Fashion

NY Fashion Week, ‘The Real Way’
By September 14, 2014 Read More →

NY Fashion Week, ‘The Real Way’

By Nathan James With New York Fashion Week in full swing, the industry comes alive with models sashaying down runways all over town. The semi-annual gathering of designers, manufacturers, celebrities, photojournalists, and clothing labels has become the Super Bowl of fashion, and all its pomp and circumstance goes on display before the world. Among the […]

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All-Male ‘Suits ‘N Swag’ Fashion Fundraiser Brings Message Home
By July 30, 2014 Read More →

All-Male ‘Suits ‘N Swag’ Fashion Fundraiser Brings Message Home

The midsummer heat in Midtown Manhattan got turned up a notch or two Saturday evening, as the “Suits ‘N Swag” fashion show hit the runway at the Dimenna Center For Classical Music.

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NY Fashion Week Helps Kick-Start E. African Designs
By May 26, 2014 Read More →

NY Fashion Week Helps Kick-Start E. African Designs

Models wearing East African designer wear prepare for a runway show in Kampala. May 17, 2014. (Hilary Heuler / VOA News) By Hilary Heuler KAMPALA — When it comes to locally-made clothes, East Africa lags behind other regions, hamstrung by the ubiquity of cheap foreign-made castoffs. But now the producers of New York Fashion Week […]

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By February 23, 2014 Read More →

Black Designers Take Spotlight

Only two Black fashion designers had runway shows during New York’s fashion week this month, but ten others were featured off-runway in a special exhibit at New York’s Pratt Institute Museum. VOA correspondent Bernard Shusman reports. Source: VOA  

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Missing Fashion Designer Found Dead In Hudson River
By February 16, 2014 Read More →

Missing Fashion Designer Found Dead In Hudson River

Missing Fashion Designer Found Dead In Hudson River By Nathan James In a horrifying postscript to New York Fashion week, a renowned designer who had gone missing early Thursday, was found dead in the icy Hudson River at 1 PM this afternoon, NYPD detectives said. The body of Michele Savoia, 55, a Fashion Institute of […]

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A Gay Man’s Right to Shoes
By February 8, 2014 Read More →

A Gay Man’s Right to Shoes

A Gay Man’s Right to Shoes By Walter Reed, Stylist and Fashion Editor www.walterscloset.com Gay bashings, a mutant strain of hatred causing malaise in any milieu—made its return to Russia most recently. A minefield for gays, who were identified and targeted based on what they wore. Lest we forget in New York City, America’s symbolic […]

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Spring Has Sprung:  Andrew Nowell Menswear
By February 4, 2014 Read More →

Spring Has Sprung: Andrew Nowell Menswear

Our nation’s capitol has been known for a lot of things lately: assault charges for Chris Brown, government shutdowns, and a mass shooting downtown. From furloughs to food stamps, Washington, DC received the spotlight for fashion as well. As a Washingtonian, who sashayed down the street, long before Olivia Pope popularized the white Burberry trench, I can appreciate that Andrew Nowell has been cultivating a clientele with his captivating menswear for several years.

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Couture Fashion Week Spring 2014: A Celebration of Exhibition and Excess
By February 1, 2014 Read More →

Couture Fashion Week Spring 2014: A Celebration of Exhibition and Excess

COUTURE FASHION WEEK kicked off in Paris last week. Some consider couture as Paris’ greatest showing long before Paris was burning, where the supreme designers showcase their most extravagant designs—often good, bad or indifferent. Oh the agony and ecstasy of creating couture, where towering prices collocated with euphoric expectations. At GBM News, we took a closer look at the collections and ultimate confections.

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Cover Boy Uncovered:  Introducing Demarco Majors
By January 29, 2014 Read More →

Cover Boy Uncovered: Introducing Demarco Majors

Demarco Majors is so major that he was featured by Out Magazine for their OUT100 list of “most compelling people” in 2008. Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, “I spent my days trying to smile on the inside, living as a young black male, figuring out his place in the world,” he said. He turned his poor past from a funny looking kid to a bonafide sex symbol with a rich future.

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FINGER TIPS
By January 28, 2014 Read More →

FINGER TIPS

As the Arctic winds twirl us all into winter, there is a particular wintry accessory, we all seem to take for granted, just picking a pair up and putting them on. However, just because the temperature has dropped does not mean one has to lose his sense of style.

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