Although nearing her 90’s, new style sensation Baddie Winkle is the face of the nouvelle 90’s, stoner fashions that is sweeping the young folks. Favoring neon colored pieces with sassy sayings and hip hop influences, Winkle is a top style inspiration who found fame through her ever popular Instagram page.Read More
MTV’s Video Music Awards was one for the fashion history books. Miley Cyrus, the first host in two years, donned nearly nude costumes that may have re-invented our definition of clothing, while the trend of the V-neck has only just begun.
While all of this style mania was occurring, rapper Kanye West announced his candidacy for president to the chagrin of everyone. While it’s not likely West would actually run, there’s no shame in imagining what it would be like, especially when it comes to First Lady Kim.
Here’s The Fashioning.com’s style prediction of what Kim would wear as America’s First Lady.Read More
Sweden is much more than meatballs and schmorgesborgs. In fact, Sweden’s capital Stockholm houses one of the most popular fashion weeks in Scandinavia. The annual showcasing has grown to be reviewed by websites worldwide, including by the well-known website, Style.com.
Here are three featured shows from the week that defined Scandinavian style worldwide.
As summer is ending and the cool winds of fall are breezing through many cities, fashion is having one last hurrah at a warm sensibility, specifically with the styles of Joni Mitchell.Read More
Afropunk, a label on the rising number of African Americans in punk and alternative cultures, is growing into a rich fashion culture that blends Afro, Alt and DIY styles.
As Scandinavian fashion week begins, the fashion world already has had a glimpse into Nordic design. From clean lines, muted colors to simple hair, the modern and quirky looks featured at the Copenhagen Spring 2016 Fashion Week were everything that one needs for a Scandi spring.
Here three quick looks at some of the lines featured during the week.
A sci-fi icon and 1960's sex symbol mixed into one, sadly actress Yvonne Craig passed away on August 17. She is most well-known for her role as Batgirl and Marta, the green-skinned sex slave on the television shows "Batman" and "Star Trek" respectively. To read more about Ms. Craig, read her New York Times obituary here.
Helen Williams was one of the few African Americans to model in haute couture during the late 1950's and early 1960's. Alongside other well known models like Ophelia DeVore and Dorothea Towles Church, she was a part of the first generation of black models to work in the mainstream fashion world.Read More
Mixing the sexual energy of the flapper dress with the visually stunning technique of ombré (created around 1840), these gradient-colored designs are beautiful trends that are still relevant today. Starting light at the top, these dresses deepen down to dark, threatening colors that mimic the public persona of the flapper: appears as a sweet young girl whose new found freedom reveals deep dark urges.Read More
Perfumer powerhouse Germaine Cellier is known for producing some of the most iconic scents of the twentieth century. But no one remembers her.Read More
Rockabilly fashion is a strong memory in the history of fashion. Curve hugging dresses in bright cherry prints accessorized with curved-toe heels and a large flower in the hair are all a part of what the public identifies as 1950’s rockabilly style. What now is a signifier of “retro” style, was actually a part of a rich music-based culture that has lasted to present time.Read More
View the beauty of 1950's and 1960's fashion model, Evelyn Tripp.Read More
Although not inspired by one another, French artist Marie-Blanche-Hennelle Fournier and sister designer duo Rodarte appear to have favored dusty blues, golds, and reds for their respected arts.Read More
For designer Angela Missoni, the Spring 2015 Missoni collection looked to a 1970s bohemian sensibility. Choosing airy, vibrant gowns with coordinating turbans, the collection channeled the fashionable bohemians that ruled the fashion world forty years ago.Read More
Model and actress Toukie Smith is a living fashion legend. She has risen from poverty to become a well-known fashion model and muse, lose her brother publicly and date a famous movie star. Although not as recognizable as names like Beverly Johnson or Pat Cleveland, Toukie was a rare black figure in the modeling world.Read More
View the elegance and grace of traditional headwear in France through photos accompanied by a poem by Monica Ferrel.Read More
Political activists voice their messages through a variety of mediums. Through emotionally charged speeches to hunger strikes and sit-ins, activists want their messages to be heard. Although not noticed at first, activist and businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer wears her message.Read More