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Why this Major American Designer Chose to Produce Her New Line in Flint, Michigan
When Tracy Reese took a break from New York Fashion Week last February to focus on making her business more sustainable, she also quietly diversified her design portfolio, creating United Airlines uniforms for the female flight attendants and customers service representatives that will debut 2020.
Trump Has Been a Racist: Don't Get Distracted
If it has not been clear that the President of the United States is racist, we certainly learned that he was in his latest Tweets.
The Truth Behind Nike Pulling the Flag Sneakers
Nike is back into the public sphere with its latest decision to pull one of their shoe designs. Nike's now pulled design, the Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July, an Americana-inspired design that featured the original American flag believed to have been created by Betsy Ross, was released in time for Independence Day.
Kim Kardashian-West Is Changing Her Shapewear Line's Name
It looks like Kim Kardashian-West is having a change of heart. The media mogul's launch of her shapewear line, formerly called Kimono, will be getting a new name shortly.
Why Kim Kardashian's "Kimono" Is Rightfully Catching Major Heat
Another day, another Kardashian or Jenner appropriating someone else's culture. This time, it's Kim Kardashian-West with the announcement of her new shapewear line. No, it's not the shapewear itself or the hues causing the trouble. It's the name of the shapewear line, called Kimono. Kimono, as in the long, loose robes with wide sleeves tied with a sash that were originally worn as a formal garment in Japan. Chosen because, well, Kim is part of Kimono. Duh.
Amber Rose Pedals Flat Tummy Tea for Pregnant Women
Amber Rose is promoting Flat Tummy Tea for pregnant women. The SlutWalk Founder and supposed feminist posted to her social media a photo of herself holding a packet of the tea while sporting a long blond wig and a very pregnant belly with the caption that reads,
Beyoncé Is Allowed to Create Stuff You Don’t Like
Beyoncé is having a week in recent news, none of which is her fault. Last week, a video from the NBA Finals showed Beyoncé visibly uncomfortable as the Golden State Warrior’s majority owner’s wife hollered over her to Beyoncé’s husband to ask him for his drink order, which sent the Beehive in to a ridiculous online bullying campaign that Beyoncé’s own publicist had to address to quell her frantic fans' online rage.
Baby Phat Is Back!
I am old enough to remember the original Baby Phat. This brand was one of few that catered to curvier figures with denim that stretched across the hips of hippies kids to hip hop lovers, all baring a stitched slender kitten on the back pocket.