A few weeks ago, we woke up to the fantastic news that the New York based brand Coach was partnering with NBA superstar LeBron James in support of ‘More Than a Vote’ (MTAV), an organisation led by the basket player to fight against voter suppression and misinformation amongst communities of colour in the US.
This Model Crush Monday we feature Alexandra Beaton the model, musician and artist. Born in London who is a mixed-race beauty, her mother is French, and her Father is Guyanese. We spoke in French, dressed her up and followed her on social media @aacurls and about her Agency Body London.
Putting together outfits can be a difficult enough activity on its own. Add dress codes to the mix, though, and something that should be a simple endeavour can quickly turn into a complicated ordeal. While most women don’t have trouble telling casual wear apart from formal attire, it’s the dress codes in between that can be frustratingly confusing.
Since 2020 started, it has been nothing but a wild ride. We’ve heard multiple times that 2020 ought to end now, that we need to unplug 2020 and plug it again for everything to go back to normal but, what if 2020 had to happen? What if 2020 was the year we’ve been waiting for? What if the change and the progression this planet has been seeking for centuries might finally come this year? Anyhow amongst all the negative energy that has surrounded us lately, it is undeniable that positive matters have also come out of it.
As the lockdown eases, we can actually start to have a summer, and for some of us this means finally shedding the work from home sweats! No judgment from us, we’re totally in the same boat too, no matter how comfy those leggings are its time to ditch them.
Ball culture started to bloom in the 80s thanks to Black and Latino non-cisgender individuals, who were eager to have a safe space to celebrate the queer community, in a time when walking down the street or coming back home safe and sound was an achievement. The balls were a joyful place, a home for those who had nothing but the community to relate to and where they could be their true selves in an atmosphere where acceptance, love, fashion and talent – and lots of shade – were the stars of the party.
Balenciaga has been accused of replicating the work of young artist: Today a post on the popular Instagram account, Diet Prada accused the fashion house Balenciaga of replicating the work of an arts student, without crediting her.