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A curated digest of Global Black and ethnic Design. Talent! I'm on the lookout for sources on these topics-  I  DO NOT accept rewards or sponsorships. Reviews are purely my  opinion ... Submit for review at  http://www.bonniesandy.com/contact-us  
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FashionistaGH & Bella Naija | Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012 (#AMFW)_9.03.12 Part 1 - Fashion Industry Network

FashionistaGH & Bella Naija | Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012 (#AMFW)_9.03.12 Part 1 - Fashion Industry Network | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
FashionistaGH & Bella Naija present Day 2 (Part I) of Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012 from the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos Nigeria.
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Mad Men and race: The series’ handling of race has been painfully accurate.

Mad Men and race: The series’ handling of race has been painfully accurate. | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

Black Fashion  has Forgotten it's history  and very little exist  to remind us of the struggle! I never saw Mad Men as the show that would remind us...

Out on a Harlem street corner in the summer of 1963, Clarence Funnyé, New York chapter president for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), set up a bank of TVs tuned to every major network.

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Black designer Lauren Luna offers Options to Customize your shoes- This Is Fashion Technology

Black designer Lauren  Luna offers Options to Customize your shoes- This Is Fashion Technology | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

Customization of fashion Has been on My  Mind for a while and this site www.selve.net I came across as part of the Zazzle challenge But I also Know www.laurenluna.com/ ; a houston  based custom shoe designer..

www.shoesofprey.com custom  shoe design  online service

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Velma Johnson — A Life Devoted to Fashion

Velma Johnson — A Life Devoted to Fashion | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Today's Black History Month honoree was an African-American fashion pioneer.
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2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week – Day 1: Prep & Setup! Street Style, Quick Snaps & More | Bella Naija

2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week – Day 1: Prep & Setup! Street Style, Quick Snaps & More | Bella Naija | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

The 2012 edition of Arise Magazine Fashion Week , officially kicked off yesterday.... so i headed to my favorite african  fashion blog!

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A Man’s Story review – Best For Film - Film reviews and movie news

A Man’s Story review – Best For Film - Film reviews and movie news | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
After following menswear designer Ozwald Boateng around for twelve years, you'd think that at the very least Varon Bonicos might have a good bit of fashion gossip to share with us.…...
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Designer tie-ins signal- Indian high fashion in high-wire act - The National

Designer  tie-ins signal- Indian high fashion in high-wire act - The National | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

"a couture Pepsi can, fashionable mineral water with a luxe logo or perhaps a packet of designer mints- Or would you choose to visit an ATM adorned with exclusive patterns, or take out a credit card that featured a designer line as a special offer" not mere dressings but a means of helping the growing luxury market... can we hope to see this in the Caribbean, African of Black American markets... First the designers will have to get serious about their sector! Address issues and so Invite investments! Africa Seems to be the fastest growing in that area...

 

 

"India Dispatch: Designer goods are becoming more popularin the country as the nation¿s middle and upper classes grow, but fashion houses wanting to tap the market and expand often have to look for outside help... The national.ae.

 

 

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Legit To Retail Tlale Collection

Legit To Retail Tlale Collection | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Legit To Retail Tlale Collection Your home page for LOCAL, breaking news, entertainment, gossip and more. Heard it on the radio, now get it online.
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During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Steven Burrows -

During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Steven Burrows - | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

Image- screen shot of website from Fashion Designer and Label, Steven Burrows- “the first African American fashion designer to achieve international acclaim”. and the master of the "lettuce edge"

 

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During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Kaj Designs -

During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Kaj Designs - | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

Screen shot of website from Fashion Designers/ and Label, Kaj Designs

As seen at Bkstyle!™ Brooklyn Fashion Week

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Black History Month, New York Fashion Week , Valentine’s day and Social Media Week New York - all collided the week of February 12-17th 2012 , so for Black Dress 2012 - I chose to look at Black Fashion Designers and their web presence, rather that read the post mortem on the “lack’ of a Black presence… they usually simply count models

 

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During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Ashaka Givens -

During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Ashaka Givens - | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

Image- screen shot of website from Fashion Designers and Label, Ashaka Givens...

i've had the pleasure of sharing the Best of Brooklyn Stage with Ashaka and her work is exquisite!

 

I decided that since Ashaka relaunched www.ashaka givens.com - her website yesterday it was fitting to start iwth her ... please visit!

Black History Month, New York Fashion Week , Valentine’s day and Social Media Week New York - all collided the week of February 12-17th 20012 , so for Black Dress 2012 I chose to look at Black Fashion Designers and their web presence, rather that read the post mortem on the “lack’ of a Black presence… they usually simply count models

 

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New York Fashion Week Is the Most Diverse in Ages

New York Fashion Week Is the Most Diverse in Ages | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Every season, we cover New York fashion week — the clothes, the money, the parties, the putative "trends." But we also cover the racial makeup of the casts of models high-profile brands select to walk in their fashion shows.
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Mad Men and race: Why Season 5 may finally put the civil rights movement front and center.

