Jack McConnell

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Introducing Ashro's exclusive collection. Jack McConnell, aka “the King of the Milliners,” was one of the most exciting, creative hat makers of the 20th century. The son of a Tennessee farmer, he was working in radio when he asked a milliner friend to make a special hat as a gift for his mother. His friend turned [...]

Celebrate Motherhood

African-American mother and daughter smiling at fancy event

Here’s to all those special women in our lives. We honor their loving guidance and wisdom every day, but especially on special occasions like Mother’s Day!

Your Sunday Best Dressing Guide

African-American woman in lavendar skirt suit with applique trim and big matching hat

Are you a traditionalist or a trendsetter? The definition of “formal” church attire has evolved into an eclectic mix of upscale styles, and African American women have more Sunday and Easter outfit options than ever. With so many choices, how do you choose the right look for you?

Caftan History

African-American woman in zebra and cheetah print caftan with matching headwrap

Caftans mix modern design with timeless heritage for the perfect wardrobe go-to. Get tips on styles and accessories–and get inspired by their African origins.