Bad Bish- Malaika Firth First Black Model To Front Prada Campaign Since 1994

Malaika Firth was photographed by Steven Meisel for Prada’s new Fall/Winter 2013 ad campaign. Malaika Firth is the first black model to front an ad campaign for the Italian fashion house since Naomi Campbell was the face 19 years ago in 1994! Wow! This is a big honor. Prada usually only has one black model…… Continue reading Bad Bish- Malaika Firth First Black Model To Front Prada Campaign Since 1994

Menswear Spring 2012 Show Multitude of Themes

Every season there seems to be more and more shows, with more and more trends, touted by more and more designers. Even menswear is feeling the effects of the “commercialization” or rather popularization of fashion and because of this, the sector is being hit with more pieces, trends, and collections than ever before. But as…… Continue reading Menswear Spring 2012 Show Multitude of Themes

Of Note…Shala Monroque

I remember the very first time I saw a picture of Shala Monroque. I didn’t know much about her except that she was black, fierce, wearing cute kitten heels, and was featured on Tommy Ton’s siteJak and Jil which meant that she was somebody. As a matter of fact, the caption under her photo read…… Continue reading Of Note…Shala Monroque

European Fashion Trends – Fall/ Winter Collections 2010/2011 Part 2

3rd trend: Revival of the 50’s and 80’s Although these eras are long ago, nearly every decade celebrates its comeback, sooner or later. This fall it’s the 50’s and 80’s turn. Derivation of the 80’s Wall Street look: A new type of woman created a furor in those times: the successful businesswoman. In 1988, Melanie…… Continue reading European Fashion Trends – Fall/ Winter Collections 2010/2011 Part 2

Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week was very short. It really isn’t as long as the other fashion weeks. I mean it really doesn’t even last a week. Anyway. I really was not as impressed with the clothes this season. I usually love Milan Fashion Week. Just like Paris, the clothes are usually very sophisticated. I was a…… Continue reading Milan Fashion Week

Milan Spring Fashion Week Post 2

I have never heard of designer Albino D’Amato or his collection Albino before,but I figured I would give it a look. The collection was inspired by a safari and “Out of Africa.” The jackets and skirts were oversized, and the prints were orange and red. I like this collection a lot, but I think it…… Continue reading Milan Spring Fashion Week Post 2

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