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FIT Flaunts Black Fashion Designers and Their Creations in New Exhibit

The Museum at FIT, located at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, is spotlighting generations…

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

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Designer Follows Mom’s Footprints with Luxury Leather Handbags

This designer makes luxury attainable for all women

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As little girls, probably more of us than not watched our mothers in…

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Fashion Designer Laurie Underwood Talks Inspiration Behind Creating Wanda Grace

She began creating her own clothing at the age of nine

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At the age of nine, Laurie Underwood began designing and creating her own clothing. Focusing on…

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Kanye West’s $350 Sneakers Restock After Selling Out

Yeezy's high-priced kicks prove to be a must-have among fans

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Kanye West may need to work on his award show etiquette, but one thing…

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Deidre Jefferies Talks ‘Kingdom’, Shares Wealth with Fashion Designers

This rising designer talks her label and fashion's money resources

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Deidre Jefferies was born and raised in D.C. where she was inspired by the…

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Must Reads: 3 Fabulous Books to Inspire Fashion and Design Professionals

These books were all created by African Americans

Here are three books every fashion and design enthusiast should read and aspiring professionals can…

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Africa Fashion Week New York: 7 Global Designers to Watch

New York City, September 10, 2014- The runway show for Africa Fashion Week New York…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: Top 10 Leaders in the Fashion Industry

Top females making boss moves in the industry

As New York Fashion Week continues, we’ve rounded up 10 power women of color in…

By Courtney Connley

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BET Kicks Off Fashion Week with Inaugural “BET On Fashion” Event

Event showcased talent of seven rising black designers

BET Networks held its inaugural “BET On Fashion” event Sept. 3 to help kick off…

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Designer Nate Willis: “The Man Behind Drake’s Owl Design”

The 2011 BET Awards changed this young designer's life

The 2011 BET Awards changed this young designer’s life

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UBR Spotlight: Award-Winning Designer Kevan Hall

More on the entrepreneurs, business strategies and economic news on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: Fashion designer Kevan Hall and small business consultant…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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UBR Spotlight: DeanZign’s Angela Dean Delivers Celebrity Style

More on the entrepreneurs, business strategies and economic news on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: Designer Angela Dean; money maven Deborah Owens.

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Fashion Week Spotlight: J Alexander’s 5 Tips for Career Success

Here's how you can make your mark on the style industry

Catwalk icon J. Alexander has seen more than a decade of success. Just in time…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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