Have you been peering out your window wondering what the outside world is like? Or has traveling reduced itself to a needle poke appointment? Or has traveling been on your mind, but you are not sure how to do the one thing you saved all year long for? Most of us have already jumped that hurdle and are getting to their destinations by plane, train and automobile – and even in a spaceship. So if you have not done any of those fun things yet – this article is for you.
Cowrie (Cypraeidae) shells have been recognized as many things for thousands of years. Adornment, currency, powdered for beauty and used widely today as a divination tool. Modern fashion has often welcomed this treasured mollusk as an accent piece and constant reminder
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Williams is changing the game of what the athletic fashion will look like now, and in the future. Here is a glimpse into the process and designers and everyone involved in the creation of the SWDC.
Liberty Fairs has come to Los Angeles! Joining forces with LA Men’s Market to create a new experience, making this show the ultimate and proper West Coast menswear destination.
ICYMI: Pyer Moss F/W2021-2022 highlights black inventors who changed the world. What you need to know about his WAT U IZ show.
NIKE has dropped its Happy Pineapple collection featuring a very happy pineapple and vegan sneaker uppers using Pineapple “leather” Piñatex.
Designing a footwear collection that is sustainable is met with many challenges. The good thing is that this course will help you navigate those objections and put you on the right path of sustainable design.
Expand your community network with BDC About BDC Founded in 2018, the Black Design Collective is comprised of accomplished fashion industry professionals-of-color who seek to amplify the influence of and create opportunities for the community of Black apparel and accessory designers and costume designers within the US and abroad. The BDC mission is rooted in …
Our social tragedy has been reduced to a freakin’ Jibbitz charm with a donut sugar coated in pink glaze, sprinkles, witchy looking nails and a weird double branded campaign.
Our black dollar spending power ends up in the hands of non-blacks. Period. There is no circulation. There is no ecosystem. And therefore we cannot hold on the movement for more than a moment.
It is February 2021 and the sneaker industry pulls out all the stops for 28 (or 29) days celebrating Black History Month. Sneaker collectors are stacking up their boxes and reveling in the mound of inspiration and forward thinking.
It is called the Standbox and it reduces the carbon footprint right at the manufacturing stage because it lets the manufacturer and brands use a kind of shipping box to store, display and sell the shoes.
The pandemic will accelerate trends that were in motion prior to the crisis, as shopping shifts to digital and consumers continue to champion fairness and social justice. BOF Well, it’s 2021. Is anyone excited yet? The capital was stormed this week and we may have a presidential voting conflict like many other countries around the …
Kerby Jean-Raymond, Creative Director of Reebok and Pyer Moss, talks to TJ Walker of Cross Colors in an historical Black Design Collective event.