The “Rise of Sneaker Culture” Must-Sees

  |  Topic: Art, Fashion, Photos, Reviews
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed
One of the exhibit's first glass-walled booths of footwear contains sneakers such as the 2015/2016 Adidas collaboration between Alexander Taylor and Parley for the Oceans; the 2014 "Missions," a collaboration between GE and Android Homme; and a pair of 2002 Air Jordans XVII, complete with a matching case.

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 […]

Clothing is Losing its Gender: Jaden Smith’s Louis Vuitton Campaign Bends Gender Norms

  |  Topic: Culture, Fashion, Guy Code, VOX Greatest Hits
Written By: Mackenzie Rowe
Jaden Smith dons a skirt in a Louis Vuitton ad, drawing criticism about what boys should and should not wear.

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     […]

Makeup or Nah?

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Fashion, General, Girl Code, TV
Written By: Alexes Harris
Tyra No Makeup

As a young girl growing up, I would see this false representation of women. Picking up a magazine and seeing a woman with makeup plastered all over her face was instantly what I wanted to become. I wanted to be that woman because she looked so beautiful. I began to sit down and watch shows like “America’s Next Top Model” with my mother, and I wished I could get my makeup done just like them.