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Making of a Black Supermodel; Pat Cleveland’s Memoir ‘Walking With the Muses’

Pat Cleveland's memoir divulges details on her life as an international supermodel

An exciting account of the adventures of fashion model Pat Cleveland—one of the first black…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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‘E! News’ Fashion Correspondent and Wardrobe Stylist Stacee Michelle Talks Careers in Fashion

Fashionista extraordinaire Stacee Michelle shares how she got her start in the fashion industry, and advises how others can do the same

Lights, cameras, action!
Fashion correspondent and wardrobe stylist, Stacee Michelle, has explored neatly every professional facet of fashion.…

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4 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss Epic & Co.’s Trunk Show

Network with top influencers and innovators on at a rooftop lounge overlooking the Manhattan skyline

Epic & Co. is hosting its seventh annual Trunk Show this weekend in New York…

By Cristie Leondis

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Then & Now: 10 Global Influencers of Color in Activism, Arts, Fashion and More

Innovators who set legacies and the international members of the new school carrying the torch

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, here’s 10 global influencers of color from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Under Armour Announces Global Partnership With Dwayne Johnson

Deal includes actor-inspired apparel and the star's involvement in brand's philanthropy

Under Armour announced a global partnership with the dynamic actor, producer and global superstar Dwayne…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Designer Brett Johnson Presents Autumn Winter Collection at New York Fashion Week

Johnson spotlights off-duty fashion

The 2016 line of Italian-made fashion, featured embossed nubuck leathers, luxurious suedes, brushed cottons, natural…

By Kandia Johnson

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Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy

The former model and beauty entrepreneur welcomes son York with boyfriend Erik Asla

Tyra Banks is a brand-new mom! The beauty entrepreneur and former supermodel announced the birth…

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[WATCH] Zendaya Is New Face of CoverGirl

The actress' first CoverGirl TV commercial will air live during the Grammys on Feb. 15

On Thursday, January 21, 19-year-old actress Zendaya shared on Instagram that she is the newest…

By Cristie Leondis

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[WATCH] Kevin Hart Gets His Own Line of Nike Kicks

'Ride Along 2' co-star becomes first actor/entertainer to have his own cross trainer

Comedian Kevin Hart has his own Nike sneaker, dubbed “Hustle Harts,” reportedly becoming the first…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Jaden Smith is New Face of Louis Vuitton Womenswear Line

Teen actor continues gender-bending fashion statements

Jaden Smith is adding luxury endorsements to his resume, becoming the face of Louis Vuitton’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Kanye West’s New ‘Yeezy Boost 350’ Sneaker Sells Out Immediately

On Dec. 26, the official Adidas Twitter account tweeted: "#YEEZYBOOST 350 is now sold out online in the U.S."

On Saturday, Dec. 26, Kanye West’s new sneaker line, Yeezy Boost 350 launched worldwide and…

By Cristie Leondis

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Meet 5 Black Models Who Kill the Runway

Maria Borges is first model to rock natural hair down the lingerie brand's catwalk

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2015 aired on CBS. Take a…

By Cristie Leondis

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Drake Opens Flagship Store for Clothing Line OVO

Hip-Hop star ventures into fashion entrepreneurship

Drake announced the opening of his October’s Very Own (OVO) flagship store in Los Angeles,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Launches College Tour with Wouri Vice, Kimberly Goldson and More

Harlem's Fashion Row kicks off multi-city college tour for aspiring fashion careerists

Harlem’s Fashion Row kicks off college tour for aspiring fashion careerists.

By Kandia Johnson

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NYFW SS16 Recap

New York Fashion Week Recap

NYFW showcased Spring/Summer 2016 collections from the designers we love, along with a few new faces

New York Fashion Week (NYFW) launched the Spring/Summer 2016 collections from the designers we love…

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MC Lyte, Bethann Hardison, Catherine L. Hughes and More Honored at 9th Annual ADCOLOR Awards

ADCOLOR celebrates diversity in marketing, advertising, PR and entertainment

ADCOLOR hosts awards show to celebrate diversity in marketing, advertising, PR & and entertainment.

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Janelle Monae is the Face of COVERGIRL’s Star Wars Collaboration

The galaxy superstar rocks the brands limited edition Resistance Pilot look

Galaxy superstar Janelle Monae rocks COVERGIRL’s limited edition Resistance Pilot look.

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NYFW Spotlight: Harlem Fashion Row Honors Multicultural Designers and Influencers

Multicultural fashion designers honored at Harlem Fashion Row awards and fashion show

Multicultural fashion designers and influencers honored at Harlem Fashion Row awards and fashion show

By Kandia Johnson

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Angela Simmons and Harlem Globetrotters Presents 90th Anniversary Collection Fashion Show

Angela Simmons teams up with Harlem Globetrotters to present anniversary collection for NYFW

Angela Simmons teams up with Harlem Globetrotters to present anniversary collection for NYFW.

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Don’t Embarrass Yourself During Fashion Week: 12 Frequently Mispronounced Words

Avoid pronunciation faux pas by learning how to say commonly mispronounced words in fashion

Avoid pronunciation faux pas by learning how to say commonly mispronounced words in fashion.

By Kandia Johnson

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