Portrait of a man

Kehinde Wiley and Barack Obama unveil Mr. Obama's portrait February 12, 2018. What struck me about Mr. Wiley's portrait was actually his suit -- a enlarged windowpane plaid, black with white detailing. And I don't want to talk about Mr. Wiley's fashion statement per se (the suit even drew comment from Mr. Obama). Rather, I … Continue reading Portrait of a man

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Smooth Ripples

Michelle Obama's impact on women's fashion Michelle Obama had an effect on how many American women dressed. This wasn't about a particular item of clothing she wore selling out; it was that she injected style into American culture; she shifted preferences of American women towards what she herself wore. Cardigans: she managed to make cardigans a "thing" … Continue reading Smooth Ripples