designers

Coco Chanel, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, and more—explore who has influenced the world of fashion the most, and who might be the next big name.

Whitney Alese3 days ago
Why this Major American Designer Chose to Produce Her New Line in Flint, Michigan
When Tracy Reese took a break from New York Fashion Week last February to focus on making her business more sustainable, she also quietly diversified her design portfolio, creating United Airlines uni...
Whitney Alesea month ago
Baby Phat Is Back!
I am old enough to remember the original Baby Phat. This brand was one of few that catered to curvier figures with denim that stretched across the hips of hippies kids to hip hop lovers, all baring a ...
Whitney Alesea month ago
"I Love Being Black"; Rihanna on Fenty First-Look and Fashion as a Woman of Color
Rihanna has proved herself a skilled entrepreneur. From her musical roots as a performing artist, she launched into fashion with a partnership with PUMA and her lingerie line, and into the beauty spac...
Melanie Burke2 months ago
Forget #CAMP of the Met Gala...
While we are all tripping over ourselves with a moderately disappointing MetGala Ball hosted by Anna Wintour each year, other gala's of fashion are worth the attention, too. What you may or may not kn...
Cambia Smith2 months ago
The Basics
A little Einstein Hair sometimes, and a quick knock-kneed shuffle in very boring clothing at times, and BOOM! You’ve got yourself a Cambia (Ha! So she says). No seriously, Cambia was born in Southwest...
Kendria White2 months ago
Virgil Abloh
I am a Black woman. I am also a Black fashion designer. The backlash that Virgil Abloh is getting for his latest Off White collection/show has me feeling split down the middle, and don't you worry! I'...
Taylor Fernandez3 months ago
Réalisation Par: Does It Live Up to Expectations?
Alexandra Spencer and Teale Talbot's brand, Réalisation Par, has been THE thing since its conception in 2015. Réalisation's dresses are having their moment, being adored by influencers, models, and ac...
Ringo Mendoza3 months ago
10 Best Clothing Designers for Your Wardrobe Basics
Basic clothing pieces are the backbone of your wardrobe. Although they might not always be as exciting to shop for as the statement pieces, they are things that you will get a lot of use out of, makin...
Pamela k Conoly3 months ago
From Illustration to Sewing
There is really not a separate line between illustrating fashion and actually making it. These things go hand in hand. There are very few of us that are so good at it we don't even need to try very ha...
Shannian Foster5 months ago
Top 8 Places to Shop This Festival Season
Let's face it, shopping for the perfect rave outfit can be incredibly stressful when you don't know where to start. This article will list my personal favorite online suppliers and some of the biggest...
Kylene 6 months ago
10 Runway Looks You Need to See
Fashion is ever changing. That’s what’s so great about it. These runway looks are some of my personal favorites that I thought I’d share.
The Best Books About Coco Chanel
When Coco Chanel was 20 years old, the world was a far different place than it is today. Although there are many great books about Victorian fashion that highlight her time's beauty, not being seen in...
Daniela Bao8 months ago
Susan Alexandra, Beyond the Beaded Bag
I finally got my hands on one of Susan Alexandra's iconic beaded bags and it's safe to say I'm officially obsessed. The size, the colors, the shiny little beads, everything about it is just right—so m...
A Shade of Blaq 8 months ago
Riccardo: Finding His Voice
It's a new day in fashion, Phoebe left, Hedi came and Versace was sold: very few things have stayed the same and that includes the one hundred and 62-year-old London staple that is Burberry. Riccardo ...
Morgan E. Westling8 months ago
Why Designer Clothes Are so Expensive
Can a luxury brand really raise prices on a striped cotton shirt just because of the label on it? This type of question about why designer clothes are so expensive has been left unanswered in the fash...
Ossiana Tepfenhart9 months ago
I Took Diane von Furstenberg's "Building a Fashion Brand" MasterClass and Here's What I Learned
This post contains affiliate links, meaning a small commission is earned if you sign up to Masterclass. Though most people would never guess it, I’ve always dreamt about being a fashion designer. I’ve...
Lu Vazquez9 months ago
2018 Spring's/Summer's Collection Runway Review
I'm already missing summer! Such a beautiful display of clothing pieces, props, color use & inspiration at this year's Spring’s & Summer's collection! We're now in the Fall-Winter Season collection. I...
Rachel Blanchard9 months ago
10 Avant Garde Designers You Need to Know
Avant garde designers break the rules of what clothing is supposed to be, throwing design books for beginners to the wayside as they revolutionize the industry. When done right, it should shake the wo...