Handbags take the spotlight for spring 2019

Her goal was to create a spring ’19 collection with no-nonsense high style. It’s exactly what Staud achieved with her spring ’19 collection, presented at a lovely luncheon at Lauree for New York Fashion Week.

Holiday shopping ideas in Harlem and The Brooklyn Museum

Christmas is right around the corner, and it’s helpful to know about some places to shop on the way home! At SoHarlem, located at 1361 Amsterdam Ave., Suite 340, the spotlight is on milliner Amanda John.

theCURVYcon chic

“Don’t wait on your weight to live the life you want,” stated CeCe Olisa, co-founder of theCURVYcon along with Chastity Garner Valentine.

The slow ascent of hip-hop and Black designers in the world of high fashion

Nearly three decades before the scintillating Black French designer Olivier Rousteing moved on from his position as creative director of Roberto Cavalli to become creative director of Balmain in 2009, African-American designers began their slow ascent toward inclusion into the ...

Top fashion looks for now

Stella McCartney focuses on designing clothes for women who like clean lines.

Sophisticated resort ’19 styles

Hailing from Washington, D.C., designer Deidre Jefferson looks more like a politician than a designer.

Resort ’19 looks: cool elegance

Whether you are on a cruise, beach or boardwalk, the look is usually cool and elegant. At Australia’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, P.E Nation made quite a splash with a sporty, cool collection.

Australia now: Street to chic with 10 pieces

Releasing their fifth offer of wardrobe essentials, Ten Pieces demonstrates the simplicity of dressing with the ultimate sophistication

‘Jewelry: The Body Transformed’ at the Met

What a dazzling exhibit! The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents “Jewelry: The Body Transformed,” from Nov. 12, 2018, to Feb. 24, 2019.

Fashion watch out!

Last Friday’s WatchTime event, held at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall, began with a sold-out cocktail party.

Ford’s movie star glamour on the spring/summer 2019 runway

New York fashion designer Tom Ford pushes boundaries of fashion and beauty at his shows.

Botter’s spring 2019 suit looks

At Amsterdam Fashion Week, Netherlands’ designer Rushemy Botter created a fashion furor. New to the circuit, Botter presented a sophisticated, street-cultured collection.

Michael B. Jordan named first man as the face of Coach

It has been reported that “Black Panther” star Michael B. Jordan has been named the first man to become the face of the American fashion brand Coach.

Directional styles for spring/summer 2019

NANA JUDY’s spring/summer ’19 collection, presented at Spring Studios for New York Fashion Week, was inspired by the confident, carefree attitude of the young and free. This designer’s collection received wonderful applause as each model stepped down the runway. The ...

Bright flowery print mix-ups for spring/summer ’19

Italian designer Chiara Boni learned the secrets of the female figure while working at the Parisian ateliers of established couturiers. In the art of design, she is a self-taught creator. Fusing these two points of view resulted in Boni’s collections ...