Fashion

“…First comes love, then comes marriage. Then comes a baby in a baby carriage…” Some would remember this popular children’s rhyme 40 years ago. Today, love and marriage is something, altogether, different. The old rule doesn’t apply anymore. In fact, the new rule is “Anything goes.”   “Weddings and popular trends for planning...
Check out some of the many ways and reasons Memphis area residents and visitors came together in recent days.  
By Brandi Hunter, High Ground News For the gift-buying season, Memphis has an abundance of local, Black-owned businesses where shoppers can search for the perfect gifts. In 2018, Memphis topped or ranked high on multiple lists as one of the best cities for Black business owners to set up shop. In...
Memphians are gearing up for another night of black excellence at the Hilton Memphis, as some of Memphis’ top leaders in entrepreneurship and business will be celebrated at the “Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professionals Awards Gala.” Now in its third year, the gala is presented by Cynthia Daniels,...
Taking a walk through the African print fashion exhibit at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is like taking a walk through the history and the future of the continent at the same time. “African-Print Fashion Now: A Story of Taste, Globalization and Style” depicts how dynamic and colorful fashion...
On June 5, 2018, Katherine Noel Brosnahan, known as Kate Spade, was found dead in her New York City apartment by apparent suicide. She was 55. Spade had recently returned from a hiatus after selling her brand, Kate Spade, in 2006. She launched her latest fashion brand, Frances Valentine in...
Memphis’ top fashion influencers and designers swarmed this year’s Memphis Fashion Week (MFW). Beginning with a trunk show on April 11, MFW hosted a luncheon with fashion designer, stylist and author Rachel Roy and ended with two fashion shows over the weekend. The week highlighted some of hottest fashions from...
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Issa Rae featured in CoverGirl’s “The Pickup” ad for its Melting Pout Metallic lipstick (CoverGirl via YouTube screenshot) The CoverGirl ad campaign for the special-edition Melting Pout Metallic lipstick went live Monday, and with Issa Rae as the featured star of both the ad and the campaign, it’s the 73-second...
All Toni Mason, CEO of Dazzle Creative Dance & Movement, needed was the question. She was more than ready to weigh in on the importance of the Top 40 under 40 Urban Elite Professionals gala. “It gives dynamic individuals and leaders a platform of recognition that we don’t normally get,”...
The Halloran Centre was filled to capacity as fashion extraordinaire Ashley Dean, CEO of Dean’s House of Fashion, presented the fourth installment of her highly-anticipated runway show “The Weight is Over” on Sunday. Sponsored by plus-size retailer Lane Bryant, the show was dedicated to full-figured women of all shapes and...