Forbes Releases Sixth Annual List Of America’s Richest Self-Made Women

NEW YORK October 13, 2020 – Forbes today released the 2020 ranking of America’s Richest Self-Made Women.  

·        “Women entrepreneurs and executives are increasingly taking center stage in American business, playing critical roles as job creators, change-makers and influencers, said Kerry Dolan, Assistant Managing Editor of Wealth at Forbes. “Acknowledging their growing impact, Forbes chose to spotlight a greater number of them this year. We found more women who’ve built and helped to expand some of the country’s most recognizable businesses.”

·        The women on Forbes’ sixth annual list have achieved unparalleled success through invention and innovation. They have shattered ceilings and scaled new heights, creating fortunes in everything from aerospace and biotechnology to sports and entertainment and video conferencing.

·        ABC Supply’s Diane Hendricks tops the list for the third consecutive year.

·        There are 23 newcomers on this year’s list

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SheaMoisture Releases Bold New National Campaign Celebrating the Beauty and Resilience of Black Women

The pioneering beauty and personal care brand unveils “It Comes Naturally” to inspire and empower the community it serves

SheaMoisture unveils It Comes Naturally, a new brand campaign created by a powerhouse team of Black artists and multicultural creatives that conveys the essence of Black women and is an unapologetic portrayal of a shared experience of resilience and creativity. In tandem with the campaign, SheaMoisture also announces our new, unprecedented pledge to commit proceeds from products sold as an investment dedicated to helping realize the dreams of Black women entrepreneurs.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

Illustration by Bisa Butler (Photo: Business Wire)

Set against both a global social justice movement and a moment of transformative cultural change, It Comes Naturally is a forward-looking celebration of Black identity. Six Black female artists – Monica Ahanonu, Rachelle Baker, Bisa Butler, Alexis Eke, Linda Mawala, and Reyna

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Xbox Releases Epic Ad for Its New Consoles as High-Stakes Holiday Shopping Season Nears

Xbox has released an epic new ad as it looks to win over market share from arch-rival Sony PlayStation, in what is a very high-stakes year for the brands as they each gear up to launch a hotly anticipated new generation of consoles

The 70-second global ad by longtime agency 215 McCann has been released to promote Microsoft Xbox’s new Series X and Series S consoles, which launch Nov. 10.

The spot debuts today on digital channels in the U.S, U.K, Mexico, Germany and France and will air during Sunday Night Football, when the Minnesota Vikings take on the Seattle Seahawks. The campaign launch comes as Sony is also putting a huge marketing push behind its rival console, PlayStation 5, which will hit shelves Nov. 12.

Titled “Us Dreamers,” the ad is part of Xbox’s wider “Power Your Dreams” theme and stars British actor Daniel Kaluuya, from Get Out and

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Must Read: ‘V’ Releases 12 Vote-Themed Covers for Thought Leaders Issue, the Black Innovators Transforming the Beauty Industry


These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

V magazine releases 12 covers for its “Thought Leaders” issue
For its latest edition, V127, V magazine is sending a message to its audience. The “Thought Leaders” issue has 12 individual covers — starring Bella Hadid, Chris Evans, Halsey, Jaden Smith, Janaya Future Khan, Janelle Monáe, Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Mariah Carey, Megan Rapinoe, Paperboy Prince and Taylor Swift — photographed by Inez and Vinoodh, with the publication’s signature “V” logo turned into a “vote” call-to-action. Inside, there’s a single story, in which 45 musicians, politicians, models and influential figures talk about activism, politics and culture. See all the covers below and at {Fashionista Inbox}

The Black innovators making the beauty industry more inclusive
In Harper’s Bazaar, Crystal Martin brings attention to the Black innovators — the doctors, the scientists and the

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Amazon releases holiday gift guides before Prime Day

Dive Brief:

  • Ahead of its Amazon Prime Day shopping event, Amazon released its holiday gift guides for toys, electronics, home goods and other categories, the company announced on Monday.

  • Customers can shop using Alexa prompts such as, “Alexa, give me holiday gift ideas,” the company said. The e-commerce giant is offering eligible Prime members with an Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card or Amazon Prime Store Card 10% back on certain items between Oct. 5 and Oct. 12 across its electronics, home and toy gift guides.

  • The company highlighted products from U.S.-based small businesses including a curated selection of items chosen by celebrities like Jessica Alba, Ayesha Curry and Arianna Huffington, per its press release. Amazon’s 2020 fashion gift guide also features big-name brands like Savage X Fenty, Adidas and Levi’s. 

Dive Insight:

It’s not clear how this year’s holiday season will play out, but retailers are already preparing to

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The Crown: Netflix releases first look at Emma Corrrin in Princess Diana’s iconic wedding dress

It’s one of the most iconic fashion moments and now fans of The Crown have seen the first glimpse of Princess Diana’s replica wedding gown.

Ahead of the release of season four of the series, Netflix has shared a preview of actor Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in the dress by Emmy award-wining costume designer Amy Roberts.

“A first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David and Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating a replica for Emma Corrin,” the caption said.

The Welsh fashion designers created Princess Diana’s original gown for her 1981 marriage to Prince Charles.

Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles ride in a carriage after their wedding.
Camera IconDiana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles ride in a carriage after their wedding. Credit: Anwar Hussein/WireImage

It took over 600 hours to make her ivory silk taffeta and antique lace gown that included

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The Crown releases first look at Princess Diana’s wedding dress

It is 39 years since Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London in what seemed to be the culmination of a fairytale romance. Subsequent events and revelations would obviously cast a shadow over the event but people remain fascinated by that particular royal relationship. Now, Netflix has further teased its depiction of the Charles and Di story in the upcoming fourth season of The Crown by releasing on Twitter an image of actress Emma Corrin wearing a version of Diana’s wedding dress, which was originally designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel.

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a group of people walking on a city street: Season 4 of British royal family drama will premiere on Netflix Nov. 15.

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Season 4 of British royal family drama will premiere on Netflix Nov. 15.

According to the note which accompanied the photograph, “Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David & Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating

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Bentley Beyond Collection releases all new fragrances for women

Bentley Motors isn’t just all about the best cars that money can buy. Aside from vehicles, the UK-based automotive manufacturer also produces bags, gadget accessories, golf accessories, pens, and even toiletries. As the latest addition to their product lineup, Bentley debuts the exclusive new scents in its exclusive Bentley Beyond collection: Radiant Osmanthus – a fruity floral scent; Mellow Heliotrope – a delicately powdery scent; and Vibrant Hibiscus – an exuberant floral scent.      

“Each exquisite scent is captured in a luxurious, heavy glass bottle, with a thick base. Inspired by the signature cut-crystal headlights of the Bentley Continental GT, the glass has a satin-like effect,” says Bentley in a press release. “Each bottle is finished with a unique cap featuring colored suede detailing and bearing the name of the scent itself.”

This luxurious new wardrobe of scents is marketed to trailblazing women who, with their appreciation

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