Step up in boots and sporty styles

Recently at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin’s spring/summer 2016 shows, emerging designer Alexandra Tamale made a strong fashion statement with a collection of Rio-timely sportswear for on or off the court.

Spring/summer 2017 news

Aug. 25, 2016, at 13 W. 38th St., New York, N.Y., from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Terese Sydonna’s fall 2016 collection will be available at a sample sale.

Resort ’17 chapeau chic

It’s the season for fashionable straw hats. Madonna was spotted in Havana, Cuba, wearing the Drake hat from Gigi Burris Millinery’s Resort 2017 collection.

Next generation designer news and art

On Harlem’s Sugar Hill, Pamela Love introduces her Suspension Collection at the Museum of Art and Origin, located at 430 W. 162nd St., New York, N.Y.

Girls’ clothes for fall/winter ’17/’18

With back-to-school just around the corner, shopping for the newest looks can be a challenge.

Sleek skis are colorful in abstract designs

For winter 2016-2017, Black Crows showed a colorful lineup of outerwear alongside their 10th collection of skis.

Summer fashion for party times

Chilean-born actress Leonor Varela appeared at the 9th annual Oceana SeaChange summer party wearing a design by Gauri & Nainika from their Autumn/Winter ’16 collection.

Spring/Summer ’17 fashion on a dime

Dime-Mexico Fashion House put on a splendid show during Berlin Fashion Week.

Harlem welcomes Vivrant Beauty to the neighborhood

Elegant. Fresh. Open. Welcoming. Those are words to describe the space where Vivrant Beauty in Harlem resides.

A swim fashion splash

In South Beach, Fla., the Funkshion Fashion Week presentations were a hot splash of colors and savvy swimwear styles. The shows, starting at 7 p.m., were a pleasant way to spend an evening.

Men’s fashion week report: Popsicle color combinations are cool

Men’s spring/summer 2017 Fashion Week presentations went off without a hitch in New York last week.

D’Angelo’s dashing duds for spring/summer 2017

Designer Edwing D’Angelo rolled right into the third edition of New York Fashion Week with a fascinating menswear collection.

Shopping in Cape May

Cape May, N.J., features gorgeous Victorian houses on every street.

Join The Club! Hair news now

Opening day at The Club by Dominik Mager, an upscale hair salon conveniently located at 2276 Frederick Douglass Blvd. near 122nd Street, was a huge success. And from July 11-16, they are offering a 20 percent discount on all services.

Summer hair in the city

At Ms. P’s Hair Studio at 280 W. 117th St., Harlem, N.Y, summer hair is turned out in a wide variety of styles.