A master post of the most influential British BME women of my pre-teen childhood (1998 - 2005). If you don’t know, get to know.
Konnie Huq: Television Presenter, Blue Peter (1997 - 2008)
Lisa Maffia: Singer, Member of So Solid Crew (1998-)
Dominique Moore: Actor, The Queen’s Nose (2000 - 2003), UGetMe (2003 - 2005) and The Crust (2005)
Archie Panjabi: Actor, East is East (1999) and Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Montanna Thompson: Actor, The Story of Tracy Beaker (2002 - 2011) and The Queen’s Nose (2000)
Mutya Buena: Singer (1998-): Member of Sugababes (1998-2005)
Jamelia: Singer (1999-)
Angelica Bell: Television Presenter, CBBC (2000 - 2006)
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"It’s the age of celebrity. It’s the age of social media. But for we old school girls who don’t want to show up at every single event just ‘cause… I don’t tweet–I have nothing to say. I’m not on Facebook. I mean it sounds like I have plenty to say, but that’s to people who I’m in a room with. I’m not that interesting, and the rest is none of your business." - Gina Torres
The Outnet will celebrate five years with the help of designers and brands like Balmain, Chloé, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta, Jason Wu, Eddie Borgo and Nicholas Kirkwood.
On April 29, the e-tailer will release an exclusive 17-piece apparel and accessories collection to fete the anniversary. For More
[above: Chanel Iman in a Preen by Thornton Bregazzi skirt from The Outnet’s fifth anniversary collection. Courtesy Photo]