Vogue Posts SlideShow In Response to Elle’s Plus-Size Controversy

Elle entered into dangerous territory when the publication profiled model Myla Dalbesio and categorized her as"plus-size."  Despite being a size 10  -- which is considered plus-sized in the modeling world, Dalbesio is successfully gaining ...

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Vogue Fails the Cultural Sensitivity Test – Again

Vogue has never been known to adopt the global policies that enhance the fashion capabilities of anything outside of their realm of tolerance. For instance, not too long ago, a ...

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The Baby Fashionistas of Social Media: What Happened to Kids Dressing Like Kids?

I’ll be the first one to admit a slight uterus tug (slight…very, very slight) at the adorable photos that pop up on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. showing off little boys ...

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5 Black Shoe Designers

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, ...

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Beyoncé And Topshop Launch Athletic Streetwear Label

Beyoncé is teaming up with Topshop for a new athletic streetwear label. The British retailer, called Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd., will launch its first products next fall. The collaboration will be ...

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Teyana Taylor Takes ELLE to Harlem for Fall Fashion Editorial

Entertainer Teyana Taylor is featured in a full-length fall fashion editorial in ELLE. Teyana was photographed by Katie Friedman in her hometown of Harlem. ELLE captured Teyana in some of ...

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London Fashion Week

First-Ever Plus-Size Runway Show Makes History During London Fashion Week

For years double zeros and size twos dominated the most anticipated and coveted fashion illustration known as fashion week. Normally designers would take a year to release a plus-size version of their pieces, but U.K. brand Evans challenged that notion. The brand, which has more...

Ashish Gupta Cast All Black Models For Spring 2015 Runway Show

Delhi-born British Designer Ashish Gupta debuted on to London’s fashion scene in 2001. Since then, Gupta has made a name for himself as the “sequence king.” His design signatures, which include sequins, glamour, sportswear and more sequins, did not fall short during his Spring 2015...

Critics Slam Rihanna’s First Collection For River Island

On Saturday, Rihanna joined the ranks of designers showing at London Fashion Week with her first collection for UK retailer, River Island. After a late start, the room filled with editors, celebrities and photographers watched as models took the stage in ’90s grunge-inspired floor-length tank...

Philip Treacy Features All Black Models On The Runway at London Fashion Week

While models of color were largely underrepresented on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week, milliner Philip Treacy made a bold statement at London Fashion Week by featuring all black models at his Spring 2013 presentation. 25 African-American models participated in the show, which introduced...