Mad Men and race: Why Season 5 may finally put the civil rights movement front and center. | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
In everything from their pop-culture references to their meticulous production design, the creators of Mad Men are famously obsessive about the show’s historical accuracy.
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This Is fashion Technology- @unitedstyles - design your own fashion

This Is fashion Technology- @unitedstyles - design your own fashion | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

 Another from  the Zazzle Challenge! I'm Excited to see this 

 

unitedstyles is a totally new fashion experience: YOU design, create and buy your own, totally unique clothing, all at a very attractive price. Stand out from the crowd. Design your own fashion now.

 

Disclaimer this concept bears similarities to our Canvazz project! www.canvazz.com our focus though is the Independent or hobby  Professional!  But I lnow some of our customers who would Love this so enjoy!

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50 Screen Shots and images of Black Designers In Fashion Accessories, Home & Interiors Posted - @Badassebs

50 Screen Shots and images of Black Designers In Fashion Accessories, Home & Interiors Posted - @Badassebs | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

We've only just begun! See All Black Dress Screen Shots & Images at Bkstyle.BrooklynFashionweek.com

There is still a lot more to be Included, as well as completing the task of collecting the latest material on all and seriously taking a Look at what Is Black Dress... When I see a designer I wonder what inspires them... What sets there cut and finish apart!

 

 

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See Vogue Italia's First Black Cover Model In Four Years

See Vogue Italia's First Black Cover Model In Four Years | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Puerto Rican model Joan Smalls made the cover of Vogue Italia, which she called evidence that "dreams do come true" on Twitter. Smalls was the top black model at New York fashion week this season, and is the current face of Chanel.
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Elevator Pitch | Couture Rani

Elevator Pitch | Couture Rani | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Independence means having a say in What Happens to YOUR sector... what would you do with technology if you could!

 

many designers are refusing to  be active in tehadaption and adaptation of technology... someone will devise a solution! Why Not YOU!

 

LONDON, United Kingdom – Earlier this year, BoF announced the launch of Elevator Pitch, a recurring feature that will showcase one exceptional fashion-technology start-up per month and provide valuable feedback from a panel of fashion, technology...

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Black History Month: Black Culture Influencing Fashion

Black History Month: Black Culture Influencing Fashion | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Fab moments in fashion inspired by Black culture.
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How to design change!- One Year Ago Today, These Two People Made The Best Decision Of Their Lives

How to design change!- One Year Ago Today, These Two People Made The Best Decision Of Their Lives | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

It all started with a napkin....  This IS who I  Want To Be when I Grow Up ...Seriously! I have few "awestruck  moment in Tech... But I want to meet teh FAB team! what they did in 10 months is amazing!

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South Africa : African Fashion International closed year on a high note - Fashion News South Africa

South Africa : African Fashion International closed year on a high note - Fashion News South Africa | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Fashion News South Africa - African Fashion International closed year on a high note - Africa Fashion Week 2011 continues to be praised, as having the strongest designer line-up since its inception and exhibiting the strength of African fashion to...
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African fabric: Where do “tribal” prints really come from?

African fabric: Where do “tribal” prints really come from? | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Anthropologie has used them to cover ottomans and to upholster chairs. Woolrich Woolen Mills turned them into short-sleeve button-ups, and Agnes B. used them to make a summer suit.

 

BS - a question   I have been asking for since  I was 12....

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During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Monif C

During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Monif C | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

 

Screen shot of website from Fashion Designers Monif Clarke and Elaine Clarke of Label, Monif C contemporary plus size clothing- Monif C. is an unapologetic stand for high fashion style for plus size women, designed by this mother-daughter team.

 

As seen at Bkstyle!™ Brooklyn Fashion Week

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Black History Month, New York Fashion Week , Valentine’s day and Social Media Week New York - all collided the week of February 12-17th 2012 , so for Black Dress 2012 - I chose to look at Black Fashion Designers and their web presence, rather that read the post mortem on the “lack’ of a Black presence… they usually simply count models

 

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During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Big Girls United

During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at Big Girls United | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it

Screen shot of website from Fashion Designers and Label, Big Girls United a label that seeks to “unite all women of different ethnic backgrounds who embrace their curves and are full of self confidence by being secure with their bodies” .

As seen at Bkstyle!™ Brooklyn Fashion Week

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Black History Month, New York Fashion Week , Valentine’s day and Social Media Week New York - all collided the week of February 12-17th 2012 , so for Black Dress 2012 - I chose to look at Black Fashion Designers and their web presence, rather that read the post mortem on the “lack’ of a Black presence… they usually simply count models

 

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CHART OF THE DAY: Social Gaming Will Be A $5 Billion Market By 2015

CHART OF THE DAY: Social Gaming Will Be A $5 Billion Market By 2015 | Black Fashion Designers | Scoop.it
Bigger than you think....
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