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FEATURE: Fashion in retrospect - the 'Vintage Black Glamour' book

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:30am 3 Comments

From what began as research for a novel about three friends who meet as contestants in all-black beauty pageants in the 1950s, Nichelle Gainer found herself on a never ending exploration of black fashion history - with a focus on "Vintage Black Glamour", the title of her new book. In the book, a collection of images from 1900 to 1980, Gainer…

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FASHION: The handmade creations of Manaka

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 10:00am 3 Comments

Check out fashion label Manaka. Based in Australia, the owner, maker, and designer, Manaka, creates womenswear and accessories that are not only wearable pieces of art; but - as she puts it - made lovingly by her hands. Explore some of these creations, below.

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FASHION: The 'Fabric Merchant', by photographer Jason Bassett

Posted on January 2, 2015 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

Check out this editorial from photographer Jason Bassett. The shoot was inspired by an interior-design shop that looked like a modern day fabric market shop; and as you'll see, the end result is magic. Explore the images, below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

"The inspiration actually came on a whim…

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AFROPUNK STREET STYLE: LULU

Posted on December 26, 2014 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Shot by French Gold photography, our new streetstyle series is a celebration of all the style and fashion from within our AFROPUNK community - exploring indivIdual style and the minds behind them. On that note, meet young Skater and model Lulu. 

Age: 8

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY…

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