In an age of social media, violence and cultural appropriation, it can be trying times, particularly for the youth of today trying to find their place in the world. But with the rise of strong black talent rising up in Hollywood, we’re proud that these young and influential women are using their social platforms and worldwide followings to tackle the big issues.
Now that we’re well into Autumn, one of the things that we’re loving about the current fashion trend is the colours. The trending jewel tones that we’ve seen from the runways at fashion week and translated into our everyday street fashion are rich and luxurious.
Forget black -oxblood, emerald and navy are all must haves in our autumn/winter wardrobes. Jewel tones are a perfect way to dress up a look and add colour to an outfit without feeling like a beacon of summery florals.
It’s no secret that the fashion industry is lacking in diversity. And while American supermodels like Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks have paved the way for other sensational black models to shine, there’s still a long way to go.
Finally Vogue Australia has restored our faith in the industry with their April 2018 edition dedicated to and celebrating diversity in fashion, which hits shelves today!
From Paris to New York, fashion enthusiasts worldwide have been keeping their eye on the runways this past month, quietly planning their outfits for the coming season. With the wrap up of the final fashion shows in fashion capitals across the world, now is the best time to reflect on what these shows tell us about the fashion industry, and we’re not just talking about seasonal trends.
One of the most important weeks on the Melbourne fashion calendar, VAMFF set the scene for Australia’s most loved brands to take centre stage. We were delighted to have two of our models representing the brand and killing it on the VAMFF runways.
It’s been a hot topic within the fashion industry for a while now, and finally brands are starting to get the message – we need diversity on the runways. And while the statistics prove that we’re making headway in an industry that has been lacking for so long, there is still work to be done. (more…)
Just like the movie itself, the Black Panther Red Carpet event was in a league of its own. Celebrating everything that is African culture, the release of the film has set a new era of excitement and empowerment amongst the African diaspora and with good reason. This is a film we’ve been waiting a long time for and there’s proof in the numbers.
The 75th Golden Globes anniversary was going to be a big event, and wow did it deliver. With the #TimesUp movement bound to make a ripple in the proceedings, the much anticipated night was a first for everyone attending and further viewing from the comfort of their own homes. (more…)
The year was filled with many ups and downs, but today’s blog post will only be about the uplifting, self-gratifying, warmest of happy moments, according to yours truly.
Let’s have a look.
The week has been full of presents, over-eating and family events. But getting ready for special occasions is something that has always appealed to myself and many other Christmas/New Year party lovers. (more…)