Still We Rise: Dubbing 2018 The Year of the Black Woman

It’s 6:51 AM and I’m still reeling from finally getting a chance to witness the greatness that is Janelle Monae’s melaninated, buttery goodness of a video entitled “Pynk”. I’m the type of person who likes to wait for excessive hype to die down before I dive into checking out certain forms of creative expression. When the […]

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For the Culture: Nneka Gigi’s Spring 2017 Zine Launch

Although I no longer write for Fashion Bomb Daily (hey, progress!), the two-and-a-half year opportunity afforded me the chance to meet the like-minded influencers who are on a quest to leave their mark in the world of style. Yes, I’ve crossed paths with sartorial visionaries including Weiz Dhurm Franklyn, Karissa Lindsay of A Leap of […]

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Will Yeezy’s Season 5 Collection Resurrect A Dying Streetwear Culture?

Kanye West is back at it with the unveiling of his gritty Yeezy Season 5 presentation… The New York Fashion Week debut received mixed reviews from revered fashion publications and, with the absence of media participation, ‘Ye made the clear statement that he intends to allow his muted designs to speak for themselves. Celebrity guests […]

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Let’s Be Real: Why Lupita Nyong’o’s 3rd VOGUE Cover Personifies the Power of #BlackGirlMagic

Lupita Nyong’o is absolute #goals! I started following this stylish bombshell after she appeared in the critically-acclaimed film 12 Years A Slave. After receiving endless awards and praise for her gut-wrenching role as the tortured, yet resilient, slave girl simply known as ‘Patsy’,  she was literally everywhere! The motion picture, itself, was an in-your-face reminder of America’s darkest […]

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