Rashida Renée Ward
Rashida Renée Ward is a fashion archivist and artist best known for her influential Tumblr and Instagram archive How To Be A Fucking Lady. Her preservation and promotion of Black women’s art has helped shape the cultural zeitgeist of the internet.
A muse to celebrated Chicago photographer Elizabeth De La Piedra, Rashida was the subject of the photo exhibition RASHIDA in New York City, which led to features in Nylon and i-D. She has been photographed by Inez and Vinoodh for C☆NDY, and interviewed about beauty at Into The Gloss.
Rashida is based in California. She is at work on a book about Black femininity and the Black transgender experience through the lenses of fashion, art, and popular culture.