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Designer aims for success beyond NYC

Julie Lamb arranges a supply order with one of stone sources in NYC’s diamond district. Photo by Eugene Y. Santos It was a rainy Monday morning in New York City, and Julie Lamb was on a roll, hopping from one appointment to another in midtown Manhattan’s diamond district, meeting jewelry setters and stone suppliers for her eponymous accessories line. For […]

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Where are all the black designers?

The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City has an African American student population of less than seven percent. Even worse, designers of color represent less than one percent of designers available in major department stores. It isn’t that black people just aren’t designing. The answer might not be as simple as most people think.

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NYC designers like “Made in New York”

The “Made in New York” label is not just a marketing ploy.