Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress, a Statement of Strong Identity

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS The biggest secret in royal history has finally been revealed! She’s wearing Givenchy. Meghan Markle’s wedding dress has been the best-kept secret of 2018, with twists and turns even up to the moment the dress was first revealed as she entered St. George’s Chapel. The simple bateau neckline trumpet dress was designed by British designer Clare Waight Keller for the French fashion house. … Continue reading Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress, a Statement of Strong Identity

Designer Kansai Yamamoto is Captivating at “David Bowie is” Brooklyn Talks

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Someone like Kansai Yamamoto needs no introduction in the fashion world. This was evident when he walked out on stage at the Brooklyn Talks: Kansai Yamamoto with Vanessa Friedman event last night. The auditorium was filled with adoring fans of the designer and his work with the legendary David Bowie. Many students and aspiring fashion aficionados dressed Kansai style were there to get … Continue reading Designer Kansai Yamamoto is Captivating at “David Bowie is” Brooklyn Talks

Ralph & Russo’s History Making Looks

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS In three days the whole world will be watching as American actress Meghan Markle marries the love of her life Prince Harry, and in tandem, marry into the most illustrious family in the universe. The royal wedding is set to take place this Saturday and there is still heavy speculation that the Haute Couture dynamic duo Ralph & Russo will be creating … Continue reading Ralph & Russo’s History Making Looks

Why Challenging our Elders should be a Mandatory Lesson for Young Women

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS “You weren’t even born yet when I started doing this,” Mr. Showbiz (fake name of course) snarled at me as I sat editing a script with the intent to make the “talent” happy and still convey the intended message. With pursed lips and a rigid tongue, my grandmother’s words echoed in my head as he walked across the studio to chat with … Continue reading Why Challenging our Elders should be a Mandatory Lesson for Young Women

Georgina Chapman: fashion’s rich, white & persecuted

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Georgina Chapman’s fall from fashion grace represents the type of victimization women suffer at the hands of their own peers during a time when support is needed the most. In the excitement of bringing down the powerful men who have spent years committing heinous acts against women, the public seemed to have forgotten the most important people in this equation – the … Continue reading Georgina Chapman: fashion’s rich, white & persecuted

Welcoming Spring Love after Heartbreak

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS #ModernEtiquetteSeries  As Springtime rolls around, we’re welcoming the birth of new things – wardrobe, shoes, social life, possibly friends and sometimes new personal relationships. Everyone wants to have someone special in their lives at this time to bring to the spring brunches and summer events. Humans are mostly social people, we need companionship. But what if you’re just getting out of a previous … Continue reading Welcoming Spring Love after Heartbreak

Grammy’s Top 8 Most Dramatic Looks

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS   As the holy grail of Red Carpets, the 2018 Grammy Awards did not disappoint. Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the prestigious music awards show returned to New York City after 15 years, bringing with it the swag and theatrics New Yorkers are known for. The Time’s Up initiative’s presence was felt with people wearing white roses to support of the fight against sexual … Continue reading Grammy’s Top 8 Most Dramatic Looks

Top 12 Best Black Looks at the Golden Globes 2018

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS   We are here again! It seems like just recently we were highlighting the best red carpet looks from the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards 2017. This year our style mavens were faced with what some might say is a daunting task of using their red carpet moment as a protest platform under the stupendous guidance of the Time’s Up initiative. In controversial … Continue reading Top 12 Best Black Looks at the Golden Globes 2018

Oprah’s Entire Inspirational Golden Globes Speech: a powerful Sunday Sermon by Lady O

There were many winners at last night’s 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. But the people who walked away with the honor of hearing Oprah Winfrey’s speech were the greatest winners of all! Oprah was presented with the Cecil B. DeMille award, for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.”  She was presented this award by another powerful lady, Reese Witherspoon, her  friend and co-star in the upcoming … Continue reading Oprah’s Entire Inspirational Golden Globes Speech: a powerful Sunday Sermon by Lady O

How I Found Peace after becoming the Heroine of my own story

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Perhaps the desire to be needed is what drives most women, especially black women. The desire to be needed particularly by men seems to be ingrained into us from birth:  we pamper, cajole, protect and save our men daily. And why not? We have the innate ability to do so, now we are surrounded by broken, dependent men. During the year that has … Continue reading How I Found Peace after becoming the Heroine of my own story