Social media possesses the unique ability to garner major clientele that normally wouldn’t have access to up-and-coming designers. The digital sphere has proved that it can be an integral tool for creatives to share their work. All it takes is one celebrity to see, love, and share a breakout designer's work for the new designer to reach stardom.

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Trying to make it in Hollywood as an actor or actress can prove to be an impenetrable challenge. Some people spend years auditioning and spend thousands of dollars on acting coaches just to fall short of nailing the role that they had been so eager to earn. Hollywood has its way of forcing people to mold themselves into characters that don't quite fit their persona, which is not a simple thing to do. But like everything in life, there are normally exceptions to the rule. Actor Lucas’Black’s southern pride proves to be the exception that rarely ever makes it to the big screen. 

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In artistic fields, people are driven away out of fear for not being able to support themselves as a creator. Despite these anxieties, passion is ultimately what drives the artist, not distresses about income or specialized training. California-based artist Christen Austin shifted from an education in science to a career as an artist. She has become an artist that works on “Capturing the essence of African American culture within a beautifully modern and surreal aesthetic.”

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Some fashion designers like Maximillian Davis took the COVID-19 lockdown as an opportunity to create something unique to send the world a message of unity, strength, and solidarity. 

Davis is a fashion star in London who highlights Black elegance by making his fashion debut in 2020. Davis said that a lot of his designs are inspired by his Trinidadian roots, in his grandmother and their connection to the Carnival as well as inspiration drawn from a family friend who was his tailor for over a decade—which led to his SS21 Breakout Collection.  

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When you move into a new apartment or a new house, you are most likely going to be thrown into the spotlight involuntarily. As relatives and friends herd to your new oasis, so do their opinions. When it comes to interior design, it can be overwhelming for some but soothing for others. Those accent pillows that you thought paired well with your couch are met with your mother's distasteful satisfaction. You long for each room to tell its own story but as the days go by, you just can’t get the storyline right. Interior Designer Saudah Saleem says that your home's curb appeal is the first impression, so you may want to start with your front door. 

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American Fashion Designer Thom Browne has made a name for himself in menswear and womenswear and uniform-esque designs; he has had celebrities and influential figures such as actress Kristen Stewart and former First Lady Michelle Obama wear his label to events from the red carpet to presidential inaugurations. Although he has been known for his lines for adults, he has recently come out with a new clothing line for children, composed of uniforms —not the usual choice for kids’ fashion.

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