Category Archives: Urban Fashion

  • Problem? Teen Vogue Uses Fair Models for African Braids Feature

    Jul 5, 15 by Ny MaGee 1 Comment


    *We blame the 1 drop rule for this. And before we continue, we certainly are NOT dismissing biracial people, or denying their Blackness. We simply believe that when people, especially Black people, have to ask “How do you define Blackness?” then it, sadly, proves that Black people have failed at protecting their own image, and […]

  • Tyra Banks Rants About Industry Pressure on New Models

    Jul 4, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment


    *In her “Throwback Thursday” post on Instagram, Tyra Banks posted a photo and caption blasting the fashion industry for the new pressures models face these days. “Models have so much pressure today,” Tyra writes. “They have to look good on AND off the set. They have to arrive backstage at fashion shows looking and dressed […]

  • BET Awards Fashion on Fleek (Watch)

    Jul 3, 15 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment


    *EUR was On The Scene at the 2015 BET Awards, in Los Angeles, where the star fashion was on fleek! EUR: Music influences fashion and cultures around the world. Who influences your design choices? Silentó: I influence my fashion! Raven Goodwin: I love Janelle Monae! I love women like Queen and Jada Pinkett Smith. I […]

  • EUR Exclusive: Boris and Nicole Discuss New Talk Show (WATCH)

    Jul 2, 15 by Ny MaGee 2 Comments


    *FOX will debut “The Boris and Nicole Show” July 6. The hour-long program, co-produced by Hollywood married couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, will bring the couple’s take on everything from current events to parenting and relationships, with additional commentary provided by celebrity guests. We chatted with the golden couple recently about their new […]

  • Doctors Warn of Health Risks from Wearing Skinny Jeans

    Jun 30, 15 by Ny MaGee 2 Comments


    *A 35-year-old woman in Australia was hospitalized for four days after experiencing muscle damage, swelling, and nerve blockages in her legs after squatting for several hours while wearing skinny jeans. “We were surprised that this patient had such severe damage to her nerves and muscles,” said Dr. Thomas Kimber of the Royal Adelaide Hospital in […]

  • Essence Expands Digital Programming with ‘Live from the Essence Festival’

    Jun 30, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *ESSENCE today announced its slate of ‘Live from the ESSENCE Festival’ digital programming for the 2015 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2-5. The Festival will come to life as an all-access digital and social media experience for fans featuring 24 hours daily of streaming video, as well as real-time newsroom and […]