Fashion

H&M BRINGS GILDED GLAMOUR TO THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART’S COSTUME INSTITUTE BENEFIT

Extravagance, glitz and glamour are the themes for H&M’s one-of-a-kind looks, created exclusively for this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit in New York City. The looks, designed by H&M’s in-house design team, are inspired by this year’s exhibition theme, “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”, which explores the sartorial narratives that chart the evolution of American style paying homage to America’s Gilded Age – the 19th to mid-late 20th century. For each look, H&M’s designers pulled inspiration from the evolution of American style and designs of this era, focusing on the grandiose nature of the time.

Viola Davis Dons LILYSILK for People Magazine Cover and Deadline Contenders Event

LILYSILK, the world’s leading silk brand with a mission to inspire people to live spectacular, sustainable lives, has dressed Viola Davis, the renowned actress who currently stars as Michelle Obama in the new Showtime series The First Lady, for both the latest cover of People magazine and Deadline’s Contenders Television event held in Los Angeles on Monday, April 11.

Macy’s Celebrates the Brilliant Vision of Black Creatives With the Return of Icons of Style

Macy’s celebrates Black creatives with the return of Icons of Style, a collaboration with Black visionaries to help move the fashion world forward. GooGoo Atkins, Areeayl Goodwin, Matthew Harris, Jerome LaMaar, Ade Samuel and Stella and Blaise Bennett will create limited- edition seasonal collections throughout 2022 to inspire customers to embrace their personal style. Featuring exclusive designs for brands found only at Macy’s, each creative artfully designed a fashion-forward capsule of musthave items, inspired by their unique perspective and dynamic style. The first capsule of Icons of Style is available now on macys.com, the Macy’s app and select locations nationwide.

Bonnie Jennifer Introduces New Gold-Filled Beaded Gemstone Rings for Mother’s Day

Every second Sunday in May, motherhood is commemorated by honoring the love, commitment and joy that mothers bring to families, as well as their contribution to society. Showing gratitude through cards, flowers, cooking and quality time are all part of the tradition, as is gift giving, to celebrate the superwomen in life. This Spring, former social worker turned jewelry designer, Bonnie Jennifer, is launching bright, stretchable gemston rings, with her signature gold-filled ball design, just in time for Mother’s Day. Perfect for everyday wear, the rings are stackable with a comfort fit, made for moms on the go.

LILYSILK Unveils Six Limited-Edition Gift Sets for Mother’s Day

LILYSILK, the world’s leading silk brand with a mission to inspire people to live spectacular, sustainable lives, is launching six special gift sets for Mother’s Day this year.

Lily-Lark Expands Fashion-Forward Skin Protection with New LARK Line of UPF 50+ Parasols

Just as summery days begin to return, there’s a new form of skin protection under the sun. Lily- Lark’s new diffusion line of UPF 50+ parasols, Lark, will pair high design with affordability. The Lark parasol will sport a collection of 10 curated, artist-designed prints. Lily-Lark’s original signature line will introduce its own lineup of 8 new prints for Summer 2022.

Herb’N Eden Receives $1.2M Investment to Leverage Growth Opportunities

Herb’N Eden, an all-natural bath and beauty company, based in the Metro Atlanta area, has closed a $1.2M investment for business growth. Quinton and Terran Lewis founded Herb’N Eden in 2015 to bring natural skincare products to the forefront of the market. Mercantile Venture Capital led the investment with participation from The Core Venture Studio.

Angela Stevens New Brand Ambassador for KOSA Professionals

Professionals announces new brand ambassador as Emmy award-winning hairstylist, children’s book author, and mentor Angela Stevens. As a leader in the hair and beauty industry, KOSA Professionals partnership with Angela Stevens will assist in educating consumers on how to style their hair with the revolutionary tools that are safe for all hair types.

GODDESS STRENGTH COLLECTION BY CAROL'S DAUGHTER IS BACK

Carol's Daughter, a leading brand in the natural hair care space, is expanding its best-selling Goddess Strength Collection with two NEW formulas designed to nourish, replenish and strengthen hair – the Repairing Cocoon Mask and Pre-Poo Treatment. With "hair breakage" trending as one of the top beauty searches, the Carol's Daughter Goddess Strength Collection is specially formulated with Castor Oil and other natural ingredients to build strength and length retention in the hair. Both products are designed to empower naturally curly, coily and heat-styled goddesses to reach new heights and lengths in their hair care journey.

Black Fashion Designers Create The Perfect Spring Looks

The Black Fashion Week| USA runway event returned for its 7th annual fashion week over the weekend ending Black History Month and Celebrating Women’s History Month in Chicago, IL. The event took place in Chicago, IL where it all began 7 years ago with a vision to highlight designers of color, promoting and exposing their brand aesthetics to the general public nationwide in key metropolitan cities.

KISS Colors & Care Partners with Jayda Cheaves for Ambassadorship

KISS Colors & Care, an innovative, high-performance textured hair care brand from KISS Products Inc., is thrilled to announce its partnership with entrepreneur and influencer Jayda Cheaves for the brand’s women’s collection in 2022.

Clothing Brand, Elle Olivia, Launches to Empower Young Female Voices of Color

Marty McDonald, founder of Boss Women Media, launched her newest venture with children’s clothing brand, Elle Olivia. The brand, named in honor of McDonald’s young daughter, will launch with a selection of clothing for babies and toddlers, as well as items for mothers. In addition, Elle Olivia will feature a book written by McDonald, Mama We Made It.

SAKS DEBUTS DIGITAL-FIRST SPRING CAMPAIGN STARRING LUPITA NYONG’O

NEW YORK PRNewswire -- Saks, the premier digital platform for luxury fashion, debuted its digital-first spring 2022 campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actress, Executive Producer of Africa’s first superhero series for children “Super Sema,” and star of the upcoming “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Lupita Nyong’o. The seasonal campaign celebrates why fashion is fun again by showcasing the bright, bold styles of the season through an optimistic, fresh and timely storytelling lens.

EMERGE!™ A Fashion Runway Show hosted an epic return to the runway during New York Fashion Week February 2022 Legendary Designer Karl Kani received Fashion Innovator Award

The leading emerging designer runway show established to be a catalyst and provide a national platform for independent and emerging designers returned to an in-person live runway show during New York Fashion Week on February 15, 2022 at Broad Street Ballroom (41 Broad street – New York, NY). The Show was taped for a new series called “A Road to Emerge!” which will highlight the behind the scenes of a fashion show.

SHARON CHUTER AND PULL UP FOR CHANGE TEAM UP WITH NEW BEAUTY BRANDS

Following a successful launch in February 2021, in which over $400,000 was raised and deployed to eight emerging black business founders at Essence Festival of Culture, Sharon Chuter and her non-profit organization, Pull Up For Change are re-launching the Make It BLACK campaign for Black History Month 2022 with new beauty partners.