Rikki Byrd lives digitally, making herself a bed wherever the World Wide Web is serving good media. She's currently working furiously to balance graduate school in New York alongside climbing the freelance ladder. When she's not writing, you can find her reading other people's writing,–books, poetry, articles–people watching, snapping photos and on the hunt for the nearest $1 pizza spot. She’s a jane of all trades to say the least: 9-5 student by day, poet and photographer on occasion, blogger and fashion connoisseur by habit, journalist for life. Aside from basking in her 20s, Rikki has devastating dreams to change the world with her pen. She hopes that one day you’ll know her name.

This Magazine Cover Opened A Convo We NEED To Have

Since the release of Teen Vogue ’s August 2015 issue last week, the media has been abuzz. And most headlines on the issue include some combination of the following words: “ Teen Vogue Picks The Next Top Models — And None Of Them Are White.” Many of…
By Rikki Byrd

5 Things My Mother Taught Me About Style

It's time to commemorate another year of celebrating our mothers, and/or motherly figures, who have been a guiding light in our upbringing. Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 10. While there is plenty to thank Mom for, one thing we definitely…
By Rikki Byrd

A Sneak Peek Of The Costume Institute's Exhibit

Perhaps one of the biggest fashion events of the year took place on Monday, bringing out a slew of costumed celebrities ascending the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While the stars stunned in unique looks especially made for them, the…
By Rikki Byrd

4 Audrey Hepburn Looks Get A Modern Makeover

Even though it's been over 20 years since her passing, there are few people in this world untouched by Audrey Hepburn's style. The fashion icon is just as relevant today as she was when she dazzled hearts with her dancing, singing, and acting chops,…
By Rikki Byrd

Is Ciara Fashion's New "It" Girl?

You're about to see Ciara's name quite often with the release of her newest album Jackie, titled after her mother's name. After what has seemed like a more-than-overdue wait, the songstress is back to the music airwaves, prepping us for what will…
By Rikki Byrd

Solange's New Look Is An Ode To All Things Green

One day, I shall stop writing about Solange Knowles. Until that day comes (which might actually be never), let us take time to muse over the green ensemble Solange posted to her Instagram yesterday. As with the many posts that fill her social media…
By Rikki Byrd

Rihanna Sports A Health Goth Look In Hawaii

Count on Bad Girl RiRi to try her hand at a style trend and own it. This past week, while vacationing in Hawaii, Rihanna sported a health goth look that will go down in the style trend's history. Of course, the look came with a cool and fierce…
By Rikki Byrd

Cara Delevingne Wins Rising Star Award For Acting

Cara Delevingne is really taking her new acting gig seriously. So much so that this weekend the model-turned-actress was given the Rising Star Award at Cinemacon. From the catwalk to the big screen, she is certainly building quite an impressive…
By Rikki Byrd

Solange's Whitney Museum Look Takes Flight

What's bright and yellow with feathers all over? Some would usually say Big Bird. But Solange Knowle's look from the Whitney Museum of American Art's opening took the Sesame Street character from street to chic in her dazzling number that…
By Rikki Byrd

6 Inspiring Fashion Quotes From Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel has got some serious style — anyone who is anyone knows that. As if her signature glasses and bold outfits weren't enough proof, there are plenty of Iris Apfel quotes about fashion to make it completely official. This week, a documentary…
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Style Inspiration From Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival is making its closing marks this weekend of its 11-day run. On top of the amazing films that showed, some of our favorite blockbuster, and celebrities at Tribeca Film Festival stepped out in smashing looks, which certainly made…
By Rikki Byrd

American Apparel Is Starting An Educational Blog

Since the exit of its CEO Dov Charney, American Apparel has been making strides, in what some believe is the right direction. Paula Schneider replaced Charney in January 2015, and now plans on launching an American Apparel educational blog for the…
By Rikki Byrd

What Will Our Favorite Celebs Wear To The Met Gala

Our favorite annual celebration at the Costume Institute is slated for May 4th, and anyone who is a fan of fashion knows that it tops all red carpets of the year. So it is only natural to ask: What will celebrities wear to the Met Gala? After all,…
By Rikki Byrd

Cannes Film Festival Will Not Permit Selfies

As the stars get ready to hit the red carpet for Cannes Film Festival, they might want to make a note to keep their phones in their pockets or in their handbags. It has officially been announced that Cannes Film Festival will ban all selfies this…
By Rikki Byrd

Three Friends Find Doppelgangers Around The World

By now it's common to spot celebrity lookalikes; it's actually quite fun. However, going on the hunt for our own doppelgänger isn't a practice we're used to picking up when we've run out of things to do. That's not the case for three friends who…
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Why SJP Refuses To Give Out Fashion Advice

Sarah Jessica Parker (SJP) is synonymous with the fashion industry. But despite the fact that she has certainly risen to the top of the fashion throne, Sarah Jessica Parker refuses to give out fashion advice. But, it's not because she doesn't want…
By Rikki Byrd

Cara D. Is Taking Her Acting Career Very Seriously

Models sometimes get a bad representation when they decide to step off the runway and branch out, career-wise. They are often objectified and silenced, which is extraordinarily unfortunate since they often are beyond talented in fields other than…
By Rikki Byrd

Channel Beyonce's Anniversary Style

The American royal family is taking over Hawaii! Beyoncé and husband Jay Z celebrated their seven-year anniversary as the Carters with a beachside vacation. The power couple has worked together to dominate the music industry, but they are currently…
By Rikki Byrd

These Girls Won Prom 2015 In Alternative Styles

The arrival of spring means we're anticipating warmer temperatures, flowers blooming, shedding our coats, and, oh, did I mention warmer temperatures? It also births the most anticipated season for teens: prom. While some stick to the traditional…
By Rikki Byrd

Did Nicki Minaj Just Tease Her Air Jordan Collab?

Celebrity collaborations are all the talk these days. As soon as one collections drops, another one is teased, sending us into a frenzy of how we're going to find the money to rack up on all of these goods. Such is this the case with our favorite…
By Rikki Byrd