FASHION SPOTLIGHT: INSECURE STAR ISSUE FOR GLAMOUR "THE TV ISSUE" OCTOBER 2018

FASHION SPOTLIGHT: INSECURE STAR ISSUE FOR GLAMOUR "THE TV ISSUE" OCTOBER 2018

Photographs by

Petra Collins

Styled by

Stella Greenspan

Brief Excerpt of cover story by: Angelica Nwandu founder of "The Shade Room"

Rae’s own story began in Los Angeles, where she was born. (Her father is a doctor from Senegal; her mother is a schoolteacher from Louisiana.) The family detoured to Potomac, Maryland, until Rae was in sixth grade, when they moved back to Southern California, to View Park. “There was a certain age where I was like, ‘I know I’m the shit,’ ” she says of that time. “And then it was middle school where I was like, ‘Oh, I’m not attractive to other people. The guys I go after don’t see me that way.’ ”Rae’s own story began in Los Angeles, where she was born. (Her father is a doctor from Senegal; her mother is a schoolteacher from Louisiana.) The family detoured to Potomac, Maryland, until Rae was in sixth grade, when they moved back to Southern California, to View Park. “There was a certain age where I was like, ‘I know I’m the shit,’ ” she says of that time. “And then it was middle school where I was like, ‘Oh, I’m not attractive to other people. The guys I go after don’t see me that way.’ ”

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Marni tank top, $940. Ventrone Chronicles hoops, $50. Miranda Frye necklace, $98, bracelet, $80. Simon Miller pants, $210.

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Telfar blouse, $550. H&M bodysuit, $50. Ventrone Chronicles hoops, $50.

I don’t feel as naive as I once was. I’m way more confident in what I bring to the table now
— GLAMOUR
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Area dress, $595. Ventrone Chronicles hoops, $50. Miranda Frye necklace, $98, bracelet, $80.

 

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Molly Goddard jacket. Gap pants, $60. Ventrone Chronicles hoops, $50. Miranda Frye bracelet, $80.

Season three of Insecure is on HBO now. Angelica Nwandu is the founder of The Shade Room.

This story originally appeared in the October 2018 Issue of Glamour.

 

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CELEBRITY COVERGIRL: JANET JACKSON GRACES COVER OF INSTYLE MAGAZINE "THE BEAUTY ISSUE" OCTOBER 2018

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