August 23, 2014

Saturday Open Thread: Black Male Model Pioneers

Welcome to the weekend POU!

In 2013, the fashion brand DSquared2 introduced its fall line using only black male models.


It’s pretty rare that you see a model of color featured in an ad campaign for a major fashion brand, but it’s almost unprecedented to see a campaign featuring only models of color. Dsquared2 designers, Dean and Dan Caten, cast models Brahim Zaibat, Brad Allen, David Agbodji, Nate Gill and Salieu Jalloh to front their Fall/Winter 2014 men’s campaign. [Continue Reading...]


Friday Afternoon Thread: Hype Williams Week

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Brandy feat Wanya Morris – Brokenhearted
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Wednesday Evening Thread: Here’s to Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West and Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons!

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