If you are trying to stay up to date with all the latest fashion news. Make sure you check out our new series, Friday Fashion sponsored by Blackfash. Here you will find the fashion articles you should know about before heading into the weekend.
We Already Knew New York Times.
When the George Floyd protests happened, many brands started to outwardly show their connection with the black community. Fashion brands made posts, put black models on their covers, and promised to strive for diversity. The question of Will this last? Has always remained on many blacks’ minds. However, the New York Times just released a reporting saying what many people already thought. No, it didn’t last. Yes, it was just for show. Their reports say that the surge has now stopped and become sluggish. “Diverse doesn’t result in a diverse staff.” We knew that, but thanks NYT for telling us. Read more about the report. (New York Times)
Pucci New Artistic Director.
Who doesn’t love Pucci? They are the brand that is headed for a comeback. Celebrities have been seen wearing Pucci more over the years. They may have been missing a step and Camille Miceli maybe that step. Miceli just got hired as the new Artistic Director of Pucci. She is the first female designer to head Pucci. She was once a muse to Marc Jacobs and John Galliano but is now the boss. We may be in for a new story with Pucci. (WWD)
Black Supermodels We Should Know.
Black Women are known to be ignored and dismissed in most industries that they enter. The fashion industry is no different. This week the Cut highlights 10 black supermodels that should be a household name. These black women have shine in the industry in different ways. From runway to print each one of these models has paved a different path. Tyra Banks, Pat Cleveland, Debra Shaw, and Beverly Johnson are some of the models to be highlighted. Frankly, The Cut is right, we should know these models. (The Cut)
If you haven’t heard of the luxury boutique, T.A Boutique you are missing out. Telsha Anderson opened her brick-and-motor during the pandemic and she just scored a huge collection. T.a Boutique will exclusively sell the Diesel 2022 collection before it hits the shelves in the Diesel Store. There will be a first-anniversary party, during NYFW to celebrate the collection dropping and her boutique. (WWD)
American Girl Partners with Harlem row
If you have a little girl in your life now may be the time to get her an American Girl doll. Harlem Row is partnering with American the girl month. Carly Cushnie, Nichole Lynel, Krisitan Loren, and Samatha Black will be redesigning looks for the dolls and girls. They will be redoing 6 looks for the dolls and girls, creating a new modern collection for the girls of today. The show will be held on Sep.23rd, near the Midtown American Girl store. If you can’t make the event, be sure to check out the new collection online. (WWD)
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