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Out of a smokey fog on Sunday afternoon at ArtBeam, complete with oversized sunglasses, Monster headphones and platform oxfords came the most glorious sight. A Tracy…

Fall is around the corner and these are 10 items every “girl” needs in her fashion tool kit.  As always, consider fit, lifestyle and personal style when shopping. 1.) Statement Coat–A great statement coat goes a long way.  Play with bold colors, various fabrics, furs, and over-sized coats.  Fashion is about balance, so if your […]

Not since Jackie O, have Americans been more interested in FLOTUS fashion.  On Tuesday, September 4th, Michelle Obama captured the hearts of many Americans with sincerity, poise, and one hell of a speech.  She also turned heads with her impeccable ensemble.  Her dress of choice was a custom design by Tracy Reese and, for footwear, she remained true to J. Crew.  The First Lady’s flawless […]

Tracy Reese, one of HB’s favorite designers, celebrated the 5th anniversary of her flagship boutique in New York last night where fashionistas Tika Sumpter and June Ambrose joined in on the fun. Both ladies wore multi-patterned frocks designed by Reese, herself. Model Veronica Webb also attended, in an understated menswear-inspired get-up. Tracy Reese Debuts 70s-Inspired […]

It’s New York Fashion Week, and one of our favorite African-American designers Tracy Reese has debuted her Fall 2011 collection. From the Fall/Winter line, you can expect bright jewel tones, varying hemlines, frills and fur, and a 1970s flair to it all. She debuted the line at the Lincoln Center on February 14, 2011. 25 […]

Tracy Reese debuted her Spring 2011 collection on Monday during New York’s Fashion Week. She said it was largely inspired by the free spirit in which people used to just get away and travel, and new exotic environments. The collection featured ultra feminine day dresses, chiffon blouses and full skirts in vibrant hues of blue […]