A New Directory Spotlights Black and Brown Women in Fashion and Media [Video]

A New Directory Spotlights Black and Brown Women in Fashion and Media [Video]

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As the fashion world continues to reckon with issues of representation and diversity, the conversation has focused on people already working within it. There’s the necessary and long-overdue coverage of Black designers and Black stylists. Nana Agyemang, the founder of EveryStylishGirl and social editor of New York magazine’s the Cut, is thinking beyond the confines of the industry, toward dismantling the barriers to entry for Black and Brown women who have yet to get their start. Today she’s launching a global directory of 200-plus social media editors, writers, and stylists.

Agyemang founded EveryStylishGirl four years ago as a platform “dedicated to the amplification of Black and Brown women in fashion and journalism.” One year later, she began organizing in-person networking events called Sip n’ Slays, held in Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C. The project has recently expanded with EveryStylishGirl Biz, a career advancement program which includes the directory. “This came to fruition through my …

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