Happy Halloween! Okay, Halloween has passed but we have officially entered my favorite time of the year. It's the holiday season; when leaves change and the weather gets cold enough to wear a sweater all day. Pumpkins adorn doorsteps and themed lattes become everyday purchases and scented candles invoke that feeling of yes. It’s also a time of change. We have entered another period of transition. And right now, it’s amazing how the world of luxury has shifted so drastically.
This is a post I can’t believe I’m writing. And I apologize that it’s taken me a few days to post, but I think my shock and sadness has kept me from doing this immediately. I was hurt--I am still hurting--and even still I can’t process this fully, but I think it is of the utmost importance to recognize the life and the legacy of Ermias Asghedom, beloved and known professionally as Nipsey Hussle. We lost a true icon. It’s only right that I take this time to post this on clothe
Really? Even in 2019, huh? We’re still…? Apparently. In case you haven’t heard, Gucci is the latest brand to come under fire for racist products; this time, a turtleneck. Sounds harmless, right? Well, no. This sweater isn’t like any sweater, because this sweater that rolls up, lip level, to show large red “lips” most likened to the racist minstrel shows emerging out of the Ohio River valley. In these shows, white men, women, and children darkened their skin, exaggerated their
3/1/18 will forever go down in the history of my life as the day I stopped wanting to do something, and the day I stopped being afraid to do something, and finally did it. So, thank you. However you came here, I welcome you to my small corner of the internet where I bask in the melanin making strides in the fashion world. It’s funny, because I’ve always envisioned this blog to be about other people; highlighting the beautiful men and women of color making strides in an indust