Tracee Ellis Ross Is Named ‘Diversity and Inclusion Adviser’ By Ulta Beauty In Initiative that Will Highlight Black-Owned Brands

On February 2, the nation’s largest beauty retailer, Ulta Beauty, revealed that it is launching a $25 million dollar diversity and inclusion initiative, and Tracee Ellis Ross will have a key role in it.

The company announced the Ross will serve as the company’s diversity and inclusion adviser, a “formalized role to provide counsel, inspiration and drive accountability,” according to the official press release.

Tracee Ellis Ross. @traceeellisross/Instagram

“I look forward to formalizing an already existing dialogue and partnership around diversity and inclusion with Mary Dillon and the Ulta Beauty team,” said Ross. “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.”

Ulta said that in her role Ross “will provide counsel and insight, and drive accountability to Ulta Beauty with a specific focus on BIPOC brand development, diverse leadership development

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Jacinta Emms: 3 fashion resolutions you must make

Each January New Year resolutions arise, presenting themselves like the ghost of Christmas past; this year I will learn to surf, drink less wine and drink more water, go to bed earlier, wake up earlier, get into the garden, paint the fence, work-life balance and exercise, of course, is never one to miss an opportunity to jump on the list of resolutions.

Every year all the usual suspects line up ready to remind us that we have the power to change it all on the January 1, well maybe not the get up early one …

But what about fashion resolutions?

February is for fashion resolutions because fashion resolutions are fashionably late, fashion resolutions are considerate, they wait, giving you the time to get all your other matters in order so you are free to focus on finer things.

Now fashion resolutions aren’t entirely about the new wardrobe you see

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Here’s How GANNI Ended Copenhagen Fashion Week

Here’s How GANNI Ended Copenhagen Fashion Week

There’s nothing like fashion month, but as the global pandemic reaches its one year mark, fashion weeks across the board are continuing to go mostly with digital activations. Including a shortened schedule, the style scope for Fall/Winter collections have adapted to the new normal and continuing to launch collections despite the effects of COVID-19.

Usually kicking off a full four weeks of style is Copenhagen Fashion Week and this season the city is continuing tradition in 2021. Today, as the week came to a close in Denmark, the fashion label GANNI closed out the season with a four day digital music experience. “I feel very fortunate that I got this opportunity with GANNI, because it’s been almost a year since I’ve, done anything,” New York based singer songwriter Zsela tells ESSENCE. “I haven’t done any kind of shows during quarantine.” Taking place of what would usually be a runway presentation,

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Bell County youths show off their style, skills in Fashion Revue | News

BELTON — The Fashion Revue of the Bell County Youth Fair and Livestock Show went without a hitch Saturday afternoon at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

The 16 contestants — all girls except for an 8-year-old boy — walked the runway in the Special Events Room, upstairs from the Assembly Hall. Family members and friends applauded and took photos.

“We’re thankful to be able to be here,” said Jennifer Smith, Fashion Revue superintendent. “So many shows have been cancelled. We’re doing everything we can to keep this fair going for the kids.”

The grand champion award went to Grace Pohl of Tigertown 4-H Club, and reserve grand champion to Jessalyn Payne of Stampede Creek 4-H Club. Payne won champion in the senior specialty division to qualify for the higher award.

Pohl, 19, won champion in the senior division of formal and evening wear. She wore an orange, floor-length

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