Before it became popular, shopping at thrift stores, now called “thrifting,” meant that you were sure to be subject to bullying and judgement often times due to the the stigma that you were wearing someone else’s’ throwaways.
16-year old high school basketball star LaMelo Ball just made history by becoming the first teenager to design his own shoe.
The truth is, thrifting is not just for people who are on a budget: It is a clever, economically viable practice of taking used clothes and making something new out of them.
Over pancakes at IHOP, my dad expressed that my mom used to sport a “Nautica white, with blue and yellow color blocks, short-sleeve polo,” which epitomizes my style. I often remark that my parents should have kept their non-existent children in mind before they did away with their apparel from their adolescence.
My skin is darker and my hair is unrulier. But just because my reality isn’t being reblogged on Instagram doesn’t mean it’s not good enough. … I don’t need a hashtag to tell me my worth and nor do you, dear friends.
The highly-anticipated “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” made its way to Atlanta with a variety of shoes in tow to please both the seasoned art critic and the impassioned local sneakerhead alike. Atlanta, a city that acts as a hub for fashion, especially in regard to black fashion and the surrounding culture, is a match […]
Put on your nicest pair of J’s, Chuck’s or Adidas and go see The High Museum of Art’s latest exhibition, “The Rise of Sneaker Culture.”
Growing up middle or lower class, I’m sure there are there are others with numerous stories of the ridicule they received from their peers for wearing secondhand clothes. But alas, feel no shame! Thrift shopping is a great way to take advantage of the resources that are around you.
Recently, Jaden Smith, model, actor, and thought provoking Twitter user, signed on as the spokesperson for Louis Vuitton. What’s more, he can be seen in the fashion spreads wearing skirts, causing some gender norms conversations: #JadenSmith just another example of a broken child star — [Insert Name Here] (@SizweMonsterNka) January 25, 2016 […]
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