Fashion

‘The Dandy Lion Project’ Counters Stereotypes Of Black Men’s Fashion

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“The Dandy Lion Project“ is the latest project created by Shantrelle Lewis, a Philadelphia/Brooklyn based curator. Lewis’ project aims to give a different look at Black male fashion. No you will not see baggy jeans and white t-shirts, but tailored pants and colors popping everywhere....

VOTD: PinnedxStitched: “Black Fashion…Through The Ages”

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In dedication to “Black History Month” (and every other month) we wanted to showcase different fashion styles through the ages. Watch Meron B. & B. Hawk send you on a Fashion, Hair & Makeup Time warp starting from the mid 1950s and ending to their...

Top Fashion Magazines Are Still Not Featuring Models of Color on Their Covers

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The fashion industry tries to evoke the sentiment that they are making great strides when it comes to accommodating diversity, but the evidence shows that they are in fact still reluctant to fully utilize models of color. New York Fashion has been criticized by the...

5 Black Shoe Designers

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Despite the fashion industry’s well-documented struggles with diversity, several Black designers who possess incomparable amounts of determination, persistence and creativity have quite literally put their best foot forward by creating successful, renowned footwear collections. Check out these five Black shoe designers:

Black Twitter Celebrates #DuragHistoryWeek

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According to Black Twitter, this week is Durag History Week. The hashtag, #duraghistoryweek, has been trending worldwide. Many, including Karen Civil, took to Twitter to share their celebratory tweets for Durag History Week. For those of you unaware of what a durag (\ˈdü-ˌrag\) is, it...

Collection Love: Looks We Love From Luxury Plus-Size Label PLY

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Founded by creative couple Lamarr and Pamela Nanton, PLY has a major passion for fit and tailoring. Located in New York, PLY is for the woman size 14 – 24 that craves elegance and fashion and doesn’t want to compromise. Taking a directional approach on...