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Black Designers and Creatives

‘We Have a Long Way to Go’: DEI Experts Take the FN CEO Summit Stage to Offer Sage Advice on How to Ignite Real Change

All four executives spent time at Nike during their careers —  and each of them has had a unique…

SXSW The Wear House: DevaCurl, Creators Get Real on Curl Talk at SXSW

ADevaCurl and curl creators get real on hair politics, damaging workplace policies and more.

Pharrell Williams Kicks Off Third Year of Black Ambition Project

The nonprofit organization offers funding and mentorship to Black and Hispanic entrepreneurs.

NAFAD’s Pioneering Role in Boosting Black Designers

The almost-forgotten organization played a pivotal part from the '50s to the 2000s in raising awareness of…

BrainTrust Founders Studio Releases Economic Advancement Report

The platform, founded in 2021 to support Black-founded beauty and wellness brands, is shining a light on the…

First Black Carpet Awards Get Emotional

Held during Milan Fashion Week and organized by the Afro Fashion Association, the event recognized 10 leaders…

Modes, Afro Fashion Association Spotlight BIPOC Talents in Milan

The retailer and the association threw a bash to spotlight fall collections by 12 underrepresented designers. 

Black Wellness Shoppers Need More

The consumer segment is seeking more services and products within the category.

Black Design Collective’s Incubator, Wellness in the Stars

The Black Design Collective in L.A. has launched an incubator, a new app combines wellness and astrology.

Awet New York Hosts Black-owned Brand Showroom During New York Fashion Week

The showroom will be open from Feb. 9 to 16.

The Folklore Connect Plans Its Own Digital Trade Show and In-Person Showcase With RAISEfashion

The digital trade show is Feb. 1-3, while the in-person showcase at Shopify New York's space takes place Feb…

EXCLUSIVE: Inaugural Black Carpet Awards to Be Held at February’s Milan Fashion Week

The event organized by the Afro Fashion Association will bestow 10 awards on 10 Leaders of Change belonging…

Stella Jean Returns to the Runway With Her ‘WAMI’ Friends

The runway show paraded looks by Jean, Edward Buchanan and a range of multicultural talents part of the We…

Black Activism, Traditional Weaving Feted at Australia’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards

Now in its third year, the National Indigenous Fashion Awards celebrate excellence in Australia's burgeoning…

Here’s How 5 Fashion and Beauty Brands Owned by People of Color Are Dealing With Inflation

As inflation continues to increase for businesses, beauty and fashion brands owned by people of color are…