Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Sydney Burnett Fashion & Business Contributor

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REIMAGINING MEXICAN INDIGENOUS FASHION

MODERN TAKE ON TRADITIONAL MEXICAN TEXTILES RECAPTURES ITS BEAUTY It is common for designers to draw inspiration from different cultures, moments in history, and everyday styles. Oftentimes, the beautiful tailoring done by Mexican fashion designers is not highlighted enough. To short to be a paragraph, combine the two. Mexican designers...

5 FASHION TRENDS THAT ORIGINATED IN BLACK CULTURE

THE SLOW GROWTH OF INCLUSIVITY IN FASHION IS NOT WITHOUT DECADES OF RESISTANCE The fashion industry is no stranger to commercializing and mainstreaming trends that originated in cultures other than their own. However, it is important to recognize the inspiration behind each of these trends and give credit where credit...

KANYE’S COLLABORATION WITH GAP

IT'S KANYE'S #WESTDAYEVER By Sydney Burnett In a whirlwind of tweets on June 26th Kanye ended his month-long twitter hiatus and announced the collaboration between his fashion label, Yeezy and well-known clothing retailer, Gap. Many musicians are no stranger to branching into the fashion industry. Clothing lines designed by Beyonce, Rihanna,...

LUXE FASHION PICK: GOOD AMERICAN

A CURVIER, SEXIER, STRONGER SHAPE First founded as a way for fashion to fit women, instead of women conforming to fashion standards, Good American is designed for curvier, sexier, and a stronger shape. What first began as a jeans brand, has expanded to include styles for a night out, an...

THE RISE OF THE SIDE HUSTLE

IT'S ALL ABOUT FINDING AND EXPLOITING VALUABLE SKILLS In the age of quarantine, many have found themselves picking up new hobbies or reviving old ones. Maybe deep down you’ve even thought that your hobby has money- making opportunities. With unemployment rates at record numbers and rising, people are looking for...