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

3/21/20 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Ludovic de Saint Sernin Men’s Spring/Summer 2020

Wet’n’Wild broke the Internet by giving a youth nothing but a beige towel to wear to make his turn around the pool. “Oh, my goodness,” breathed a lady in the audience.

”Transparently obvious at first sight: first out, walking alongside a conceptual pool atop the Pompidou Centre was a completely see-through white organza suit, shown on a boy. Second, a lissome latter-day Kate Moss–alike in a white water-dampened spaghetti-strap slip dress. 

2/2/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES EXTRA!: Marco Marco NYFW SS’19 Backstage Interviews

Designer, Marco Morante made history on September 8th by showcasing the first ever all trans model group during New York Fashion Week. Continue reading

11/10/18 O&A NYC IT’S SATURDAY- EXTRA!!! FASHION: Versace- Fall Winter 2018/2019

The Versace 2018- 2019 fall/winter collection featured old-but-new logo pins glinted on the outerwear. There was animalia aplenty in zebra- and tiger-stripe overcoats for men and women. Continue reading

2/10/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY EXTRA! – ANYTHING GOES: The Versace Tribute Collection- Spring/Summer 2018

“This collection is a Tribute to the life and works of Gianni. Continue reading

11/10/17 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Moschino’s “Empress’ New Clothes” Dress Costs $700

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Everyone knows the story of the Emperor’s New Clothes- the story of a gullible king whose vanity leads him to parade down the streets naked. Now for the mere fee of $700 Moschino will help you recreate the same royal feeling of public nakedness. Continue reading

9/5/17 O&A NYC FASHION: Gucci Fall Winter 2017- Women’s and Men’s Fall Winter 2017 Collection

The first unified Gucci fashion show, the Women’s and Men’s Fall Winter 2017 Collection was inspired by the Alchemist’s Garden. Creative director Alessandro Michele’s lineup included ruffled gowns and suiting strewn with floral prints, T-shirts scrawled with artist Coco Capitán’s writing and accessories laden with animal hardware. Continue reading