Fashion

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

18 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni

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Many of pop culture's biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or the life experience and knowledge gained at...

Recap: The Howard University Homecoming Fashion Show 2012

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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...

Top 20 Influential African Americans in the Fashion Industry

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Fall is here. And so is New York Fashion Week. Sometimes lacking in the fashion spotlight are the African Americans who have been pioneers in this industry....

Charlotte mayor, police chief feeling fashionable for DNC

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Looks like Charlotte’s mayor and the local police chief will be sporting new suits for the Democratic National Convention. Cary Mitchell, a locally based custom clothier and marketing...

Hampton University’s Cornrows And Dreadlock Ban: Is It Right?

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Hampton University has found itself in a hairy situation,--literally--thanks to a recent report by Virginia's ABC news station shining a spotlight on the historically black institution's ban...

HBCU Designer Spotlight :: Jocque Larou Inc. at Morgan State University

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I met a budding designer threw mutual followers via twitter about a year ago, and I absolutely fell in love with his designs. I saw him "twitpic"...

The Sports Jacket, & How to Wear It Right

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GQ Magazine recently released samples of what they would like to see men styled in for the upcoming Spring season, and I think they are right on...

Fashion is an Art!

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As college women from all over the world, we as Grambling State tigers came together with an assortment of unique styles. From tailored blazers and tights, to...

Buzz Spotlight: Kendra Jones of Howard University, CEO of ThatMentality

The theme for this year’s Black History Month is “Black Women in American: Culture and History”, as a homage to the thousands of black women who have...

Trend Alert: The Animal Print Craze

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Zebra, cheetah, leopard and tiger prints seem to stampede into our wardrobes each season. This spring will be no different. Animal print will be surfacing in the...

Fashion History Lesson: Men in Skirts?

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While sitting in an intro to fashion design class, we quickly breezed through the history of fashion and it's many trends. In doing so, one thing really...

The Truth about The Man Bag & How To Wear It

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It’s your birthday, and your girlfriend got you a special gift -- but it’s not what you think. When you open the box, there it is. She...

HBCU Designer Spotlight :: Hand Bags

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Every woman knows, or should know the power of the handbag. The handbag serves as more than accessory, it's a statement piece about the woman toting it....

Fashion Tips: Color Blocking 101

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Snow, sleet, and ice are falling across most of the United States, but New York is still preparing for its annual week of sweltering fashion heat with...

Thrift Store Treasures: Finding Quality in the Most Unlikely Places

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"Thrifting" is the act of shopping at a thrift store or second-hand shop for great styles at rock-bottom prices. The art of "thrifting" is one that not...

The Trends for The 2012 Spring Season!

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After a very mild winter, spring is on its way! This is the time to get ready for the vibrant style's of the spring so that as...

The Budget Baller (How to Dress Cool in College…Efficiently)

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There are only three things guaranteed in life: death, taxes, and being broke in college. It’s almost a rite of passage; “How to Survive on Campus with...

The Power of the Statement Blazer

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The purpose of a solid professional wardrobe is to have numerous pieces to choose from, all carefully designed and selected to make you more marketable and memorable...

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