ICONS | Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey Headline Arena Like Rock Stars

NEW YORK - - Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey headline Brooklyn’s Barclays Center like an A-list duo Saturday, getting a rock star like applause from a feverish audience of fans on a stage typically reserved for pop, rap and basketball stars. It was the fifth tour stop of ‘Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus’, … Continue reading ICONS | Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey Headline Arena Like Rock Stars

ICONS | Whitney Houston’s Garments To Be Auctioned Off In Rare Sale: ‘These Clothes Tell A Story’

Over eight years since they were initially auctioned off, some of the singer’s clothes will be sold off once more by GWS Auctions on December 7. While it was Whitney Houston’s legendary voice that made her a superstar, she also lit up the stage with her beauty and captivating presence. Looking back at the teal … Continue reading ICONS | Whitney Houston’s Garments To Be Auctioned Off In Rare Sale: ‘These Clothes Tell A Story’

ART & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Rihanna’s New Book Is An Autobiography For The Instagram Age

Rihanna’s self-titled “visual autobiography” has an immense physical presence: It weight 15 punds, stands over 16 inches tall, and calls to be set down on a table to be studies, like an artifact in a museum. The book contains over 1,000 photos – a testament to Rihanna’s status, not just a s a musician, designer … Continue reading ART & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Rihanna’s New Book Is An Autobiography For The Instagram Age

FASHION | Who Will Be Named Model Of The Year?

The British Fashion Council has announced the nominations for the 2019 Fashion Awards, with model Adut Akech and designer Daniel Lee of Bottega Veneta among those recognized. The awards recognize “exceptional individuals whose imagination and creativity has broken new ground in fashion” in the fashion industry, a British Fashion Council (BFC) press release stated. The … Continue reading FASHION | Who Will Be Named Model Of The Year?

ART & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | A Visual Documentation Of An Unseen Side Of Rihanna’s Life Has Been Published In A Book

She has conquered the music industry, owned the beauty world, has the fashion scene eating from the palm of her hand, and has now released her very own book. This week, Rihanna took the Instagram to share a video montage in which she announced the pending release of Rihanna. The book is visual autobiography, and … Continue reading ART & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | A Visual Documentation Of An Unseen Side Of Rihanna’s Life Has Been Published In A Book

FASHION ICONS | LVMH Renames Special Prize In Honour Of Karl Lagerfeld

LVMH’s Special Prize will henceforth be named the Karl Lagerfeld Prize in memory of the late fashion icon, who served as a judge on the panel during his twilight years. “Karl Lagerfeld, creative director of the house of Fendi since 1965, was involved in the prize since its launch’, said Delphine Arnault, the brains behind … Continue reading FASHION ICONS | LVMH Renames Special Prize In Honour Of Karl Lagerfeld

FASHION ICONS | 9 Coco Chanel Fact You Probably Never Knew

In honor of the iconic fashion designer’s 136th birthday, Alkassandra looks back at Chane’s Legacy. Coco Chanel’s impact on fashion is unparalleled – and her design legacy is just as relevant today, on what would have been her 136th birthday, as it was decades ago. The legendary fashion designer’s canon of now-staples – the tweet … Continue reading FASHION ICONS | 9 Coco Chanel Fact You Probably Never Knew