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LUXE MOGUL SPOTLIGHT: CAMERON WHITTEN

Cameron Whitten–a 30-year-old activist known for his involvement in environmentalism, the fight for social justice, and advocating for affordable housing–is this month’s mogul spotlight for his influence and contributions to his community. A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH Whitten grew up just outside of Washington D.C. however his life in Virginia was...

ROBERT GRAHAM: LUXE MEN PICK

MENSWEAR THAT MAKES A BOLD STATEMENT  With a new season ahead and exciting plans in store, it’s time to dress up your wardrobe to fit the occasion. Menswear this season is full of surprises, with strong, graphic prints to vivid artistic design elements. Designer Robert Graham offers something for everyone...

BREAKING THE BINARY BARRIER

Fashion has been a vital and inescapable part of cultures for centuries and continues to have an impact on the way we interpret the past and present. For the longest time, specific pieces were made for one gender but not for the other.  For example, heels used to be...

NEW YEAR, SAME LOOK

WHAT FALL 2020 TRENDS YOU SHOULD CARRY INTO 2021 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, stress, and plenty of time spent at home - but hey, at least we looked good doing it! Fall 2020 trends reflected a sense of power, reclaimed joy, and letting clothes do the talking...

MALE BODY POSITIVITY AND FEMINISM

THE SEVERE LACK OF BODY POSITIVE MEN Recently, a post on Reddit became Internet-famous. The user posed the question: “Why are there no plus sized or short male models?” One  response read that “there are quite a lot. They're just in ads for plus-size stores, and ads for restaurants or...

THE IMPORTANCE OF BARBERSHOPS

BOOSTING CONFIDENCE AND SHAPING THE COMMUNITY Barbershops have existed for many centuries and take the cake for shaping many men all over the world. As early as 6000 years ago, barbering services were provided in Egypt (BarberingTimeline).   Barbering has evolved tremendously over the years, and there are even entire...

LUXE MAN SPOTLIGHT: “MONEY” MATT HERMAN

“Money” Matt Herman, the Making of a “Renaissance Man” Matt Herman is no stranger to hard work and overcoming obstacles that he has faced throughout his life. Coming from a lower-middle class family Matt knew there were some odds placed against him but he used everything that his father taught...

MINIMALIST TREND

MINIMALISM TRANSFORMING OUR WARDROBES FOR PEACEFUL MINDS Minimalism has become a popular topic over these past few years in various design fields. It is often associated with peace of mind and decreased stress levels. With minimalism in our spaces and wardrobes, we gain more space in our minds for the...

ELLIOT PAGE CAME OUT AS TRANSGENDER AND WE’RE SO PROUD OF HIM

LET'S USE THIS MOMENT TO BE BETTER ALLIES   The media erupted with the news that Elliot Page has come out as transgender, and it’s amazing to see the wave of love and support that he received. The media outlets were quick to fix their pronouns and skillfully avoided deadnaming them. ...

LUXE MAN SPOTLIGHT: JACQUES JOHNSON

  WHO IS JACQUES JOHNSON? Luxe Kurves chatted with the rising artist Jacques Johnson from Atlanta. Jacques, who started in music at a young age in high school, never look back. Since then, his music is booming, opening shows for T.I, Jeezy, Migos, and more. Jacques has earned various endorsements, and...