• Steph Curry Is Boosting Black Designers at the N.B.A. Finals
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    Steph Curry Is Boosting Black Designers at the N.B.A. Finals

    As the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics face off in the N.B.A. finals, each team’s players have been bringing their top game to the court — and their best looks to the tunnel. Basketball stars have turned their game-day arrivals into runway shows. The “tunnel walk,” in which players make their way from an underground arena entrance to the locker room, has become an opportunity for them to flex their fashion muscles before getting into uniform. Stephen Curry, Golden State’s star point guard, has been using those appearances to showcase the work of independent Black designers. Sherri McMullen, the owner of the Oakland boutique McMullen, has been working…

  • Brides are wearing black wedding dresses. I did it years ago.
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    Brides are wearing black wedding dresses. I did it years ago.

    Placeholder while article actions load I was not surprised to read about the trend of brides wearing black wedding dresses. After all, I’d worn a $200 off-the-rack black floor-length number to my own ceremony in 1996. That was a year before Sarah Jessica Parker famously donned a ruffled onyx ballgown to her New York celebration when she wed Matthew Broderick. Since weddings are back with a vengeance after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of indoor events, brides are making their own rules. And what rules is black. “It’s our hottest trend,” said Laura McKeever, the Pennsylvania-based head of public relations for David’s Bridal, the largest American wedding dress chain.…

  • Doja Cat showcases her curves chic in a slinky black dress for ELLE’s Women in Music cover
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    Doja Cat showcases her curves chic in a slinky black dress for ELLE’s Women in Music cover

    Doja Cat showcased her fashion bona fides on Tuesday when she graced the cover of ELLE‘s June/July 2022 Women in Music issue. The multi-talented rapper and singer posed in a striking array of black and red designs, including a figure-hugging black dress playful red latex ensembles. In her accompanying interview, Doja, 26, delved into her famously open personality on social media and her upcoming rap-focused album. Cover star: Doja Cat showcased her winning figure in a long black dress from Alaïa on Tuesday when she graced the cover of ELLE ‘s June/July 2022 Women in Music issue Doja looked sensational in her long black dress from Alaïa, which cost $5,760 and nearly…

  • Best mini dresses 2022: Women’s black, white and cut-out designs
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    Best mini dresses 2022: Women’s black, white and cut-out designs

    Whether you’re venturing on holiday or enjoying time at home, when the sun’s out to play, it pays to have a wardrobe full of seasonal items that you can wear on repeat. And for us, there’s no staple better than a mini dress for summer. Despite being long-term lovers of the midi, the sky-high hemline craze is well and truly back. And, frankly, we’re here for it. During the SS22 shows, major fashion houses championed the micro trend. The design house to look to for inspiration has to be Valentino and its hot pink mini dress. It’s everything we could ever dream of – a serious dose of the colour…