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Soul Chic: Black Revolutionary Style

As of late, the fashion media has been put under intense scrutiny over different headlines, features and terminology used to talk about black fashion – that is, blacks in fashion. As a black fashion journalist, I think that such scrutiny […]

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In Memoriam: Whitney Houston

Music lost one of its greatest voices – if not the greatest voice to ever grace the microphone. Whitney Houston was found dead in her hotel room at


Celebrity Weight Loss Endorsements

By now, anyone with a TV has seen the newest weight loss commercials from Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, and Weightwatchers. Jennifer Hudson makes weight loss look good, as do

Tweed Trend

Soul Chic: Men’s Edition

Readers have said they want more advice on menswear.  It is mostly women wanting to pick up tips on how to dress their men; other times, fashion-forward men

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Sound Check: Lil’ Mo

Some call her the queen of collaborations. Her signature churchy hip hop sound has given Fabolous and Ja Rule some of their biggest hits to date. But Cynthia

Josephine Baker

Soul Chic: New York Fashion Week

Nothing is better than knowing all of the major trends before they hit the racks. That’s why every season in February and September editors, buyers, and fashion industry


Q&A: Damian – Free

Damian Johnson is 24, and from Camden, NJ – currently one of the toughest cities for crime in the United States of America, according to popular rankings. He’s


Style Icon: Don Cornelius

We all owe Don Cornelius a lot. In a world where “American Bandstand” dominated teen viewership on television, Cornelius thought that black viewers deserved to see more of

Diana Ross & the Supremes

Fashion: Girl Group Style – It’s not just a fad

I remember my grandmother listening to the Supremes and reading old issues of Ebony magazine as she said, “Now this is how you are supposed to dress.“ In


Trend Report: New York Fashion Week F/W 2011

The collections are out, and after the smoke cleared, one decade stood tall as the headlining period for the fall/winter collections last month in New York – the

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