Criseida Serpas of Criseida Couture exhibits her curve-hugging, pin-up style dress collection at the third annual Sanctuary Fashion Week at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
The essence of marijuana hanging in the air and the eager faces of shoppers and hip-hop heads were sure markers of this year’s ComplexCon Saturday. The two-day fashion event and music festival garnered thousands of style enthusiasts to its third annual convention who wore the latest trends ranging from yellow[Read More…]
There are many steps that go into making a dress. It starts with an idea. Then comes the fabric picking process, drawing out patterns and creating samples. Once the dress is made it goes onto a model or a dress form and is picked apart and primed to perfection from[Read More…]
The fashion industry is no stranger to controversial expression, shocking stunts or cultural appropriation. The most recent cultural appropriation offender is Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, who called his Fall 2015 show “Chola Victorian” and declared the Givenchy girl of the season as the “boss of the gang.” The Givenchy fashion[Read More…]
Hair may be just fashion to some, but to others, it is a way to represent culture and history. Last week, after the Oscars, E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic sparked controversy when she said that Zendaya Coleman’s dreadlocks looked like they smelled of “patchouli oil” and “weed” on the program[Read More…]
Two volunteers stepped forward from the crowd, and the man with the microphone handed them an elongated black, zip-closed bag with clothes inside. They fumbled to unzip it and took turns pulling out the bag’s contents one by one to dress the naked mannequin: a hat, a dress shirt, suspenders,[Read More…]
Beyonce glided onto the stage last Sunday to accept her 20th Grammy Award wearing a plunging V-neck, jet-black Proenza Schouler gown. Gwen Stefani topped Forbes’ Best Dressed fashion list rocking a midnight Versace jumpsuit with Kanye West following suit, shunning color and uniformity in a daring low-cut black velvet ensemble[Read More…]