A Look At Shirley Chisholm’s Unapologetic Style

As America celebrated Hillary Clinton as the first female presidential nominee for a major party, some people were quick to remind the public of the legendary Shirley Chisholm. Chisholm got her start in politics in 1968 as the first Black Congresswoman and later was the first female of African descent to run for the UnitedContinue reading “A Look At Shirley Chisholm’s Unapologetic Style”

Christian Lacroix’s Aristocratic Muse

Marie Seznec was known as the couture client liaison for Christian Lacroix, but she had another role that was just as important, one of a grey-haired muse. “I found my first grey hair when I was just 14,” she said. “ All my family had grey hair; my parents, grandparents, my brothers and sisters. BecauseContinue reading “Christian Lacroix’s Aristocratic Muse”

How Cicely Tyson Introduced Natural Hair To Television Audiences

At Victoria’s Secret last annual fashion show, the American lingerie line debuted a look that had never appeared on their runway before, natural hair. Angolan model Maria Borges walked onto the runway before millions with her hair in its natural state, a short Afro-textured pixie. This “reveal” was praised by the press, announcing it asContinue reading “How Cicely Tyson Introduced Natural Hair To Television Audiences”

The Southern France Chic Of Renée Perle

One of the most fascinating aspects about Renée Perle’s wardrobe was her use of separates as resort wear in 1930s Southern France. Most of the photos taken of Renée by photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue were in a warm climate, which called for light and airy fabrics. Numerous images feature Renée in a uniform of a crispContinue reading “The Southern France Chic Of Renée Perle”

Jane Holzer’s Art Scene Style

When thinking about a Warhol Star, Edie Sedgwick almost always comes to mind. However, there was another girl about town that shined in Andy Warhol’s eye. Meet Jane Holzer. Recognized for her swoosh of blonde hair and on-trend style, Jane Holzer is a well-known socialite both on and off the New York art scene. VogueContinue reading “Jane Holzer’s Art Scene Style”