By showcasing Tibi’s versatility, delivered with the effortless chill she exudes, Amy Smilovic is her own best advertisement, extending the Tibi brand to include a space for a community of like-minded, no-nonsense style enthusiasts.
With her Louise Brooks bob as precise and punk-rock-pink as ever, bold blue eyeshadow, and fuchsia lipstick, Dame Zandra Rhodes remains an inspiration at 81 years young.
GOODEE, the online home and lifestyle marketplace founded by twin brothers Byron and Dexter Peart, has introduced its first ready-to-wear collection. The first instalment of a Slow Living at GOODEE initiative, the gender-neutral Slow Wear apparel is produced in Portugal by a GOTS-certified (Global Organic Textile Standard) manufacturer using sustainable materials.
With recent editorial features in Vogue and Nylon, Antoine Manning’s apparel brand Homage Year is on the come up. Launched in 2021, the Ova Manifestation and Mini Ova bags have already made their way to the shelves of Saks Fifth Avenue, been worn by artists like Tierra Whack, and been praised as the new “it” bag by Essence magazine.
For L.A. based designer Peter Cohen, fashion is about sensuality, or rather, evoking the sensual sides of ourselves with the clothes we wear. “Clothes have to turn you on a bit,” Cohen says.
The fashion designer and founder of Black Designers of Canada speaks out about his experience: “That’s the thing with systemic racism: it’s like carbon monoxide. You can’t see or smell it, but it affects us all deeply, and some don’t come back from it.”