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  • What you need to know about the 10 black designers that Tracee Ellis Ross showcased at the American Music Awards

    The actress returned as the host of the AMAs for the second year, ready to make a statement with her outfit choices.

  • From 'No on Kavanaugh' to 'Stop calling 911 on the culture': NYFW is all about political statements

    The line between fashion and politics has become more blurred over the years.In 2016, Maria Grazia Chiuri became the first female artistic director at Dior, and her debut collection centered on female empowerment for this historic moment at the storied fashion house. In celebration, she designed a T-shirt that said, “We Should All Be Feminists.”In 2017, shortly after the U.S. presidential election the previous November, designers continued to showcase their political stances through fashion. During designer Prabal Gurung’s Fall 2017 show, he had models Bella Hadid and Candice Huffine walk down the runway wearing shirts that read, “The Future Is Female,” “Our Minds Our Bodies Our Power,” and “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” Celebrity favorite designer Tom Ford, known for his glitzy old Hollywood designs, debuted a chain handbag on his catwalk that said “Pussy Power,” alluding to the pink pussy hats worn during the Women’s March in January 2017.Political statements have also reached far outside the traditional “big four” fashion weeks (New York, London, Milan, and Paris). During Seoul Fashion Week in March earlier this year, Miss Gee Collection debuted two sweaters emblazoned with the words “#MeToo” and “Speak Up” in bold crimson letters in reference to the #MeToo movement that has swept around the globe.This season is no different. New York Fashion Week designers continue to use their catwalk shows to take political stands. Above, we present the political statements made at fashion week so far.Read more from Yahoo Lifestyle: • Fashion designer casts all Asian models for historic NYFW show  • Political slogan tee strikes at NYFW: ‘Vote for Cynthia’ Nixon  • Curvy model causes a stir in ‘Sample-Size’ T-shirt at NYFW’s most diverse show Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.

  • The Making of Issa Rae’s Resplendent CFDA Dress

    On the CFDA Awards red carpet last night, one look stood out above the rest.

  • 4 CFDA Nominees Discuss How Inclusion Plays a Role In Their Process

    Four CFDA nominees discuss the topic of inclusion in fashion in anticipation fo the 2018 CFDA Awards.

  • Behind the Gospel Choir That Made Pyer Moss’s Designs Really Sing

    Raphael Saadiq and Kerby Jean-Raymond on the music that bolstered Pyer Moss’s Fall 2018 collection at New York Fashion Week.

  • This T-Shirt Says a Lot by Saying ‘Nothing’

    This year, New York Fashion Week has become a sounding board for all things political. Most visibly, T-shirts and hats with political statements scrawled across them

  • Pyer Moss Designer’s Touching Hair Tribute to His Father

    Kerby Jean-Raymond, the founder of menswear label Pyer Moss, is known for his activism, both on and off the runway. African-American models had gray extensions added to their hair to help “age” them. Lead hairstylist for Metro Look Beauty T. Cooper told Yahoo Beauty, “When I spoke with [Kerby], he said the inspiration for the collection were his parents, so he wanted to age the models a little bit.

  • Erykah Badu Is a Great Stylist and Future Gets a Classical Remix at Pyer Moss Fall 2016

    The designer collaborated with Erykah Badu, who lent her styling talents to the show this season. As the show began, an all-black choir took the risers, delighting everyone with renditions of Fetty Wap and Future songs, remixed and arranged in a classical style. As for the clothes, Badu certainly proved herself in the styling department – unsurprising as the woman’s dopeness seems to know no bounds.