NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE.com, the daily online destination for African-American women, will conquer this year's fashion extravaganza and provide its viewers with an unparalleled multi-media experience live from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2011. Launching February 10th, ESSENCE.com seeks to offer viewers an experience equivalent to front row seats with wall-to-wall coverage in real time along with behind-the-scene coverage—including fashion reviews on designers from around the globe, an exclusive look at top trends for Fall 2011, interviews with leading African-American designers, as well as celebrity and model commentary and ongoing video streams.
Industry experts such as ESSENCE.com Managing Editor Emil Wilbekin; ESSENCE Senior Fashion Editor Marielle Bobo; ESSENCE.com Beauty Editor Tia Williams; popular online blogger Claire Sulmer and more will be adding to the site with their nonstop reviews on what's now, new, and next in fashion and beauty directly from the runway. Up-and-coming model Leomie Anderson will contribute with her Model Diary—giving an intimate minute-to-minute look into her life as a model during Fashion Week.
In addition, ESSENCE.com Fashion Editor Zandile Blay will offer her daily—Trend Report— and expand on Essence.com's popular Street Style section with live video of trendy everyday fashionistas taking in Fashion Week. ESSENCE.com will also keep their Facebook fans and Twitter followers up to date on everything happening at Lincoln Center with around-the-clock interactive post and tweets.
"Essence.com is dedicated to serving our audience. We understand what our viewers want, and that's nonstop fashion," said Emil Wilbekin, Managing Editor of Essence.com. "Our team is filled with amazing fashion and beauty experts and we all are excited to bring our viewers all the hottest looks from runway inspiration to style on the streets in real time."
In addition, visitors will find content featuring fashion shows in Paris and Milan, looks from last season's Fashion Week, as well as behind-the-scenes video featuring ESSENCE's cover shoots and more. For more on ESSENCE.com's Fashion Week coverage, visit www.essence.com, follow us on Twitter @essenceonline, and join in the discussion on facebook.com/essence.
Essence.com is the daily online destination for African-American women that informs, entertains and connects. The expansive web destination delivers daily fresh content, engaging blogs, robust photo galleries, a substantial online community and original video programming across four channels that include: News & Entertainment, Fashion & Beauty, Relationships and Lifestyle. Essence.com is currently the largest and fastest growing African-American magazine website. The site's growth is unsurpassed and reaches more than a million monthly unique visitors. The new Essence.com launched in September 2008 as one of the first projects to come from the partnership between The Warner Bros. Television Group and Time Inc.'s Essence Communications Inc.
SOURCE Essence Communications Inc.