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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Nima, Stylist

Meet beautiful Nima, a fashion stylist, she somehow makes vintage modern.



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FEATURE: SZA features in new editorial in InStyle Magazine

Check out this new editorial from InStyle magazine, featuring AFROPUNK Fest alum SZA. The stunning images were…

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PHOTOGRAPHY: ‘Jupiter Dreams’ photo editorial by Jason Bassett

Check out the new fashion editorial from Miami based Photographer & Filmmaker Jason Bassett - titled, 'Jupiter Dreams'. The editorial - shot in Jupiter, Florida (at the Blowing Rocks Preserve) - features model Alek M. as well as designs from Lisu Vega.

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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Ellen, Stylist

McQueen meets FKA Twigs? Meet stylist, Ellen. A beautiful play on print, color and accessories.



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Added by Safety Pins on April 15, 2015 at 10:13am — No Comments

FEATURE: Jaden Smith wears "womenswear" and opens up debate on gender norms

Jaden Smith has always been fashion forward; but the actor and musician now has the internet ablaze after he was spotted in what most consider women's attire last week. Positively, the outfit - and Jaden's Smith's penchant for "womenswear" in general - has opened up much needed dialogue about gender norms and the need for …

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Added by Safety Pins on April 13, 2015 at 10:30am — 27 Comments

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Al, stylist and fashion blogger

Meet Al, stylist and fashion blogger at Wardrobe Breakdown. I loved her bold use of graphic print and color.

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Added by Safety Pins on April 8, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

FASHION: 'A Certain Confidence' - model Debra Shaw features in Encens editorial

Take a look at this editorial from the latest issue of biannual French magazine Encens. The four page editorial features iconic model Debra Shaw - whose long career has seen her work with the likes of Alexander McQueen, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, and Christian Dior - and is titled, 'A Certain Confidence'. Explore the images below, lensed by Francesco Brigida.

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FASHION: 'Bound For Glory' - Zoë Kravitz covers Complex Magazine

Check out these new images from the April/May 2015 issue of Complex Magazine, featuring musician and actress Zoë Kravitz. In the cover story, titled 'Bound For Glory, Kravitz opens up about her mother and father; and also reveals a personal struggle with an eating disorder, which she developed while filming her new film 'The Road Within':"You could see my rib cage. I was trying to lose more weight for the film, but I couldn't see. You're there. Stop. It was scary." Read…

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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Christiana, fashion curator

Meet Christiana, curator at Bum-Cake vintage, a unique destination for vintage clothing, accessories, and jewelry.

By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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FASHION: Kenyan-born model Malaika Firth features in Vogue Japan

Check out this arresting editorial from Vogue Japan's upcoming May issue, featuring Kenyan-born British model Malaika Firth. In the editorial, shot by photographer Giampaolo Sgura, Firth wears a number of pattern mixing designs - matched with stunning sugar skulls. Explore the images…

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Added by Safety Pins on March 31, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

FASHION: 'Piscestail' - the latest from photographer Jason Bassett

Take a look at  'Piscestail', the latest editorial from fashion editorial from Miami based Photographer & Filmmaker Jason Bassett. The retro images feature twin models Alia and Delcia Johnson. Explore below!

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Added by Safety Pins on March 30, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

FASHION: From Ghana To D.C. - By Heytobs Photography

Check out the photography of Hey Tobs Photography. The series of images are for a new editorial titled 'From Ghana to D.C.' - featuring models Elaine Afrika and Team Yaga, with tops from Lavie by Claude Kameni and pants from Nikki Billie Jean. Explore the images below.

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Added by Safety Pins on March 27, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - musician Greg Banks

Meet musician Greg Banks. With his ​70s/​Lenny Kravitz/Jimmy Hendrix vibe; he's a whimsical character that had to be captured on paper - Fort Greene, Brooklyn

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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - accessory designer Safiya

Safiya, an accessory designer, caught my eye with her killer headwrap and smile. Love the simplicity of this ensemble.

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Added by Safety Pins on March 18, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: 'Vivid' - new editorial from Sneaky Magazine

Check out this striking editorial from Sneaky Magazine, titled 'Vivid' - lensed by fashion photographer Natasha Foster and featuring model Chels. Looking like a nod to the 50's Pop Art movement, the editorial showcases an array of bold and vibrant…

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Added by Safety Pins on March 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FASHION: Elle France showcases the Afro in new editorial with model Malaika Firth

Check out these stunning images from Elle France. The editorial, lensed by photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino, appears in the march issue of the magazine and features British model Malaika Firth sporting some glorious fros. Take a look at the images below.



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Added by Safety Pins on March 12, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

FASHION: 'Under The Skin' editorial - lensed by Paolo Guadagnin

Check out this new editorial from fashion photographer Paolo Guadagnin, titled 'Under The Skin'. The striking photo story, shot for Design Scene magazine, features model Melanie Engel and styling from Irene de Santis. Explore the editorial below.

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Added by Safety Pins on March 11, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - accessory designer Reign

Meet accessory designer Reign. She had such a captivating presence and distinct style, with her play on print, color and accessories. You can see more of her work here. - Lincoln Center

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Added by Safety Pins on March 11, 2015 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

FEATURE: 'Painting The Shell of My Ghost' editorial - lensed by photographer Jason Bassett

Like India during its religious festival of Holi (festival of colors), Miami based photographer Jason Bassett ushers in spring with colored powder and vibrancy in his new editorial: 'Painting The Shell of My Ghost'. Take a look at the stunning images and video footage below.

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Added by Safety Pins on March 10, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Street Style by Whosthefreshest - New York Fashion Week (the Stevie Boi Fashion Show)

Check these street style shots by Whosthefreshest for AFROPUNK! Today's photos were taken at the Stevie Boi Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week, showcasing the designer's eyewear designs. 

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Added by Safety Pins on March 9, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

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