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As Fashion Lines Are Praised for Making Face Masks, Don’t Ignore Garment Workers

While fashion designers and brands continue to grab headlines and praise for their “heroism,” garment workers are fundraising for basic needs. This article was originally published at Truthout By Minh-Ha T. Pham Fashion labels from Christian Siriano, H&M and Zara to luxury firms like LVMH, Kering and Prada have recently pledged to redirect their resources...


‘Next In Fashion’ is a Lesson on Effective and Ineffective Allyship

Next in Fashion’s ‘streetwear’ episode is a master class of how Black men can be effective and ineffective allies to Black women. By Paige Robinson The fashion industry has a racism problem. Fashion trends come and go, but apparently racism never goes out of style. This racism gets confronted, although inadvertently, in a streetwear-focused episode...


5 Excuses We Don’t Want To Hear About Plus-Size Exclusion in Fashion

Plus-size folks don’t need anyone “actually-ing” size-exclusion — many of the excuses and explanations thrown at us are nothing more than gaslighting. By Briana Lawrence So there’s this Ivy Park x Adidas clothing collab. Y’all have probably heard about it. You have likely watched — just like me — as various celebs were gifted with...


The Radical Act of Beyoncé Claiming Her FUPA

Beyoncé addressing this post-baby body reality is an important moment. I am not a rabid Beyoncé fan. I like Lemonade and a few more of her songs, but it would be a stretch to call me a “fan”. However, reading her statement in Vogue’s September issue, I felt a kinship with her that I had...


10 Things You May Not Know About Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was born 110 years ago today, here are some facts you might not have known about her. Born on July 6, 1907, Frida Kahlo lived most of her genius artistic life in relative obscurity. Her glorious self-portraits and haunting surrealism had its first popular renaissance in the 1970s as the art world began...


Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian Just Keep Stealing from Black Women

The Kardashian-Jenners will keep stealing from Black women because they are never held accountable for their actions. By Tiffanie Woods Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are officially cancelled. The Kardashian-Jenner clan are no strangers to being accused of cultural appropriation or stealing from Black culture, but they have gone the extra mile with their latest...