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Interview With New York Fashion Week Designer David De La Cruz

One of the foremost stylists talks Aailyah, fashion, and designers of color

Designer David De La Cruz and his models will hit the runway at New York…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Leanne Marshall Stuns With Artistic Looks at #NYFW

Season 5 Project Runway winner debuted dresses for every woman's fantasy

The Leanne Marshall fashion show during New York Fashion Week ‘16 (NYFW) was the event…

By Aniesia Williams

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Clothier Rick Moore Teams With Multinational Computer Company To Design Wearable Tech

Entrepreneur uses strategic alliances to grow his Nyla Elise clothing company

Grassroots Clothier Rick Moore seeks to leverage being a brand ambassador for tech giant Lenova.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

By Sirita Wright

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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

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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…

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A Designer Venture

Young entrepreneur promotes economic growth in Africa through fashion

So, in 2009, to assist African designers in having an international presence in the industry,…

By Brittany Hutson

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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…

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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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