Monthly Archive: February, 2016

Black History Fashion: Blaxploitation

Are you as inspired by the 70s as we are? One of our favorite things about the decade was the emergence of Blaxploitation a film genre that became popular in theaters. When studios… Continue reading

Black Fashion History: Andre Leon Talley

Words by Tasha Mercer, #styleSPLOITATION Contributor When we hear the word grandiose, André Leon Talley comes to mind. It’s all about his confident, six-foot stature, and influential trendsetting wardrobe. André Leon Talley was… Continue reading

Black Fashion History: Stephen Burrows

Words by Tasha Mercer, #styleSPLOITATION Contributor Stephen Burrows has definitely made a name for himself as one of the first African-American designer to receive recognition for his contributions in the fashion industry. Burrows,… Continue reading

Date Night: A Night at the Theater (MEN)

The theater is one of the most popular dating venues. People get to see a show and maybe afterwards, they can talk about whether they loved it or hated it. Either way, you’ll… Continue reading

Our Favorite Leather Jackets: With Shoppable Links

Words by Tasha Mercer, #styleSPLOITATION Contributor If you don’t own a leather jacket, you should get one. I guess your next question is why? Well let’s just say that it’s one of the… Continue reading

Music Playlist: Getting Dressed

We at #styleSPLOITATION totally believe in the power of music, especially when looking for that extra morning inspiration when getting dressed. With that being said, we enlisted one of our music friends to… Continue reading

New York Fashion Week: Men’s

With New York Fashion Week’s womenswear collections commencing next week, we couldn’t forget about the guys. Last week New York’s second Men’s Fashion Week happened, and while the event is still trying to… Continue reading

Black History Fashion: The Battle of Versailles

In 1973 there was a thing, it was called The Battle of Versailles. At least that was the street name. Really, it was a benefit and fundraiser that turned into a runway battle… Continue reading

Man Bag: A Fashion Do!

You’ve got to check out this amazing video we found on YouTube all about the Man Bag. Now most guys are embarrassed to carry one, but we promise, after seeing this video, you’ll… Continue reading

#DateNight: A Night at the Theater

Date Night is always something that people look forward to. The end of the night can been a good thing or a bad thing, but that’s up to the two of you. One… Continue reading