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At 67 Years Old, JoAni Johnson Is Not Your Typical Model | HYPEBAE

The Harlem native and FENTY model shares her fashion and life wisdom with us. JoAni Johnson has been an avid fashion lover since as long as she can remember, but modeling is quite an unexpected career that she only started pursuing in her mid-60s. After appearing in a viral 2016 Allure video dispelling the beauty myths about aging gracefully, the Harlem native has become a New York Fashion Week regular over the past few seasons, walking down the runway for brands like Deveaux and CDLM. Chances are you’ve seen her in a recent fashion campaign as well. From Pyer Moss […]

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The Cool Girl’s Guide To Black Paris | Essence

Dave Quinn, Essence FLORA COQUEREL. Featured Image aris has often dictated what’s fly. Since the eighteenth century, the popular French city has set trends and the rest of the world has followed. It’s the birthplace of haute couture, the fashion capital of the universe. There’s no place quite as dazzling as the City of Light. It’s vibrant, chic, sexy and cutting-edge. From the first to the twentieth arrondissement, arts, culture and melanin make up the city’s DNA. But it’s Paris’ welcoming legacy that is the reason for its enduring popularity. African-American musicians, writers, artists and political exiles came to Paris […]

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Rihanna cheered for using body positive curvy mannequins at Fenty pop-up shop | theGrio

Kia Morgan Smith, theGrio is here for the curvy girls as evidenced by her body positive mannequins displayed at a Fenty clothing pop-up shop at The Webster in NYC. The 31-year-old singer and beauty mogul is used to breaking boundaries. Now she’s made sure her designs are not only inclusive for women on the fluffier side, but her mannequins are also being applauded for being curvier than usually seen in department stores by including stomach pouches and love handles, PEOPLE reports. CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, theGrio

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These Extraordinary Shirts Define Black Pride | Buzzfeed

Treye Green, Buzzfeed Naomi Wadler talks about gun violence at a Smithsonian Institution event on December 7. (Erin Schaff; Lily illustration), Featured Image We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication. style is just one of of the endless ways that black people celebrate their extraordinary history and look to empower themselves and their community. One of the most timeless means through which blackness […]

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FUBU Is Back With A Relaunch Of The Iconic Fashion Brand | According 2 Hip Hop

A2HH, According 2 Hip Hop Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer, Featured Image is back with a streetwear capsule available exclusively at cENTURY 21. As the first product created under FUBU’s “Can’t Resist a Classic” campaign, the capsule references the brand’s ‘90s-era styles, offering 10 pieces based on the classics that helped to crystallize streetwear’s signature staples. The collection includes sweatshirts and long- and short-sleeve T-shirts in the brand’s trademark reds and blues as well as more neutral colors. Some pieces are emblazoned with “Bronx” and “Brooklyn,” spotlighting the brand’s New York City heritage. FUBU was once carried in 5,000 stores […]

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22 Black Owned Luxury Brands To Support Instead of GUCCI and Prada | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black, Shoppe Black Undra Celeste. Featured Images Courtesy of Shoppe Black issued an apology for the offense caused by their “blackface sweater”. I don’t accept. In fact, at this point, I’m convinced that these “mistakes” are part of these folks’ marketing strategy. They can’t be that clueless. Tsemaye Binite Ozwald Boateng Brother Vellies CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, Shoppe Black

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The Same Yet Different: The Breakdown of our hair – Urban Bush Babes Cipriana Quann and TK Wonder are identical twin sisters that are known to stop traffic. People are not only paying attention to these ladies because they are beautiful but there are other reasons why these twins are making heads turn.

Cipriana Quann and TK Wonder are identical twin sisters that are known to stop traffic. People are not only paying attention to these ladies because they are beautiful but there are other reasons why these twins are making heads turn.

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