Jordyn Woods Dives Into Fashion Brand Building, Navigating Criticism, and Beyond

Model-turned-entrepreneur Jordyn Woods has always served major style inspo, whether sporting daring crochet pieces or bold red looks. In January, the star launched a clothing brand, Woods by Jordyn, with the goal of empowering and celebrating every type of body. “We exist with one mission,” reads the brand’s mission statement, “to elevate, express, and exude confidence and individuality by providing attainable luxury garments.”

Woods recently welcomed Revolt TV hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings into the Woods by Jordyn headquarters, sitting down to discuss her journey as a founder and designer, emphasizing that she’s mostly driven by a desire to build a legacy for herself. “I’ve done so many collaborations with different companies, and they were always successful — I sold out a lot of different collections,” she recalled. “I wanted to build something for myself.”

Woods’ history of partnerships with brands includes notable collaborations, such as her partnerships with

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Milan Harris, Founder Of Luxury Streetwear Brand Milano Di Rouge, Shares How To Create A Competitive Advantage In Fashion’s Shifting Market

The luxury fashion industry is set to grow between 5 and 12 percent this year. However, as the selection of quality goods has continued to grow, consumers have become far more sophisticated in their brand choices, creating steep competition within the category. Longing for deep experiential engagement beyond a material product, the cost of doing business has largely been influenced by a brand’s ability to spark a purposeful connection and hold a very personal conversation.

According to the joint report from consultancy firm, Bain & Co., and Italian trade group, Altagamma, keeping top customers engaged is more difficult than ever. As a result, the scale has become a significant advantage. Brands like Chanel, Hermès, and LVMH are set to outperform the rest as their top-tier status allows greater exposure to wealthier audiences who are

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From TikTok to Instagram: AELFRICEDEN Becomes the Go-To Brand for Social Media Fashion Influencers

One brand has captured the hearts and minds of fashionistas worldwide – AELFRICEDEN, a designer brand that emphasizes high-street fashion and a positive outlook on life.

Founded in 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. Aelfric Eden brings together a diverse upbringing influenced by Eastern and Western cultures, allowing them to bridge subcultures worldwide and create their unique expression.

Inspired by playing cards, Aelfric Eden’s logo features a missing letter A and a heart symbol. The missing A represents life dealing imperfect cards, while the heart symbolizes the ambition to overcome challenges and succeed. This logo serves as a reminder to embrace imperfections and face life’s obstacles with determination, embodying the core values of the brand.

The brand aims to inspire individuals to pursue their personal “Aces” through hard work and embracing imperfections. By integrating this philosophy into its designs, AE instills a vibrant and optimistic mindset in consumers. Through its

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Chicago fashion designer Robin Harris setting standard in partnerships with women athletes

There is success to be found in a well-timed direct message on social media.

Just ask Model Atelier founder and CEO Robin Harris.

‘‘When I started as a designer, I needed to figure out how to get my designs to tall women,’’ Harris said. ‘‘I slid into a [WNBA] player’s DMs and said: ‘Hey, I love your look. I think you will look amazing in our brand. Can I do a photo shoot with you?’ ’’

That player was Cheyenne Parker, whom the Sky had selected fifth overall in the 2015 WNBA Draft. (She now plays for the Dream.)

The relationship Harris fostered with Parker, who responded to her DM with a resounding ‘‘yes,’’ led to an official partnership with the Sky in 2016 and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association in 2018. Both partnerships put Model Atelier on the map, Harris said, and helped her to establish relationships

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the rise of the Olsen twins’ luxury brand

On a recent trip to Paris, the thing I bought that inspired the most envy was not tuberose soap from Buly or linen duvet covers from Merci. In fact, the item was not French at all but American. It was a pair of mesh slippers in a dark shade of blue by The Row, purchased from the resale company Resee for about €200, a third of what they originally sold for. One friend in a group chat said that if she wore the same size shoes as me, she would murder me for them. I’m not entirely sure she was joking.

Welcome to the cult of The Row, a label established in 2006 by former child stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen selling T-shirts for a couple of hundred dollars. Now? Their £3,000 coats are worn by Katie Holmes and the Duchess of Sussex, fashion editors will only carry their Read the rest

Viral Filter Works Perfect on Black Features, but Can It be Recreated With Makeup?

