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As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, we felt it important to highlight Black women who are making made great contributions to our community. Meet 13 female entrepreneurs who are doing impactful things in fashion, food and beauty that make us proud. Maya-Camille Broussard – Justice of the Pies Maya-Camille Broussard (above) is…

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For more than 25 years, Miguel Wilson has styled celebrities and professional athletes nationwide. The CEO of the Miguel Wilson Collection is noted for his “lifestyle” brand of suits, sport coats and trousers, which is why the award-winning apparel is all the rage with so many of Atlanta’s biggest movers and shakers. What puts the…

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After graduating from college, Jenna Nia decided to invest in herself and her love for fashion and entrepreneurship. Before launching Imme Collection, which has been worn by a number of popular celebrities, Nia took a detour into reality TV. Read on to find out how this brainy beauty became the creative director of her own…

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Niambi Davenport is on her way to the top as a designer. A junior at Clark Atlanta University, majoring in fashion, she has already started designing pieces for her family and friends. Davenport’s love for fashion began at an early age, noticing how fashionable her mother was. Davenport then came across the show “Project Runway”…

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With petite and plus-sized clothing lines becoming increasingly more prominent, it is somewhat surprising how little attention is paid to the tall female fashion market. HEIGHT GODDESS, a Dallas-based contemporary clothing line that caters to the beauty and uniqueness of tall women, has worked since 2007 to meet the fashion needs of women 5’9″ and…

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Delicia Cordon is not only a fashion designer but a businesswoman, model, daughter, mother and wife. Recently she opened up about her company, offered advice to future designers and shared her thoughts on expanding her brand. Check out out interview below. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson When did you start your company? August 2011 What do you love…

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Diamond on the Half Shell Fashion Show Benefit featured Myriam Belasse, a local fashion designer at the Atlanta City Hall Atrium. This is a collaboration of “I Am Not Yours” and The Restorative Justice Center to benefit and support programming that will empower and restore lives of women who are affected by sex trafficking and…

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Atlanta designer Mychael Knight returns to “Project Runway” this Thursday. Since his initial appearance on “Project Runway,” Knight has created a fabulous designer line, fine jewelry, a unisex fragrance, “Majk” and has dressed and designed custom garments for celebrities. Some of his designs have been displayed in a variety of print publications, including  Elle, Essence, Marie…

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If you haven’t heard of Dena Burton, you’ve likely seen her designs on some of the industries most fashionable women. But the cool thing about her designs is that they work for the “everyday woman” as well. Dena, a graduate of Howard University has been creating beautiful fashion for nearly a decade now. She recently launched her…

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In September 2001, Anna Marshall moved to Southern California to pursue her passion: fashion design. A native of Houston, Marshall is now the CEO of A Clothes Mind,  an online clothing boutique established in 2005. It’s where you’ll find two of her collections – Solace and Margaux Kouture. Solace is a trendy line made especially…

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Multitalented rapper Kanye West can now count himself as high fashion designer after premiering his debut fashion line, “Dw”, at this season’s Paris Fashion Week on Oct. 1. And like any famous designer, West is now facing the wrath of many fashion critics, who have bashed his collection, calling it over-the-top and ill-fitting. But West,…

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