Many HBCUs have great fashion departments and robust programs that people aren't aware of. Though I did not attend an HBCU, as a former student of color in fashion merchandising, I can attest, the journey to a fashion career can feel lonely.
Photo Caption: Holly Hmielewski's Bioluminescence Collection Photo Credit: Stephens College Holly Hmielewski, a senior at Stephens College studying...
In my practice many of my female patients are professionals and want to look good. Expensive shoes do not guarantee comfort because often times it is how the shoes are designed that can trigger potential foot problems.
Kahindo believes that along with creating sustainable jobs, educating and empowering women is the key to poverty reduction in the Congo and Africa.
Though many are focused on the Sochi Olympics as of late, an important event has also been going on: New York Fashion Week.
Another Fashion Month kicks off this week and designers in New York are scrambling to get their Fall 2014 collections show-ready. They needn't bother. For bloggers, celebrities and sadly, even a few editors, Fashion Week is more of a time to be seen than see the collections.
Taubmans paint brand has created yet another successful and intriguing collaboration. The same company that brought you ...
"Sorry, as a magazine editor, I know what it's like to flip through dozens of shots to find the right one. And, do you know what gets my e-mail gong? "That shot, her lipstick is smudged. Her shirt is wrinkled."
When I was approached to be on this current season of Project Runway: All Stars, I decided that this time, I wanted to be seen for who I truly am.
We can't rub a crystal ball and predict what's in store. So, we did the next best thing and asked top bridal gown designers to sketch their wedding visions for A-list brides.
Thinking about a career change? Watch my interview with "Project Runway" finalist Bradon McDonald about his experience going from modern dancer to fashion designer. Bradon also gives advice on how you can change careers: Plan first, and then take a dive!
I cannot stress this enough: If a trend doesn't feel like 'you' then don't push it. That's what gives us each our own individual style and voice. As Yves Saint Laurent put it, 'Fashion fades, style is eternal.' Pick and choose carefully.
I catch up with fashion designer Bradon McDonald, a finalist on Season 12 of Project Runway, about his experience on the reality competition show. Some life lessons learned: be careful what you wish for, and be ready to step up to the pressure of big opportunities.
"Charming" and "delightful" are the two words that best describe The Way We Wore: Styles of the 1930s and '40s by Marsha Hunt, a well-respected star of the golden age of Hollywood movies.
Fashion is not my career. Fashion is a way of life and clothing is one way to express and present YOU every day. It's the business of fashion that has kept the industry alive and influential for centuries.
The edgy, snarly yet bombastic Mercedes Benz Fashion Week downed curtains for the season with a lot of pomp and show.