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Amplifying Our Voices

42 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

On Juneteenth and beyond.

By Mekita Rivas, Shea Simmons, Kui Mwai and Dominique Norman

Dapper Dan’s Sold-Out ‘DAP’ GAP Hoodie Is Finally Back In Stock

Shop it now before it sells out (again).

By Dominique Norman

Miami Swim Week Has Started A New Trend Of Corset Swimsuits

‘Bridgerton’ takes the beach

By Dominique Norman
Amplifying Our Voices

Black Designers Slayed The Runway At Paraiso Miami Beach Swim Week

The models didn’t come to play either.

By Dominique Norman

What Do We Owe Each Other?

I believe I have a right to exist safely in public spaces as a high-risk, disabled person. Do others have an obligation to make that possible?

By Hannah Soyer
Celebrity Style

Ciara Is Just Getting Started In Fashion

What she’s learned in the first year of LITA by Ciara.

By Dominique Norman
Celebrity Style

Lizzo Celebrates Juneteenth With Pan African Flag Dress

The singer also shared resources for fans to donate in observance of the holiday.

By Dominique Norman

How This Artist Is Using Tarot Cards To Manifest A Hopeful Future

Amid protests and the pandemic in 2020, Adrienne Elise Tarver wanted to know that things were going to work out.

By Michelle Toglia
Celebrity Style

Lauren London Highlights Resilience In New Puma Collab

How the actress and entrepreneur is keeping LA in her heart.

By Dominique Norman

34 Quotes That'll Inspire You On Juneteenth & Beyond

“It is not enough to be quietly non-racist, now is the time to be vocally anti-racist.”

By Syeda Khaula Saad and Siena Gagliano
Quick Question

Sami Miró Is Bringing Black Representation To Sustainability

How she built a vintage brand on the ethos of authenticity.

By Dominique Norman
Power Players

Kimberly Jenkins Wants To Decolonize The Fashion Industry

"Real power comes when someone speaks up and says, 'We need to change the system.' "

By Dominique Norman

In 'Paradise Square,' Tony Nominee Joaquina Kalukango Tells A New Civil War Story

“[It’s] literally the same rhetoric we’re hearing now,” she says of the musical’s 1863 discourse.

By Kate Dwyer
Quick Question

Meet The Woman Changing The Conversation Around African Luxury Fashion

Studio 189 co-founder Abrima Erwiah shares her journey to building a fashion social enterprise through the lens of optimism.

By Copelyn Bengel
The Level Up

Chelsea Woody On Shattering Stereotypes In Surfing

Since learning to surf less than a decade ago, she's already become one of the most influential women in the water.

By Leah Groth
Met Gala

BIPOC Designers Made Some Of The Met Gala’s Best Looks

These looks are so stunning.

By Dominique Norman