She chose the breezy, printed look for another virtual conversation with Fortune.
Plus, the problematic history of the term "dreadlocks" and Tracy Reese on how fashion can become anti-racist.
Plus, why fashion can't wait for consumers to demand sustainability.
Once the "Paris of the Midwest," entrepreneurs are reviving Detroit's fashion industry with style, substance — and a little grit.
"You wonder, 'When can we just be human?' But you have to keep fighting for that."
She's reaching more customers with a range that includes up to 5x.
The designer opened up about a host of topics including the failure of her first business and why she believes in women designing for women.
It will address the global history of black designers — and models — from the 1950s to the present.
From Opening Ceremony, J.Crew, Victoria Beckham and more.
Invisible undergarment brand Commando provides the undies to up to 30 designers during NYFW.
Opening Ceremony, Prabal Gurung, Sies Marjan, Victoria Beckham and more.
We pick out the best pieces for the First Lady (and Reese fan) because... like she has the time.
Kerry Washington hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, bringing the show its highest ratings this season, and naturally the budding style star looked amazing while she did it. (She also fueled -- but didn't comment on -- those pregnancy rumors.) Her first sketch had her appear as First Lady Michelle Obama, and the costume department certainly paid attention to detail.
Ten bucks that Jean Paul Gaultier has Dancing With the Stars on his DVR must-list.
With the '90s being the decade of inspiration du jour for designers in spring 2014, one comes to expect some typical '90s staples. Case in point, Birkenstocks, overalls, and the slip dress, but what would the '90s be without florals and plaid? Paired together, they are showing up on the runways and thankfully not always in the typical grungy fashion.
I'm tired of elaborate nail art. It just looks wrong and overwrought to me now. Well, manicurists seemed to agree, because while there's been quite a bit of nail art backstage at the spring shows, it's mostly been really simple, graphic, and minimalist.
Fresh off of Michelle Obama wearing her design for yet another historical occasion, Tracy Reese held her spring 2014 runway show at Lincoln Center Sunday afternoon. But instead of keeping the inspiration domestic, the designer jetted down to Havana (figuratively) for her upcoming collection.
Sunday may be a day of rest for most people, but during fashion week, we're still out and snapping all the cool stuff we see. From a late night Nicki Minaj spotting at Alexander Wang's after party to um, naked people (really!) outside of DKNY, we saw some pretty mind-blowing stuff. Check out everything we saw on day four.
This New York Fashion Week delivers 13 brands–with aesthetics ranging from avant-garde and edgy to classic and couture-inspired–being helmed (or co-helmed) by African American creatives. We are excited to see these individuals defying the odds many face as black designers in New York. Click through the slideshow to check them out.