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Athleisure Essentials According to Forbes | Nude Barre

Athleisure Essentials According to Forbes | Nude Barre

This past June, Forbes Magazine released an article detailing 7 must-haves for men’s athleisure fashion. The list of essentials,  ranging from gym-worthy performance fabric to home workout gear, are, as contributor Sarah Boyd notes, perfect for everyday wear. Featured amongst popular products su...
The Racist History of Black Maternal Health

The Racist History of Black Maternal Health

America’s Black maternal health issues can be traced to its long history of subjugating and brutalizing Black bodies. Within the framework of slavery, Black women’s childbearing abilities added to the objectification of their bodies. Women were treated as animals, forced to reproduce to create a...
Nude Barre Sets the Tone: Cheddar News Press

Nude Barre Sets the Tone: Cheddar News Press

In Cheddar News’s All Hands, correspondent Alicia Nieves sat down with our founder, Erin Carpenter, to discuss how Nude Barre’s shade range and sizing are “setting the tone” for the future of the hosiery industry. This interview details Erin’s motivations to start her own business, the challenge...
Macy's Honors Black Brilliance: Business Wire Press

Macy's Honors Black Brilliance: Business Wire Press

In an effort to facilitate diversity, Macy’s has shone the spotlight on seven exceptional black-owned businesses across all avenues of retail as part of their Black History. Black Brilliance campaign. The brands praised by Macy’s represent entities that are committed to creating a culture of inc...