Browsing Category

Andre Leon Talley

3 In Andre Leon Talley/ Featured

Claire’s Life: Attending Andre Leon Talley’s Memorial Service in Harlem with Marc Jacobs, Naomi Campbell, Anna Wintour, and More; Dream Big + Do the Work

For many years in the fashion industry, I felt like an outsider. Despite my deep desire to work at a glossy high fashion magazine, I received rejection letter after rejection letter when sending over my resume. I ultimately started my own website FashionBombDaily.com out of necessity, as an outlet to satiate my passion for writing and fashion. All along the way, Andre Leon Talley stood to me as a beacon of what was possible. Because of him, I believed it…

Continue Reading →

0 In Andre Leon Talley/ Bomb Life 101/ Featured

Lessons from My Father: Reflections on the Legacy of Andre Leon Talley

On January 2nd, my biological father, J. Georges Sulmers, died, suddenly, at the age of 75. And merely a few weeks later on January 18th, my symbolic fashion father, Andre Leon Talley, died, suddenly, at age 73. As fathers go, both were flawed individuals. Both were trailblazers, making a way out of no way, battling all grades of discrimination and adversity to become one of the first in their fields. And both, over the course of their lives and missteps,…

Continue Reading →

1 In Andre Leon Talley/ Claire's Life/ Featured

Op-Ed: Andre Leon Talley’s Interview on BBC HardTalk + 5 Reasons We Should Celebrate and not Denigrate Andre Leon Talley

My colleague from London sent me a Facebook message a few days ago, telling me that former Vogue Creative Director Andre Leon Talley was on BBC Hardtalk. He wrote, “He literally shouts the entire 30 minutes. The Host is like, ‘Shouldn’t you have done more to help black people earlier in your career?’ and sparks fly!” Check out the interview below: As per the name of the show, the interviewer asks Mr. Talley hard questions like, “In the late 70’s,…

Continue Reading →

0 In Andre Leon Talley/ Books/ Featured

Andre Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches: On Molestation, Halston’s Alleged Cocaine Use & Lost Love From Lagerfeld, Wintour, His Mother, and More

“In 2020 one makes one’s own rules, as long as you have knowledge to watch your back. Dreams can come true for anyone who wants to become. Fear is no longer a barrier.” The Chiffon Trenches, Page 262 Andre Leon Talley’s latest memoir, the Chiffon Trenches, has been making headlines for the past few weeks, as a tome that torches former colleague and Vogue Editrix, Anna Wintour. Though the Devil Wears Prada book turned movie gave us a glimpse into…

Continue Reading →

0 In Andre Leon Talley/ Claire's Life/ Fashion Bomb Daily Shop/ Featured

Claire’s Life: Attending the Tamron Hall Show Featuring Andre Leon Talley and Upcoming Designers Denzel Parris, Kidde Itto, Kelsey Randall, and More!

Yesterday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a taping of the Tamron Hall Show! After ten years at the Today Show, Tamron Hall has stepped out with her own show! The audience was packed with enthusiastic guests from Atlanta, Baltimore, Connecticut, and Canada, from various backgrounds, ages, and spaces! The group to my right was in town celebrating a friend’s birthday, while the pair to my left were on an adorable mother/son date. Audience members all over were fly, fresh,…

Continue Reading →

Page 1 of 2
1 2