“This project gives artists a chance to increase their visibility as business owners and social impact leaders,” shared Fifteen Percent Pledge founder Aurora James.

Pamela Culpepper has made history as the first Black woman appointed to serve on Prada’s Board of Directors.

Bronx-bred designer Mugzy McFly is using fashion as an avenue to cultivate community.

Fashion visionary Dapper Dan will receive the CFDA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Songstress Beyoncé has teamed up with bespoke jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz for the creation of scholarships for aspiring gemologists.

Issa Rae has teamed up with LIFEWTR for an initiative designed to amplify the artistry of diverse creatives.

For the first time in its 58-year history, a Black woman will serve as president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Songstress H.E.R. has teamed up with the company Diff Eyewear for the creation of a new collection of sunglasses.

Hats by Bunn—a bespoke hat shop that has been in Harlem for over two decades—is thriving in the face of gentrification.


Black model refuses to wear large "monkey ears" and oversized red lip accessories during NYC fashion show.

Harlem-bred designer and stylist Ashlee Muhammad is using fashion as an avenue to benefit public elementary schools.