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Meet designer, entrepreneur, and scholar, Baruti Libre (pictured above) of Libre Brand: Freedom of Flyness. I was fortunate to speak over the phone with the warm spirited, humble, inspiring, and extremely insightful Baruti, discussing not only the vision behind his brand, but the importance of cultural awareness, liberation and much more! Libre Brand is about instilling this sense of confidence in customers and further, a brand that caters to kings and…Continue
Check out this stunning editorial centred on Sundanese model Grace Bol. The images - taken by photographer Greg Swales - are for the second issue of bi-annual magazine Archetype, and was styled by the magazine's Editor-in-chief and fashion director - Shan Temuri. Explore the images, below.
By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor…
Actress Lupita Nyong'o talks colorism with recent comments in Glamour. Nyong'o has become the Magazine's 24th Woman of the Year, and told the magazine about her experiences growing up as a 'Dark Girl': "When I was in the second grade, one of my teachers said, ‘Where are you going to find a husband? How are you going to find someone darker than you?’ Nyong'o adds, "I remember seeing a commercial where a woman goes for an interview…Continue