Fashion

Ledisi and Force MDs highlight ‘A Great Day in Harlem’

By: Derrel Jazz Johnson   The Harlem community and beyond flocked to General Grant National Memorial Sunday for the official kickoff of Harlem Week called “A Great Day in Harlem.”  The stage was filled with performers singing a variety of music all day, as well as vendors, arts and crafts, a fashion show and so much …

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“There is A Rose – And An Alchemist – In Harlem”

By: Diahne Parsons Summers-end culminated into a heightened gravitational force as a light was shined on up and comer, Designer Diahne Parsons. Ms. Parsons collections emerged onto the Westchester social scene at dining hot-spot, “Alvin & Friends Restaurant”. Alvin & Friends co-hosted Diahne’s collection as she introduced her new series of work called “Conscious Living …

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The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Women of Power & Style Summit and Fashion Show

The short month of February is always busy with socialites and trend-setters stepping out in their best to canvass the latest designs at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week. This was no exception on Sunday, February 15th, when aspiring fashionistas gathered at MIST Harlem for brunch, to preview the upcoming Fall/Winter 2015 collection by designer …

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THE HARLEM FINE ART SHOW: It’s Not Just A Black Thing

Art is an intellectual and cultural asset for every culture. Like history, it is the memory of a people. Not long ago, it was difficult to find black art in the mainstream, commercial market. The Harlem Fine-Art Show (HFAS), the premier fine-art exhibition presenting original artwork grounded in the African diaspora, has become a major …

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Wearable Technology: The Close Up Behind the Collision of Fashion & Technology

The style sphere of fashion is evolving and has begun to utilize technology in some truly fascinating ways. Wearable technology is emerging as a sleek and smart gadget obsession. This year’s technology trend is all about the technology you can wear. In the world of wearable technology where smart watches act like smart phones, tiny devices …

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The 2nd Annual “Elegant for Prom” with Harlem Haberdashery

Prom and graduation are the most important events of any teenage life. It is that crucial time when adolescents shine and express their creativity, all the while being praised for their individuality and intelligence. But for so many hard working families, single parent households, and low-income residents these events come with expensive sacrifices for children …

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