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The Moon Phase Necklace story

For summer ’20, the Pamela Love jewelry brand teamed up with Kyleigh Kuhn to produce the company’s signature Moon Phase Necklace.

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COVID-19 makeup tips: eyes in fashion

While wearing your mask this COVID-19 season, the fashion focus is on your eyes. Last week in a supermarket, a male customer at the cash register was flirting with the female cashier

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COVID-19’s effect on the fashion industry

Fashinnovation held its first virtual Worldwide Talk April 20-21, with a focus on COVID-19’s effect on the fashion industry.

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Mask it: Must-have face pieces

At this time, protecting your life and the lives of others is a social responsibility!

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Home hair care tips for now

In hairdressing, it’s not business as usual. With beauty salons and barber shops closed due to social distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19, people are forced to simply make do.

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Colorful upcycled looks

The spotlight is on sustainability, and color curator Linus Leonardsson presented his spring/summer ’20 collection, called, “See you in the Fog,” for Pantone’s newest Viewpoint Color issue.

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Tips for parents working at home

The virus has changed our lives forever and taken us back to a time when life was simpler, less hectic.

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‘Heroes Collection’—Bridal dresses for engaged hospital staff

Love conquers all! Are you engaged, and working in the hospital fighting the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Basso’s best styles for Fall 2020

Vibrantly talented American designer Dennis Basso’s collection was inspired by pure glamour.

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Sustainable yet chic fall ’20 classics

It was all about classic cuts and hand-sewn tailoring at Chocheng’s fall/winter 2020/’21 NYFW show. There were many two-toned combinations and suitable pieces. Presented to a standing-room only audience, the show was very well received, leaving the audience in awe.

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EMERGE: Eight African designers hit NYFW

For the first time, Emerge! A Runway Fashion Show presented eight African designers’ collections on the runway during New York Fashion Week.

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Paris ’20 report: men’s fashions flying solo

In Paris, France, New York fashion brand Hiromi Asai presented a magnificent fall/winter 2020/’21 menswear collection at the Salons de Maceau during last week’s Paris Fashion Week (PFW).

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Black leather and furry looks for fall

At Negris LeBrum’s NYFW show, the color black and leather looks ruled.

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CAAFD’s Emerging Designers at NYFW

Every season, the Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers (CAAFD) handpicks some of the finest talents in the global fashion industry.

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HFW’s first Black Girl Magic Gala

Last Saturday, February 15, Harlem Fashion Week’s (HFW) launched their first Black Girl Magic Gala which was a huge success! What a fantastic idea.

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Three Hong Kong designers show fall ’20

New York Fashion Week for fall/winter 2020 drew designers from all over the world.

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The art of the flower for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re wishing your special someone Happy Valentine’s Day with a single rose or a beautiful bouquet of flowers, you are sure to see a smile and make someone happy.

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Talk about fall in fly styles at NYFW 2020

Last Saturday, Chiara Boni La Petite Robe presented her fall/winter 2020-21 NYFW collection on the curve of the body.

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First vintage Negro Leagues bobbleheads series

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame, Museum and Dreams Fulfilled just launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a limited-edition series of vintage Negro Leagues bobbleheads.

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Eight innovative designers for spring

For spring 2020, eight Asian designers from the Council of Asian Designers of America (CADA) presented remarkable collections at NYFW.

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Spring’s sophisticated knit styles are news

With Spanish tradition and sophistication, designer Alejandra Alfonso Rojas defines casual luxury. Her clothes are influenced by her modern life in New York City.

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London Fashion Week wrap-up!

Sustainability leads the way for designers in London and Paris. Brand executives are producing more eco-friendly collections.

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Fashions in men’s military mode

In today’s climate with troops on the move, fashions are taking a turn for military turfs.

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In Milan: menswear for fall 2020 is moving

It’s Men’s Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. Marni, a collection created by Swiss designer Consuelo Castigioni, has become an international sensation.

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SS’20 makeup tips…

At the shows, you’re looking at the clothes and how the makeup complements each outfit. Keep in mind the total picture.

