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Auriele Boulware Orange Moon Ltd

Auriele Boulware: Orange Moon Ltd.

Orange Moon Was Founded By A Detroit Native   Buying amazing jewelry is one thing, but buying jewelry that is handmade and that has meaning is a whole ‘nother story. Orange Moon Ltd. was founded by Detroit native Auriele Boulware in 2016. Boulware, who grew up on the east side of the city, always had

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Tywana Smith Treasured Locks

Tywana Smith: Treasured Locks

Who Doesn’t Want Treasured Locks? Do you long to have long straight hair? Healthy hair? Today, many women are going natural and the sales of relaxers are declining but that was not the case in the 70s, 80s and 90s. Going natural at that time was a gutsy move for an African-American woman to do

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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

Kheris Rogers: #FlexinInHerComplexion   Kheris Rogers is a confident, young entrepreneur! Yes, Rogers is a ten-year-old business mogul. Rogers created, Flexin’ In My Complexion which promotes feeling amazing in the skin one is in. Detroit Fashion News thanks Rogers and her sister Taylor Pollard for agreeing to share this heartwarming and inspiring story with us

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Not Sorry Apparel Gets Unapologetic with DFN

An Interview with the Not Sorry Apparel Team   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

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Ashley Michele: Alley & Eye

Ashley Michele is a Mom and an Entrepreneur   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

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Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo: Cee Cee’s Closet NYC

Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo: Cee Cee’s Closet NYC Interview   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 on the lives of its artisan

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Allison Daroie: Paridaez

Meet 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

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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

DFN Meets 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

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Sylvester Ndhlovu: RuvaAfricWear

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.

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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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