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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

February on TFB

"Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me/ Be still they say/ Watch and listen/ You are the result of the love of thousands."--Linda Hogan, 'Walking'

Hey Y’all,
So February is going to be huge for the Fashion Bomb!
First, Fashion Week is coming to NYC February 2nd-9th!

Photo courtesy of www.ohjoy.blogs.com
I’m a huge idiot and didn’t even think to apply for press credentials before deadline. Totally sux, I know. But I've asked peeps I know in fashion to hook a sistah up…let’s hope they follow through. My goal is to go to at least one show a day...gonna make it happen as Mariah would say.

The second reason February is huge for TFB is that it’s Black History Month! Time to look back and give a nod to everyone who set the path. In celebration, I'm doing a review/tribute to one black designer, new or old, for every weekday of the month.

Photo courtesy of Bernstein & Andriulli
When I told peeps of my plan, they were like, ‘Are there enough for you to cover?” I say, “Yes!” I can find 20+ black designers! But let’s say this: it’ll be a learning experience for both me and you.
So stay tuned tomorrow for installment one.
Smootches!
PS Proenza Schouler's line is hitting Target stores on Friday!

I'm broke as a joke cuz rent is due, but please do hit it up if you have the funds.

PSS I saw this shoot in the Sunday Times Magazine and thought it was darling!



Random cuteness. Nothing more, nothing less.

2 comments:

The Committee said...

Make it happen Claire - they need you at those shows! Ahhh, Fashion Week..the lights, the big tent, the music, the attitude - I could go on for days. Maybe one day! Have fun!

Anonymous said...

OMG i dont know why but i am totally obsessed with the fact that Proenza Schouler's line will be at target. i wasnt able to cop anything from the behnanz line so i was pissed cuz i really wanted that white and black dress of course they sold outta my size before i could cop one but not this time around am going to pay full price for their stuff i dont care cuz i know for a fact its going to get sold out-sorry ur broke i will be thinking of u whrn i buy somethings, oh yea i am really looking forward to the black designer for everyday of the month for black history month- finallly something new to learn in a month that is dedicated to us.