The Year of Misty Copeland

This has been a great year for Misty Copeland.
The first African-American woman to be promoted to principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater, the largest endorsement deal for a woman with Under Armour, the cover of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and an autobiography that became a NYTimes bestseller.

Misty Copeland Essence September Issue

photo credit:  Essence Magazine

And now she is the Cover Girl for Essence magazine’s September Issue.   Misty is wearing a Continue reading

Cover Girl Imaan Hammam: Living History

Written by:  Christina Madry and Wayta Patmo

New Icon, New Season, New Vogue

That’s what the September Issue of Vogue Netherlands translates to.   Being the second model of color to ever grace the cover, with Kinee Diouf being the first, we hope the magazine lives up to its cover story proclamation of a New Season at Vogue.   Imaan Hammam Vogue Netherlands-september-2015

photo credit:  Marc de Groot for Vogue Netherlands

Dutch born and of Egyptian and Moroccan descent, the magazine features Imaan in Continue reading