DREAMNYC shows girls how to go back to school in style

Teen mentorship program DREAMNYC held their free, fun-filled, back-to-school event on Saturday, Sept. 6 and showed girls how to look good, stay healthy and budget for the school year.

Menswear influences women’s styles for spring ’14

From Brooklyn Clothing Lab, fashion designer Mel Simons presents an edgy collection that’s inspired by men’s clothing in the movie “The Great Gatsby.” The look is whimsical and feminine for today’s street-smart lady. Simon’s clothes are well-constructed. You can tell ...

Michael’s spring ’14 looks are opulent

American couturier and ready-to-wear designer b Michael is always on the fashion point. On Sept. 11, his show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center was spectacular. His fashion garments are made exclusively in America. Known for his glamorous designs, ...

Spring 2014’s backstage beauty tips

Dark and Lovely was the exclusive backstage hair sponsor of the Harlem Fashion Row presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall during the recent New York Fashion Week.

Tracy Reese styles swing into spring ’14

For spring ’14, Tracy Reese’s collection radiates sensuality. The live Afro-Cuban sound of Daniel Goldstein and Sublime was ridiculous as models stepped down the Mercedes-Benz Lincoln Center runway.

Reel Code Media makes debut at NY Fashion Week

As one of the official sponsors of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Reel Code Media creates a fashion furor at Lincoln Center.

Spring 2013 at Lincoln Center

The shows started with a twist of gossip. David Tiale opened the shows this season. However, the day before, People’s Republic PR sent an email blast to all editors that stated they were canceling participation in the Tiale show due ...

Adama Paris shows spring/summer ’14 in Berlin

Senegalese designer Adama Amanda Ndiaye makes her debut at Mercedes Fashion Week in Berlin.

Aboriginal Fashion Designers Show Fall Fashions in NY

The fall shows are right around the corner. While Native American themes are becoming prevalent in today’s fashions, the origin and its aboriginal authors continue to be left behind. In an effort to bridge the divide, several brilliant aboriginal designers ...

Jackets top bikinis for cover-up chic

For the last week of summer, take a cue from the Miami Swim runways, where jackets are topping bikinis and one-piece swimsuits

Knit swim styles and cover-ups in Miami

For 2014, designer Pooja Kharbanda shapes her forms by combining the ideas behind intimate apparel with the ease and style of beachwear. 6

Models who bleach skin banned from Dakar Fashion Week

Dakar Fashion Week in Senegal has been showcasing beautiful African women and fashion since 2002—but this year, the founder had something new in store.

Free your mind from your hair

Your hair is alive! Is your mind is free from your hair? Today’s woman of color feel more comfortable about their hair than ever before. It’s a subject that’s been discussed and commented on by African-American women for years. You ...

Harlem Week veteran talks new and improved additions

In a month typically bogged down by consecutive heat waves and no national holiday to offer extra relief from work, one event spanning the month of August has served as an exclamation point on the summer season for almost four ...

Few changes coming to Harlem Week events

Harlem Week kicked off on Sunday, July 27 with several events, including the annual Fusion Fashion Show, which relocated from its usual location in front of the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building to Riverside Park a few years ago. ...