Coco Chanel, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, and more—explore who has influenced the world of fashion the most, and who might be the next big name.
Why this Major American Designer Chose to Produce Her New Line in Flint, Michigan
When Tracy Reese took a break from New York Fashion Week last February to focus on making her business more sustainable, she also quietly diversified her design portfolio, creating United Airlines uniforms for the female flight attendants and customers service representatives that will debut 2020.
Baby Phat Is Back!
I am old enough to remember the original Baby Phat. This brand was one of few that catered to curvier figures with denim that stretched across the hips of hippies kids to hip hop lovers, all baring a stitched slender kitten on the back pocket.
"I Love Being Black"; Rihanna on Fenty First-Look and Fashion as a Woman of Color
Rihanna has proved herself a skilled entrepreneur. From her musical roots as a performing artist, she launched into fashion with a partnership with PUMA and her lingerie line, and into the beauty space with her industry-shaping beauty brand.
A little Einstein Hair sometimes, and a quick knock-kneed shuffle in very boring clothing at times, and BOOM! You’ve got yourself a Cambia (Ha! So she says). No seriously, Cambia was born in Southwest Detroit to a mother that left New York in the summer of 1979.
I am a Black woman. I am also a Black fashion designer. The backlash that Virgil Abloh is getting for his latest Off White collection/show has me feeling split down the middle, and don't you worry! I'll give you my reasons why...
Réalisation Par: Does It Live Up to Expectations?
Alexandra Spencer and Teale Talbot's brand, Réalisation Par, has been THE thing since its conception in 2015. Réalisation's dresses are having their moment, being adored by influencers, models, and actors.
10 Best Clothing Designers for Your Wardrobe Basics
Basic clothing pieces are the backbone of your wardrobe. Although they might not always be as exciting to shop for as the statement pieces, they are things that you will get a lot of use out of, making it worth investing in good quality items rather than just buying a new white tee shirt every few months. From the perfect fitting pair of jeans to a trench coat that will go with everything, these are the brands to keep in mind when searching for wardrobe essentials. If you are clueless about which fashion designers to check out for essentials, or just want to learn about some brands you haven't heard about before (or maybe forgot about), read on!
From Illustration to Sewing
There is really not a separate line between illustrating fashion and actually making it. These things go hand in hand. There are very few of us that are so good at it we don't even need to try very hard. This is a very big misconception of the facts. It's is, indeed, hard work. It's hard for everyone. Especially those who have the calling and what it takes. Haven't you heard the saying "Anything that's worth something is never easy?"
Top 8 Places to Shop This Festival Season
Let's face it, shopping for the perfect rave outfit can be incredibly stressful when you don't know where to start. This article will list my personal favorite online suppliers and some of the biggest names in the rave fashion world. So let's dive in and find YOU the perfect look for this 2019 festival season.
10 Runway Looks You Need to See
#1 Mermaid Vibes or Sharpay Evans Vibes? (Spring 2018 - Source: ImaxTree) This color popping number is straight from Vivetta at Milan Spring 2018. It’s fun and you could even say fabulous. Sharpay Evans vibes or mermaid vibes? You decide.
The Best Books About Coco Chanel
When Coco Chanel was 20 years old, the world was a far different place than it is today. Although there are many great books about Victorian fashion that highlight her time's beauty, not being seen in proper Victorian attire was scandalous.
Susan Alexandra, Beyond the Beaded Bag
I finally got my hands on one of Susan Alexandra's iconic beaded bags and it's safe to say I'm officially obsessed. The size, the colors, the shiny little beads, everything about it is just right—so much so that it's become my go-to bag for essentially any and all occasions.