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Fresh Take: 5 Rappers Interpret Fashion with Their Own Brands

Step up your swag with these fresh takes on fashion

Of the vast lessons hip-hop has taught us over the years, one of the most…

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Mo’Ne Davis Launches Sneaker Line to Help Girls in Poverty

This little leaguer is giving back in a big way

Mo’Ne Davis just gave us all one more reason to love her. The history-making teen…

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Rihanna Makes History as First Black Spokeswoman for Dior

RiRi raises the style bar once more

Pop star sets another marker in history as the first black ambassador for Dior.

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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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Black Beauty: 6 Women Who Made History with Major Beauty Brands

These stunners tear down beauty's barriers

The beauty of black women cannot be denied. Our never-ending array of skin tones and…

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5 Networking Events to Break Into the Fashion Industry

These conferences and workshops will help you gain the necessary tools

The fashion industry is notorious for its exclusivity, and finding a way to break in…

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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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Behind the Red Carpet with Wardrobe Stylist Carmen Lilly

Wardrobe stylist talks making it the fashion industry

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Behind red carpet appearances, award show performances and street style looks, there are wardrobe…

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HFR Conversations: Black Editors and Designers on Race and Fashion

Black editors and designers share their experiences in the industry

BlackEnterprise.com concluded our New York Fashion week with “Harlem’s Fashion Row Conversation Series: Editorial Diversity…

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Zendaya Responds to Racist Hair Comment

The singer blasted back at Giuliana Rancic for her derogatory comments on her locks

At the 2015 Oscars on Feb. 22, 18-year-old singer and Disney star Zendaya opted to…

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Donna Karan International Fashion Executive Is Building and Strengthening A Global Brand

Felita Harris discusses opportunities for luxury goods in the digital age

Felita Harris (@msfashionbiz) is one of the most powerful women in the luxury retail industry.…

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Fashionista Invents New Shoe Accessory to Make Walking a Breeze

Walking is easier and more stylish, thanks to Tracey

Walking seems simple enough, right? You place one foot in front of the other and…

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12 Quotes from Black Fashion Icons

Gain inspiration from some of our past and present leaders in style

As we continue to celebrate African Americans who shaped our history and breathed life into…

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From Tech to Style: Web Developer Launches E-Commerce Fashion Retailer

ERIN/ANDERSON provides quality at an affordable price

There’s no doubt that millennial women are hustlers. Avonda Turner is the definition of a…

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3 Wearable Tech Devices to Help Keep Your Children Safe

These gadgets can aid in monitoring your children and responding to emergencies

Check out wearable tech options that can help you monitor your children daily.

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Wearable Technology That Looks Stylish

Here are a few "smart" pieces to add to your wardrobe

Wearable technology is usually synonymous with square clunky forms and huge hardware. But several designers…

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How to Look and Travel Smart in 2015

Incorporate these five technologies into your life this year

Thanks to our obsession with smartphones, the word “smart” has taken on a whole new…

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Supermodel Jourdan Dunn Makes British Vogue’s First Black Cover Girl in 12 Years

Jourdan Dunn's latest feat may further confirm fashion's bias

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British Vogue’s halted white streak may be a cause for celebration or a slap in the…

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Fashion Meets Function with Wearable Technology In 2015

Are you ready for the revolution?

Most of us are familiar with wearable technology by its clunky and square form. But…

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‘Looking Fly on a Dime’ Author Patrice J. Williams Offers Tips for Saving in Style

Patrice J. Williams shares how she keeps her fashion and her funds

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Patrice J. Williams is an affordable-style expert and the creator of the popular…

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