Category: Fashion

Face Masks For Working Out

The heat is rising and quarantining at home is starting to feel less restricting as outdoor activities open up. But even so, staying 6 feet apart and donning a face covering doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Wearing them can be uncomfortable and downright limiting — especially when it comes to working

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“Be a Lady” ?

    Over eight million views, and counting, the video “Be a Lady, They Said” created by Girls. Girls. Girls. Magazine has gone viral, and rightfully so. Cynthia Nixon’s two and a half minute monologue, words written by Camille Rainville, is paired with powerful imagery, just watch for yourselves. But what is the real message? In essence, the monologue

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Very Ralph, How A Brand Became My Lifestyle

This post isn’t a film overview, for that I’ll lead you to my Hampton’s publication/colleague who interviewed Susan Lacy, the documentarian. It’s about the ability in which the Ralph Lauren design went beyond the showroom and into my every day life.   Ten days passed its premiere, I finally received password access to watch the

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Donna Adi: Modern Day Fashion-Cartoonist

“When I’m having a bad day, I think of a pink frosted donut, or a bowl of pasta, or a crazy hamburger. Even if I’m not going to eat it, the thought of food is social and fun,” said Donna Adi, an artist and creative director from Los Angeles. Adi has become an Instagram and

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James Goldcrown: The Heart of Art

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here The heart is where the art is for self-taught muralist James Goldcrown. The West London native left school to pursue a career as a fashion photographer at the age of 17. Seven years later, at age 24, Goldcrown traveled to Africa to

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Jewelry Without Borders

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here The world is a big place, but now you can carry it with you. Designed for the adventurer in all of us, Jet Set Candy offers a distinctive jewelry line of necklaces, bracelets, and rings. Nicole Parker King, graduate of the Rhode

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2018 Bridal Trends: Ask The Experts

This article first appeared in the February 7, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Are you heading down the aisle with your true love this year? I asked bridal experts what the trends are for 2018, from dresses to décor. In dresses, bridal designers are trading old traditions for something new, according to bridal

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Dinner at Tiffany’s

“The quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to you there. If I could find a real-life place that’d make me feel like Tiffany’s, then – then I’d buy some furniture and give the cat a name!” Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s.      Today, Audrey Hepburn would walk into an unexpected

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Vintage, Darling

(This article first appeared in the November 8, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   More than just something to wear, vintage clothing has the power to take us back in time. Every decade is defined by a fashion trend and nowadays vintage is the new vogue. No one knows that more than Houston native

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Strong Island is Island Strong

(This article first appeared in the October 18, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Island Strong All Day Long. More than a phrase or t-shirt, it’s actually the company motto of Island Strong, an online merchandise store that began selling products in 2015. Terrance Saporito, CEO and founder of the company, designed the popular

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