A Study of Eight, The Untold American Story, EDGE Afropolitan, EDGE Remembers, EDGE-ucation

Fashion Culture | A Study of Eight, The Untold American Story

A Study of Eight is a literary composition advancing the study of African Americans’ contribution to fashion history. Eight American stories cover people and events of cultural and historical significance occurring between 1880 and 1980 against the backdrop of the post Reconstruction era to beyond the Civil Rights Movement (CRM).  These stories represent the voices […]

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The POWER of FASHION lies in its ability to transform IDENTITY and CULTURE.

Fashion, like ART, embodies the time we live in and society bears witness to the interpretation of its HISTORICAL and CULTURAL significance.

-RP Hill

 

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Neo.Fashion.: The Vanguard of Fashion Emerges from Germany

When it comes to composition, storytelling, or pure emotional grit, designer graduates are unhinged in their creativity.  A “Look at EDGE” presents Neo.Fashion.’s showcase of emerging talent from Germany university graduates.  They dream (and execute) the improbable, the impossible, feeding our desires of want, although more clothes we don’t need, the visual consumption of the […]

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Museum Crawl: Must See Fashion Exhibits 2021/22

When we start to see how fashion serves a purpose in our culture and history, we begin to dismiss the frivolous segment of it and assimilate a more responsible and protective conduct.  Fashion needs to be seen and not just a 20-minute catwalk or shopping spree.  Museums are a cure for cultural curiosity. The old […]

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Green: Editor’s Prediction for the Future of Fashion

Exactly a year ago, within the first few months of the pandemic, I wrote a profound and comprehensive piece on what effect the COVID-19 virus would have on the fashion industry, Correction, Contraction, and Cessation. COVID-19 Calls to Action a Sustainable Fashion System.  Here is what I had to say at that time and it still […]

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These people give a shit about how things are made, and why they are made; and if things are going to be made, they need to be meaningful and beautiful.

Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador, Barney’s New York; Selby, Todd, Fashionable Selby

A Study of Eight, The Untold American Story, EDGE Afropolitan, EDGE Remembers, EDGE-ucation

Fashion Culture | W.E.B. Du Bois’ Exposition des Nègres d’Amérique Transformed the World’s View of Black in America

In 1900 a transformation of Black identity and the world’s view of Blacks in America took center stage at the 1900’s World’s Fair in Paris.  A perception of Blacks in America was manifested through photojournalism and visual data witnessed by the outside world looking in.  Those in the Black community validated that perception by leveraging […]

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