While the Percent Jozy Altidore Quiet Now Toronto 2020 shirt. Pledge emphasizes the lack of representation for Black-owned businesses in nationwide stores, its impetus also stemmed from the challenges James faced as a Black woman establishing a luxury brand and navigating the upper echelons of the fashion industry. Even with Something Special, this was at the front of her mind. “My biggest fear in launching that program, if I’m honest with you, was that people were going to look down on it because it was a subscription model and therefore wasn’t considered luxury. The fashion industry is really tough, especially as a Black woman who’s selling a luxury product. There’s a lot of pressure on me personally as a designer to always stay in that space.
Blessed by bountiful sun, it’s easy to lament the usual events of the season. We won’t be celebrating Glastonbury 2020 (until June 2021), and we’ll miss the Wimbledon players in their crisp whites on the manicured verdant Jozy Altidore Quiet Now Toronto 2020 shirt. and the grand slam style of the spectators. Goodbye to the Queen’s daily wave at Ascot and her perfectly executed colour coordination visible from her open top carriage. The anticipated opening of Greg Hersov’s Hamlet at the Young Vic (with Cush Jumbo in the lead), has been rescheduled to Spring next year. And the Tokyo Olympics is now over a year away—which we’ll still miss even though it’s a long way from the British Isles. One of the biggest cultural highs was set to be the David Hockney: Drawing from Life exhibit at The National Portrait Gallery which closed after two weeks. “One of the saddest emails I had to send was to David Hockney to tell him we were closing his exhibition,” shares Dr. Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery (and Hockney’s fellow Yorkshireman). Of course, Hockney’s response was brilliant. “He sent me a picture of a new work, ‘they can’t cancel the spring’, created in his home studio in Normandy.