Tracee Ellis Ross Is Ulta Beauty’s New Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

Tracee Ellis Ross is already an award-winning actor, fashion icon, and CEO of her own hair-care company, Pattern Beauty. But, of course, as someone dedicated to amplifying Black voices and Black culture, she isn’t stopping there. The multi-hyphenate has a new role, signing on with Ulta Beauty (the retailer that just so happens to carry her brand) as its new diversity and inclusion advisor — just in time for Black History Month.

“I look forward to formalizing an already existing dialogue and partnership around diversity and inclusion with [Ulta Beauty CEO] Mary Dillon and the Ulta Beauty team,” says Ellis Ross in a press release. “This work requires commitment and accountability from Ulta Beauty to ensure measurable goals are achieved. I am hopeful and optimistic our work together will create foundational change.”

In this role, Ellis Ross will help steer Ulta Beauty into building up its diversity, from the

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Oscar Contender ‘The Times Of Bill Cunningham’ Reveals Beloved Fashion Journalist Who “Documented Everything”

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Bill Cunningham, the renowned chronicler of fashion, once wrote of himself, “I just loved to see wonderfully dressed women…That’s all there is to it.”

That fascination abided over a long lifetime as he roamed the streets of New York on bicycle, stopping to snap candid photos of the city’s most fashionably dressed. At night he kept at it, capturing the fashion choices of New York’s elite at glittering events. His astonishing career comes into focus in the Oscar-contending documentary The Times of Bill Cunningham, directed by Mark Bozek.

“He documented everything,” Bozek tells Deadline. “He never left his place without a camera since 1966, when he covered Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball at The Plaza.”

Cunningham was deeply self-effacing. Despite himself, he became a kind of New York institution, most notably through his work for the New York Times, where

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Versace will not be on the Milan Fashion Week schedule this season

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Versace has announced that it will not be showing on the Milan Fashion Week schedule this month and will, for the first time, be presenting in a fully digital capacity.

The Italian fashion giant revealed the news to WWD, explaining that it would present its men’s and women’s autumn/winter 2021 collections together via a film, which will be released on 5 March.

The Milan shows are set to take place between 23 February to the 1 March, with the Paris shows starting immediately afterwards. However, although the Versace presentation will happen during Paris Fashion Week, the label has said there is no affiliation with the city.

“Being a digital event has its advantages,” Donatella Versace told the publication. “One of them is the possibility of connecting with your audience whenever you think is the right moment.”

The chief creative officer added that Versace’s relationship with

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‘I have the fashions for you’

RICHMOND, Va. — You can label Tara Hall a fashionista from head to toe. And Bizarre Boutique, on E. Brookland Park Boulevard in Richmond, is a reflection of the business owner.

“I love this. This is my passion,” Hall said. “When you look good you feel good. When you look good you empower yourself.”

Hall doesn’t profit from making the most money she can. Her bottom line is all about helping people.

“I always want to save the world and make people happy. I can’t. But you know what I can do, Greg? I can do it through my passion,” Hall said. “I never want a woman to leave here without something she can’t afford.”

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Tara Hall

For customers down on their luck, the VCU graduate offers gently used items for pennies on the dollar.

“I always wanted to be a blessing to people,” Hall said. “That is what

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