Lupita Nyong’o is one of the brightest stars in the world right now. An Oscar winner, Tony nominee and model, Lupita Nyong’o is not afraid to stand out from the crowd, and that is exactly what she’s doing, and no one is going to stop her.
The BET Awards on Sunday night were a sight; there were amazing and inspiring people celebrating their amazing achievements, and their outfits were no exception. One person, however, shone on the red carpet. Nandi Mngoma.
Idris Elba is one of the most talked about actors in the industry. With rumours of him becoming the first black James Bond, his collaboration with Superdry and being named one of 2016’s Time Most Influential People, it’s no surprise that Idris Elba is one of the most sought-after and most loved talents of his time.
Social media has a lot to do with the changing fashion industry that we see today. A lot has changed for the world of fashion in the past ten years, and a lot of it has to do with the use of social media and the power of change behind Instagram.
Styles and trends come and go, but style icons are forever. They influence and inspire designers, artists, photographers and anyone with their clothes, and their iconic looks. Timeless, effortless and bold, here are ten of the most influential style icons, from the 1920s all the way to 2016.
The ever-developing fashion industry wasn’t prepared for the unstoppable and beautifully unique model that is Winnie Harlow. With her distinctive features and no sign of slowing down, there’s no doubt that she is the future of fashion, and it’s time the fashion industry had a change.
The average teenager’s issues include doing their homework, working a part-time job and making friends. However, for teenage celebrities, their issues range a little bit further; they have to maintain lives in front of the camera, trying their best to be a role model for their fans and staying on top of the style game is challenging, and many can’t live up to the challenge. Not Zendaya, though.
The House of Balmain. It is one of the most sought-after brands in the fashion industry. In recent years, it would be a rare occasion to see any red carpet event without the sight of Balmain. None of this would be possible without the genius of Olivier Rousteing. (more…)
As a faceless typist who exists mostly, if not entirely, behind a computer screen, it would be easy to slip away going unnoticed. But, as my internship comes to an end, I felt it was only fair to make mention – no – make a fuss about my time at Skin+Pepper and all the great experiences that I get to leave with. Truthfully, my little intern business cards have shot to the top of my list of most prized possessions very quickly, but it’s not the physical mementos that have been the best take aways, but the lessons learned through experience that maybe one day, if I’m lucky, might be useful towards a career. (more…)
Lauded as one of the most influential names in fashion, Ghanian-born, London-bred Edward Enninful now has almost thirty years of experience in the industry under his belt, but that’s not cause to rest on his laurels, he says. As the fashion and style director of W Magazine since 2011, Enninful has reshaped the publication into an edgy social commentary, underpinned by his distinctive aesthetic and of course, a powerful voice on the subject of diversity in fashion. (more…)