Monday, March 8

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Rapper Tierra Whack Wears All the Black Women in Music Who Inspire Her on 1 Incredible Dress
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Rapper Tierra Whack Wears All the Black Women in Music Who Inspire Her on 1 Incredible Dress

Rapper and R&B artist Tierra Whack, whose debut studio album Whack World came out in 2018, is celebrating Women's History Month in the best way. She collaborated with stylist Shirley Kurata (who most recently scored Selena Gomez a romantic Rodarte dress to wear in her "De Una Vez" video) on a design worth zooming in on. Frankly, that's the only way to appreciate this graphic midi covered in images of Mary J. Blige, Lauryn Hill, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Solange, Alicia Keys, Cardi B, Queen Latifah, Aaliyah, Megan Thee Stallion, Ciara, Missy Elliott, Janelle Monáe, Ashanti, and the list goes on . . . "HAPPY WOMENS HISTORY MONTH TO ALL THE AMAZING WOMEN WHO INSPIRE ME," Whack wrote on Instagram alongside an image of her dress, shot by her photographer Nick Canonica at Amalgam Comics & Cof...
Andra Day Portrays Music Legend Billie Holiday in Spot-On Outfits – The Photos Are Mesmerizing
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Andra Day Portrays Music Legend Billie Holiday in Spot-On Outfits – The Photos Are Mesmerizing

Costume designer Paolo Nieddu, who is known for his work on the Sex and the City films along with TV series Empire, had just eight weeks to prep the wardrobe Andra Day would wear to play music legend Billie Holiday in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. Directed by Lee Daniels, the movie follows Holiday's life and career, specifically highlighting how her song "Strange Fruit" helped advocate for the Black community in the '50s. Paolo's talent becomes clear the moment you see Day's portrayal of Billie. The clothing helps her transform, and she helps the clothing shine, or, as Paolo describes it, "one hand washes the other." Paolo did custom create many of Andra's looks based directly on old photos he found of Billie, but there were other moving parts. He leaned on old friends in the i...