Here’s Why Bath and Body Works Missed the Mark with Their Black History Month Collection

Many retail outlets are showing their support for Black culture and history this Black History Month. One of those outlets is Bath and Body Works. The retailer has a cult following who lines up for hours to grab their candles and wall flowers when they have their big yearly sales. This year, BBW released a limited edition collection in honor or Black History Month as … Continue reading Here’s Why Bath and Body Works Missed the Mark with Their Black History Month Collection

Fashion and Black History: Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell

Owner of one of the first African American modeling agencies, Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell was a native of Edgefield, South Carolina. She relocated to New York City in the 1930s with her family. It was there she would enter into the Vogue School of Modeling at the age of seventeen. Ophelia would model for seven years before deciding to open up her own modeling agency to aid … Continue reading Fashion and Black History: Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell