TW: Discussion of body image and body dysmorphia Growing up in the early 2000s was fun for a plethora of reasons. Moon Boots, magic sand and Barbie dolls dominated my childhood. But, like most women who grew up during this time, there are also not-so-fond memories of strict body standards being inflicted onto us at […]
Capsule wardrobes have gained increasing popularity thanks to social media and influencers like Matilda Djerf. Djerf, in particular, went above and beyond just advertising a capsule wardrobe: she created her own brand dedicated to providing timeless, high-quality pieces of clothing. Her brand focuses on articles of clothing that will last a lifetime – pieces that […]
Logomania, the 2000s and Celebrity Culture
Paris Hilton. Lagerfeld’s Fendi. Britney Spears. Von Dutch. The 2000s were an era of flashiness and high fashion, which introduced new fashion trends. One of these was logomania, a design strategy taken from Black artists.
The reasoning behind Wintour’s sudden sympathy for Black people is allegorical to what some claim is the bedrock of fashion: trend.
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.
Scandals, weak policy positions and polarization all greatly influence how people assess politicians. But it would be simple-minded to remove clothes and appearance from the American people’s decisions about their politicians. Famously, those who watched the first televised presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon believed that Kennedy won. The allure and polish […]
From selling out shows to topping the Billboard charts and amassing millions of fans, there is no doubt that Harry Styles is a force to be reckoned with. On November 13, Styles broke the internet by announcing his upcoming 2020 world tour: LOVE ON TOUR. So, naturally, we have to talk about it. The world […]
Diet Prada (@diet_prada) is what Jonah Bromwich of The New York Times deems to be “an industry watchdog.” Fashion bloggers Tony Liu and Lindsey Schuyler, now in their fourth year of running the Instagram account, call out brands without holding back. They share photos and screenshots as evidence, even creating memes, to criticize copycat fashion, […]
It’s really important to support local, as well as support companies in fashion that are sustainable and making a huge effort to be inclusive. Supporting such initiatives can raise awareness for the company and introduce it to more people.