Zelda Wynn Valdes and the Playboy Bunny Costume

A gown by Valdes Zalda Wynn Valdez was a trailblazing designer, whose career lasted from the 1930’s through the 1960’s. She is most famous for having designed the first Playboy Bunny costume. Valdes fitting Dorothy Danridge with a custom gown Born in 1905,...

Interview with Café Forgot

This week, I had the amazing opportunity of interviewing Vita Haas and Lucy Weisner of Café Forgot. The duo has a very unique approach to shopping and fashion, and I was interested to learn more about their shop and how it works. They sell clothing, accessories, and...
The Fashion Designer Survival Guide: Chapters 1-3

The Fashion Designer Survival Guide: Chapters 1-3

Being a fashion designer isn’t easy. From the outside, it may appear to be glamorous and perfect, but anyone in the industry will tell you that it is often a far cry from it. There are late nights, hair-pulling moments, and more lackluster incidents. Our head designer...

Aaron Philip

For my next post in this series about figures in the fashion industry, I wanted to spotlight someone more current. Aaron Philip is a rising model who is transgender and uses she/her or they/them pronouns. She has made waves in the modeling world by being the first...
ThredUP Box Review

ThredUP Box Review

In my previous post, 5 Way to Thrift Smarter, I gave my best thrifting tips for in person shopping, but over the past few months in quarantine, I’ve learned that there are also opportunities to thrift online. In-person and online thrift stores alike are both great...

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