Influencers

Fashion And Beauty Brands Pledged To Support Black Influencers. So How Are They Doing?

In the summer of 2020, the world finally took notice of the disproportionate rate at which African Americans were being murdered at the hands of law enforcement. People on social media took these injustices to task and drew attention to the plight that has long affected the Black community.

Black beauty and fashion professionals used their online platforms to share experiences of discrimination and unfair treatment in their respective industries. Out of fear of “cancel culture,” many brands scrambled to assess their history for signs of complicity and made promises to hire diversity officers and support Black voices in social media moving forward.

Now that 2020 is behind us, are those brands fulfilling their promises? We spoke with industry insiders and four Black influencers from the beauty and fashion spheres to check on how corporations are doing, and what steps are being taken to support a more

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Gen-Z Influencers Say These 5 Trends Are Going to Be Huge in 2021

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8 Women On How Their Style Changed When They Moved Cities & Towns

The pandemic has shifted people’s priorities in many ways, from career changes to lockdown breakups. For some, suddenly being confined to the four walls of a cramped flat in the middle of an exorbitantly priced city had them seeking pastures new. There were those whose changing perspective found them new residents of bucolic villages and quaint coastal towns, while there were others who left their motherland to embrace the next new adventure abroad. The ultimate chance for reinvention, a big move offers the question: how much of what we wear is dictated by where we live? Does the character of a city – or the anonymity it provides – influence what you choose to wear each morning? How much does the need for practical, weather-faring pieces like wellies and raincoats have you tapping out

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