15 Percent Pledge
When the Dress Code Is 'Black Tie, Black Designer'
Here are some of the best looks from the inaugural Fifteen Percent Pledge Gala this weekend.
Must Read: Bella Hadid Covers 'Vogue,' Stacey Abrams and Iman to Be Honored at Inaugural Fifteen Percent Pledge Gala
Plus, Polo Ralph Lauren partners with Morehouse and Spelman Colleges for a capsule collection.
Must Read: 'Sex and the City' and Airbnb Recreate Carrie Bradshaw's Apartment, Alessandro Michele Shares His Love of L.A.
Plus, "Architectural Digest" visits Francesco and Bee Carrozzini's Hollywood home.
Must Read: Nordstrom Takes 15 Percent Pledge, Gucci Announces 2021 Changemakers North America Scholars
Plus, Claudia Schiffer releases capsule collection with Réalisation Par.
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Must Read: How Christopher Kane Beat the Pandemic With More Joy, MatchesFashion Joins 15 Percent Pledge
Plus, Cartier kicks off 2021 Women's Initiative.
Must Read: The Business of Wellness and Spirituality in Fashion, Black Twitter is the Next Frontier of Fashion Criticism
Plus, how barely-there Botox became the norm.
Must Read: Brands Speak Out to #StopAsianHate, André Leon Talley's Eviction Lawsuit Exposes the Gray Areas of Fashion Relationships
Plus, Aurora James discusses expanding the 15 Percent Pledge.
Must Read: 'Gossip Girl' Reboot Stars Land First Magazine Cover, Gap Introduces Generation Good Campaign
Plus, the CFDA launches a program aimed at supporting Black and brown fashion professionals.
Must Read: Brands Slow to Deliver on Diversity Promises, Christopher John Rogers and Law Roach on Black Joy
Plus, Bobbi Brown discusses her legacy and her new makeup line, Jones Road.
Must Read: Lana Condor Covers Self, Ulta Doubles Black-Owned Brands in Stores
Plus, what comes next for the programs started in 2020 to support BIPOC brands.
Must Read: Nordstrom's Response to Calls for More Black-Owned Brands, CFDA Introduces 'American Collections Calendar'
Plus, can African designers transform the leather industry?
Must Read: Why Every Makeup Brand Is Launching Skin Care, 15 Percent Pledge Debuts Career Board
Plus, Athleta launches extended sizing.
How Magazines Addressed Diversity in 2020 — and What That Means for 2021
For publications to remain relevant, inclusivity has to be about much more than just who makes the cover.
What People in the Fashion and Beauty Industries Are Looking Forward to in 2021
Joan Smalls, Brandon Maxwell, Aurora James, Prabal Gurung and more weigh in.
Must Read: Poshmark Files for IPO, How Beauty Can Fix Its Packaging Problem
Plus, a 15 Percent Pledge gift guide.
The Fashion Awards Honor 20 Designers, Brands and Individuals Who Led Industry Change in 2020
Celebrities like Priyanka Chopra and David Beckham announced honorees including Edward Enninful, Aurora James, Stella McCartney and more.
Must Read: Macy's and 'InStyle' Commit to the 15 Percent Pledge, 'Town & Country' Writes Love Letter to NYC
Plus, landlords and retail tenants are working together in the face of ongoing store closures.
27 Wish-List-Worthy Beauty Gifts From Black-Owned Brands
Our hair, skin, makeup, fragrance and wellness picks to suit just about anyone.
Aurora James Is Changing — and Challenging — How We Think About Fashion
"I didn't know that I was launching Brother Vellies when I launched Brother Vellies, and I didn't know that I was launching the 15 Percent Pledge when I launched the 15 Percent Pledge. All I did was take a desire that I had for the world, and the world responded."
Must Read: Chadwick Boseman's Impact on Male Celebrity Style, Exploring Fashion's 'Lost Season'
Plus, Robin Givhan examines fashion's racial reckoning.
Aurora James Is One of Two 'Vogue' September Issue Covers
The designer and 15 Percent Pledge founder was illustrated by painter Jordan Casteel for one cover; Kerry James Marshall created a fictional figure, wearing Off-White, for the other.