Author Archives: Latonya Darrisaw

Christian Siriano Opens His First Boutique in NYC

He was known for his frequent use of the word “fierce” and his impeccable fashion creations. Christian Siriano of fashion’s reality hit TV show, “Project Runway,” was one of the most successful contestants and winners. Building on his buzz from the show, the young designer presented … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama’s Olympic Style

First Lady Michelle Obama has been pretty busy making the rounds at the 2012 London Olympics—all while doing so in style, of course! While greeting the royal family to actively participating in a game of soccer, Mrs. Obama has managed … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in Madonna’s Shoes This Fall

Music…check! Film…check! Fashion…double check!! Madonna has always been a trendsetter from her early days of wearing the infamous cone bra and “vogueing” to her recent nip slips on the MDNA tour. After launching the successful “Material Girl” junior line (partly … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises in the World of Fashion

One East London graphic design company and creative label turned Gotham City’s beloved superhero into something positive for fashionistas who covet edgy style with a pinch of humor.

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MTV’s “House of Style” Returns

Before fashion blogs or social networking sites like Pinterest, there was MTV’s “House of Style.” The 1990s cult classic was for any viewer who craved style, celebrities, designers and supermodels. If you wanted to get a sneak peek or behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

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Album Review: Life is Good (Deluxe Edition) by Nas

It’s hard to believe one of hip-hop’s greatest lyricists recorded his first classic album, Illmatic, at the age of 21. Queensbridge rapper Nas is 38-years-old now, but he hasn’t lost the rhyming skills or thought-provoking lyrics he’s always exhibited throughout … Continue reading

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Must-Have Accessory: Designer Lunch Bags

Carrying your lunch never looked so stylish! Long gone are the days of brown paper bags, Ziploc bags or metal lunchboxes. A few designers have created fabulous lunch bags for hauling your sandwiches, veggies and snacks. This must-have accessory is … Continue reading

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Should Ralph Lauren’s Team USA Uniforms Have Sparked Controversy

When American fashion designer Ralph Lauren unveiled the chic and sophisticated Team USA uniforms to be worn at the London Olympics this month, the classic Americana blazers, ties, scarves and sleek dresses and trousers got more attention for their made-in-China … Continue reading

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Album Review: Channel Orange by Frank Ocean

Having worked with big names in the music industry like Beyonce, John Legend, Jay-Z and Kanye West, one would expect Frank Ocean’s major-label debut album, Channel Orange, to be nothing short of perfection. Well, if a combination of soul-stirring vocals … Continue reading

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High-Flying Fashion: Virgin America and Banana Republic Team Up

With shows like “Pan Am” and AMC’s “Mad Men,” we thought we knew what it was like to jet set in style. Everything from the tiny little pillbox hats and white gloves to stiff, blue skirt suits, made us jealous … Continue reading

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