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Afffair's glamorous spring '19 styles

At the Industria venue in New York City, Azerbaijani designer Rufat Ismayil made his New York Fashion Week debut and introduced a fabulous collection for the label Afffair.

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Harlem Fashion Week report: Sleek to chic styles

Harlem Fashion Week kicked off Sept. 6, 2018, with an opening night charity gala that was quite a success.

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Scosha’s sustainable jewelry designs

Created in the Scosha atelier in Brooklyn, N.Y., the sensational Scosha jewelry line and its namesake designer are committed to environmentally sustainable and local production whenever possible.

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Fall 2018 fashion wrap-up

In a turbulent political climate, designer Matthew Adams Dolan seeks to explore and challenge the American identity with his fashions for fall.

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Fashion Week Madrid report

In search for business with a greater international projection, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, held this past summer, celebrated its 68th fashion preview in July 2018.

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See ‘Still Can’t Trust No One’ at NBT Aug. 25

Aug. 25, 2018, Dreams Come True Productions will present their newest play, “Still Can’t Trust No One,” at The National Black Theatre, located at 2031 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. So stop in, enjoy a smile and even some laughs while watching this lights, cameras and action production!

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Art fashion: Plaids in play for fall

The new brand, Dope Tavio, created by fashion designer Octavio Aguilar, was recently introduced by Patricia Field for her Art Fashion Gallery.

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Two intellectual and Pan-African giants at CEMOTAP

Dr. Leonard Jeffries and Dr. Haki Madhubuti hosted by prominent pan-African organization this past weekend.

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Indonesian styles for fall ’18

From Jakarta, Indonesia, fashion designer Vivi Zubedi presented an elegant collection at New York Fashion Week.

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Young designers, fresh prints and resort ’19 styles

The sister duo who design Macgraw has carved their place in fashion with a keen eye for beautiful fabrications and wearable silhouettes.

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Kids are on board

You are never too young to be on a board in business. Kidbox, a kid’s style box organization, offers cool brands, amazing prices and a mission to clothe 1 million kids in need. July 25, the company celebrated the opening of the new Kidbox headquarters on Park Avenue in New York City, where they introduced 12 young board members for 2018-2019.

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Worldly street style choices

During a recent presentation of his collection, Heron Preston opened his show with a documentary titled “Above the Clouds.” The film, directed by Preston and David Laven, documented the creation of his third collection for men and women while simultaneously celebrating NASA, took more than six months to produce and projected the vision of the designer’s looks 32 miles up into the earth’s stratosphere.

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Black designers create a stir at Men’s Fashion Week

At age 19, Taofeek Abijako, designer of Head of State+, was the youngest designer to hit New York’s recent men’s shows.

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Ski news for winter 2018/’19

Above all, the creation of Black Crows began as a story of friendship between Camille Jaccoux and Bruno Compagnet, freeride skiers in Chamonix, France.

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Savvy spring/summer ’19 menswear beats the heat in Harlem

For spring/summer ’19, Edwing D’Angelo presented a dynamic show on the terrace of Sofrito’s Restaurant in Riverbank State Park, located on the Hudson River at West 145th Street in New York City.

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Miami Swim Week report

Australian designers flocked to South Beach for the debut of Fashion Palette Miami Swim Week.

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Resort ’19 looks for leisure time and travel

When traveling to faraway places via land, air or sea, the look is comfortable, loose-fitting, colorful and fashionable.

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FIT’s next generation designer show

FIT’s Future of Fashion show, featuring graduates of Class 2018, was a complete success. Dr. Joyce Brown welcomed the audience and introduced Lilliana Vazquez, the style consultant.

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Stylish performance pieces for men and women

The enjoyable aspect of Chromat’s show for New York Fashion Week was the array of models in all sizes and shapes.

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Fall’s functional, fashionable looks

New York based designer Vivienne Hu’s design concept caters to women who have a strong sense of independence and a desire for displaying their femininity and personality in a unique way.

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Fall/winter color forecast

For fall/winter 2018, Pantone Color Institute has named 10 top colors for men and women.

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Stylish performance pieces for men and women

The enjoyable aspect of Chromat’s show for New York Fashion Week was the array of models in all sizes and shapes.

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Beauty notes and fall ’18 menswear news

According to Beauty Booster notes, “Genuine results driven skincare promotes skin vitality not only on the surface, but by maintaining skin health at a cellular level.”

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Soboye’s styles and ODD’s shapes for Resort ’19

From Africa Fashion Day in Berlin, Soboye’s show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was a huge success.

