NYFW February 2017: It’s a Wrap!

Another New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has come and quickly passed, and the February 2017 Collections seemed to have drummed up more political media than anything else. Although there were some distinctive looks shown this season, presentations reeked with political undertones. Many designers took this opportunity to make strong statements against the current Trump administration, others stuck to the more traditional settings, and others yet … Continue reading NYFW February 2017: It’s a Wrap!

NYFW’s Political Moments

This season, in the wake of the tumultuous political climate, many designers used this platform to make political statements of their own during their Fall 2017 presentations.  Take a look at the Top Statement Makers this season are:   Anniesa Hasibuan: The Indonesian Muslim designer used her Fall 2017 collection, fittingly entitled “Drama,” to take a stand for immigration rights that are currently being threatened by the Trump administration. … Continue reading NYFW’s Political Moments

Gearing Up for NYFW – February 2017 Collections

It’s that time of year again when New York City is bustling in preparation for the most illustrious event in the city for both fashion enthusiasts and business people alike –  New York Fashion Week (NYFW). We’re all looking forward to see what designers spent months preparing to showcase – often under the harsh criticisms of media powerhouses – as well as bask in the … Continue reading Gearing Up for NYFW – February 2017 Collections

Ralph Lauren: The September Collection Facebook Live Review

Fresh off the high of Ralph Lauren’s September Collection, I needed a little breathing space to take in all what I saw before I could put pen to paper – or in this case, fingers to keyboard – for this review.  To save you the suspense: Yes, I absolutely loved this entire collection. No, it had nothing to do with any of the prominent models … Continue reading Ralph Lauren: The September Collection Facebook Live Review

2016 Essence Street Style Block Party: Love & Fashion

The 3rd annual Essence Street Style Block Party was the perfect punctuation of  melanin style during this #NYFW season. There was a wave of love and excitement in the air. Everyone was happy and really enjoying life.  The vendors, the music, the families that came out, and all the entertainment held a high energy that kept us going all evening. I was there for the fashion, but … Continue reading 2016 Essence Street Style Block Party: Love & Fashion

NYFW Spring 2017 Ready-To-Wear Front Runners

New York Fashion Week has officially begun and right out of the gate I am looking at you Marissa Webb. Day 1 categorically brought a feminine touch to next Spring, largely continuing with the ruffle trend we have embraced this season. In addition to my obsession with Ms. Webb’s New York modern woman wardrobe #musthaves, I have to give nods to Michael Costello‘s vibrant red … Continue reading NYFW Spring 2017 Ready-To-Wear Front Runners

Model Chat with…Crystal Noreiga

Model Agency: Elite NYC, Select London, Premium Paris I love catching up with my favorite models. Crystal Noreiga is particularly special to me because when she arrived to the U.S from T&T a few years ago, I had the pleasure of working with this humble soul before she was dominating fashion weeks. Discovered on the small island of Trinidad & Tobago, she moved to the … Continue reading Model Chat with…Crystal Noreiga