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Black History Month

Flashback to Frenchie: A Beauty Legend in Black History

While most everyone is familiar with the afro, fewer may know the stylist credited with helping serve the…

10 Questions With Kendra Duplantier: Her ‘Insecure’ Debut, What Fashion’s Missing and Growth on the Horizon

When your design makes it into a history-making episode of Issa Rae's "Insecure," things start to happen.

Typecasting Black Women Won’t Bring Beauty the Diversity It Needs

Though Black faces are more common in mainstream beauty than they've been in years past, real representation…

What Fashion Can Learn From Black History in Getting Black Futures Right

In a talk Tuesday at Harlem's Fashion Row's summit, creator Theaster Gates outlined fashion's need for a…

Macellum Forms Firm to Invest in Black and Minority Businesses

The firm is receiving initial backing via strategic partnerships with Bob Johnson, founder of BET and The RLJ…

Nike Unveils Black Community Donations in Line With Black History Month Collection

Nike is donating to four education innovation initiatives and social justice reform organizations as part of…

Eight Black Entrepreneurs on Finding Success, Building the Future

From Sunday II Sunday to Beautystat, eight entrepreneurs share their business success stories and plans for…

Creating Conversations, Raising Awareness

From launching new content series to in-store promotions, retailers and beauty brands are shining a light on…

Celebrating Black History Month

While honoring Black history and heritage is not confined to just one month of the year, February marks a…

Fashion Executives on What’s Needed to Adequately Recruit and Cultivate Black Talent

Topics ranged from how companies are changing the way recruitment works to how they are creating growth…

The History and Impact of Black Creative Directors in Luxury Fashion

How Virgil Abloh, Olivier Rousteing and Ozwald Boateng brought fresh takes and charted new paths for the…

Who Was Designer Jay Jaxon?

There are many designers whose talents and contributions to fashion have slipped out of regular recollection…

Black-owned Beauty Brands to Support This Month and Always

Some of the brands on the list are ones you may already know and love while others are worth testing out.

Victoria’s Secret Partners With Black Transgender Model for the First Time

Emira D'Spain will help the lingerie retailer kick off Black History Month.

10 Questions With Salehe Bembury: Crocs, The Fashion Trend He Hates Most and What’s on Deck for 2022

Salehe Bembury doesn't want to be known as the sneaker guy. And his upcoming collaborations prove why it…