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André Leon Talley admits his relationship with Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour “is in an iceberg.” According to Talley, the fashion bible’s former editor-at-large, his new memoir, The Chiffon Trenches, is a “love letter” to Wintour,  even though he claims the 70-year-old journalist is “not capable of simple human kindness.” And in a new interview about…

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Laverne Cox has become a style icon in her own right thanks to her head-turning red carpet looks and Amazonian frame. But during a recent interview on “Watch What Happens Live,” Cox got to take a break from discussing her own looks to discussing the fashion of new trans icon Caitlyn Jenner. While chatting with…

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Amandla Stenberg found herself at the center of public attention this week when she boldly criticized Kylie Jenner for appropriating Black culture by rocking cornrows on her Instagram page. And although Jenner dismissed Stenberg (and dissed Jaden Smith in the process), Stenberg’s comments have sparked a national conversation about race and culture. Now, Stenberg has…

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When it comes to the world of fashion, beefs typically erupt over talk of who stole whose idea about this season’s hottest new look. Nevertheless, fashion’s biggest beef of the moment involves two of the most unlikely participants, Russell Simmons and Andre Leon Talley, who are embroiled in a growing fashion war. The surprising beef started last week…

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Make it a point to get to the annual Harlem Book Fair 2012, presented by Quarterly Black Review, with panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The HBF offers book readings in the courtyard, and vendors on 135th Street. Don’t miss the teen book talk with author…

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When people mention New York City, they often refer to lower Manhattan, or downtown, the home of Wall Street; and Midtown, New York’s central business district, where you’ll find Rockefeller Center, Broadway and Times Square. But, the historic capital of black America is  located Uptown, in Harlem to be exact. Since the 1920s, Harlem has…

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