In 2015, I became intrigued by the Met Gala based on Rihanna‘s entrance in Chinese couture made by Guo Pei. Riri blew us away in an imperial yellow, fur-trimmed cape with embroidered flora and it was the talk of the town. Embed from Getty Images Fast forward to 2016 and I find myself in a documentary-watching phase on Netflix and I stumble upon The First Monday in May, which follows the creation of the 2015 Met Gala where the theme was “China: Through The Looking Glass”, an exploration of Chinese-inspired fashions.
In the past couple of years I’ve become so fascinated with Taraji P. Henson’s career and it’s growth. These days, she’s on the cover of some of my fave magazines and it has me inspired. In August, we saw her on the cover of W Magazine and now again on Glamour Magazine’s October Cover and Essence Magazine’s November cover. Taraji tells Essence: “I’m just gonna keep amassing an audience. Everything was strategically planned. This is what all my efforts are for.” Essence gives us a preview of her cover interview