Ghanaian textiles demand end to chines knock-offs

Plagiarism by foreign manufacturers threatens to end Ghana’s standing as the maker of world-renowned textile patterns while country becomes an importer of its own imitated products, say local retailers.

Makeup now: Shades by Gal Line

A complete makeup line with colors for everyone, founder GraceAnn Long introduces Shades by Gal. The company’s mission is to create a cosmetic that includes every woman. “There’s a shade for everyone, a perfect match,” said Long.

Soft, colorful shoes step out

For spring-summer 2014, the foot fashion look is color—and plenty of it! Everyday summer shoes are featured in LAMO’s collection of comfy-yet-trendy flats, moccasins, canvas slip-ons, sandals and lace-up booties.

AFI’s men’s fashion a la mode

In less than a fortnight, 10 local African menswear designers showcased their autumn-winter collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ)

Mother’s Day gift idea! Amazing accessories for spring

Sister to sister, creating beautiful accessories comes naturally to Cheryl Freeman and Donna Freeman Hughes. They have been creative partners since their childhood.

Glamorous evening looks

Evening elegance showed up best for fall 2014 at Badgley Mischka’s show during Fashion Week in New York. “Our style harkens back to the glamorous Hollywood of the ’40s,” said James Mischka. “The Badgley Mischka signature style is simple, streamlined ...

Gerard Kersey: Following suit

They say the suit makes the man, but Gerard Kersey is taking that to another level.

About a ‘Woman on Top’

The book “Woman on Top,” written by Deborah Schwartz, is an inspirational novel about a young widow whose journey to find herself takes readers on an entertaining, thought-provoking ride.

A chic parade of children’s looks

In collaboration with Vogue Bambini, petitePARADE presented its children’s fashion show in New York City on Saturday, March 8 at 545 W. 22nd St

Young designers stand out

For fall ’14, three young designers were featured their thesis collections in the Academy of Art University’s (AAU) presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

NAMA celebrates Black History Jazz Legends

At the Bronx Library on Fordham Road, the New Amsterdam Musical Associates (NAMA) held their annual Black History Month concert featuring “Legends of Song.”

Wedding dresses fit for a queen

TeKay Designs, a couture house based in Houston, Texas, presented an impressive Queen of the Brides collection in New York.

Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell passes at 93

Fashion industry pioneer and newspaper publisher, Dr. Ophelia DeVore Mitchell, remembered as trailblazer

Fall Fashion's 2014 Royal looks are shapely

At Tadashi Shoji’s fall show, the audience was lost in an evening reverie, wandering through a Moorish palace.

B Michael collection defines fall ’14

As an American designer, b Michael’s fall/winter ’14 collection reflects the lifestyle of a modern woman.