JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands And Adaptive Fashions

JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands And Adaptive Fashions

JCPenney at San Bruno, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands and Adaptive Fashions Lots of changes are going on at JCPenney. One notable change is in the beauty category. Thirteen Lune, an on-line site that offers beauty brands created by black … Read more

‘An afterthought’: why do specs companies ignore the black community? | Fashion

The women behind the first company to make glasses specifically for black faces says the eyewear industry treats the black community as an “afterthought”.Kimeze was launched by sisters Clare and Christina Kimeze in London last month after being frustrated with the lack of glasses that properly fit the faces of members of the black community. … Read more

What the 20 Biggest Apparel Companies Have Done Since the Black Squares

What the 20 Biggest Apparel Companies Have Done Since the Black Squares

It has been a year since the black squares. Since the flood of #BLM hashtags. Since companies came out with promises to improve the racial diversity in their businesses, admitting (in some cases for the first time) that they had a problem.There have been chief diversity officers named and unconscious bias trainings and a lot … Read more

32 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

32 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

It’s been more than a year since social media posts in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement began inundating social media feeds everywhere. The posts were poignant and did help spread awareness. Silence, after all, speaks volumes. But true activism doesn’t begin and end with a couple hashtags. One of the easiest ways to … Read more

The 8 Sustainable Brands Offering Summer’s Hottest Little Black Dresses

The 8 Sustainable Brands Offering Summer’s Hottest Little Black Dresses

Room 502 Model 4 Yara dress. Room 502 Bright colors are well and good, but for city women, the real summer staple is the little black dress. Designers have reimagined the LBD for years, as shoppers seek out new versions of it time and time again. And this season, with sustainability on the rise, responsible … Read more

Sporting Brand Merrell Just Redesigned Its Best-Selling Runners With The Help Of This Talented Black Artist

Sporting Brand Merrell Just Redesigned Its Best-Selling Runners With The Help Of This Talented Black Artist

Courtesy of Merrell Almost anyone with an affinity for the great outdoors should know a thing or two about apparel brand Merrell. Known for its high-quality hiking footwear and outdoor gear, Merrell has been a leader in casual styling for four decades, encouraging consumers to get up and get moving. Frequently partnering with different nature-inclined … Read more

Tiger Black: A French Clothing Brand launches Kickstarter Campaign

Now Seeking Community Support via Kickstarter, Tiger Black Offers Tailor-Made Lifestyle Clothing in a Ready-to-Wear Brand! Tiger Black is an emerging new French fashion brand that offers tailor-made lifestyle clothing inspired by contemporary fashion. The creators of this brand are introducing it to the world by launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, and they are … Read more

Black Charger Fled from Accident that left Battle Creek Teen Dead

Black Charger Fled from Accident that left Battle Creek Teen Dead

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a black Dodge Charger that fled the scene of an accident that left a young man dead and are asking anyone with footage to turn it over.Calhoun County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a serious accident at 9:13 a.m. Friday, June 4. The accident was in the 400 block of Avenue A in … Read more

Google shares its $2M Black Founders Fund among 30 European startups – TechCrunch

Google shares its $2M Black Founders Fund among 30 European startups – TechCrunch

Google has selected 30 startups to receive a share of its $2M Black Founders Fund in Europe, providing these companies with a spot of cash, some valuable cloud services, and a bit of good old-fashioned networking among the Google crew. The fund was announced last fall as part of a company-wide effort towards “building a … Read more