Racism & Prejudice In Fashion

A Great Response To African Woman Who Attacks African Americans For Wearing African Fashion

So earlier today, I came across a post "Black America, please stop appropriating African clothing and tribal marks." On sight of the title, I thought how backwards is this. I thought maybe the editor...

Dear Nykhor Paul: Please Read This Reply About The Dear White People Letter

Popular model Nykhor Paul took to instagram to write an open letter to white people regarding a complaint about racism in the industry. Her rants stemmed from a matter of her having to bring...

Teen Vogue Receives Backlash After Publishing African Hairstyles On White & Bi-Racial Models

You probably haven't heard about it, but Vogue is in the limelight again for racism somewhere in America. And this time it is based on a feature of 'African Hairstyles' using white and Bi...

Ivory Coast Bans Skin Whitening Due To Horrific Side Effects & Health Damage

Photograph: Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images The Ivorian government has banned skin-whitening creams. According to the ministry, this is an act of health due to the lasting damages of skin whitening. “Cosmetic lightening and hygiene creams ... that...

How The Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge And Sensation Exposes A Racist Society

I would hate to make a racial issue out of a fun incident/trend. Just like anyone I am disturbed when any and every issue gets a finger pointed at and it's called racist......BUT, I...

South Africa’s Top Designers React #Xenophobia Attacks: David Tlale, Gavin Rajah, Thula Sindi &...

  As the situation gets intense, we went on twitter to see if there were any messages by South Africa's top designers. It seems like the best of South Africa's designer had something to say,...

Sierra Leone Girls To Face Molestation Prior To Taking Exams In Attempt To Expel...

This is not typical of us to write outside of fashion, but what you might read hear will disgust you. Sierra Leones Ministry of Education has recently banned pregnant girls from sitting their exams....

Racism In Cosmopolitan Magazine: How To Respond To The Fear Of Black Beauty

The pictures plastered out through this post has caused an outcry in a recent article published by Cosmopolitan where 21 beauty tips have been acknowledged each with two images, the R.I.P. image which indicates...

Blackie, Kiwi & Charcoal: Dark Skin Doll Becomes A Mock On The Internet In...

I am a fairly dark skinned man, and every now and then I see skin tones darker than mine and I get jealous. One of the things on my 'to do' list is to...

African Magazine ‘This Day’ Uses Child Labour Images To Sell Fashion With Racist Colonial...

An editorial surfaced the internet roughly a week ago belonging to 'This Day Style' magazine. It was republished on various fashion blogs and social media immediately for promotional purposes. Uncomfortable with what we saw,...

“Lupita’s Nyong’o’s Stolen Dress Was An Inside Job” Skeptics Speak Out

Many are suspicious about the process of the theft of Lupita's dress, but then why shouldn't they. A few things we love about our facebook fans is their quick thoughts, fashion critique and replies...

“The First Black Model To Win Elite Model Look” A Promise By Awa Sanoko

Elite Model Look 2014 finals is on the way, and from year to year, a few of organizers in various African countries pay extraordinary amounts of money to buy the Elite Model Look franchise,...