With a few weeks left for the What Naturals Love Hair & Fashion Show on August 17 in Brooklyn, NY we are super exited to introduce our participants. Exited to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Going-Natural.com and to give homage to those who kept Black Follicles alive, healthy and stylish these salons will bring you their best work. Meet Janice Brown and her clothing sponsor. Read More “What Natural Is Love Fashion Show 2019”
What would it take for a black model to open a major fashion brand’s runway show? Something special!
Inspired by Istanbul, Turkey and evil eyes to protect people Hande started her own business, selling jewelry worldwide.
Being multi-racial, Chez Jizzou wanted to produce clothes and fashion from their background at an affordable price, also living in Africa makes that possible.
Tired of Makeup Artists who can’t do Black Model’s makeup, Fashion Model Nykhor from Sudan with a blue black skin tone has a clear message via Instagram. You would want to read this.
What started as a vision to bring African design to fashion capitals around the world was celebrated on the catwalk of New York Fashion Week this year. African Fashion Week 2014 started with a full day of business and entrepreneurial classes at the UN Foundation building followed by a style, pop up shop and presentation at the Vogt Gallery the next day. Seven top designers from the continent brought the three days to a close with fashion that painted a picture of how perfectly colorful, diverse and inspiring Africa really is.
Do you have what it takes to represent diversity and beauty on the runway? If so Fashion Week Brooklyn RUNWAY wants to see you in action!
BAD Hair Uprooted; The Natural Hair & Fashion that makes a Statement: African Hair is naturally made for Show! Where styles like Bantus, dreadlocks and cornrows are usually presented as an exotic anomaly in the fashion industry, these African hairdos will be featured and celebrated in the BAD Hair Uprooted show to make a statement.
For the 43th year in a row the International African Arts Festival celebrated Black culture. The festival which takes place around the 4th of July, is one of the largest in America with a most colorful market place and shows that would impress even the most cultured person. The symposia, kid activities and live performances are always about preserving African culture. This year’s theme was Serudj ta which means to remake and repair the world.
This challenge was the most fun, but it was also the most challenging! When I saw the BEAUTIFUL beaded purse and belt I received from Norla Beads to model with I got very excited. I immediately saw myself in a high fashion magazine. I envisioned the purses being highlighted with fabulous photography, styling and makeup. I researched online and bought multiple high fashion magazines for inspiration. All I saw was straight hair, and very few African-American models.
His incredible passion for hair must have rubbed on me when I saw this white hairstylist at the IBS (International Hair & Beauty Show) cutting a model’s hair. The flame in his eyes clearly showed his love for every single strand that he was cutting. The result was awesome. At that moment I realized how we limit ourselves and how much more is possible with our type of hair.