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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EDGE Afropolitan, EDGE Remembers, EDGE-ucation

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

A Study of Eight is a curated editorial project 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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EDGE Cosmo

Take a LOOK. . .The History and High Fashion of Menswear | ‘Reigning Men’ Exhibition

Reigning Men:  Fashion in Menswear 1715-2015, Los Angeles County Museum of Art [ LACMA] Exhibition, explores the history of men’s fashionable dress.  Spanning 3 centuries of men’s fashion, this  exhibition explores the looks of “dandy” to “mod” to “ultra chic” and how political and cultural influences shaped fashionable dress for men. 200 looks brilliantly curated, […]

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