If you’ve seen the trailer for The Wilds but haven’t binge-watched the first season yet, you may assume the show couldn’t possibly yield fashion inspiration. After all, it follows a group of teenage girls who get stranded on a deserted island for weeks while en route to what they believed was a women’s empowerment retreat, forcing them to fight for their lives as part of an elaborate social experiment. And yet, despite the survivalist theme, Fatin Jadmani manages to stand out as the undisputed style star, rocking a multitude of chic outfits while enduring sleepless nights, unexpected storms, and a bout of food poisoning, among other dismal circumstances.

Portrayed by actress Sophia Ali, Fatin doesn’t wear comfortable athleisure like many of the other characters on the Amazon Prime Video series; she wears sparkly pants, crop tops, skinny jeans, fuzzy slippers, and a steady rotation of jackets covered in fur, … Read the rest

Film 2021: la (lunga) lista di Netflix

Ci sono voluti tre supereroi per lanciare la notizia-bomba di 71 nuovi film in arrivo su Netflix nel 2021. Per l’esattezza, almeno uno a settimana, quindi una vera e propria invasione di star in arrivo in streaming. Gal “Wonder Woman” Gadot, Ryan “Deadpool” Reynolds e Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, stelle dell’heist movie Red Notice, hanno sbirciato dietro le quinte dei progetti più attesi anticipandone 27, da Don’t look up con la coppia inedita formata da Leonardo DiCaprio e Jennifer Lawrence al debutto da regista di Halle Berry con Bruised. La scuderia della piattaforma è composta dall’A-list di Hollywood e comprende, tra gli altri, Zendaya (Malcom & Marie, dal 5 febbraio), Jennifer Garner (Yes Day, il 12 marzo), Amy Adams (The woman in the window), Idris Elba (Lovecraft county), Jason “Aquaman” Momoa (Sweet girl) e Jennifer Hudson (Monster).

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Fashion dictates what clothing and accessories that a lot of women buy and wear. And I concluded the whole exercise by writing this updated article below. In keeping with the spirit of upgrading and uplifting our African milieu and , I have decided to Post this updated version with a unique take about the Africans and their Cultures, music and traditional clothing worn by Africans to in performing their culture, dances and the African languages they sing in. I hope this strikes a certain cord with many Africans and other people, and maybe that that will help inform and empower them about themselves and their cultures, too. Politics is important, but without culture it is barren, fake and a fiction. We have seen, as we grew up what role culture has played in some of our lives. Although we are aghast with the present behaviors of our children, and the … Read the rest

Let’s face it: 2020 has been a year of letdowns, and the fashion industry is no exception – especially when it comes to matters of race. As a Black editor, I’m sick and tired of the general refusal to follow through on promises and simply do what is right. Following George Floyd’s murder, countless brands rushed to social media to share sentiments of solidarity. My inbox was flooded with emails titled, “Our commitment,” “We stand with the Black community,” and, my personal favorite, “We pledge to do better.” As someone who’s worked in fashion for eight years and experienced discrimination both firsthand and from afar, these so-called “promises” fell on deaf ears. They were performative, lacked emotion, and, frankly, felt like they were after one thing: my coin. As I dealt with the trauma and grief of losing … Read the rest

Quando Nicolas Polli mi ha fatto vedere la prima bozza del suo libro When Strawberries Will Grow on Trees, I Will Kiss U, ho tirato un sospiro di sollievo. Era maggio, eravamo a fine lockdown, e l’ultima cosa di cui avevo bisogno era trovarmi di fronte una bella storia, un progetto appassionante, un’idea originale… Ancora di più, non avrei sopportato un altro lavoro sull’esperienza della quarantena. Mi sentivo sola, e in cerca di qualcosa – di un qualcuno – che non riuscivo a trovare, ma quel mio stato interiore non c’entrava niente con l’isolamento forzato. Era, per me, una condizione normale, con cui convivevo da anni: un vuoto da riempire con la mia quotidianità fatta di piccoli successi e gratificazioni professionali. Non ho mai pensato di essere l’unica, anzi, mi sono sempre chiesta cosa ci fosse al di là della maschera che ognuno di noi indossa quando si confronta

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In less than two weeks, Kamala Harris will make history as the first Black woman and first South Asian American woman sworn in as vice president of the United States. To mark such a momentous achievement, Vogue featured the politician as its February 2021 cover star, but the publication’s leaked cover quickly drew criticism. According to internet commentators, the styling and lighting didn’t reflect the powerful position Kamala will soon hold.

