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On the "A" w/Souleo: Black Fashion Designers Need Help Too

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.22.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

From black fashion designers to everyday people dealing with identity politics, the fight goes on.

Moving Mountains in Chiffon: Versailles 73 American Runway Revolution

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.13.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Philosophically, one of my favorite subjects is to justify fashion's relevance historically and socially. Our "suiting up" is not only the stuff that carries individuals through their days and endeavors, it marks time and place and reflects us as accurately as any song or news story might.

Style In The Wild: 'Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced' Opening

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices

The New York Times once called Stephen Burrows "the brightest star in American fashion," and for good reason. Burrows' career has spanned over 50 year...

A Black Model in Paris

Amina Warsuma | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Amina Warsuma

I was one of the first dark-skinned models to walk the Paris catwalk in 1972. Karl Lagerfeld brought me to Paris and gave me two weeks to make it. I was an experiment, something new.

Julee Wilson

Film On Iconic Black Models In The Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Black Voices

It's been almost 40 years since the legendary Versailles models of 1973 shocked the world with their style and beauty--and put American fashion on the...

Weeky eBay Roundup of Vintage Clothing Finds

Mary Kincaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mary Kincaid

This week's finds include pieces by Ceil Chapman, Diane von Furstenberg and Bill Gibb. Be sure to check out the collectible Richard Nixon political paper dress and the amazing zebra-striped mink cape.

The Peculiar Limits of Black Society in New York

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York
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Michael Henry Adams

Is there really such a thing as 'black society'? Many people certainly used to think so! Imagine, today we have one African American president an...

The Black Elite Meet Uptown

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Billed as Collections, Spring Season 2010, Harlem's Fashion Row, the showing of creative apparel I attended Thursday night was extraordinary.