Since taking the helm in 2011, creative director Olivier Rousteing has upheld Balmain‘s reputation as the go-to brand for military-inspired pieces with a tough, rebellious edge. Leather, sleek silhouettes and an earthy palette define this brand of sophisticated, luxurious masculinity. Continue reading
By Walter Rutledge
Dance has always been a catalyst for change. In 1936 Martha Graham created her masterwork Chronicles as a weapon against the rising menace of fascism in Germany. In 1959 Donald McKayle’s Rainbow Round My Shoulder evoked the hopelessness and inequality of Black men on a southern prison chain gang. On Saturday August 29 Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn (also known as Creative Outlet or just C.O.) will also use the power of dance to heal a community with Peace One Love, an afternoon of the arts celebrating the spirit of the now internationally recognized Black Lives Matter movement. Continue reading
Naomi Campbell, supermodel, entrepreneur and trailblazer here is the best of Victoria Secrets from the women who taught the runway how to walk. Continue reading
O&A NYC brings you the 10 hottest and most in demand black male models. Continue reading
For the Fendi Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 Collection, Creative Director Silvia Venturini Fendi brings the Fendi man en plein air, out of the virtual space and of the overwhelming immateriality that is so pervasive in the life of today. Continue reading
British Vogue cover star and contributing editor, Naomi Campbell, shares her work out secrets and the 20 minute exercise routine that keeps the supermodel in shape. Continue reading
Kenyan natural bodybuilder Morgan Nakhisa played soccer for years before taking up weight training. The 5’9″, 202 lbs. bodybuilder claims, “The real and the only one black panther from Kenya!” Following his big win in Paris last year, he then trained for his MM Pro debut in Las Vegas 8 weeks later.
O&A NYC brings you 2020’s most exciting top black models.
Muscles (1982) written and produced by Michael Jackson, and performed by Diana Ross. Continue reading
Tyson Beckford, male supermodel and actor, go behind the scenes with featuring interview and runway coverage from as far back as 1996! Continue reading