With photographer Tyler Mitchell behind the camera, Kamala posed in a black Donald Deal suit and her signature Converse sneakers for Vogue‘s print cover. She honored her Alpha Kappa Alpha roots with a strand of pearls as she stood against a draping pink and green background, signifying the sorority’s colors.

However, critics described the cover as “awkward” and said the lighting “washed out” our future VP. They also questioned the magazine’s decision to feature Kamala in … Read the rest

Sex and The City: torna la serie tv cult

Sì, è ufficiale. I fan che hanno atteso pazientemente il ritorno di Sex and the City possono sorridere. Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker e Kristin Davis hanno condiviso un nuovo mini video per annunciare “And Just Like That”, il prossimo capitolo dell'amatissima serie tv.

“Non ho potuto fare a meno di chiedermi … dove sono adesso?”, scrive nel post Sarah Jessica Parker, aggiungendo gli hashtag che di sicuro sono già trending sulle piattaforme social: #AndJustLikeThat #SATCNextChapter". Nel breve video, in cui si riconoscono le strade di New York, possiamo sentire Carrie  mentre scrive al computer: "E proprio così …". Le parole appaiono sullo schermo, seguite da "la storia continua …".

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Miranda, Carrie e Charlotte saranno le protagoniste del nuovo capitolo di Sex and The City

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La nuova serie segue Carrie, Miranda

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The Queen’s Gambit is Netflix’s most watched series to date. Chess master Beth Harmon (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) captivated viewers with her wit, passion, and intensity, but it was her ’60s wardrobe designed and sourced by costumer Gabrielle Binder that gave the series its iconic element. Wonder where the costumes are now? Taylor-Joy stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to share how she was gifted all of her character’s outfits, her affinity with Beth Harmon, and why she sadly won’t be able to wear any of those gorgeous clothes.

“When I first read the book, I was so in love with Beth, instantly”, Taylor-Joy told Colbert. “And I think people follow passion, so I felt impassioned by chess when I finished reading the book. However, that being said, I think there’s thinking something will go down well and then there’s the mind-boggling numbers that you’ve just … Read the rest

Fashion photography has long-shared an inextricable relationship with the allure of exotic animals—which have long-been thought to heighten a brand’s appeal and intensify its symbols and codes of exclusivity. 

In a bid to construct a lucid fantasy-driven world, where haute couture is balanced and buoyed by its proximity to rare animals fashion photographers’ have sought out exotic locales and breeds with the same fervency, ever since fashion magazines have existed. For Vogue’s January 1926 issue, an illustrative cover depicted a model in a green gown, riding horseback on a zebra. For the better part of the 1960s and 70s, models like Apollonia and Lilly Daché were photographed time and time again dining with cheetahs (shot by Leombruno-Bodi) and lounging on the backs of giant turtles in Seychelles (captured by Norman Parkinson and styled by Grace Coddington). 

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A zebra and giraffes on the cover of “Vogue”, January 1926.
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London Fashion Week is officially starting its new chapter this February. Instead of forecasting what we will be wearing in fall and winter 2021, the British Fashion Council will use LFW February to give us some style inspiration for the spring and summer months that we’re all chuffed about.

Taking place from Friday, Feb. 19 to Tuesday, Feb. 23, London Fashion Week February 2021 will feature both womenswear and menswear collections for a genderless (and soon to be season-less) appreciation of innovative clothing design. Fashion shows, short films, and some exclusive chats with industry leaders will be accessible to everyone with an internet connection through the London Fashion Week digital platform – with a few physical activations being hosted in and around London.

See the full lineup for LFW Feb 2021 ahead before the official schedule is released, and keep reading for a closer look at the nine standout designers … Read the rest