9/8/20 O&A NYC FASHION: Balmain Menswear Fall/Winter 2020-2021

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

8/24/20 O&A NYC DANCE… AND MORE: Peace One Love- Bringing Brooklyn Together

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

6/26/20 O&A NYC FASHION: Naomi Campbell Victoria’s Secret Runway Walk Compilation

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

5/2/20 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Fendi Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 Fashion Show

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

(Repost) 4/27/20 O&A NYC HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Working Out With Naomi Campbell- British Vogue

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

4/21/20 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Kenyan natural bodybuilder Morgan Nakhisa


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.
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11/23/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY- DIVA ALERT!: Diana Ross – Muscles

Muscles (1982)  written and produced by Michael Jackson, and performed by Diana Ross.  Continue reading