Jessica Ping-Wild is a model, content creator, and triple-threat. Ping-Wild was born with CHILD syndrome, a genetic condition that causes skin, limb, and, in some cases, organ deficiencies on one side of the body. Specifically, she was born with a shortened arm and a shortened leg that doctors further amputated when she was only a couple of months old. Due to her limited mobility, Ping-Wild sometimes uses mobility aids such as a wheelchair, thus inspiring her lifestyle blog called The Rolling Explorer.
Denise Brown is not just a mother, stylist, teacher, and motivational speaker. Denise Brown is an inspiration. As a young woman, Denise encountered drugs, a neglectful mother, gangs, and placement in the foster care system. Yet, she did not let her early life struggles define her. While some may have
We had the opportunity to speak with Mandy Coffey. Mandy is a digital entrepreneur and joyful full figured model based in Arizona. As a single mom to 3 young kids, she dedicates her social media platforms to spreading positivity in hopes of leaving the world that she raises her kids in a better place. This entire interview can be summed up in one quote: “Beauty is in the heart of the beholder” by H.G. Wells. Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and it is important to internally commit to self-love.
The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion Documentary recently had its debut on Netflix on July 22nd. This documentary profiles Black visionaries in fashion who rewrote narratives on the runway and turned hip-hop style into a global phenomenon. The documentary features interviews with hip-hop fashion pioneers Misa Hylton, April Walker, Kerby Jean-Raymond and Dapper Dan. We had the exceptional opportunity to sit down with both directors (Lisa Cortés & Farah Z. Khalid) and talk about the film, social justice, and the social, positive impact of the genre of hip-hop.