Leomie Anderson British model and founder of LAPP the brand, Leomie Anderson is one of Victoria’s Secret’s recent ‘angels’. She recently created her own brand called LAPP, which standsfor Leomie Anderson, the project and the purpose. It encompasses of an … Continue reading Five black female industry professionals you must know
Have you ever thought about how much your kinky coils mean to you? Or was it not until the Sheamoisture advertisement started circulating on social media a month ago that your attention for your hair developed? Let’s talk about hair. … Continue reading If we can’t grow it, we’ll buy it
Enhance the natural features you have been blessed with Gone are the days where there was no such thing as ‘nude’ makeup for women of colour. Back then, creating this look simply meant no foundation, just powder and a lump … Continue reading Don’t try to change it
Forget your bag, sunglasses and hat. This summer is all about footwear. It is time to say goodbye and pack away the furry Gucci slides, which obviously due to warmer temperatures can’t be worn in the next couple of months. … Continue reading Summer shoe edit
Whether you believe in the power of crystals or not, they are back. However, this time in a less seventies cult, new age, hippie kind of way. Now, it also seems the fashion and beauty industry are having a moment … Continue reading The return of crystals
Fashion designers, magazines and stylists thrive off of culture. Pop culture. Subculture. Black culture. Now, this was not always the case in fashion. Charles Frederick Worth, a 19th-century designer, the father of couture most notably, the first fashion designer, created … Continue reading Is there a lack of black creatives in the fashion industry?
A few years ago, Vanessa Kingori became the first black female publisher of British GQ. Adding additional titles to her name, last year she was awarded an MBE for services to the media and announced as Walpole’s ‘Leader in Luxury’ … Continue reading Industry spotlight: Vanessa Kingori MBE
How do you define ‘nude’? Let’s face it. No matter what skin tone you have, finding the perfect shade of nude is always such a hassle. It’s either too light, too orangey or too dark. However, for someone like me, … Continue reading A black girl’s perspective on ‘nude’
Summer is here, but is your wardrobe ready? Moving from dark melancholic colour palettes such as riverside blue and sharkskin grey and layers of clothing to bolder shades like primrose yellow, mini-skirts, dresses and patterns, summer undoubtedly is the most … Continue reading How to wear African prints this summer
Black women have had a long battle when it comes to their hair. Having it forcibly shaved during times of slavery, wearing headscarves post-liberation, to freeing their afros during the Black Power movement. Hair, which was manipulated to resemble European … Continue reading What does our hair tell us about our generation?