Janelle Monae's "Tightrope"—and that fabulous pompadour!—is animated, fresh, and just downright moving. Oddly enough she reminds me of a modern day Otis meets jivin' James Brown [Mom is probably cringing at that comparison]. Care to dance?
I was destined to be a part of the creative world—between my early obsession with Fashion Plates and declaration at a young age that Jem was more hip than Barbie, it was just a matter of time until my fondness for design became a career. A Louisiana native, I moved to New York and led the wholesale divisions for Hollywould and Jill Stuart, as well as designed with couturier Ralph Rucci. With my husband and our furry daughter, Burkly Deluxe, we embarked on a few years of overseas adventures in Malaysia. We are now back Stateside “Inside the Loop” in Houston, Texas.