Fashion

HBCU Fashion News and Commentary for all America’s one hundred and five Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

10 HBCU Fashion Departments Receive Scholarships To Bridge The Gap Between Upcoming Fashion Leaders...

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The recipients of the Bridging The Gap scholarship have received funds to create an unprecedented opportunity for HBCU students to thrive in the fashion...

Stacey Abrams Graces April 2021 Cover Of Marie Claire

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Spelman College alumna Stacey Abrams is a woman of influence who has been credited with turning Georgia democratic and assisting in the Biden presidential...

Alabama State Alumna Thriving In Film And Modeling Creates Fashion Line

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HBCU students are known to become multi-hyphenates! Recently, a talented Alabama State University who has found success in the film and modeling industries has...

N.C. A&T Alumna Shelby Ivey Christie Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List

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The career that Shelby Ivey Christie has crafted is just as bold as the fashion she studies. As a historian she ensures Black designers...

FAMU Alum Jerry Lorenzo Named Global Head of Adidas Basketball

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Fashion designer and Florida A&M University graduate Jerry Lorenzo has just landed a ground-breaking deal that will change the basketball industry, even without being...

Meet The HBCU Grad Who Is Making A Splash As A Clothing Line Owner

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Being a black small-business owner is tough. It does not matter how many years of experience in your field that you have, you just...

HBCU Alum Erykah Badu’s Online Store Is Coming — Here’s What We Know

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In a profile with InStyle, soul legend Erykah Badu revealed that she had something up her sleeve — an online clothing store. Partially inspired by Chinatown Market’s...

This FAMU Pharmacy Student Is Eyeing The Lash Business

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Alexia Gillis has launched a trending eyelash brand called The Lash Pharmacy while attending Florida A&M University. The second-year Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate posted her...

Ralph Lauren Appropriates Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Letters To Sell $335 Pants

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"Luxury clothing brand Ralph Lauren is apologizing amid fallout over the brand’s use of lettering and symbols associated with a historically Black fraternity," shares...

Bling-Bling: HBCU Alum Diddy, Meek Mill And DJ Khaled Impresses With A Million Bucks...

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Howard University alum Diddy and friends Meek Mill and DJ Khaled recently had on some flashy watches courtside at a Miami Heats game, and...

Central State University Grad Deon Jefferson Announced As Gather And Gown Designer For Its...

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My beloved Central State University family, this is good news! Let us congratulate our fellow Marauder Deon Jefferson, who recently been announced as Gather...

Footaction Is Looking To Empower The Next Generation Of Designers From HBCUs

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Footaction has made a big step towards inclusion in the design world. The footwear lifestyle brand has partnered with PENSOLE, a design academy partner...

Central State University Grad, Austin Oten’s New Clothing Brand Is Definitely Black Meets Skate-Punk

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Last May, Central State University graduate Austin Oten released his new clothing brand, Wrath, which is a skate-punk clothing brand geared towards skaters of...

Jerry Lorenzo Made Air Fear of God 1s for his Alma Mater, FAMU

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Thanks to his first-ever Nike collaboration, 2018 was a huge year for Fear of God-founder Jerry Lorenzo, which included the highly anticipated release of the Air Fear of God 1. But what...

NIKE Names FAMU Alum G. Scott Uzzell President & CEO of Converse, Inc.

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NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced today that effective Jan. 22, 2019, G. Scott Uzzell will become President & CEO of Converse, Inc. Uzzell comes...

Howard Alumna Ezinne Kwubiri Named H&M Head of Diversity & Inclusion

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Business of Fashion Reports, NEW YORK, United States — With over 4300 stores, H&M is one of the world’s biggest and most influential retailers....

Howard Student Iran “Bang” Paylor Creatively Pays Homage To Diddy And Bad Boy Records

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(Washington, DC) —To celebrate the iconic, dynamic, record breaking, history making - all time record label “It’s Bad Boy” Howard University Student, "Iran Bang...

Grambling Grad Kaeyla Boyd Starts Cultural Threads Brand To Promote Love For Melanin

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GSU graduate, Kaeyla Boyd, creates inspiring clothing brand Cultural Threads, for culturally conscious minds aiming to educate and promote progression through fashionable street-wear. After contemplating on creating her...