Written By Stephanie Korney On September 7, 2021, in Liverpool, England, attendees at the Positive Vibration Festival of Reggae honored Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley with a seven-foot-tall statue. The statue had been unveiled just two days earlier. The festival, which is promoted as “a weekend city celebration of the uplifting power of reggae and dub’s righteous reverberations,” launched in 2016 and has grown to welcome thousands of fans and some major global reggae perform
Written by Keka Araújo Photo Courtesy of Mattel/ Instagram One of Cuba’s most celebrated singers is being honored during Hispanic Heritage Month with a beautiful replica that embodies her glowing persona beautifully.
Mattel Toys revealed a new addition to its longstanding Barbie Doll collection. In honor of La Guarachera de Cuban – Celia Cruz, Barbie Celia was unveiled on the company’s Instagram account.
The glamorous replica features the doll dressed in a magnificent red tu
by Vnson Boozier Twiins Chyna Russell (Photo Credit: Dollhouse Cosmetics) The global beauty industry is almost a half trillion-dollar business.
But for Black beauty consumers, finding the right foundation shade can feel rather taxing for companies that don’t realize that Black people’s skin comes in a variety of hues. It’s evident that the beauty industry still has far to go when it comes to inclusivity and diverse representation in the Black community.
For Chyna Russell, th
Written by Alex Mistlin Photograph: Antonio Olmos/The Guardian Caribbean queens … Allyson Williams, Sister Monica Tywang, Lady Lee Woolford Chivers and Kim Woolford. Whether it’s online or on the streets, women have defined London’s huge celebration of Caribbean culture. We talk steel pans and skimpy costumes with the pioneers who set the tone. Sitting in a neat little cafe at the back of the Tabernacle, a Grade II-listed pub and arts venue in London’s Notting Hill, Sister Mo
PRESS RELEASE Harlem, New York- It's been a world win of events that has shaken the world in which Covid 19 was stamped as one of the biggest changes in society. While we all were dealing with a Health crisis, Police brutality and the death of unarmed black people, statistics went on a rise that we have never seen before. As members of our Global Community, Harlem Fashion Week believes that it is our moral obligation to speak up for justice. On September 3rd 2021, HFW embark
Written by CME Staff Glenroy Marsh, Chief Executive Officer, Founding Designer at D'Marsh Couture began his career with Thinking Fashion Since 2003. D'March Coutoure has an eye for detail and perfection, March honed his design skills at the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, obtaining practical experience while working in the costume department. The formation of House of D’Marsh has given March the opportunity to marry sophistication with fashion-forw
Written by Asia Milia Ware Wearable art isn’t new, it’s been the norm — a lifestyle, really — for Black people in New York, especially in Harlem. Fifty-five years ago, the Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) was founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane, and a few years later, the institute hosted its very own fashion shows for Harlem Week. These shows lasted from 1979 to 1996, but the spirit and style that these streets saw never ended. Today, the exhibit “Showing Out: Fashion in Harl
BY LUCY MAGUIRE On the eve of his New York Fashion Week show, the Queens-based designer tells Vogue Business what he’s learned about developing a fashion label, as he looks ahead to a tie-up with sportswear giant Puma. New York designer LaQuan Smith will become the first to stage a fashion show inside the city’s iconic Empire State Building on 9 September. The high-profile choice of venue for his Spring/Summer 2022 show, during a hotly anticipated New York Fashion Week, refle
Written in part: Syifa and CME staff Erigo is a well-known Indonesian fashion brand that is in New York Fashion Week. Celebrating in NYFW, Erigo held its show pre-party with the support of Fashion Mingle. At capacity, the event brought guests from all five boroughs and the globe. Photo credit: CME The brand's debut launch took place during NYFW by Muhammad Sadad, owner of “Erigo X.”
Erigo X, according to Sadad, is a brand that showcases the current fashion trends, especi
ADVERTISEMENT Artist, Thomas Heath, current exhibition UBRolling at Heath Gallery in Harlem,The Gallery celebrating its 19th year. Dust off your walking shoes! The Harlem Arts Stroll, produced by Calabar Gallery, is back with two strolls during the month of September. The strolls will take you from 110th Street to 155th Street ~ do part of it; do all of it. The Harlem Arts Stroll relaunches the second week of September with two editions: a Thursday After-Work Edition from 5p