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PRADA ENLISTS AVA DUVERNAY TO HELP TAKE STEPS TOWARD CORRECTING DIVERSITY ISSUES

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KARL LAGERFELD DIES AT 85: STARS REMEMBER THE LEGENDARY FASHION DESIGNER

Noted for his dominant influence over the fashion industry for more than four decades, iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has passed...

 
 
 

RYAN COOGLER TO PRODUCE A FILM ABOUT THE RISE AND FALL OF FRED HAMPTON

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IYANLA VANZANT SPEAKS ON LEARNING TO FORGIVE HER EX-HUSBAND

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THE HEART ATTACK SYMPTOMS ALL BLACK WOMEN SHOULD KNOW AND NEVER IGNORE

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WATCH PHYLICIA RASHAD PLAY BETH'S NO NONSENSE MOM IN ‘THIS IS US'

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RACHEL HILSON ON WORKING WITH PHYLICIA RASHAD AND PLAYING TEENAGE BETH ON ‘THIS IS US'

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HBO RELEASES TRAILER FOR CONTROVERSIAL MICHAEL JACKSON DOC ‘LEAVING NEVERLAND'

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EVERYBODY IS WELCOME! THE CURVY GIRL'S GUIDE TO CARNIVAL COSTUMES

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GRAND JURY REPORTEDLY WILL HEAR EVIDENCE AGAINST R. KELLY AFTER NEW TAPE SURFACES

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T.I. & TINY'S ‘FAMILY HUSTLE' ON HOLD AFTER RAPPER'S SISTER HOSPITALIZED

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GEORGIA AUTHORITIES NEARING END OF INVESTIGATION IN CASE OF WOMAN WHO DIED WHILE ATTENDING OVERNIGHT PARTY

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CIVIL RIGHTS AND BITES: THESE BLACK-OWNED RESTAURANTS FED AND FOSTERED THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

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4 SIMPLE BREAKFAST RECIPES YOU CAN QUICKLY MEAL PREP THIS WEEK

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MADAME TUSSAUD'S STATUE OF DIDDY INTENTIONALLY DECAPITATED

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BEYONCE WORE THIS NIGERIAN DESIGNER'S STUNNING SUIT LAST WEEK AND YOU CAN TOO

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JADA PINKETT SMITH DEFENDS ANNE HATHAWAY AS A WHITE ALLY AFTER NIA WILSON CRITICISM

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NEW YORK CITY CRACKS DOWN ON HAIR DISCRIMINATION WITH NEW LAW

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Karl Lagerfeld: a life in fashion

Karl Lagerfeld: a life in fashion

Following the death of designer Karl Lagerfeld, Drapers looks back at the fashion mogul's career highlights. Read more ...

Bethany Williams: Ready-To-Wear AW19

Bethany Williams: Ready-To-Wear AW19

This season, Bethany Williams worked in collaboration with Adelaide House, a women's shelter in Liverpool, and alongside the artist Giorgia Chiarion, who created illustrations... Read more ...

Burberry blasted for showing off hoodie with noose around the neck

Burberry blasted for showing off hoodie with noose around the neck

Burberry is facing mounting scrutiny for taking a fashion risk that even it admits went too far. The luxury fashion brand has apologized for sending a hoodie that featured a... Read more ...

Karl Lagerfeld Has Passed Away

Karl Lagerfeld Has Passed Away

Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld has passed away, aged 85. Lagerfeld is widely regarded as one of the most important and prolific designers of his generation, and had held... Read more ...

Kylie Jenner Has Yet to Defend BFF Jordyn Woods Amid Tristan Thompson...

Kylie Jenner Has Yet to Defend BFF Jordyn Woods Amid Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal

What in the fresh Kar-Jenner hell is going on?! On Tuesday, February 19, news broke that Kylie Jenner's longtime BFF Jordyn Woods cheated with Khloé Kardashian's on-again... Read more ...

THE NOW

THE NOW

Suzi Leenaars wears a Montana t-shirt from Montana: The Reissue collection resurrected by Byronesque. White stilettos, vintage Gucci by Tom Ford. Jeans, stylist's... Read more ...

Supreme, Pharrell, Virgil Abloh & More React to Karl Lagerfeld's Death

Supreme, Pharrell, Virgil Abloh & More React to Karl Lagerfeld's Death

A few hours ago, the news of Karl Lagerfeld's death shook both the music and fashion worlds. The iconic designer, who passed at the age of 85, was a pillar of haute couture... Read more ...

Karl Lagerfeld's 100 Greatest Chanel Runway MomentsIn

Karl Lagerfeld's 100 Greatest Chanel Runway MomentsIn

Karl Lagerfeld's 100 Greatest Chanel Runway Moments In honor of the late fashion designer's legendary career, a look back at some of his best moments for Chanel. Here Lagerfeld... Read more ...

Khloé Kardashian All Smiles While Stepping Out Amid Tristan Thompson...

Khloé Kardashian All Smiles While Stepping Out Amid Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal

Stay strong! Khloé Kardashian's world has likely been turned upside down in the wake of her baby daddy's recent cheating scandal, but she was all smiles while stepping out in... Read more ...

Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

Karl Lagerfeld's right hand Virginie Viard will succeed him at the creative helm of Chanel, the French fashion house announced this Tuesday following the confirmation of the... Read more ...