January 21, 2017

Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.

“It was important to us to uphold and celebrate the tradition of creating iconic American style for this…

Michelle Obama loved fashion, and fashion loved her back

January 01, 2017

NEW YORK — The morning after Michelle Obama's big speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2012, in which she argued passionately for a second term for her husband, designer Tracy Reese's phone was ringing. And ringing.

Mrs. Obama's powerfully delivered speech had attracted much…

Indiana woman creates farm-to-face cosmetics line

November 18, 2016

BEDFORD, Ind. — When Megan Cox left her home in Bedford, Indiana, to study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she never imagined her degree would bring her back home. The 2014 alumna envisioned herself pursuing a career in chemistry, maybe in the food or oil industry.

Instead Cox's…

CoverGirl ads feature woman wearing a hijab

November 10, 2016

CoverGirl is featuring a woman wearing a hijab in its advertising for the first time in the makeup line's history.

Beauty blogger Nura Afia is featured wearing the traditional Muslim head covering in an ad campaign for a new line of mascara that also includes singer Katy Perry and actress Sofia…