Colors: Pink Color
Colors: Pink Color

It’s World Afro Day today, where from Black or Mixed-Race ethnicities are celebrating the natural kinky, coiled, or curly hair attempt to normalize afros and their natural texture and end discrimination towards people who wish to wear their hair in their natural afros.

As the fashion world took part in New York Fashion Week (NYFW), Pier59 Studios was excited to announce that major luxury and fashion brands have been utilizing its cutting-edge virtual production studio to shoot their ad campaigns throughout the summer. Installed earlier this year, Pier59 Studios boasts the world’s largest and most technologically advanced virtual production studio for fashion and advertising.

Wales Bonner and Adidas Originals have another collaborative collection on the way, which focuses on the Caribbean as the British designer explores the Trefoil’s lasting presence within Jamaican culture.

According to the British Jamaican designer, the latest unisex collection for spring ’23 collection, which is called “Land of Wood and Water,” reimagines vintage silhouettes through elevated material compositions and new colour palettes.

A collection of meticulously embroidered fabrics modelled on Catholic style and iconography, including a cape featuring 802 shamrocks – one for every child who died in an Irish mother and baby homes tragedy has been created by a Birmingham City University student. 

The Uncovered Secret Sin, a series of works and garments including the 10-foot-long shamrock clover piece and others featuring depictions of heaven and hell, was painstakingly created over several months by embroidery designer Madelaine Atkinson, a final year textiles student. Madelaine's collection – which will be exhibited as part of BCU’s Inspired Festival next week - is based on the religious imagery of Catholicism, drawing inspiration from the flamboyance, beauty and solemnity used in churches, well as papal fashion, accessories, ceremony, and performance.  

British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful will be stepping down from his role after six years of breaking boundaries at the top fashion magazine. The 51-year-old will remain as an editorial advisor to the UK title but move into a newly-created job next year aimed at growing the brand globally.

Enninful’s new portfolio as Vogue's global creative and cultural advisor will also allow him to take on external projects where he will be involved with the recruitment search for his successor. The Ghanaian-British creative is the first Black man to hold the top job at the British fashion magazine.

It is not an exaggeration to say that the concept of Cayman Instyle Fashion Week (CIFW) would not be what we experienced without the creativity of the remarkable designer Norma Ebanks. Another well organised glitzy Instyle Fashion Week has come to an end in the Cayman Islands.

It was a festivity of the ateliers and artistry of the many designers who are no doubt pleased with the final pieces of their collection – crafted from the earnest work, emotional commitment and dedication for each piece to make a statement.

The latest luxury fashion market study revealed that Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly known as Louis Vuitton, is a French luxury fashion house and company founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton, is the world’s most popular luxury brand. Research analysed five different metrics including global searches, global website visits, social media following and engagement and revenue, to determine out of 100 of the most well-renowned and revered brands, which is the most popular.

Lawsuits have been filed by women who claim that hair relaxers contain toxic chemicals that cause cancer, fibroids, endometriosis, and more. The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting hair relaxer induced injury cases in all 50 states.

In November 2022, a group of women who used Dark & Lovely Hair Relaxer filed a class action lawsuit against L’Oreal and Soft Sheen-Carson, claiming they never would have used Dark & Lovely if they knew it contained chemicals that might increase their risk of uterine cancer, fibroids, endometriosis, or breast cancer.

Pioneering celebrity stylist Law Roach has announced his retirement, saying his cup was "empty". Best known for his work with the likes of Zendaya, Ariana Grande and Bella Hadid, he hinted that the decision was not related to the clothes.

"The politics, the lies and false narratives finally got me! You win… I'm out," he wrote on Instagram. Several stars have expressed their shock at the news, with Law's looks being seen as recently as the Oscars.

The latest nail trend – dip powder nails - is said to be giving gel nails a run for their money.

SNS is a brand of dip powder and dip powder nails are becoming the latest must-have for fancy fingers on the fashion dial.

Undoubtedly, fashion can make you feel powerful. For some women, it is a tool to stand out, get noticed and demand attention. Nothing demands more attention than a glamourous well maintained set of nails.