Check Out These 12 Knit Sneakers If You Can’t Get Your Hands on the Yeezy​ Boosts

We’re seeing knit sneakers just about everywhere these days. There’s no doubt that the Yeezy Boost 350s are a covetable pair at the moment, but they aren’t easy to get your hands on. Not to worry, this trend is blowing up, and so many other brands are releasing great knit choices. Browse some of these… continue reading →


Long regarded as a genius in the footwear industry, Manolo Blahnik’s life is being given the documentary film treatment. The upcoming feature is titled Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, and its release date is set for September 15th of this year. The docu was masterminded by director Michael Roberts, a confidante of… continue reading →

#OURSTORIESMATTER: Brown Girls Is Now an Emmy-Nominated Show Well Ahead of Its HBO Debut

HBO’s investment in series created for and by people of color is already paying off: Brown Girls, the web series recently signed to a development deal to adapt it for HBO, has been nominated for its first Emmy. On Thursday, the show and its creators, writer Fatimah Asghar and director Samantha Bailey, were nominated for… continue reading →

How This Powerhouse Turned Her Fashion Styling Business into an Empire

Irma Martinez is the biggest Latina stylist working today—from album and magazine covers with stars like Pitbull and Sofia Vergara to the Latin Grammys to the Latin Billboard Awards, she’s done it all. But decades ago, when she was laid off from her job working in public relations (and eventually the wardrobe department) at a… continue reading →


While half the country was sound asleep Thursday night, Beyoncé was plotting the most major Instagram moment of the year. Well, aside from her pregnancy announcement, of course. The mother of three, who gave birth to her twins Rumi and Sir Carter last month, shared the twins’ first publicly-released photo with the world. And while… continue reading →

#OURSTORIESMATTER: Hair Love | Animated Short Film

Hair Love is an animated short film about an African American father trying to do his daughters hair for the first time. Hair Love, is a Pixar-style animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, Stephen, his daughter, Zuri and tyher hair. Despite having long locks, Stephen has been used to… continue reading →