It’s hard to understate Cicely Tyson’s influence on fashion. Yesterday the cinema legend’s death at the age of 96 sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry, leading several generations of talent to pay their respects. Michelle Obama, Zendaya, Yara Shahidi, Mariah Carey, Oprah, and Tyler Perry were just a few of the luminaries who celebrated Tyson’s legacy. As the first Black woman to play the leading role in a television drama and receive an honorary Oscar, she opened countless doors for Hollywood peers, but her presence loomed as large within the world of style. Scouted on Manhattan’s streets at the age of 30, Tyson’s journey to the big screen began with a stint as a model. In 1955 she quit her secretarial job at the Red Cross to attend Barbara Mae Watson’s modeling school, the first in the nation for African-Americans. In under a year, Tyson became one of
Amanda Gorman is a rising fashion icon.
The 22-year-old poet laureate became 2021’s breakout fashion star after she delivered a powerful poem at the 2021 presidential inauguration, wearing a vibrant yellow coat from Prada. She’s since continued to make waves in the world by getting signed with IMG Models and appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in Chanel teamed with a headband by Autumn Adeigbo this week.
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While many are just discovering the highly accomplished writer, Gorman has been serving up looks while taking the world by storm for quite some time.
In May of 2018, Gorman performed poetry in honor of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Dick Van Dye at the Geffen Playhouse in a whimsical floral dress that featured a backless detail from Asos.
Gorman then attended the 2018 Beautycon in Los Angeles, wearing a sheer blush-colored dress that was embellished with flowers also from Asos.
Demi Moore can officially add runway model to her resume after appearing on the Fendi catwalk.
The 58-year-old was just seen joining the flock of celebrities and supermodels who made their way to France for Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, alongside her daughter Scout Willis. Still, nobody could have anticipated that Moore would be the show opener for Kim Jones’ debut collection for the Italian brand.
Moore — an actress, producer and mother-of-three — stole the show in a revealing tuxedo-style top paired with loose-fitting trousers. She also wore a pair of statement earrings that hung well past her shoulders. Although her presence on the runway was a surprise, it wasn’t the first time that Moore has strutted her stuff. In fact,
Netflix’s hit series “Bridgerton” has inspired TikTok fashionistas.
The fictional period drama produced by award-winning screenwriter Shonda Rhymes and her new production company Shondaland, has been a top-streaming show since its Christmas Day debut. And now the series has given life to a fashion subculture known as “regencycore.”
Named after the Regency era the “Bridgerton” show and novels are based on, regencycore takes inspiration from the historical fashion that was popular in Great Britain and Ireland in the early 1800s. The time period was heavily influenced by classical Greco-Roman styles, according to Study.com’s visual art and design instructor Anne Butler.
TikTok, which has been a creative outlet for whimsical cosplayers and content creators, has seen an influx of regencycore-related videos in recent weeks.
In fact, the hashtag #regencycore has