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Christian Dior La France Premier Now Set June 30th

‘Christian Dior, La France’ Premiere Now Set: June 30th

Christian Dior, La France Premiers on TV5MONDE USA If you’re looking for a good fashion story to lose yourself in, the life and career of iconic fashion designer Christian Dior is explored in Christian Dior, La France, a two-part documentary premiering on TV5MONDE USA on Friday, June 30th.   The story will air at 11pm

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Kheris Rogers: #FlexinInHerComplexion

What were you doing when you were ten? When I was ten, I was playing with dolls and eating ice-cream sandwiches. I certainly was not like Kheris Rogers. Rogers is confident and… an entrepreneur!!!! Yes, Rogers is a ten-year-old business mogul! Rogers created, Flexin’ In My Complexion which promotes feeling amazing in the skin one

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Not Sorry Apparel Gets Unapologetic with DFN

In April 2016, the world heard Beyoncé belt out three words: “I ain’t sorry.” Although Queen Bey was singing about being unapologetic in a romantic sense, that simple statement began to be used as a mantra for various people going through different walks of life. Not Sorry Apparel is all about not being sorry for who

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Ashley Michele

Years ago, glasses were the one accessory that no one wanted. On television and in movies, the characters that donned eyeglasses were always portrayed as nerdy, clumsy and boring. Women that wore them were only seen as attractive when they took them off, and men that needed them were often referred to as “Four Eyes”

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Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo: Cee Cee’s Closet NYC

 Cee Cee’s Closet NYC celebrates the unique beauty of West African prints and designs through its various handmade accessories. In addition, Cee Cee’s Closet NYC designs its products in Nigeria because the company wants to make a positive impact in the lives of its artisan partners. Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo are the dynamic duo behind

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Allison Daroie: Paridaez

Women today live life on the go. I remember when I lived in New York City last year, I had to carry a backpack with me to change clothes right after my internship. Thankfully, Allison Daroie created Paridaez (Pah•reh•deez) to fix this problem. The Paridaez line transforms into completely different articles of gorgeous minimalist clothing

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Designers Speak Out During NYFW

New York Fashion Week is a time that all fashion-lovers look forward to twice a year. It is a time for designers to show the public what they’ve been working on, and for journalists and bloggers to tell everyone what trends they should be watching for in the months to come. NYFW is typically filled

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Ade Hassan: Nubian Skin

A nude bra is an essential part of any woman’s wardrobe. However, if you are a woman of color then you know the struggle of finding a “nude” bra for your skin tone. Thankfully, Ade Hassan (founder of Nubian Skin) has changed the game. Nubian Skin designs nude undergarments in various shades for women of

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Sylvester Ndhlovu: RuvaAfricWear

RuvaAfricWear is one of the hottest African fashion lines at the moment. We had the honor of interviewing Sylvester Ndhlovu, the founder of RuvaAfricWear. DFN: How would you describe your style? Ndhlovu: My personal fashion style is sporty and natural since I prefer to wear soccer jerseys, sweatpants or basic jeans. I’ll have to say

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Ann Yee

Ann Yee, originally from South Lyon Michigan,  is a fashion designer with a whole lot of class and style. Ms. Yee has perfected the art of draping with her sensuous knits and customizable designs focusing on volume and proportion.  Your invited to read our interview with this young genius, then we expect you to drool over her collection at annyeecollection.com.  Be

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Peaceful Pieces: Q and A with Vincent Starks

When speaking to Vincent Starks, it’s easy to forget that he’s only 23 years of age. Starks has the wisdom of someone two times his senior. Having faced his share of adversity early on in his life, Starks has made a point to be transparent with just about everything that he does — both figuratively

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Meet Marv Neal

Putting an outfit together isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but wardrobe stylist Marv Neal makes it look effortless. The Detroit native has always been interested in clothing. Citing his love for the 90’s, hip-hop subculture is one of his biggest inspirations when it comes to perfecting his craft. Growing up, Neal purchased a

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