Photo:  Dan Kitwood / Staff (Getty Images), Screenshot:  Screenshot from Tiktok @avonnasunshine (Other)

Photo: Dan Kitwood / Staff (Getty Images), Screenshot: Screenshot from Tiktok @avonnasunshine (Other)

Yes, I am your typical “Gen-Zer” who has grown up with the good, bad, and ugly realities of social media filters. Instagram, Snapchat, and the infamous TikTok all allow their users to have a little bit of fun by putting filters on their pictures and videos to look like their favorite cartoon characters or animals, or controversially completely changing the shapes of their natural features to look like the Insta baddies that typically achieve their looks through plastic surgery.

So, what is this filter?

Currently, there is a TikTok filter called Bold Glamour that has over 8.2 million videos that have been made with the filter on. What’s making this filter go viral? It gives people that popular, “perfect” bold glam face often seen on celebrities like the Kardashians. Users of the filter get thicker brows, wider

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WATCH: Artist paints AKA on her chest!

Makeup artist Vunene Mabasa shows her latest artwork. Photo from Facebook

Makeup artist Vunene Mabasa shows her latest artwork. Photo from Facebook

ARTIST Vunene Mabasa has used her makeup skills to pay tribute to late rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes. 

She posted a photo of herself, with a makeup portrait depicting the face of AKA on her chest, on Tuesday 21 February.

The 27-year-old from Chavani in Limpopo was praised by many on social media. 

Vunene said the video she shared on social media got 200 000 views within a day, which left her speechless.

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“I wasn’t expecting such a crazy and humbling response. This was my first time sketching a person on my chest, which is very difficult to do compared to drawing on paper,” she said.

“The bookings that started coming in left me so grateful. I can’t thank everyone’s positive energy enough.” 

She said she began doing makeup in 2019

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Kashish Jain’s ‘PK Makeup Studio’ Is Now A Top Beauty Edu Channel Online | News

Makeup artist Kashish Jain is about to complete 2 years of her makeup education channel PK Makeup Studio on youtube. Kashish is known not only for her excellent makeup skills but also for her impactful efforts toward educating, uplifting and motivating people through her channel.  

PK Makeup studio has kept achieving milestone time and again. Owing to the intentions, skills and efforts of Kashish Jain PK. With passing time, more and more people are getting inspired and educated by Kashish and her skills. She has pledged to provide free education to many aspiring makeup artists. She ensures to invest the best of her skills, time and efforts into uplifting future geniuses. 

Talking about her channel, Kashish says, ‘All my efforts are rooted into empowering those who are eager to learn and work. I just provide them with the knowledge I have acquired over the period of

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How K-pop’s Biggest Girl Group Has Taken Luxury Fashion By Storm

In the wee hours Friday morning, a phenomenon will erupt on the internet. Blackpink, the world’s biggest all-girl group and most successful girl group in K-pop history, will release their first new single in nearly two years.

“Pink Venom,” as the song is titled, has already caused a sensation before its release. The past week of teaser images and videos released on social media have crossed millions of eyeballs and inspired frenzy among their fans, a global audience that — judging from the group’s Instagram following alone — is larger than the population of a mid-sized European country. “Pink Venom” is part of the forthcoming album, “Born Pink,” which is expected in mid-September and will be accompanied by a world tour.

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What Blackpink has done better than any girl group before it is leverage fashion as a tool to position its members as larger-than-life idols

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How to shop for a vintage engagement ring

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Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo – Getty Images

When Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton back in 2010 using the sapphire ring that once belonged to his mother Princess Diana, it not only kicked off a trend for colourful engagement rings (still going strong today), but it brought vintage rings to the attention of a new generation of would-be fiancés.

In the years since then, online searches for antique rings have continued to soar. “In today’s world, vintage jewels are exposed to huge audiences via social media, which has led to a growing appreciation for them,” says Henry Bailey, Christie’s Head of Jewellery Department in London.

“Buyers across the luxury markets are also increasingly influenced by sustainability and wearing an antique ring saves on the production of new materials and resources. It’s also an opportunity to acquire unusual and well-made pieces with minimal carbon footprint.”

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Photo credit: WPA Pool – Getty

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