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Resort ’19: Spot sporty styles and beautiful dresses

P.E. Nation’s resort ’19 collection rocked the house at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia presentations

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Bare-to-there styles with ruffles

Inspired by a scholarship from New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology, designer Helen O’Conner returned to Australia and introduced the Thurley label. Her collection was frilly, feminine and romantic.

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Resort ’19 looks in Australia

Last night, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia officially kicked off their Resort ’19 collections with their first show of the season.

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Australian designers are in play for resort ’19

Australian fashion designer Alice McCall’s collection, shown on the second day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, made a smashing showing at the Resort ’19 shows.

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‘Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters

When you think about religion, how often do you think about fashion and beauty?

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Rainbow colors flash for spring/summer ’18 in Miami

Custo Barcelona’s spring/summer ’18 collection splashed a rainbow of glorious colors on the Miami Fashion Week runway.

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Ultimate styling in chic fall looks

Tibi, one of the leading contemporary fashion brands for women, leads the way with bright color combinations for fall. Founded in 2017 in Hong Kong, the brand is known for its clean, relaxed, modern and feminine collections.

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Three trend-shocking designers for fall ’18

In New York, Noon By Noor’s modern modes are effortlessly designed with a focus on striking prints and intricate embellishments.

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Sophisticated shapes and designer news for fall ’18

This just in: Designer Virgil Abloh was appointed the first African-American designer to hold the position of artistic director of menswear at Louis Vuitton.

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Ten spring styling tips for fuller figure

When it comes to fashion styling for the fuller figure, no one does it better than top stylist Carrie Rice.

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Macy’s annual spring Flower Show opens March 25

Beginning Sunday, March 25, 2018, to April 8, 2018, Macy’s Herald Square will open their annual Flower Show at their 34th Street Herald Square location and two other flagship locations in the New York City Area.

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Emerging designers show their styles for fall/winter ’18

In April 2018, Bronx-born designer Andre Emery will showcase his fashions at the upcoming Style Fashion Week in the Palm Springs Air Museum.

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Evening looks vary for fall/winter 2018

At Telfar’s show, there were various musicians modeling and performing on the runway. The Liberian-American designer is in the business of creating a new business.

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Dramatic details are glamorous for fall/winter ’18

Designer Estaban Cortazar’s dramatic approach to fashion raised the audience’s eyebrows as his looks appeared on the runway.

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Sophisticated, yet casual chic for fall ’18

Queens, N.Y. designer Laquan Smith stepped it up for fall/winter 2018. His collection was outstanding.

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Gorgeous gowns in bold colors for fall 2018

Leanne Marshall’s sophisticated designs are known for their light, flowing lines, feminine details and timeless elegance.

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Classics pieces for fall/winter ’18

At 393 NYC, Negris LeBrum’s fall/winter 2018 presentation was a smash hit Sunday, Feb. 11. For this season, the Houston-based company’s Black-to-Basic collection represented the rebirth of Negris LeBrum.

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Spy women’s styles unfold on New York Fashion Week runway

For fall/winter ’18, Dan Liu, a women’s ready-to-wear designer, delivered a show-stopping collection to a well-attended audience of fashion insiders in a gallery space at Spring Studios in New York City.

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Black designers kick off fall/winter ’18 Fashion Week

At these seasonal fashion shows, the show always begins long before the models hit the runway.

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Malcom X Legacy designs hit Fashion Week for fall/winter ’18

During a news conference held Tuesday afternoon at the Renaissance Restaurant (corner of West 132nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard), Harlem Fashion Week introduced the six daughters of the late Malcom X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, who announced the launch of their fashion collection, created by award-winning designer Yvonne Jewnell.

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Menswear news: Moss faux-fur coats du jour

When it’s cold, there’s nothing like a fur of any kind to keep you warm. For fall/winter 2017/2018, Pyer Moss has created a sumptuous men’s collection featuring faux-fur long coats that are fully lined, often with stand-up collars.

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Sandy Baker’s ‘Pyramids’ necklace at F.I.T. Museum

Renowned jewelry designer Sandy Baker’s “Pyramids’ necklace was selected to be a part of the Museum at F.I.T.’s permanent collections.

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Beautiful spring/resort ’18 dressing

Whether you wear a dress, pantsuit, gown or jumpsuits, women’s fashions are utterly feminine for spring and resort ’18.

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The glamour of fashion

Swirling down the runway, Zang Toi’s gowns are absolutely stunning.

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Florals bloom in spring fashions

Husband and wife team Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock knocked their spring/summer Brock collection right out of the park with summery floral fashions.

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Academy of Art University’s top 10 designers show East-to-West elegance

From unconstructed garments to classic and tailored cuts, Academy of Art University’s top 10 designers focused on 2018 spring and fall designs.

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