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African Royalty Reigns on a New York Runway

Each season fashion week in New York offers emerging fashion designers who take a unique approach to conceptualizing apparel. Concepts can range from colors, shape texture and a combination of everything that the creative mind can conceive. This season TeKay Designs, a couture studio based in Houston Texas, presented Queen of the Brides, a collection of gowns with accessories that are historic and have a cultural significance.…

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Added by Macintosh Smith on March 4, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Freebie! Collection Of Flyers From Punk Shows 1980-2002 - Minor Threat, Bad Brains & More

One for the collectors! AP member dcscorpiongirl told us she wanted to share her collection of flyers. She gathered them from punks around the world (1980-2002). She says: "I am from Washington, DC, so there's a strong focus on bands like Minor Threat, Bad Brains, Fugazi, and Dischord bands, as well as bands from South Africa, Brazil, Peru, Colombia and more."

The flyers are compiled into an eBook that you can download for free by clicking…

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Added by AFROPUNK on January 31, 2012 at 11:00am — 14 Comments

AP Fashion: The Mischievous Courtney M. Roberts

Courtney M. Roberts just turned 20, and is already causing a commotion in Baltimore with her eccentric, yet classy designs, and fashion shows in... funeral homes! (more on that later) Creative and ambitious, she's been sewing since she was in 5th grade and is ready to take over the world with the Courtney M. Roberts Collection, and a styling company she runs with stylist/publicist Breewylde. We had a little Q & A with… Continue

Added by Safety Pins on June 15, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

STREAM: Q-Tip, D'Angelo, Simon Le Bon & Many More Featured On Mark Ronson's New Album



You may know producer Mark Ronson's work from Amy Whinehouse's and Gnarls Barkley's retro-sounding records. This week he just released an album full of surprises featuring a plethora of guests: Q-Tip, D'Angelo, Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon, Boy George, the Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah, Spank Rock, The London Gay Men's Choir and many more appear on the danceable funky-pop 'Record Collection'. The D'Angelo/Mark Ronson collab track we shared with you… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on October 1, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

From the royal class to your closet

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I went to check out a speciality shop located in Harlem. Upon arrival, I peered into a foggy glass window of this brownstone building when a petite young lady, jazzed in a dress laced with Kente cloth opened the door. She led me to a humble little space where another young lady sat amongst mannequins dolled in modern business and formal attire with obvious traces of material commonly used in Ghana. To my surprise, these two women who appeared to be…
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Added by AFROPUNK on April 8, 2010 at 9:30am — 9 Comments

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