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Cardi B, Cardi B and Nicki Minaj fight, Cardi B vs Nicki Minaj, Entertainment, LHHNY, Love & Hip Hop NY, Music, News, Nicki Minaj, NYFW, Offset, Qyeen, Rah Ali, Television -

  The beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B is far from over. The rappers traded major shade about their NYFW brawl on Monday after Minaj made some inflammatory statement about the scuffle on her Queen radio show. The rapper insisted that Cardi B was badly beaten by Love & Hip Hop alum, Rah Ali […]

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In the flurry of fashion shows occurring during New York Fashion Week, one major presentation flew entirely under our radar: While we thought his focus was solely on menswear this season, Romeo Hunte returned to the runway with a Spring-Summer ‘19 womenswear on Sept. 9.

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Fenty muse Slick Woods hasn’t let pregnancy slow her down, so we weren’t surprised to see the 22-year-old on the runway at Wednesday night’s Savage x Fenty show—though her barely-there outfit certainly defied any traditional ideas of maternity wear.

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Cece Olisa, Curvy Con, Empire, Entertainment, Film, Gabourey Sidibe, New York Fashion Week, NYFW, Precious, Style -

While plenty of celebrities are flocking to NYC for New York Fashion Week, others are celebrating size-inclusive fashions at Curvy Con. Gabourey Sidibe was this year’s keynote speaker for the event and she took the opportunity to speak out about the discrimination plus-sized women face int he fashion world and beyond. “Even though we are […]

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One of the most star-studded events of September’s New York Fashion Week didn’t feature a runway show. It didn’t need to, since most of the celebrity guests at the U.S. launch of TommyXLewis, Tommy Hilfiger’s collaboration with English racecar driver Lewis Hamilton, arrived wearing pieces of the new collection.

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Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn’t know how to create a buzz. For the final event of New York Fashion Week, the multitalented bad gal knew Savage x Fenty’s Fall-Winter presentation had to shut it down; which she did in inimitable, all-inclusive fashion.

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We love seeing the results of celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen’s work, so when we were invited backstage to watch her create four distinctly different visions for New York Fashion Week, we jumped at the chance. With the help of The Glow Up’s trusty correspondent Makeda Sandford, we were able to catch a glimpse of…

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New York Fashion Week is well under way, and models with various textures of hair sashayed down the runway to represent. Why have a show dedicated to showcasing coils, curls and kinks, you say? Because natural hair matters.

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Color! Shades! Shapes! Fluidity! These are all things we love to see in any collection of clothing, but we love seeing it even more on the runway, which is what made watching designer Prabal Gurung’s Spring-Summer 2019 presentation such a delight.

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As more and more designers are including are including fuller-figured models on their runways (Cushnie, Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung and the always inclusive Chromat, to name a few), it’s easy to applaud the fashion world for finally taking notice of the fact that big girls (surprise!) like to be well-dressed, too.

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When the shoe throw heard around the world took place at the now infamous Harper’s Bazaar “ICONS by Carine Roitfeld” party on Friday night, Kelly Rowland was a reluctant witness. In fact, several reports noted that the singer (and our personal all-time favorite of Destiny’s Children) had just posed for a picture with…

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Queens, NY-based designer Telfar Clemens staged an all-black preview of his Spring-Summer 2019 collection, titled “Not for You, for Everyone,” in London this August, but still managed to make it stateside to present his latest collection during New York Fashion Week. His SS19 NYFW presentation took place in a vacant…

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When Issa Rae turned up to host the 2018 CFDA Awards wearing a crystal-spangled sapphire jumpsuit with a black sash that read “Every Nigga Is a Star,” it was not only a nod to the famed Boris Gardiner song, but an affirmation that she was still rooting for everybody black amongst the nominees that night. But for the…

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Cardi B’s Fashion Week may not be going exactly according to plan, but there is one bright spot—literally. On Saturday, Tom Ford Beauty introduced its new line of Boys & Girls lipsticks, with a hue named for the entertainer in a shade as attention-getting as she is.

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Designer Brandon Maxwell has long been a believer in black girl magic—and equally, a proponent of good, old-fashioned glamour. There was no shortage of both on his Spring-Summer 2019 runway, as he sent a series of retro-inspired silhouettes down the runway at New York City’s Classic Car Club on Saturday afternoon.

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Summer 2018 is just ending, but the Christian Siriano woman is already dressed for a tropical getaway, which was the inspiration for the designer’s Spring-Summer 2019 collection. Sending chartreuse chiffons, palm and animal prints and flamingo-inspired feathered dresses down the runway on a body-positive array of…

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While our heads were turned by the melee at the Harper’s Bazaar party on Friday night, there was another star-studded New York Fashion Week event that went off without a hitch, honoring a fashion legend in timelessly elegant style.

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Remember earlier this week, when life was simpler, and we were all gleefully awaiting the arrival of new spring trends via New York Fashion Week as Cardi B calmly sat front row in an array of splashy outfits?

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Updated: 9/8/18, 2:12 p.m. EDT: A insider from the Harper’s Bazaar party told Marie Claire that the altercation was sparked when Nicki (whom, according to Cosmopolitan, was taking a photo with Kelly Rowland and La La Anthony), deliberately stepped on the train of Cardi’s dress, ripping it. Cardi then purportedly…

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You’ve seen them on screen, on the red carpet and often, right here on The Glow Up. And now, just in time for New York Fashion Week, several of our favorite fashionable celebs have landed on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed 2018 list!

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Tom Ford has always had a flair for the darkly dramatic—the type of striking statements that get shoutouts by Jay-Z or Oscar nominations (for each of two films, so far). From his 1996 reinvention of Gucci (which spawned the memorable white cutout dress in Toni Braxton’s “Unbreak My Heart” video) through launching his…

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Chris Brickley, Entrepreneurship, fashion, New York Fashion Week, NYFW, Style -

Philando Castile. Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Terrence Sterling. In the fall of 2016, the news was filled with names of unarmed African-Americans killed by police. Chris Brickley sat in front of the television in his Manhattan apartment, all sorts of feelings bubbling beneath his tattooed skin. He thought about how differently history would be […]

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LeBron James may be best known for killing it on the court, but never forget that his fashion game is tight, too—which is why it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he’s partnered with lifetime endorser Nike to co-present the 11th Annual Harlem’s Fashion Row gala on Tuesday, Sept. 4 in New York City.

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It’s been a year since Rihanna’s last runway outing with Puma, but this upcoming New York Fashion Week, she’ll be giving us something much more revealing to look forward to.

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Christian Siriano, coco rocha, Entertainment, Leslie Jones, NYFW, Style -

During Christian Siriano’s Spring/Summer 2018 show on Saturday, comedian Leslie Jones couldn’t help but fangirl over Canadian model Coco Rocha. Rocha, who opened and closed the show, definitely noticed Jones’ excited reaction, too, because she took to social media to post a video of Jones at the show. “Can @Lesdoggg PLEASE be my hype woman at […]

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Entertainment, Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, NYFW, Opinion, Spry Lee Scott, Style, Video -

As a fashion stylist, with over 15 years of experience in the fashion and entertainment industries, I’ve had an opportunity to work with some extremely talented fashion designers...

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