Fashion

Purpose Toys Unveils Amazon Exclusive “Crown and Coils” Styling-Head Set

DeeDee Wright-Ward, creator of viral “Naturalistas” Fashion Doll line and CEO of one of the largest Black-owned toy start-ups, Purpose Toys, has announced the expansion of the Naturalistas brand with the release of the Amazon Exclusive “Crown and Coils” Natural Hair Styling-Head set.

Saks Celebrates Fall Fashion With Next-Gen Superstar Chlöe Bailey

Saks, the premier digital platform for luxury fashion, announces its Fall 2022 campaign starring singer, songwriter, producer and actress, Chlöe Bailey. With this campaign, Saks celebrates fall fashion trends from noteworthy designers and emerging brands that are changing the industry landscape. Saks is encouraging customers to take liberties with style and bend the rules, honoring their individuality by finding pieces that best suit and elevate their lives. The campaign pushes for self-expression and inspires customers to be bold in their fashion choices and stay true to their personal taste with offerings from must-have everyday pieces to statement items.

JANIE AND JACK DEBUTS ‘PAJAMAS FOR GOOD’ PROGRAM WITH ROOM TO READ PARTNERSHIP IN SUPPORT OF WORLD LITERACY DAY

Children’s fashion brand Janie and Jack® debuted their PJs for Good program, an ongoing initiative focused on partnering with organizations that do good in their communities. The program has launched with Room to Read, a leading global nonprofit for children’s literacy and education, coinciding with the Fall 2022 launch of the brand’s Good Night by Janie and Jack pajama collection. For the month of September, which is National Literacy Month and includes World Literacy Day on September 8th, Janie and Jack will donate one book for every pajama sold. They also invite customers to donate directly in stores or online at checkout.

Pandora democratizes diamonds with U.S. and Canada lab-created diamond launch

Pandora, the world’s largest jewellery brand, announces that Diamonds by Pandora is available in the U.S. and Canada. Featuring lab-created diamonds grown in the U.S. and crafted with 100% recycled silver and gold, the new collection combines design and sustainability and makes diamond jewellery – the epitome of luxury – accessible to more people.

PUMA Ambassador and Canadian Sprinter Andre De Grasse Shares His Motivation and Goals in PUMA’s “Only See Great” Campaign

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Having just won gold in the men’s 4x100 relay at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, De Grasse speaks about his motivation to keep performing at the highest level in a video interview with sports company PUMA.

SUPERVSN STUDIOS INTRODUCES STUDIO

STUDIO powered by Supervsn Studios is the first look into the brand’s extension of fashion apparel and accessories within the Pacsun universe. The partnership comprises four seasonal drops a year. Proceeds from each collection are committed to funding mentorship programs with companies such as, 10 Summers and Round Two, that exist to educate, empower, and usher in the next generation of creative visionaries and game-changing entrepreneurs. STUDIO focuses on crafting activewear for the everyday creative. Founder and Creative Director Gavin Mathieu has always imagined products and experiences with impact in mind for the community. As a creator, he champions the importance of functionality, meeting purpose, without sacrificing style. This design approach has outlined and crafted the ethos of Supervsn Studios.

Pretty Dope Society Launches New Collection for Kids

Summer’s not quite over, but the back-to-school season is certainly almost here. There’s nothing more stressful than last-minute shopping, so when it comes to the essentials, shopping early is a must! Starting with the most important school essentials, backpacks are usually an annual purchase for students. Get a head start on your shopping list with Pretty Dope Society and enhance your child’s backpack with a whole lot of Black representation.

göt2b® announces Actor & Philanthropist Tati Gabrielle as Brand Ambassador

Henkel’s göt2b® hair color and styling brand announces an exciting collaboration with Actor & Philanthropist Tati Gabrielle, best known for her screen-stealing acting role in Season 3 of the Netflix hit series “You.” Tati has been recognized as one of Forbes’ “Hollywood 30 Under 30” and is committed not only to her craft as an actor, but also to her passion for philanthropy. Tati has never been one to shy away from expressing herself, whether it’s through fashion, giving back to others or advocacy of causes she believes in.

A New Funding Round led by Cleveland Ave, with participation from a16z, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Mayvenn, a beauty-tech company with a network of over 50,000 hair stylists nationwide, announced a $40m Series C round led by Cleveland Ave, with participation from the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a16z. Mayvenn’s mission is to use technology to empower the professional stylist community. The Mayvenn platform enables stylists to earn money selling beauty products and over the past two years has expanded into a marketplace, offering salon services through its curated network of beauty pros. The services marketplace, combined with the e-commerce platform, lay the foundation for an end-to-end beauty ecosystem encompassing services and products. This unique offering financially empowers the professional beauty community and is simplifying the beauty experience for customers.

Magnum ice cream Partners with Cindy Bruna and Iris Van Herpen To Debut the World’s First Haute Couture Vegan Dress Made from Cocoa Beans

Magnum icecream, the chocolatiers of ice cream, has partnered with luxury Dutch fashion designer, Iris Van Herpen – one of the industry’s most talented and forward-thinking creatives – to design a Haute Couture vegan dress inspired by the iconic Magnum vegan ice cream.

TIAA, Azzi Fudd and Curry Brand Collab on Custom Sneakers to Spotlight 30% Retirement Income Gap Between Men and Women

TIAA is once again working alongside top athletes to spotlight the startling reality that women have an average of 30 percentiless retirement income than men. The company announced a collaboration with UConn Huskies Guard Azzi Fudd, the top-ranked basketball recruit in 2021, and Curry Brand, Stephen Curry’s bespoke apparel and footwear line produced by Under Armour. The parties have collaborated to debut nine one-of-a-kind, hand-painted #RetireInequality sneakers. The sneakers were custom designed by David “DEZ” Zambrano and Moe of Creative Custom Kicks and symbolize the progress that has been made over the past 50 years since the passing of Title IX legislation and all of the work that still needs to be done.

GLAMAZON Beauty first Black-owned brand to launch on ShopHQ

Legendary beauty icon Kim Baker is made history with the launch of her GLAMAZON Beauty cosmetic line on ShopHQ on Thursday,June 30th. Glamazon Beauty is a premier cruelty- free, high-quality beauty line catering to all skin types and features an array of nourishing face, lip and eye products such as hydrating lip gloss, vegan foundation and concealer.

Target Evolution is Collaborating with Market by Macy’s to Empower Teen Entrepreneurs

A golden opportunity for youth to embark on a professional journey as Target Evolution has come up with its latest venture. The organization proudly announces its partnership with renowned national brand, Macy’s smaller, off-mall concept, Market by Macy’s at The Highlands of Flower Mound. With the fruitful collaboration between the two companies, Trail Blaze Shop has emerged in the market. It is a retail store especially built for the young entrepreneurs, belonging to the age group of 12-19 years old. The organization is offering opportunities for youth to grow while paving their way to success.

Ruffles® Heats Up the Summer with Ultra-Exclusive Sneaker Collaboration with Jayson Tatum

Fans can enter for the chance to win the new Jayson Tatum Autographed Size 15 Air Jordan XXXVI ‘Ruffles’ Player Exclusive sneakers by purchasing a specially marked Ruffles® bag

Kua Designs Pops-Up Across America

Kua Designs will host a pop-up tour across the United States in five major cities including Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C., bringing their culture meets cosmopolitan handbags and jewelry from the vibrant African city of Accra, Ghana this summer.