#BHM Woman Wednesday: Vintage Black Glamour

Rarely seen photos of Vintage Black Glamour Vintage Glamour is beautiful. The glamour shot photography of that era has no competition. The glamour shot changed Hollywood and the public’s view of the “celebrity”. The history of the glamour shot originated with printed  2 1/2 x 4″ cartes-de-visites during the American Civil War. By the 1930s, the glamour…

Short Film: Know the Ledge by Ibra Ake 

Love and pastelles.                                  Know the Ledge is a modern silent film presented by Union Los Angeles. In sunny South Central Los Angeles, a couple spends their first day together. Ibra Ake, photographer and creative director of Childish Gambino’s Royalty…

Style: An Interview with Andre, founder of D’escargot

D’escargot is a Miami-based skate and streetwear brand founded by Andre Smith in 2012. With products like skateboard decks, skate wax, hats, shirts, and hoodies, Descargot has been spotted with Tyreek Morrison and Drugrixh Peso.  Andre talks about the beginnings of the brand and the importance of skate culture in the interview below.   How did the brand…

Short Film: Ladylike

Ladylike is an amazing film that reimagines modern women in a noir world. Two retro vixens go through their day in style with a love for an interesting hobby. (Short film begins at 0:30) Ladylike is a present day film noir directed by Tiffany Johnson and co-written by Nicholas Williams. The pair produced the short with Jenapher Forline…

Style: Dreamstack

Dreamstack came to fruition back in January. As a product of testing ideas since 2013, it represents originality and creativity. With the motto: “Say less, Create more” it encourages creating a product instead of solely talking about it. Graphic t-shirts, bucket hats, and dad hats have been released. The latest release contains “Dream Denim” dad hats and the…

ILLIMITE – “The limits no longer apply.”

ILLIMITE is a Miami-based brand created by Handel Henri. The debut collection, “Exit-720” features five colorways: Teal, Pink, Burgundy, Black, and White. The French name translates to unlimited, limitless, boundless; infinite; unbounded, unconfined, and unrestricted. The brand serves as an ode to being limitless. There are no boundaries to your success or dreams. No limits should be applied to yourself…

Meet Nai Palm of Hiatus Kaiyote

  Hiatus Kaiyote is a neo-soul band based in Melbourne, Australia. Nai Palm is the lead singer with a sultry voice and “punk” appearance. StyleLikeU‘s What’s Underneath project lets artists talk about their story and their self-acceptance. At the end of the interview, the guests are in their underwear and vulnerable but happy with their core selves….

LOUVERTURE

Tribe MIA’s Rossolini will debut Louverture on the 23rd.The Louverture line is an ode to “The Black Napoleon”, the greatest leader of the Haitian Revolution, Toussaint L’Ouverture. It features anime-themed hats and shirts dedicated to the Haitian leader. If you’re a Naruto fan who supports the Uchiha clan, there are 2 colorways of hats to…

Woman Wednesday: Rinny Riot

  Rinny Riot is a blogger at missriot.com and Managing Editor at Black Girl with Long Hair, a beauty and culture website dedicated to black women. Rinny is based in Los Angeles, California, but Houston-the third ward to be exact-Texas is her hometown. Her style is extremely admirable + eccentric AND she’s a fellow Tame Impala lover. View…