Ever wonder why you navigate towards certain colors, shapes or textures? Do you have a flair for unique, unexpected fashion pairings? Well, guess what? It might just be in your DNA. African Ancestry, Inc. , the pioneers of genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, debuts a first-of-its kind fashion ‘Lookbook’ […]
Wu-Tang Clan’s founder, RZA, has teamed up with creative Mustafa Shaikh to launch 36 Chambers, a contemporary menswear line that fuses elements of hip-hop, Chinese culture and high fashion to carve its own niche within menswear. “36 Chambers is inspired by the Wu philosophy: kung fu, mathematics, Eastern philosophy and art,” said RZA. “Using that […]
Last month I had the chance to check out the fabulous Harlem Fashion Week and was wowed by the fashions of Arianna Laylah, Isha Conteh, Simply Ma’am, Visions by Teonah Knighton, Yvonne Jewnell New York, and Lor’Dour Designs. The designer behind Lor’Dour Designs is Crystal Glass Warner, also the CEO of Crystal Glass Cosmetics and […]
My Black Is Beautiful (MBIB), an African-American community-building platform created by Procter & Gamble (P&G), celebrates 10 successful years of initiating and sustaining a broad dialogue around black beauty at Essence Festival in New Orleans. As the Official Sponsor of the Beauty and Style Expo within Essence Festival, MBIB will galvanize thousands of African-American women […]
International singer and style icon Rita Ora releases two creatively groundbreaking collections as the third installment of collaborations with adidas Originals based on Japanese Geisha influences with the ‘Asian Arena’ collection and the art of movement and light inspired by the trapeze artist with the ‘Artistic Lights’ collection respectively this 2016. With complete design control, […]
Last night at the Emmys, Rocsi Diaz wore a one of a kind custom look from JS Collections. The peacock ensemble features an off the shoulder crop top with portrait neckline and illusion bands paired with a fitted hand dyed Mikado mermaid skirt. “After Rocsi Diaz first wore JS Collections to the ESPY Awards, I […]
Wearing extraordinary jewels from the 2015 Tiffany Blue Book collection, The Art of the Sea, Academy Award® nominees Reese Witherspoon and Emma Stone and presenter Cate Blanchett personified the glamour and magic of Oscar night. TIFFANY & CO. and TIFFANY are trademarks of Tiffany and Company.
Several ladies were spotted on the red carpet at the Grammy’s last night looking fierce in all black. From Nicki Minaj’s sexy low-cut, form-fitting dress by Tom Ford to Beyonce’s all-black Proenza gown, these all-black ensembles did not disappoint. Be sure to click here to see our other favorite looks from the night!
This February, culture-defining trends take center stage as Macy’s examines the Soul Era of Black Style in celebration of Black History Month. From elegant high glamour to the hottest looks on the street, Black Style has influenced trends and designers that have shaped American and global culture. Celebrity fashion stylists and designers June Ambrose and […]
Longer hemlines are making a comeback. Tea-length full skirted dresses add a lady-like flair to a traditional party dress. Pictured below are Jennifer Lopez, Emma Stone, Leslie Mann, Priyanka Chopra, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace – all recently been spotted on the carpet sporting this trend.