Over the weekend Dolce & Gabbana debuted some controversial attire and accessories during Milan’s Fashion Week.
Several fashion critics have described the pieces, which are featured in D& G’s spring 2013 collection, as a “Mammy” type character and some have even called them “Aunt Jemima” dolls.
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Oh…. and to add more fuel to the fire, there were no Black models featured in the show.
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Sparkle, this Summer’s most anticipated film, highlights the glamourous and colorful fashions of the 60’s.
That “retro chic” style is incredible and we continue to see influences of the time period even in today’s fashions.
The classic film about three teenagers from Harlem who set their sights on making musical history in Motown has been brought back to life and it’s remake will be significant in more ways than one.
a.) Sparkle is Whitney Houston‘s last film. The actress/singer passed away only three months after production ended on the Salim Akil-directed project.
b.) Sparkle marks the acting debut of American Idol Jordin Sparks.
Houston and Sparks star in the film alongside Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Cee Lo Green, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Tamela Mann and Omari Hardwick.
Check out a few photos of the cast rocking retro fashions from the highly anticipated film + watch the SPARKLE official movie trailer below… Continue Reading…
Michelle Obama is such an iconic symbol of fashion and grace!
The First Lady brought some serious gold-medal-worthy style to the London 2012 Olympics these past few days and her style has been praised worldwide by fashion critics.
From her elegant dresses to patriotic ensembles of red, white, and blue, check out a few of the FLOTUS’s winning looks from the 2012 Olympic Games in London compiled by Style Bistro: Continue Reading…
shared the photo above of her weave-less tresses yesterday (July 24, 2012).
I noticed her photo as I was sitting in the chair taking on my own “weave-free” challenge.
As a certified member of the weave queen club, I’ve always felt that the versatility of fake hair far exceeds the time and effort it takes to take care of my own. But that’s just me.
Then again… do y’all emember the F*ck Natural Hair chick I posted last year?
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While her sentiments are valid, there comes a time when it’s 105 degrees outside to just let it go.
So while I’m sure there are many other (including Beyonce), who have opted to shed the weaves & wigs because of the weather), I’m calling this Weave Free Wednesday (cause we never know how many inches of brazilian hair tomorrow may bring).
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attended Debra Lee’s Pre-BET Awards Celebration Dinner during the 2012 BET Awards weekend at Union Station on June 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
The sexy songstress didn’t miss the mark this time, opting for just the right amount of sexy with a lil black dress paired with Christian Louboutin heels.
CiCi has been spotted flying solo for quite a while now but you’ll never catch her sitting in the corner sippin’ on alone because Ciara definitely knows how to work a room!
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If you thought KimYe were gonna miss Paris Fashion Week for the 2012 BET Awards you have another thought coming!
Kanye and Kim Kardashian have touched down in Paris, France and were photographed headed to the Stephane Rolland Fashion Show earlier today (July 3, 2012).
It’s clear these two are gonna give Bey & Jay a run for their money.
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