About speaking in public

“Standing Ovations” (Motivated Press) by Robyn Hatcher provides an important formula for the art of public speaking. Their actor type is something most folks never think about when they are going for a job interview or making a presentation. All ...

Aguaclara swimwear

Aguaclara swimwear designer Liliana Villalobos was born in Lima, Peru. She was the youngest of six siblings. After graduating from high school, she studied art courses at the University of Lima. Her family also lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ...

D’Angelo’s Resort ’15 looks

Edwing D’Angelo’s 2015 Resort collection looks smashing, especially because his show was held in a space overlooking Central Park North in Harlem. Many spectators were awed to view his collection, called “The Pedigree of the New Blue Blood Lineage.”

Beauty: Eyebrows and hair care news

Summer eyebrows are perfectly shaped, enhancing beautiful eyes and luscious lashes. Los Angeles’ buzz-worthy beauty brand Chella just launched its first Chella Brow Bar. On the cutting edge, it’s the latest edition of the beautiful Chella Brow & Eye Collection, ...

Lacoste’s sole shoes for men

For autumn and winter, Lacoste Essential Design shows several collections in one. Overall, the company continues to combine classic silhouettes with a contemporary twist of colors and materials. The look is a sophisticated mix of high-end street wear and quality ...

Student art on view at the Met

“P.S. Art 2014: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids” is open for special viewing for three months, now through Aug. 25, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Artworks of all media by talented students pre-K through 12th grade are ...

Underthings men want to wear

For men, fashion is changing faster then ever. The way you look in your clothes is important. What you wear and the way you wear it gives you a fashionable look. However, you must be comfortable. Pay close attention to ...

Dramatic evening styles with architectural lines

Angel Sanchez designs elegant looks on the line of the body. He began his career in the early 1990s in Caracas, Venezuela. His mother’s work as a designer inspired him to create fashion.

b Michael’s charming s tyles

On my way to the Harlem office this morning, I bumped into famous designer b michael on the street. We both took off our sunglasses, laughed and greeted one another warmly. “I just have a few questions, if I could ...

Parsons honors Jason Wu and Hugo Boss

Parsons The New School of Design honored designers Jason Wu and Hugo Boss on May 21 at their 2014 Parsond Fashion Benefit.

Summer ’14 fashion notes

Summer is here, and there are a few fashion pieces you should have in your wardrobe. It’s the season of unusual, favorite things.

Sleek Physique’s sporty styles for working out

Last Saturday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, N.Y., a new fashion/fitness company named Sleek Physique made its debut.

Costume Institute’s Charles James exhibit

The Costume Institute’s new Anna Wintour Costume Center opened May 8 with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s inaugural exhibition “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” which is on view now through Aug. 10.

Patrick Kelly designs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Now on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art until November 2014, Kelly’s designs give folks a great glimpse of this fabulous designer’s styles.

Welcome to the jungle: Fetishizing darkness

On April 23, Lupita Nyong’o was named the “Most Beautiful Person” in People magazine