At this point it is easy to adore young Yara Shahidi as she is everything we hope our young role models to be from her fashionista looks to her activism, she is on the rise! Now she has landed her second Essence magazine cover getting us excited for spring. Take a look. (more…)
Oct 20th, The Fashion Plug attended the 46th annual BRAG Scholarship and Awards Gala on Park Avenue here in New York City. The annual event recognizes the achievements of individuals in the fashion, retail and related industries who are aligned with BRAG’s mission. Which is to educate professionals, entrepreneurs and students of color for executive leadership. (more…)
For this look of the week I am going with Evelyn’s relaxed yet stylish jumpsuit she wore to the Black Women in Hollywood event. She looks gorgeous and comfortable in this Jay Godfrey plush one piece. If you like get the look over at Intermix.
On Thursday, I was invited to attend the B.R.A.G Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala at the Park Avenue Armory. Now some may not be familiar with the non-profit organization that stands for Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) that prepares and educates professionals, entrepreneurs and students of color for executive leadership in retail, fashion and related industries. The gala was heavily attended by CEOs, VPs and students all under the same roof supporting one another even myself a former BRAG scholar. I joined the organization the summer of 2006 and now nine years later I am covering it. Read below for the past and present experience of an alumni.