Black Fashion Designers

One of the least mentioned aspects of the death of André Leon Talley has been the role that race played during his life. But he was very vocal about the intersection of racism and the fashion world, as these quotes show.

Olatiwa Karade, a 19-year-old rising Black designer and entrepreneur, has struck a chord with many activists and millennials of color with her conscious clothing.

NEW YORK — Fashion Row, an organization based out of Harlem has given six Black designers a shot at the opportunity of a lifetime — the runways of New York’s Fashion Week. NY Daily News reports: From 15 semifinalists, the [Fashion Row] team culled the top six, evaluating portfolios and interviewing designers in person. In […]

Washington– Moving from the Arizona desert to the bright lights of New York has given the Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire a way to express himself as a true fashion (power) forward.

Today, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicked off in its new home, Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park in New York City. The event draws tastemakers, editors, onlookers, and buyers to witness the hottest in design industry talent. The semi-annual fashion events, formerly at Bryant Park, draw more than 230,000 attendees every year and generate more than $770 million […]