Charlotte Lawrence just released her music video for “Talk You Down” (her full album will be out in March!), and she’s wearing two polar-opposite outfits. First, we see Charlotte in a gemstone-embellished Dolce & Gabbana bodysuit — perhaps to convey her edgier side — and then she swaps it out for an angelic Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini dress. The number comes with a high ruffled neckline, pleats down the front, and sheer sleeves with intricate cuffs. This second look is rather whimsical in comparison to the first. Though her sweep of metallic eyeshadow stays put throughout the video, Charlotte wears
The intricacies of Black culture in every aspect is deeply woven into the fabric of the fashion industry, from vernacular and hairstyling to aesthetics and trends. Yet, fashion’s biggest inspirations are constantly erased from its history: Bantu knots have become space buns, durags are now edgy and high fashion, bamboo earrings are runway-worthy jewelry, all in the name of cultural appropriation. Black culture has served as the muse behind fashion’s biggest movements and designer collections without so much as a credit or acknowledgement.
The unsung heroes and hidden figures that are the Black designers, stylists, and creatives have given more
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System grew its stake in shares of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH) by 84.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 51,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 23,700 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Sally Beauty were worth $677,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of
Area always gets us excited for sparkling dresses that celebrate showing skin with confidence. For the New York brand’s first couture show, designers Beckett Fogg and Piotrek Panszczyk tapped trailblazer Precious Lee and catwalk favorite Yasmin Wijnaldum to model a body-positive, 14-look collection that can be described as sexy, fantasy couture.
“Haute Couture originally started in Paris in 1858 but looking deeper into history and tracing back to ancient civilizations, there has always been a deep connection and appreciation for craft and beauty,” Fogg and Panszczyk said in a press statement. “It’s like Haute Couture has been ingrained into our
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Having a baby for the first time can be one of life’s great joys. Watching life grow inside you for nine months, all while planning your offspring’s future is something everyone who wants to be a parent looks forward to. But not everyone has a joyous experience. A new report has found that Black women are still four times more likely than white women to die in pregnancy or childbirth in the UK. Women from Asian ethnic backgrounds face twice the risk of that of a white woman. This