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The styles of black folk…

The styles of black folk…

posted on Monday November 7, 2011 | in The Crystal Tearoom | 2 Comments

By: Marjon Rebecca Carlos for Huffington Post

 

On the eve of New York Fashion Week, I found myself tipping slowly into the Uptown location of Miu Miu for the Italian luxury brand’s Fashion Night Out event with a very tall date on my arm.

We whispered to one another to assuage the apprehensions of such social functions and I surveyed the fashionable scene set before me. Amidst the stylized cadre, the twinkling mirrored surfaces, and fetching garb hanging from the store’s racks, I was really here for two things and two things only: cont’d

Photo: a model wears Thomas Tait, last years Dorchester Fashion Prize winner.

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2 Comments

  1. Lyna (Reply) on Monday 7, 2011

    After watching your Self Service mag video, a friend of mine says that only black people can look so good in Prada…
    Black fashionable girls around the world have been waiting for this.
    And we should not forget that before Black Vogue we had Lisa Bonnet in the Cosby Show, Tracee Ellis Ross as stylish as her mother and many more…
    I AM EVERYTHING THAT COMES WITH BEING BLACK. Love that.

  2. LesBoom (Reply) on Monday 7, 2011

    Grinning from ear to ear… Thank you so much for sharing this piece, I love it!

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