Mattel’s Groundbreaking Hijab Barbie Honors Harlem Coached Olympian And More

Mattel made history on Monday by unveiling the first-ever hijab-wearing Barbie doll. It’s designed after Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American sabre fencer who became the first Olympic athlete to compete while wearing a hijab at the 2016 Rio Olympics who was coached by Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El. Continue Reading →

Alexander Wang Women’s Work And Play Camo Canvas Tote

We love almost everything that Alexander Wang touches, so when we saw this stitched luxury women’s camo canvas leather tote – it was love at first sight.

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Harlem’s Teyana Taylor Looking Fierce On The Latest Runways Around The World

Harper’s Bazaar reports that unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Harlem‘s Teyana Taylor has been killing New York Fashion Week. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Dapper Dan Designs For Gucci And Doesn’t Say Much Else

In May, Gucci elicited a wave of criticism after Harlem World Magazine reported that over a fur coat with puffy, logo-laden sleeves that unmistakably copied a jacket that the Harlem (see photo below) designer Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day had created for the Olympic runner Diane Dixon in 1989. Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Kanye Muse And Harlemite Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor ruled the catwalk as she closed GCDS‘s New York Fashion Week presentation on Friday in a crop top and logo briefs.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Fashion Week 2017 Casting New Designers

In an effort to create increased opportunity in the fashion design industry NYFW seeks emerging designers to rip the runway for the Spring/Summer 2018 installment of New York Fashion Week 2017! Continue Reading →

First Look Inside the Nike AF1 x VLONE Harlem Pop-Up

Ever since their limited, surprise drop at Complexcon last year, the VLONE Air Force 1 has become one of the sneaker world’s most-hyped releases. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Launches Campaign To Promote Made In NY

In advance of the semi-annual New York Fashion Week (NYFW) that kicks off tomorrow, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) will launch a three-week marketing campaign that consists of print, social media, digital, and video to spotlight the City’s growing fashion design and manufacturing sector, and to promote a diverse array of Made in NY certified fashion designers. Continue Reading →

Fabulous Portraits Of Harlemites Behind-The-Scenes At Tom Ford NYFW Show

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Here are wonderful images from Vanity Fair Magazine‘s behind-the-scenes look at Tom Ford‘s New York Fashion Week (NYFW) show with Harlem couples Alicia Keys in her no make-up look and Switz Beatz (above). Continue Reading →

Celebrating The Best Street Style In The World Of Harlem

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: A view of street style seen around the September 2016 New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)Street-style fashions on day two of New York Fashion Week, from oversized mens dress shirts, cool hand and shoulder bags, to muted and afro-centric bright color patterned prints, and of course big hair and small hair – it’s all good.  Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Fashion Weeks, Just Another Week Of Dying Creativity And Booming Capitalism

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There was a time when the New Your Fashion Week was the hottest place to be in town. Continue Reading →

5 Things I Wish I knew Before My Wedding

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By Venuza Laveaux

As a recent newlywed, I know that getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments in a person’s life. Friends and family are elated for the blissful couple as everyone anxiously awaits wedding details. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: New York Fashion Week Zang Toi Fall 2016

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Designer Zang Toi showed his Fall 2016 collection during New Fashion Week at Chelsea Piers’ Pier 59 Studios Stage A. Continue Reading →

Cynthia Bailey Eyewear Celebrates NYC During Fashion Week 2016

Cynthia Bailey Eyewear1This month Cynthia Bailey will have a special evening celebrating the fashion and glamour of New York City during New York Fashion Week 2016 hosted by three global brands Classiques Modernes, Roots and Cynthia Bailey Eyewear.

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Harlem Derby Presents Uptown Runway A NYFW

harlem hatsFrom Run for the Roses to the Catwalk, Harlem Derby will be holding its Uptown Runway event in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →