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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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Adorable: Baby North West Takes Paris Fashion Week By Storm

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Kimye’s adorable baby girl made her first Paris Fashion Week appearance yesterday, kicking it runway-side at Alexander Wang’s 2015 Balenciaga Presentation in an all black ensemble, complete with a custom Wes Yang designed Yeezy t-shirt and leather skirt. Never in a million years did we...

Fashion Designer Rick Owens Replaced Runway Models With a Step Team

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Earlier this week, for Paris Fashion Week, designer Rick Owens literally gave the audience something that they’ll never forget.  During  the last couple of weeks the lack of diversity during New York Fashion week was a heavy topic. But Owens pulled off something that people...

Korean Designer Uses Blackface at Paris Fashion Week: Racism or Artful Expression?

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Korean Designer, Lie Sang Bond is stirring up controversy as he becomes the latest designer to use white models with brown painted faces in his runway show. During Paris Fashion Week, Bond presented his Fall 2012 Ready to Wear collection with 39 different looks wherein...

Grace Jones, Chaka Khan, Sister Sledge and Gloria Gaynor Perform at Etam Fashion Show for Paris Fashion Week

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Grace Jones, Chaka Khan, Sister Sledge and Gloria Gaynor took to the stage at Etam’s Couture fashion show during Paris Fashion Week for an all-out, diva-filled extravaganza. The timeless icons turned the show into a disco era-celebration, performing hits while models, rocking pink afro wigs and...