Editorial credit: FashionStock.com / Shutterstock.com Leading Experts and Institutions Will Oversee Statewide Effort to Create Smarter, Greener Fashion Industry $9 Million State Investment Will Promote the Development of Sustainable, New York-Made Textiles Using Locally-Sourced Materials Complements Governor’s Agenda to Boost Innovation Across Industry Sectors and Support Green, 21st Century Jobs Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that […]
Photo Credit: Jamaicans.com Davina Bennett, the winner of the Miss Universe Jamaica title in 2017, was featured on a New York billboard advertising the fine jewelry department of Nordstrom’s department store. The billboard was located in the city’s SoHo community and left Bennett “speechless,” as she posted to her Instagram account. She added that it […]
By Tarsha Gibbons Hi. I’m Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about the holiday parties that are coming up. Please keep COVID-19 guidelines in mind. It can be such a difficult time because you want to look fantastic and not break the bank. What is a woman […]
By BBC Italian designer Stella Jean says more needs to be done to tackle racism in the industry. Jean, of Haitian descent, told the BBC she decided not to showcase in this year’s Milan Fashion Week in protest over racism in the industry. She launched a campaign asking ‘Do Black Lives Matter in Italian Fashion?’ […]
By Tarsha Gibbons Hello again, this is Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about not liking your body. There seems to be a shared way of thinking among many women, no matter their size. Your body belongs to you, and it is beautiful, no matter the shape […]
By Mary Campbell Michelle Obama’s fashion and speeches always capture attention and admiration. At her recent DNC appearance, once again, her address caught the attention and respect of viewers along with a simple ‘vote’ necklace which took the internet by storm. Guess who was behind the ‘vote’ necklace? Jamaican-born jewelry designer, Chari Cuthbert of BY CHARI. […]
By Tarsha Gibbons Hello. I’m Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about getting ready for that business meeting or interview. I know that business casual is a thing, but to be a Rockstar, let’s stay more on the business side. These tips are mainly for my millennial […]
Psst! Hello, I am Tarsha Gibbons, your lead stylist for everything fashion, color, and fun. Today let’s talk about using tailor services. I know some of you are like, what do I need that? Can I propose to you that it will forever change how you buy clothes? All of us have things in our […]
Vincentian Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur using the downtime from COVID-19 to take her business to the next level!
Photo: Christal K Oliver By OECS This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Christal K Oliver, a 29 year old Creative from St. Vincent and the Grenadines embracing the improvements to e-commerce and digital connectivity propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and encouraging other creatives to find their silver lining despite current challenges. Tell […]
A Haitian-American, she landed fashion campaigns, appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue and walked runways at the White House and at New York Fashion Week.
Mama Cax on a runway during New York Fashion Week in September. “As a cancer survivor, she had grown accustomed to taking on life’s several challenges head on and successfully,” her agency said. Credit…Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times By Derrick Bryson Taylor, NY Times Mama Cax, a Brooklyn-born advocate for people with disabilities […]