This Might Just Be the Blackest Season in Fashion. Do You Want It to Be the Beginning, or the Trend?

Is it just me, or does there seem to be a black face on the cover of almost every Fall Fashion issue this year? It is only the sixth day of August, and already, I’ve counted eight—no, nine—major fashion magazine covers featuring black talent, including Vogue, British Vogue, W, British and Canadian Elle, Harper’s…

I Am Women: Lupita Nyong'o Co-Stars in Calvin Klein's Latest Fragrance Launch

It’s been 13 years since Calvin Klein—who created still-recognizable zeitgeist scents like Obsession and Eternity—has released a new fragrance. But now under the helm of chief creative officer Raf Simons, the brand is returning to creating iconic scents with the July launch of a new scent, simply called “Women.”

A Spoiler-Free Review of Black Panther With No Plot Points or Facts in Roughly 250 Words

I had the opportunity to see Black Panther on Tuesday afternoon. If you’ll remember, I don’t know shit about Black Panther. That all changed on Tuesday. I still don’t know as much as most folks who got backstories and histories, but now I know more. With this newfound knowledge and my excitement in tow, I decided to…

She Got That Glow: Danai Gurira Was a Work of Art at Black Panther’s European Premiere

Danai, Danai, Danai ... from The Walking Dead to Wakanda, Danai Gurira has slayed her way into our hearts, and does no less on the red carpet. At Thursday night’s European premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther, she wowed in black and emerald, rising like the beaded phoenix gracing her gown by Jean-Louis Sabaji—who…

Acting at the Intersection: Lupita Nyong’o Speaks to The Glow Up

If you’ve followed Lupita Nyong’o’s career since her breakthrough Oscar-winning role in 12 Years a Slave, you know she’s more than an ingenue—or four-time Vogue cover model. The Yale-educated actress, writer, producer and director is the product of a highly artistic, academic and political upbringing, and has long…

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