Twice a year, fashion folks caravan from New York to London to Milan to Paris for the ready-to-wear shows. Paris Fashion Week wraps this week, sending fashionistas scuttling to their respective corners. The Root asked style expert Harriette Cole to look at what black designers were showing on the runway for Spring/Summer 2011. Here's a sampling.
During Obama's 2008 presidential run, Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" was frequently heard on the campaign trail, so it's no surprise that Wonder's music made it onto Obama's iPod. But what songs should provide the soundtrack to Obama's presidency now?
Michelle Obama has enchanted fashion watchers by wearing a range of up-and-coming designers, as well as a few classics. We asked style expert Harriette Cole to take a look at designers that Mrs. Obama has worn in the past -- and then shop their Spring/Summer 2011 collections for a look at what we hope she'll be wearing next year.
NBC is calling itself "more colorful," and ABC has added a black housewife. Are black actors finally getting their due in prime time? Take a look at the new shows in the 2010 fall television lineup. Perhaps you'll find one of your favorite black actors or actresses from the 1990s and 2000s.
One of the few prominent African-American designers showing this year, Reese unveiled her spring collection for 2011.
The Root asked veteran Washington insider Nicole Venable to help us compile a list of the movers and shakers at this week's conference. This is the result.
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