For All, Ali Richmond, on Blackness, fashion and America’s racial complex
Here is a List of 6 Black-owned and #Blacklivesmatter ally businesses in fashion and lifestyle in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-Durham area.
The reasoning behind Wintour’s sudden sympathy for Black people is allegorical to what some claim is the bedrock of fashion: trend.
In the wake of renewed BLM protests and calls for justice, the ugly side of fashion industry mainstays and envelope pushers has been exposed.
Beyond my superficial connections to the former creative director of Vogue, my admiration for Talley comes from the respect I owe him for existing in an industry that has historically had little-to-no room for men who look like me. However, what is even more important to me is Talley’s permanence as a cautionary tale about the whims and woes of the fashion world for Black people and, more specifically Black men.
Not everybody gets their glittery study abroad experience; I’m here to call bullshit on the idealization of this phase in our lives.
BaLENS is a column written by Jerry Yan about wellness, self-care and positivity. The name consists of “balance” and “lens,” meaning finding your life balance through the lens of life. …