- Author: Sydney Nichelle -

Red Lips & Tulle

"Fashion"

It all started with lipstick....I admired make-up but was unsure on how to apply it. My first venture into the make-up world was through lipstick. There isn't an art to it and you can't really apply it wrong. Lipstick is approachable. I love how it provides a subtle flair to my look and works as an accessory of sorts. For example, a bold red lip looks best with classic silhouettes and a black and white palette. The combination offers an elegant and sophisticated aura. I began experimenting with make-up about three years ago. Now, make-up has become vital to my look. Oftentimes, I like to create an outfit centered around my make-up. For this particular look, the sheer tulle top was the focal point of this outfit and the red lip would help to¬†emphasize…

July 29, 2017

Coco Taught Me

"Fashion"

History reminds us how far we've come (and how far we've yet to go) concerning societal norms and regulations. A visionary known by the name of Coco Chanel decided to disregard the norm in her time. Her decision dramatically changed the face of fashion....Pants. She had decided to wear pants. The Chanel brand consistently produces tailored, timeless, classic pieces with elegance. Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel arguably birthed menswear fashion for women and it seems the style is always on trend. Fashion icons Alexa Chung and Janelle Monae inspire me to embrace menswear style whether it be overtly masculine or with feminine flair. I especially appreciate how Janelle Monae finds empowerment in her uncommon self-expression: "Showing my skin is not what makes me sexy. I like skirts and dresses just like everyone else, but I had…

July 24, 2017