FIT calls designers, b Michael’s news & EVVY Awards

If you’re a designer who’s looking to grow your business, apply to FIT’s Design Entrepreneurs 2020, a renowned industry-sponsored program that offers $150,000 in prize monies.

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.

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.

Color vibrations for S/S 2020

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

Cool, casually chic cuts for SS ’20

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

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.

The Afro represents cultural change within Black Diaspora

Between the chit-chat about the Dodgers or Lakers—there’s very little political talk—the subject of the Afro (or “natural”) comes up, of which he is a font of knowledge. O.D., by his estimate, has probably given 50,000 haircuts over the past ...

Soft styles and sustainable looks for spring/summer ’20

Bailuyu by Fu Wenjie’s latest collection opened with a whispery white pristine gown that paved the way for a beautifully designed symphony of soft styles.

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.

Understated styles for spring/summer 2020

For Noon by Noor’s spring 2020 NYFW collection, designers were inspired by the l Bahraini pearl and its surroundings.

Loc love at LocFest NYC

The first annual Locfest NYC, which celebrates loc’d hair culture, fashion and history, took place at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn.

Global Fashion Collective’s elegant looks for SS ’20

Whimsical color palettes, artistic fabric manipulations and ethereal elegance led the way for the first show from Global Fashion Collective. They featured three young designers including Glaze Kohl, Xunero and Jessica Chang Studio. Their colors, prints and fabrics were soft, ...

Four emerging Chinese designers opened NYFW

It’s New York Fashion Week and fashion designers are on the hoof! Yesterday, Sept. 4, 2019, ICY presented four emerging Chinese designers with outstanding spring/summer 2020 women’s and men’s fashion collections at NYFW.

Dynamic Designs for spring/summer ’20

At Madrid’s recent Fashion Week, designer Custo Dalmau created a sensational collection for the brand Custo Barcelona.

Indonesian Diversity influences fall/winter ’19 looks

Direct from Indonesia, four dynamic designer collections were shown for fall 2019 NYFW. Guests were left in awe by each garment.