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

The Rise of an Empire – Models Inc 5 Years Anniversary Fashion Show –...

The endless line finally spilled its way into TheArc theater. The theater was full of enthusiasm and I could feel the anticipation surrounding me. Model, Big Jess said,...

How fashion is actually just a bunch of math

“Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.” – Coco Chanel They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder — but a good...

The Runway At Elizabeth City State University’s Homecoming Gets Serious

Elizabeth City State University is known for its Pre-Game and Pre-Dawn events during homecoming week. For the spring time, Viking Fest is a huge event that many young...

White Teenager Poses in a ‘African Queen’ Editorial

"Here we go again," writes Laura Beck about a 16-year-old white model playing the role of a "African Queen" in an editorial. Check out Beck's account here:...

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

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 many...

Former Aggie Is A Forbes List Successful Entrepreneur And Pioneer For Change

Olatorera Oniru is the 29 year old founder and CEO of, an online African inspired fashion retailer. The business itself is under one year old and has...

Stylish Buzz of the Week: Hanif Castel from Delaware State by The Profashional

To say his style is incomparable is an understatement.

My top five favorite Fall Beauty Trends by Kristen Joy

While reading through the August 2011 issue of Instyle Magazine, I noticed a lot of different tips and suggestions for Fall beauty. From fire-engine-red lips to mono-chromatic...

The Quintessential Black Pump

An elegant pair of closed-toe black pumps should have been all college women’s gift list this past Christmas. These classic shoes, which seem to be a staple...

Love the Skin You’re In by Kristen Joy

One of the things I love about my people, is that we come in a plethora of shapes, sizes, hair textures and skin tones. We are a...

Walk the Walk Fashion Show HBCU Casting Call

Walk the Walk is a created brand designed to offer opportunity & a helpful hand in coaching in creating high fashion models. It is a stepping stone...

Girl Power: Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Willow’s Haircut

Jada Pinkett Smith questions her daughter's hair critics opinion on individual freedom when she posted on Facebook recently. Check this out: The question why I would LET Willow...

Top HBCUs for Careers in Entertainment

Considering a career in entertainment, but still want that “A Different World” experience that your friends and family will probably never stop bragging about?  If so, then...

Trend Alert: What’s a Statement Piece Anyway?

Everyone always talks about statement pieces for an outfit but no one ever stops to ask, what is that anyway? In my opinion, your statement piece is the...

Recap: The Howard University Homecoming Fashion Show 2012

Over the years, the Howard University Homecoming Fashion Show has drawn the likes of Venus and Serena Williams, actor and alum Lance Gross, and America's Next Top...

Little Bags for “Little” People

The more real baggage you have in life, tends to consequently transfer over into reality and your personal style sense. Do you agree?

Howard University Yardfest Style Watch

Everyone knows that Howard University is the "mecca" of black culture and education, with that being said, it is also the mecca of black fashion. This past...

Trend Alert: The Infinity Scarf

I love scarves in the fall, they add a fashionable extra layer to any outfit. In a season of instability a scarf can be the difference between...