Colorful Style, Determining Your Narrative, Style Influencing Art, and More w/ Reyna N.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
18h ago
In this season 12 opening episode, I talk to Artist, Reyna Noriega, about style speaking without using words, not worrying about what others think, a style memory centered on baggy clothes, shopping for pieces she loves, going back to your inner child, through style, why she likes to follow designers and stylists, her love of interesting accessories, the challenge of mixing colors and prints, why Black deserve to show up boldly, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Jacquemus {Silver Pochette Bag} Cult Gaia Oseree Feather Set Hanifa Farm Rio The Attico AREA Saks  Neiman Marcus MyTh ..read more
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Changing Style, Growing Up In Barbados, Creating From Scratch, and More w/ Gloria B.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
2M ago
In this season finale episode, I talk with Gloria Bissessar about stepping into a more classy style, the influence of having a mom as a seamstress, the influence of growing up in the 70s, why she doesn’t like brick and mortar stores but likes trying things on, learning and relearning how to make clothes and patterns, being inspired by New York street style, why she’s crushing on Lorie Harvey’s style, the struggle of finding the perfect accessories, the luxury retailer that offers same day delivery, being the stylish co-worker everyone wants to talk to, not letting age limit your style, and muc ..read more
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Playful Style, Creating Clothes, A Love of Black Designers, and More w/ Keresse D.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
2M ago
Disclaimer:  There’s something weird going on with my sound in this episode ?, but I couldn’t let that keep me from sharing this great convo! In this episode, I talk to Keresse Dorcely about style being a visual representation of your personality, her style being classic with a twist, why she’s likely to be found laughing at a funeral {she’s the one we need to be sitting by, lol}, the outfit from her childhood that made her know she wanted to be stylish, moving to the beat of her own drum, understanding how colonialism once affected her self-worth and beauty ideals, the experiences that l ..read more
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External Expression, Being a Sneaker Enthusiast, A Love of Prep Style, and More w/ Mecca W.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
2M ago
In this episode I converse with Mecca Williams about why her style is like a good pot of gumbo, the early influence of the Muslim community, a continued love of 90s hip hop and music videos, why Pharell, Coleman Domingo, and Trinidad James are her style crushes, the significance of Black pride and Black heritage, her love-hate relationship with coats, the struggle of finding button down shirts with large breasts, using style to inspire others in her work as a therapist, why we owe it to our ancestors to have pride in how we look, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Anthropologie  ..read more
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Casual Chic Style, A Love of Denim, Creating Moodboards, and More w/ Kemi A.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
3M ago
In this episode I speak to Kemi Ajibare about her evolving style, why one of her style memories is connected to skinny jeans, being intentional about her personal style, how we both screenshot things and forget about them, lol, using style to determine how others perceive you, chronicling the things she tries on in stores, shopping the sale section first, how transitioning back into the office is affecting her style, leaning into comfort, why she considers style to be a journey, not a destination, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Net-A-Porter Maison Margiela Shopbop Mango Cos & ..read more
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Being An Envelope Pusher, Comfortable Style, The Power of a Woman, and More w/ Tinea P.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
3M ago
In this episode I chat with Tinea Porter about why your personal style is your resume, having a feminine and strong mother, being inspired by music videos, Peggy Bundy as an underrated style icon, her go to site for long pants, how plus-size clothing can improve, why looking good is important for her as a hairstylist, where she shops for hats, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Pretty Little Thing Fashion Nova ASOS Akira Amazon Target Foot Locker  Lack of Color Follow Tinea on Instagram here and here!   Give this episode a listen, rate BSA on Apple or Spoti ..read more
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A Love of Hats, Style As Self-Awareness, Taking Risks, and More w/ Kim Y.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
3M ago
In this episode I converse with Kim Young about how she useless style as a form of rebellion, being inspired by Isaac Hayes, the influence of Black church, thrifting with her mom and having the freedom to be curious with style, as a girl, the importance of functionality, why she considers her style to be a mix of Tracee Ellis Ross and John Mayer, how white people respond to her style in her work as a Social Worker, the role her hair plays in her style, why knowing your inner self is key to style, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Goorin Brothers Shady Days Hats Poshmark Nuuly Free ..read more
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Style As A Visual Resume, Experimentation, Making Moodboards and More w/ Khleo A.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
3M ago
In this episode I speak to Khleo Armstrong about being a moody dresser, not letting clothes wear you, moving from California to Atlanta as a teen, honing in on your personal style, being inspired by people watching, still being a Tumblr girl, her three style crushes, using hair in her style, name brand vintage, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Vestaire Collective London Girl NYC Follow Khleo on Instagram and Tik Tok! Give this episode a listen, rate BSA on Apple or Spotify, and share it with a friend. Connect with Black Style Anecdotes on Instagram, Facebook, and P ..read more
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Being a Vintage Girl, Old Tv Shows As Inspiration, Dressing For Yourself, and More w/ Courtney B.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
4M ago
In this episode I talk it up with Courtney Blackwell about why she's more into style than fashion, her recent move to NYC, how thrifting has become trendy, the struggle of overshopping {we've all been there, lol}, dressing like her cousin growing up, our love of "The Golden Girls," how her style differs from her friends, enjoying dramatic shoulders in her tops, and much more. In this episode she mentions: Na-kd Mara Hoffman Tiffany Battle Follow Courtney on Instagram !   Give this episode a listen, rate BSA on Apple or Spotify, and share it with a friend. Connect with Bla ..read more
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Colorful Style, Gravitating Towards Dresses, Shopping Your Closet, and More w/ Kimberly A.
Black Style Anecdotes Podcast
by Rocquelle Porch
4M ago
In this episode I chat with Kimberly Anderson about how she uses clothes to brighten her day, her longtime love of shopping, the affect being a New Yorker has on her style, the influence of her Jamaican parents, the effortlessness of Tracee Ellis Ross, her current cargo jeans obsession, the challenges of shopping online, how Black women use style to recreate daily, and much more. In this episode she mentions: H&M Zara Micas Commense Follow Kimberly on Instagram and Tik Tok!    Give this episode a listen, rate BSA on Apple or Spotify, and share it with a friend. Con ..read more
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