Women’s Workwear Label Argent Expands Its Brick-and-Mortar Footprint to New York

The brand’s retail space will feature a co-working area and entrepreneurial-focused workshops.Since its launch in 2016, workwear label Argent has been riding a few waves that have helped propel the brand’s momentum, thanks to a few high-profile co-signs. There was Hilary Rodham Clinton, who stepped on stage wearing Argent at Planned Parenthood’s 100th Anniversary Gala in […]

New Beauty and Wellness Line Prima, by Honest Company Veterans, Aims to Rebrand CBD

Launching Wednesday, the brand has raised $3.25 million toward its mission of becoming a trusted go-to for safe, clean products in a crowded, confusing, unregulated space.Photo: Courtesy of PrimaI receive an average of three PR emails per day that include the acronym CBD, and I’m sure many of you who don’t write about beauty and […]

Hanahana Beauty Is an All-Natural Skin-Care Brand With a Mission to Empower Women of Color

From the U.S. to Ghana.Abena Boamah, second in from right. Photo: Courtesy of Hanahana BeautyChicago-based Ghanian American Abena Boamah grew up using ultra-moisturizing raw shea butter on her skin, but it would be many years before she turned a reformulated version into a career for herself. First, she became an algebra teacher, pursuing various hobbies […]

Label to Watch Moloco Creates Effective, Comfortable Swimwear For Breastfeeding Moms

Founder Mika Oakes even patented her practical designs.Moloco swimwear. Photo: Christian Carroll/Courtesy of MolocoWhen Mika Oakes became a mom, it didn’t take long for her to notice the lack of swimsuits available to fit her postpartum body. She wanted something that allowed her to take on the responsibilities of motherhood while still maintaining her identity. Unable […]

These Brands Are Tackling Both Sustainability and Queerness Through Clothes

Meet Willie Norris Workshop, Salt and Hecha/做.Salt. Photo: Courtesy of SaltDiscussions around sustainability and queerness are slowly growing in the fashion industry, but not many mainstream brands are considering both issues when producing collections and products. However, a new group of emerging brands are tackling these matters at the same time, taking a more holistic […]

Need Supply Alum Kara Jubin’s KkCo Is a Los Angeles-Based Label to Watch

The brand’s debut collection is inspired by camping, foraging and the outdoors, which pop up in small-but-delightful details.Tallulah Willis for the KkCo Spring 2019 campaign. Photo: Parker Woods/Courtesy of KkCoKara Jubin had already built the foundation she needed to start a brand on her own: Years of design experience, her own studio space and sample […]

Beloved Brazlian Label Farm Rio Is Bringing Its Vibrant Prints and Beachy Silhouettes to the U.S.

After 22 years of homegrown success, the brand is ready to take the rest of the world on vacation.Photo: Courtesy of Farm Rio Summer dressing, when done right, should embody the carefree, toes-in-the-sand spirit of a sunny Saturday — think liberating silhouettes and vibrant colors and prints that match your mood after finishing a second glass […]

Anwar Hadid and Rapper Loni Laham Collaborate to Launch Jewelry Line Martyre

The duo are tapping into the rarely explored unisex sector of the accessories world.Anward Hadid for Martyre. Photo: Kevin OhanaIn a world where it seems every celebrity comes up with a brand, it can be refreshing to find one that fills a void in the industry instead of oversaturating the market. Enter Martyre: a solution […]

Halcyon Hotel Is an Experiential Candle-Meets-Hospitality Brand to Watch

Fragrances, and an actual hotel, are forthcoming.Photo: Cellini KimYou can’t check into the Halcyon Hotel, at least not yet. But if you buy one of the brand’s candles, set aside some time alone (or with a romantic partner), and throw on the scent’s coordinating Spotify playlist as you light it, you can feel like you’re […]

Burnett: New York Is an American Luxury Label to Watch

The brand’s mission to support women goes far beyond an inclusive model lineup.Looks from Burnett: New York’s Fall 2019 runway show. Photo: Courtesy of Burnett: New York At just 23-years-old, Emily Burnett had already been appointed as creative director of Dennis Basso — not a shabby gig for someone who started out in fashion after joining her mother […]