RECIPES | March 23, 2014 | Rishia Zimmern’s Chicken With Shallots | By Sam Sifton | Adapted from Andrew and Rishia Zimmern by way of Martha Stewart.
Vaunt & Sol will be sending models down the runway for the first time at Fashion Week.
Nicole Vaunt and Najva Sol (who currently resides in Crown Heights, Brooklyn) are the women behind fashion label Vaunt & Sol — are debuting their first runway-ready collection at Fashion Week Fall 2014, capping off more than a decade of collaborating on everything from designing costumes for the annual Nevada desert festival Burning Man, to cutting fabric together on their living room floor as high schoolers in Mississippi, to traveling across the globe to gather fashion inspiration from around the world.
Vaunt & Sol will be showing their collection on Wednesday Feb. 5 at MNY 55 located at 55 West 17th St. at 2 p.m.
African-American “Brooklyn” History: Shirley Chisholm
This Brooklyn native born to immigrant parents (Barbados and British Guiana) was the first African-American congresswoman (1969 -1983) and the first African American to run for president for a major party (1972).
Last week the United States Postal Service added her image to the Black Heritage collection.
Oscar Nominee Lupita Nyongo’s Best Award Season Looks So FarI think I’m liking her fashion so far. Very feminine and just sexy enough to keep it classy. And oh yeah, just learned this little lady resides here in Brooklyn along with her brother.
I really liked this article because it’s great advice for when it’s best to buy certain clothing items each month of the year. If ever there’s an opportunity to get more for less, sign me up!
Alexander Wang announced that he will be staging his Feb. 8 runway show at the Brooklyn Navy Yard for this season’s New York Fashion Week, foregoing the usual Pier 94 location in the city.
Ha! Good for the BK. Finally Brooklynites will save on hefty cab fares from having to trek into the city.
Well, I decided I wanted to get a new dress to wear on our last “Cut the Creep” segment on the Toda…
Cut the Creep (Segment 5 of 6)