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Ski & street jacket styles for fall/winter ’20/’21

The fall/winter 2020-2021 Tatras collection represents the brand’s turning point.

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Fashion & accessories from NYC to Istanbul

For the holidays in New York, Harlem My Love’s designer Claude Jay introduced a magnificent handbag collection.

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Dressing up for the holidays

After all of the get-ready-for-the holiday plans have been achieved, it’s time to give some thought about how you want to look for the holidays. Pick out your favorite jewelry, dress, skirt, blouse, coat, scarf, stockings, gloves and hat.

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Glamorous bridal gowns for spring ’20

Designer Reem Acra’s Bridal collection at NYFW was sensational.

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Holiday stocking stuffers & stops

“New Kid” by Jerry Craft, an award-winning author-illustrator, is a wonderful read and a gift for children.

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Miami’s Art Basel Show report

In collaboration with artist Miranda Makaroff SS’20 collection, designer Desigual unveiled a fantastic fashion collection with artistic cameos that showed women living in harmony with nature.

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What's in store: holiday highlights

NiLu Gift Boutique offers quality gifts including candles, diffusers, jewelry, pillows, greeting cards, art prints, body butters and lots more.

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Tailored elegance for spring/summer 2020

For spring 2020, he was inspired by new whimsical trends that showed up in collections in London and Paris.

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Handcrafted prints are softly styled for SS’20

Handcrafted by local artisans, Mochi’s prints are distinctive, bright and beautiful.

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Full figure fashions & kids’ clothes

After winning on Project Runway several seasons ago, Christian Siriano’s career exploded.

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Holiday pop-ups, classic spring styles & color chic

What’s in store for the holiday? Designer Dara Senders is opening a Holiday Pop-Up Shop at 401 Penn Plaza Pavilion in NYC on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and Thursday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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CAAFD emerging designers

Every season, the Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers (CAAFD)​ hand-picks some of the finest talents in the global fashion industry.

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Real faux furs are warm, too!

When it comes to fashion and fur, N’ONAT is making faux fur a desirable, yet stylish coat choice.

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Romantic spring styles for day or evening

For spring/summer 2020, there were many NYFW designers who showed soft, romantic styles. The looks were long, often baring shoulders, with layers, ruffles and flounces. Cyber colors, soft pastels and prints were prevalent

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More designers of color hit NYFW for SS’20

From Africa, Maki Oh is a womenswear brand that fuses traditional African techniques with detailed contemporary construction.

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L.A.’s luxurious lace looks

At Los Angeles Fashion Week, designer Angel Sanchez stood out with a sophisticated, vampire-inspired collection.

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Charming, special occasion looks for SS’20

Every look created by emerging designer Christopher John Rogers that appeared on the runway received applause.

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Meals clothing: classic styles with taste

Are you hungry for fashion? For their first presentation, Ritual Project Los Angeles put on quite a delicious show at Various Small Fires Gallery in West Hollywood, CA.

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Sophisticated silhouettes sum up spring/summer ’20

It was a September to remember in fashion. Having the shows in the outer boroughs brought out the best presentations from all of the designers.

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Flying Solo in Paris

Flying Solo’s Paris Fashion Week show featured fashion collections of over 40 designers in an incredible presentation at Salon Marceau, just steps away from the Arc de Triomphe last Saturday.

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Color vibrations for S/S 2020

Let’s face it, young people are designing for the future and are feeling empowered to create change.

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Cool, casually chic cuts for SS ’20

Designer Hanh Merriman’s namesake spring/summer ’20 collection was inspired by the desert mountains in Utah.

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Paris SS ’20 fashion report

Oxford Fashion Studio recently premiered 16 diverse designers’ collections during SS ’20 Paris Fashion Week at the International Le Grand Hotel.

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Rock and roll instruments ‘Play It Loud’ at the Met until Oct. 1

“Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll,” now on view at the Metroplitan Museum of Art, brings back such sweet memories.

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Spring/Summer Fashion Week reviews

What a fabulous affair! ESSENCE Fashion House made its New York Fashion Week (NYFW) debut and premiered the ESSENCE Best in Black Fashion Awards on Sept. 4 at 523 West 37th St., NYC.

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