PAN•chic•u•al

PAN•chic•u•al

Not limited in style choices with regard to sex, gender, or gender identity.

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Sir André Wells: Master of Ceremony & Style

Sir André Wells:  Master of Ceremony & Style

A subtle, “Good afternoon” greeting announces his entrance to the room. His presence is not commanding; but, highly authoritative.

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I Am Successful…

I Am Successful…

It is my hope that while you are viewing the #IAmSuccessful collection, that you do not think that this work is exceptional, for black excellence is the rule and not the exception. It is my hope that you do not think of these images in isolation, or the subjects and their success as unattainable.

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Judgmental Eyes: Loosening Constraints

Judgmental Eyes:  Loosening Constraints

We live in a diverse country, and understanding cultural and creative expression lends itself to a benevolent understanding that expels hate and promotes equality.

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MODERN FEMINISM

MODERN FEMINISM

New feminism truly seeks to bring equality to the masses without exception or bias, and this new movement seeks to empower, enlighten, and embolden everyone.

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REDUCE YOUR WARDROBE’S WATER FOOTPRINT

REDUCE YOUR WARDROBE’S WATER FOOTPRINT

“The process of transforming our industry into something more sustainable and more sensitive to our needs…takes time. It is a long term commitment to a new way of producing and consuming that requires widespread personal and institutional change” –Kate Fletcher

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DON’T JUDGE ME!

DON’T JUDGE ME!

People are much deeper than stereotypes. That’s the first place our minds go. Then you get to know them and you hear their stories, and you say, ‘I’d have never guessed.’ ~ Carson Kressley

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Let’s Share

Let’s Share

Today’s fragrances have no boundaries when it comes to gender.

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STYLE RANT: FUN FAUX OR CRIMINAL COUNTERFEIT?

STYLE RANT:  FUN FAUX OR CRIMINAL COUNTERFEIT?

The Style Rant is a regular column that addresses some topic related to personal style. Sometimes it is literally about fashion and sartorial style; other times about social interaction, entertainment, or some other topic that has caught my attention.

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My Dungeon Shook: A letter to our sons, the next chapter

My Dungeon Shook:  A letter to our sons, the next chapter

Inspired by James Baldwin’s “My Dungeon Shook: Letter to my Nephew on the one hundredth anniversary of the emancipation” originally published in The Progressive magazine, from December 1962. A piece written in a time when seemingly everyone was celebrating freedom, Baldwin takes it upon himself to iterate to his fifteen-year-old nephew who he was born to be, what shackles society would try to put on him, and his obligation to his community.

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