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Fashion and Law Mingle at New York Fashion Week

Models, lawyers and designers learn from each other

Models, lawyers and designers learn from each other

By Demetria Irwin

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Kevan Hall (Image: Dan Lecca)

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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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off annually, showcasing designs from the best of the best in the industry. Top models, celebrities, and tastemakers come from around the world to see the latest trends in one of the top fashion capitals. 


Most view the multi-million-dollar end product of a week's worth of events--- whether from the front row, via the Web, or television---with major focus on the models and designers featured in the forefront. But the ultimate goal of such presentations is purchases and profits, and those behind the scenes ensure that goal is met.


Take a look at five black fashion industry professionals making power moves beyond the runway, whether it's behind a lens or in front of it. ---Christian Law

Behind Fashion Week: 5 Black Professionals To Watch in 2012

As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week continues, we take a look at five young black fashion industry…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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J. Alexander's schooled the best of the best in the fashion industry, from Naomi Campbell to Tyra Banks, and even made his debut as a model on Jean Paul Gaultier's catwalk. The Bronx-native took his dreams international, carving out a niche for himself as a runway coach, author and television personality. 


As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off in New York today, take a chapter from his book of success with these tips that will ensure longevity in an industry filled with overnight successes and fleeting fame. --- Sirita Wright

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…

By Sirita Wright

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