If you follow the fashion world, you may already know that Africa Fashion Week London took place on August 7th and 8th. This was the 5th annual Africa Fashion week in London. Africa Fashion Week London is the largest African fashion-inspired event in Europe. Thousands of people typically attend the London fashion show. The show incorporates traditional vibrant African fashion : bright colors, unique textures, patterns, and beading, with modern, creative styles. [Read more…]
Whether you are a petite woman or just incredibly tall, you’ve likely encountered the struggle at one point or another. You know, the struggle to find pants/dresses/skirts/shorts/etc. that are not too long. If you are tall, the struggle to find pants/dresses/skirts/shorts/etc. that are not too short or revealing. Clothing shopping gets quite frustrating for those of us at one height extreme or the other. Especially when we need tall womens clothing. [Read more…]
When it comes to fashion, tights have been around for centuries, and they’re not about to go anywhere.
Tights (or hosiery, depending on which part of the world you’re from) started life as the preferred choice of leg wear amongst noblemen. Today, tights have crossed genders and are ever-present – from sports, to dancing to street wear. [Read more…]
Jillian Owens is not a millionaire. No, but she IS an incredibly talented, resourceful young lady. And when it comes to outfitting herself, that resourcefulness translates into amazing wardrobe ensembles.
This self-described ‘eco-fashion revolutionary’ from South Carolina breathes brand-spankin’ new life into ugly thrift store duds. And the end results look phenomenal.
If you thought Ryan Gosling was the most styling’ dude on the planet, think again. There’s someone else out of LA that’s gunning for that title – and he’s 4 years old. Ryker Wixom has over 130,000 followers on Instagram, where he gets to showcase his impeccable fashion sense and uber cuteness.
Whether your wedding is just around the corner, or you’re looking for Mr. Right to sweep you off your feet, it’s never too early to start planning that special day!
Of course, the first order of business is figuring out the perfect wedding dress that’s you. Have you started your search only to discover many of the dresses out there are…well, just blah? If you answered yes, fear not! There’s a good chance you’re the kinda gal that’s not afraid to taking chances, as long as there’s a pay off. And what a pay off it can be! [Read more…]
It’s been just over four years since legendary British designer Alexander McQueen’s death. Suffering from anxiety and depressive disorder, things finally came to a head when McQueen’s mother passed away. A few days later, the troubled fashion designer committed suicide.
Alexander McQueen was only 40 years old. Yet in his brief time, he was a powerful force to be reckoned with in the fashion world. His style is best described as raw, dramatic and organic. In honour of McQueen’s incredible work, we’ve rounded up some of the most iconic dresses that he designed. A tribute to one of the most unique fashion designers of our time. [Read more…]
The art of tattooing has been around for centuries. But it’s only in recent times that inking has been taken to the next level. With better technology and techniques, today’s tattoos are more fade resistant and look sharper and better than ever. With an increasing number of people getting inked up these days, if you want to be happy with the results for years to come, you better find a tattoo artist that’s going to deliver the goods (enter Chicks News…). [Read more…]
There’s street fashion, there’s high fashion, and then there’s this. The next time you’re back from a night out on the town, complaining about how those heels were killing your feet, stop. Take a deep breath, and remember this post. It should help you put things in perspective 😉
In all seriousness though, we’ve scoured the far corners of the web to bring you the funkiest, craziest women’s shoes that scream attitude. Some of these have a WTF factor well over 10, and some look just ridiculously cool. [Read more…]
We all know that the media’s portrayal of beauty is superficial at best. In the age of photoshop touch-ups, and the magic of clever photography and lighting, it’s sometimes impossible to tell what’s real. The women that grace the front covers of our magazines look effortlessly flawless and radiant, but the reality couldn’t be further from the truth! The majority of those reading this post already know that a good makeup artist has influence in transforming ordinary to extraordinary.
But did you know just how much? [Read more…]