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With 30 plus years in the industry and multiple nominations for her work, Carter's designs speak for themselves on and off the screen
Ruth E. Carter, the costume designer for Marvel’s Black Panther, will be honored with the Career Achievement Award at...
Paint It Black: The British Fashion Awards Announce 2018 Nominees, and Black Models Dominate Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Style
The nominees will include Winnie Harlow, Adut Akech, and Louis Vuitton artistic director Virgil Abloh.
Black beauty continues to disrupt and redefine the fashion industry, this time dominating the Model of the Year category...
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The actress made a statement with her many costume changes throughout the night.
When we found out Tracee Ellis Ross was hosting the 2018 American Music Awards, we couldn’t wait to see all her costume...
‘The Season of Style’: OSK Styles Owner Omar Kinnebrew Takes Calculated Risk In The Name Of Fashion Business Sense, Featured, On the RYSE, Style
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The Other Fashion Week Takes Flight: Gabourey Sidibe, Lizzo, Venus Williams and More Celebrate The Curvy Con 2018 Empowerment, Featured, Spark
The Fourth Annual Curvy Con challenges the fashion industries images, perception, and skill of dressing curvier women.
As more and more designers are including are including fuller-figured models on their runways (Cushnie, Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung, and...
This Is How We Do It: Essence’s September Issue—Starring Naomi!—Is a Study in Black Excellence Featured, Style
Black women are gracing 50 percent of 2018 fall fashion issues, true black girl magic!
Leave it to Essence to remind us what black excellence looks like on both sides of the camera. Making their contribution...
10-Year-Old Inspired to Launch Her Own Clothing Line After Being Bullied for Her Dark Skin Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE
Kheris Rogers launches 'Flexin’ in My Complexion' after being bullied by classmates for her darker skin
One of the many burdens Black women continue to bear on a regular basis is the painful divide of...
Zendaya Partners with Michael Kors on a New Watch Campaign Arts & Entertainment
The actress and singer is starring in the new smartwatch campaign for the designer
Zendaya launched her partnership video with designer Michael Kors this week. The video features the singer, actress, and...
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