Tag Archives: politics

Congresswoman Schultz Draws Attention for Her Naturally Curly Hair

Photo via New York Times/Stephen J. Boitano/NBC, via Associated Press Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) made news this week for unapologetically wearing her natural curls. It seems that not everyone is so comfortable.  Curly hair is too sexy, and not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whoops! There it is…

After a nipple exposing performance on Good Morning America, Nicki Minaj has parents up in a roar. The Parents Television Council, a non-partisan advocacy group for “responsible entertainment”, fights against ‘fleeting’ images and language on television.  GMA apologized for the … Continue reading

Posted in When Fashion and Law Collide | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Desiree Rogers is in Vogue

Former White House social secrectary and Washington’s “Best Dressed Woman”, Desirese Rogers, poses with daugher, Victoria for Vogue’s August issue.  She left her post, but not her title. As the current CEO of Johnson Publishing Co., Rogers was spotted at the … Continue reading

Posted in Capitol Fashion, People, Places, Spotted | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clayton v. Steinagel: The Case Against Requiring a License for Hair Braiders

Jestina Clayton sued the state of Utah recently, challenging a law requiring hair braiders to receive a cosmetology license. Clayton, a Sierra Leon native, had been braiding hair since she was a little girl, and used her skills to bring in extra cash … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs, Fashion Is A Way Of Life, Uncategorized, When Fashion and Law Collide | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Who Gone Check Me, Boo?!

They say every “real” style blogger needs a signature pose. I personally prefer being behind the scene, but, if I had one, it would be the “Who Gone Check Me, Bo?!?” It’s all the the face. Smile turned upside down. … Continue reading

Posted in Purely Gossip | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

When Fashion and the Law Collide: The Truth in Labeling Act

On Tuesday, the Senate passed a bill requiring all garments made of real fur be labeled. Currently, garments made of real fur valued under $150, i.e., fur-trimmed apparel,  are not required to be labeled. Some manufacturers/retailers,  proudly promote their use of fur … Continue reading

Posted in When Fashion and Law Collide | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

When Fashion and the Law Collide: Copyright Bill to Protect Fashion Designs

On December 1, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill introduced by Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York), called the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act (IDPPPA, S.3728), that will give copyright protection to clothing designs, protecting them from copycats. The … Continue reading

Posted in Knock It Off!, Making History, When Fashion and Law Collide | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

This Week’s Haute Links

                                                Savvy shoppers hock the Jimmy Choos they got at H&M for double retail price on eBay- … Continue reading

Posted in Haute Links | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

This Week’s Haute Links

Michelle Obama’s Brooches Are ‘Part of Her Code’: The Cut Racism AND Sexism at the NY Post?: The Black Snob  Andre Leon Talley and Kimmora Lee Simons to judge America’s Next Top Model: Gatecrasher Lawyer’s have invented a new defense … Continue reading

Posted in Haute Links | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When Fashion and the Law Collide: American Apparel (Again)

  American Apparel, the largest garment manufacturer in the U.S., and “arguably the most vocal” in speaking up against U.S. immigration policies, is terminating about 1,500 employees at its Los Angeles factory, because they were unable to prove their immigration status … Continue reading

Posted in When Fashion and Law Collide | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

When Fashion and the Law Collide: Salacious Obscenities

One visit to the American Apparel website, and it’s clear that they aren’t just selling T-shirts (that I so adore). Adolescent-looking models, with dear caught in headlights expressions, in “come hither” poses, are like, well, the retailers trademark. And nipples are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, When Fashion and Law Collide | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Lady Michelle Obama on TIME

TIME magazine interviewed the First Lady for the article “The Meaning of Michelle Obama.” In the interview, the First Lady told the mag, I tried not to come into this with too many expectations one way or the other. I felt … Continue reading

Posted in Making History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Making History: Michelle O. on the Cover of O Magazine!

Oprah has never had anyone else on the cover of her O. Magazine. Until now. The April cover will feature both Oprah herself and the First Lady, Michelle Obama. That’s such exciting, fabulous news!!!

Posted in Making History | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Read My Lips!

I wanted a space where I could make a big fuss, say what I’m thinking, further discuss what I and my friends are talking about, or, not. Call it two-faced, gossiping, drama-queen-ish, whatever. Here it is.  CAUTION: read at your own risk. What … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment