Do you see Nicki Minaj for L’Uomo Vogue? The hit rapper is on the cover of the October issue, and despite the cigarette everything looks great. I love these wigs/haircuts on her. They are a little different for her, but they also looks very chic on her and frame her face. (more…)
I love fashion label Kaelen. I went to one of the brand’s first major shows during New York Fashion Week a few seasons ago. The line is young, yet sophisticated. It is also very fresh and hip. These are the kinds of clothes I want to design for plus size women. I want to make clothes that look modern like these garments in the picture above. Kaelen is such an inspiration to me. Photos from here.
Look at Beyonce. Look at her. Beyonce is giving me fall wardrobe inspiration in one photo. I love the long boyfriend coat, the black jeans, and the heels. I am looking for the perfect pair of black heels for the fall. Hopefully I can find them soon. I also want to learn how to make me a coat like the one she is wearing a with a funky print. Ahh! It is almost time for fall. Photo from here.
Kendall Jenner covers Teen Vogue for their September issue, and she looks gorgeous. I love these images of her because they show what a great model she has become. The cover story is really great too. I think you all should read it. It gives you a little bit of insight into her life as an up and coming model. Check the story and few more photos here.
Janelle Monae releases the Electric Lady music video and the internet goes wild. Janelle Monae is so talented. I love this video because it reminds me of my days in college when I had just pledged Delta and I went to the Greek parties with my sorority sisters. I loved watching the party hops, and seeing people jamming in a super cool house. I loved Janelle’s rocking fro. I can’t wait until my hair grows that big. Did you see the woman playing Janelle’s mom in the beginning of the video? That was actually her mom. I love this video.
Check out in Sasha Pivovarova in “Incendiaire” by David Sims for Vogue Paris, August 2014. I hadn’t really seen her modeling in a lot of things lately, but then all of sudden I started seeing her pop up in things. I am glad she is back in the game. I always really loved her look. Find the rest of the photos on Storm Trooper Fashion.
Have you seen the Lupita Nyong’o for Lancome ads? It feels so good to see a woman of color, and a dark skinned one at that, in a makeup ad. Women of color have few options for make up and little to no representation in cosmetic ad campaigns. This is such a wonderful ad and Lupita looks gorgeous…as usual. Photo from here.
P.S. Did you see her new Vogue cover and spread? They came out while I was on vacation and they look amazzzzzing! Check them out here!
So you knew this week’s Bad Bish was gonna be Rihanna. I mean… hello! Rihanna channeled Josephine Baker at the CFDA Awards in an Adam Selman gown, and she looked gorgeous. To all the haters saying that she was too naked…back off!! She looked amazing. This is why she got the CFDA Fashion Icon Award. Photo from here. Don’t forget to check out the making of the dress video clip below!
The Olsen twins rocked the Met Gala on Monday night. Both Mary-Kate and Ashley wore vintage Chanel, and were one a just a few people that really followed the actual theme for the night that was based on designer Charles James. I know you don’t necessarily have to follow the theme, but I do wish more of the men wore white tie (tuxedo with tails and a top hat) like the invitation instructed, and I think a lot of the ladies could have worn more ball gowns.
Of all the times to show up in a big poofy ball gown, this was it. I did however like Cara Delevigne’s pants situation. Charles James’ garments always tripped me out because I could never figure out how they were constructed. He was the genius that influenced Dior’s New Look. If you want to see more looks from the Met Gala, click here.
Rihanna goes nude for Lui Magazine and Vogue Brasil. The island gyal is no stranger to nudity, since she is always half naked in her Instagram shots, but even a cease and desist letter from the phone app will stop her from posting the skin pics. She reposted them to Twitter. I see you Rhi Rhi using a work around. Photos from Idolator and Global Grind.
Lupita Nyong’o is People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Person of 2014 and she got to chop it up with model Alek Wek in this super awesome video. Alek Wek is her beauty icon, so it was great to see her chit chat with her and share a genuine sisterhood moment with her. Check it out above!
Lupita Nyong’o rocks the May Cover of Marie Claire magazine along with four other actresses-Kate Mara, Emilia Clarke, Elizabeth Olsen. Lupita looks so good on this cover. She is beautiful and bright. Her smile says it all. The pink dress looks great against her skin and her natural high top hairstyle is super cute! I love it! Fashionista has the rest of the photos. Photo from Fashionista.com.
OOhh my favorite natural hair gals Solange, Erykah Badu, and Ledisi cover the May 2014 issue of Essence Magazine! They look so amazing. I love the fact that the magazine made this a triple cover issue, and chose these fantastic women. I love their hair, I love them, I love the covers. So beautiful! I am going to put some behind the scenes videos below. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. I am trying to finish up spring break. I wish it could last for another week. Photos from here. (more…)
Former ballerina and forever supermodel Naomi Campbell looks stunning on the cover of Shape Magazine. Her body is better than some 20 years olds…including mine! O_o I love how she talks about her struggles with giving up smoking and alcohol. It makes her seem just a smidge normal. (more…)
Have you seen the pictures of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o at the Miu Miu fashion show in Paris? They looked amazing. I am so glad they got to sit next to each other so we could see their beautiful outfits. Rihanna has been sizzling all over Paris during fashion week. Her outfits or lack there of have been the talk of the town, and Lupita just won an Oscar. I hope we see a lot more from her in the future. Photo from Rihannadiva’s Instagram.
So you guys know I can’t get enough of Lupita Nyong’o, and I guess you guys know I died three times when I saw her new Vogue Italia spread by Tom Munro. She looks like a fierce Grace Jones. I just can’t get over the styling and makeup in this editorial. I love how they let her natural skin color show. If you are not familiar with her, check out my outer posts on her here and here. I hope she wins her Oscar. Check out the rest of the spread on Black Keys.
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I saw this picture while looking at the Paris couture street style slideshow on The Cut. The colors look so amazing together. The striking pink shots with the clear ombre heel. The white dress with the red ruffles, and then you have the blue fur. The blue fur?!?!? It is just gorgeous. I don’t know who this woman is, but she has some serious style. Paris Couture Fashion Week. She couldn’t have picked a better place to show off her style. Have a great weekend!
Photo by YoungJun Koo/Youngjun Koo/I’M KOO and seen on The Cut.
The shade of it all. Look how Ronan Farrow shades the heck out of the Woody Allen Tribute at the Golden Globes. Woody Allen has made some amazing movies, but I still feel like he is a creep for allegedly molesting his 7 year old adopted daughter, and that time he began a relationship and then subsequently married his other adopted daughter. It just doesn’t seem right to bash Chris Brown and R. Kelly-both who did and continue to do heinous things- yet celebrate someone else who has also done bad things. Anyway… you can always count on Ronan and Mia Farrow to tweet out all of the shade. You should follow them on Twitter.