'Fit models' make the mold for your clothes

KAREN Lee has had a mark on her stomach slight-below her belly button since birth. It's not unseemly, but it's the kind of thing many women would cover up.


Snap! Six models plus some of the season's

Models: DOMINIQUE ARMORER/Elite Model Management; BRUNO/DNA; CLAUDIA J./Karin Models; CAMERON LLOYD/APM Model Management; ENRIQUE MIRON/Re:Quest Model Management;


Super models - they better work - fashion and beauty

When Barbara Summers told Eileen Ford, the grande dame of the modeling industry, that she wanted to write a history of Black models, Summers was greeted with a wry snort and a brusque comment: "It's going to be a very short book."


Where have all the Black models gone? - a supermodel

In the fall of 1994, I shared the cover of YSB with Black male model Clayton Hunter and with Roshumba, who had been featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue three years in a row.


Head of the class: we claim bragging rights to these models,

WHERE YOU'VE SEEN HER SINCE: Fraser is the first African-American model to land a contract with Maybelline. In 2000 she became the national spokesperson for the Lupus Foundation of America. (Her sister, Shaneequa, more



Fashion week: Wal-Mart struts the

Fashion week: Wal-Mart struts the NEW YORK -- Oscar de la Renta, Kenneth Cole, Perry Ellis, and ... George? Wal-Mart staked its claim among

Designing fashion is her greatest passion

Designing fashion is her greatest passionI grew up in Detroit, where my mother and I were always sewing together and making outfits,

Retro chic: Hadley Freeman on a man

Retro chic: Hadley Freeman on a manThey all turned up for the opening night of the Victoria and Albert Museum s Ossie Clark retrospective:

The ladies' man: Derek Green celebrates

The ladies' man: Derek Green celebratesNew York designer Derek Green wants every woman who wears his clothing to feel like a star: strong, sexy and feminine.

Ebony Fashion Fair lights up Los

Ebony Fashion Fair lights up LosDuring a luncheon and sold-out performance at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Hollywood, CA,