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

Ralph & Russo | Spring Summer 2018 Ad Campaign by Mariano Vivanco

The tuxedo jacket takes new form in the new Ralph & Russo Spring Summer 2018 Collection   Ralph & Russo Spring/Summer 2018 Ad Campaign   Ralph & Russo Spring/Summer 2018 Ready-to-Wear campaign. Shot by Mariano Vivanco. Stylist: Melanie Huynh. Models:  Anna Mila, Blanca Padilla and Ola Quetal. Courtesy of Ralph & Russo   Continue reading Ralph & Russo | Spring Summer 2018 Ad Campaign by Mariano Vivanco

The Power of the Adolescent Girl

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Recently I was rereading Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl” and discussing it with a group of college Freshmen.  For those unfamiliar, “Girl” is a powerful prose where the protagonist is listing a series of duties and responsibilities to her daughter, with the understanding that should she be able to do those things adequately, only then she would be considered a woman. The essay was … Continue reading The Power of the Adolescent Girl

Making Your Mark

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Change is constant and this summer in Brooklyn has forced me to reflect on the innumerable changes this borough has undertaken in recent years, much like myself.  As one of the most recognized places in the world, Brooklyn has created a strong imprint culminating from the savory mix of cultures you can find here. Its growth from the crime-ridden cautionary tale to … Continue reading Making Your Mark

Comme des Garçons Who got it Right – MET GALA 2017

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Every year on the first Monday in May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts an extravagant, star-studded black tie benefit to raise money for the Costume Institute, a self-funded wing of the museum where the most amazing fashion pieces are curated and exhibited. The MET Gala, also known as “the party of the year,” attracts the most popular attendees from fashion, film, … Continue reading Comme des Garçons Who got it Right – MET GALA 2017