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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.

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8 Black Influencers to Follow for New York Fashion Week

For all things, New York Fashion Week — including trends, style tips, street-style, and runway news follow these fashion tastemakers on Twitter and Instagram

For all things, New York Fashion Week — including trends, style tips, street-style, and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Self-Taught Swimwear Designer Launches Swimsuit Line for all Sizes

Nigerian-based entrepreneur talks transitioning from supply chain management to fashion & swimwear designer

Nigerian-based entrepreneur talks transitioning from supply chain management to fashion & swimwear designer

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[WATCH] Around the World in Fashion: Top 4 Fashion Week Cities

New York Fashion Week in September kicks off fashion events around the world

New York Fashion Week in September kicks off fashion events around the world.

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New York Fashion Week Africa Set to Start Next Month

Event includes a Luxury Africa conference, exploring retail market trends on the continent

New York Fashion Week Africa (NYFWAFRICA) will launch Sept. 11, highlighting top designers from the…

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TIka Sumpter is a featured celebrity fan in NFL's newest apparel campaigns. (Image: NFL)

NFL Launches New Women’s, Men’s, and Junior Apparel Lines

Actress Tika Sumpter, a Carolina Panther's fan, among featured celebrity endorsers

Actress Tika Sumpter, of ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ among celebrity endorsers of NFL’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Happy Birthday Iman: 10 Career Highlights of a Supermodel Turned Business Woman

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25.

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Almasika Fine Jewelry Taps Into Africa’s Rich Ornamental Heritage

Designer draws inspiration from African lore and her imagination

Catherine Sarr eloquently combines her African roots with her elegant sense of style and fashion…

By Daron Pressley

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Three Young Black Models Rock ‘Teen Vogue’ Cover

Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones, and Lineisy Montero grace the August 2015 issue

Models Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones, and Lineisy Montero grace the August issue of ‘Teen…

By Brittany Dandy

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Harper’s BAZAAR and Waldorf Astoria Hotels Launch Partnership

Consumers can win a stay at the glamorous Trianon Palace Versailles

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Harper’s BAZAAR have launched a year-long partnership.

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[PHOTOS] Women Embrace Black Masculinity in ‘Dandy’ Photoshoot

'Black Attitude' pays homage to women in mens' fashion

Black Attitude releases seven dapper photos that pay homage to black masculinity fashion.

By Brittany Dandy

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Teen ‘Breaks the Internet’ with Prom Dress

Kyemah McEntyre says her designs are a response to the challenges black women face

For 18-year-old Kyemah McEntyre, prom was an opportunity to show off her fashion design skills…

By Brittany Dandy

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Willow Smith is New Face of Marc Jacobs Fall Line

Designer reveals campaign photo and heartfelt message on Instagram

Designer, Marc Jacobs, reveals Willow Smith as new face of fall campaign on Instagram.

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Meet the Brains and Beauty Behind The CurvyCon

Bloggers, Chastity Garner and Cece Olisa, host plus-size women's conference

Bloggers Chastity Garner and Cece Olisa come together to host plus size women’s conference the…

By Brittany Dandy

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BE Modern Man: Check Out This Week’s Ambassador Dr. Kareem J. Merrick

Special program features today's male leaders of color---in their words, their way

BE Modern Man is an integrative 10-week Web initiative that honors the essence, image and…

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Russell Westbrook Spending Spring In Barneys New York

The NBA All Star releases his second collection in his collaboration with Barneys New York just in time for summer

Explore Russell Westbrook’s second output from his collaboration with Barneys New York, titled Westbrook XO.

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[VIDEO] Luxury Retailers Add ‘SMART’ Mirrors to Enhance Fitting Room Experience

Luxury retailers ease customer’s fitting room frustrations

Luxury retailers are implementing ‘SMART’ mirrors to help you do everything from request a shirt…

By Kandia Johnson

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Tia Mowry-Hardrict Lands New Cooking Show

Mowry take on culinary and talks cooking quick heathy meals from her home kitchen

Tia Mowry talks cooking quick healthy meals from her home kitchen on new Cooking Channel…

By Brittany Dandy

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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.

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Fashion and Philanthropy: Bené Scarves is a Small Business With a Big Mission

How Sasha Matthews and Michelle Blue formed friendpreneurship to aid African girls

Bené is not a typical clothing company. It’s where fashion and philanthropy meet. Learn more…

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