Maya Angelou’s provocative words have inspired many a generation. She wrote 'Phenomenal Woman' over 30 years ago, yet the words still seem as relevant and poignant as they did when she first penned them. Women have advanced, yet the social construct restraining them has not. We wanted to explore this juxtaposition and create an edit that would appeal to the contemporary woman. Strong, empowered, confident.
Angelou’s ‘Phenomenal Woman’ is the spirit of our collection.
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I’m telling lies.
It’s in the reach of my arms,
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I’m a woman