ABOUT Robin Givhan
October 22, 2012
Chanel Iman's svelte frame doesn't create poor self-esteem in others, writes fashion journalist Robin Givhan in the Daily Beast. Instead, the fashion world is the shopkeeper enticing you with more, and that's the problem.
Michelle Obama's white inaugural gown holds center court in the new exhibition that gives visitors an intimate look at history, Robin Givhan writes at the Daily Beast.
In both his attire and his company, Jobs proved that simplicity is powerful and elegant, Robin Givhan writes at the Daily Beast.
In the Daily Beast, Robin Givhan discusses the intersection of fashion and the civil rights movement.
Robin Givhan, in the Daily Beast, dissects the new dress code for candidates on the 2012 presidential campaign trail.
The Daily Beast's Robin Givhan writes that Amy Winehouse blended vintage style with the fashion industry's love for destruction.
A collection of garments will reside in the soon-to-be constructed National Museum of African-American History and Culture.
The recent misfortunes of models Beverly Peele and Noemie Lenoir are a sad reminder that with fashion, one day you're in, and the next, you're so out. Particularly when you're black.
Apparently, Michelle Obama. Culture critic Robin Givhan makes a judgment call on the first lady's vacation wear.
Before it was in vogue, Naomi Sims proved that black was indeed beautiful. Her legacy means more than a cover on Life magazine
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January 05, 2010
The best designers who are inspired by Africa take advantage of the continent's textiles with the same ease other designers have with Swiss lace, Irish wool or Chinese silk. Africa's beauty can be embraced by anyone. And that shouldn't come as a surprise.
I’m not sure what to make of the French Vogue fashion shoot that features model Lara Stone—she of the pale complexion—covered in black makeup. But one thing is certain: I’m not angry.
The cover of Whitney Houston's new album has the returning singer looking so fresh-faced and unlined that one might think that one of the perks to surviving Bobby, "crack-is-wack" and an assortment of other tribulations is unfettered access to Botox.