Naomi Campbell Wants To Help Up and Coming Designers

Supermodel Naomi Campbell wants to help up and coming fashion designers showcase their work — without the expenses and exclusivity of fashion week.

via Page Six:

“I want to do a platform because not everyone can go to these big fashion weeks around the world and put money into showing their product,” she said at a Cannes Lions panel Wednesday, mentioning designers she’s seen in Africa. “So there has to be another way … building a platform for the young emerging designers that don’t have a way to show their work, and invite online stores to come in and see, and help them grow.”

Campbell, who organizes Fashion for Relief shows to benefit Save the Children and other charities, added: “What matters in my legacy that I leave is that I’ve done enough for models of color and diversity. That’s what kept me here for so long is that I don’t feel — I haven’t felt — that it’s right … For years [diversity] has been this afterthought and it should just be a thought along with everything else.”

Campbell’s concerned a current wave of diversity in fashion could be fleeting.

“It can’t be a trend,” she said. “It can’t go backwards again. We have to stay and keep going forwards. That’s my worry.”

She recalled a time in her career when she was rejected by French Vogue because they had never put a black woman on the cover. She said she went to Yves Saint Laurent, who threatened to pull ads, and she landed the cover in 1988.

“My life has been a challenge, but I’ve loved that. I’ve used that to drive me,” she said. “I’ve never played a victim to any of this. It gives me energy to say ‘OK, that didn’t happen that way, I’ll find another way.’”

She also tackled pay disparity in an unusual circumstance. “When I did Playboy they said, ‘She can’t get the same money as Cindy Crawford,’” Campbell recalled. “My lawyer said, ‘Why?’ And they said, ‘because Naomi’s t–s are smaller.’ I was like, ‘So what? I’m built differently.’”

GLOW Girl GLOW! Im here for it 💟💟

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GLOW Of The Day : Kyrzayda

Thank Gawd Its Fridayyyyy! Sistas, how y’all feel? Brothas , yall alright?

We are ending our werk week with today’s GLOW of the Day known as Kyrzayda.

Work with your heart, be bold, don’t quit doing what you love and always get up after a fall. 

View more looks of her style below!

Please keep Kyrzayda in your prayers shes currently battling stage 4 cancer

Learn more about this GLOWING Queen on Instagram Kyrzayda

Eccentric FIND : Eat Like Sebi Fight Like Ali Speak Like Malcom Top

This creation pays respect to three great leaders who stood alone in their fields and went against the oppressor. These dope tops and so much are brought to us by Silver Spoonz Shop

Now you can get your conscious gear. This sweatshirt or tee features bold different lettering depending on choice of shirt or sweater. Comes in classic unisex fit made with cotton for a soft feel.

Pair this bomb tee with some shorts or skirt with thigh high boots for a fun & flirty look!

Get this your one of a kind shirt or sweater HERE

GLOW Of The Day : KeKe Cameron

Its Monday! Sistas, how y’all feel? Brothas , yall alright?

We are beginning our werk week with today’s GLOW of the Day known as KeKe Cameron.

Self care is so important! When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You can not serve from an empty vessel! 

View more looks of her style below!

Learn more about this GLOWING Queen on Instagram KeKe Cameron

How I Styled My Wide Leg Pants

One of my all time favorite trends to come out of the spring collections this year is the wide-leg pants. It’s tailored, classic, but boasts a silhouette that turns heads all the same. Whether high-waisted or low-slung, this wide leg pants trend is perfect for the office (with a button-down) or date night (with a silk camisole).

Don’t: pair wide-leg pants with an oversize top. It’s important to balance the proportions of this oversize pants when reaching for a shorter style.

Do: Reach for a high-waisted style.

Don’t: leave your top loose when opting for a high-waisted style. Show off your waistline and minimize excess bulk.

Rooting For Everybody Black : Issa Rae Unapologetically Walks Red Carpet Wearing A ‘Every N*gga Is a Star’ on Her Belt

Issa Rae attended the CFDA Fashion Awards this evening in a custom look from Pyer Moss.

While sis always looks stunning, it’s her bold belt that has everyone chattering.

If you take a closer look at the unapologetically statement, it says “Every N*gga Is a Star” — which is also the titular song of the soundtrack to the 1973 Jamaican movie of the same name.

This Boutique Is The Perfect FASHIONNOVA Dupe

Did you know that Fashion Nova sells much of the same stuff as this around the way fashion seller?

The only difference is MARKETING and PERCEPTION OF VALUE.

Fashion Nova (who is owned by either a white or middle eastern man named Richard Saghian) has successfully marketed his brand and aligned it with celebs and black culture – making millions.

Sometimes it’s not about quality at all. It’s about marketing and money.

Great marketing can sell even the most basic clothing. Because look at what Richard had done. He’s rebranded low quality, hood/club wear and turned it into a multi-million dollar empire.

Watch the video below to see the perfect dupe boutique

Before you come for me – don’t. lol I’ve shopped at both Fashion Nova and Rainbow.