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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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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Safiya, an accessory designer, caught my eye with her killer headwrap and smile. Love the simplicity of this ensemble.
- Lincoln Center
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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…Continue
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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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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.
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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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.
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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Checkout French clothing brand Juneshop. The label was created in 2001 by Cameroonian native Nelly Mbonou and is most known for its African wax fabrics and modern cuts. With 100% of its production in Cameroon, the ethno-chic label's ethos is to reinterpret "ethnic folklore in an urban setting" and to "democratize African fabrics, sublimating their wealth and diversity." Check out the latest designs from June Shop…Continue
Check out legendary fashion label Xuly Bët (translated as “watch out” in Wolof). Created by Malian designer Lamine Badian Kouyate, the Paris fashion label is known for its bold expression - its signatures being the use of synthetic materials (a lot hand-dyed in Senegal), fake fur, and T-shirts with provocative slogans. Explore the designs of XULY…Continue
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With several releases this year already, Willow Smith is steadily making her mark on music; and the youngest of the Smith clan is doing the same with fashion. Check out her editorial in the Spring edition of CR Fashion book, modelling designers such as Tom Ford and bespoke jewellery from Lisa…Continue
Take a look at the new collection from Nigerian born designer Duro Olowu. Recognised for his matched prints and streamlined silhouettes, Olowu takes his signatures into to a new dimension with a…Continue
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When I first viewed Oakland native, Carmel Snow’s work, I was so drawn in by the vibrant colors, energy and spirit of each statement. There is rejuvenation in her work that is enticing and almost illusionistic and surrealist with patterns, colors, and shapes that will most definitely draw you in. From the detailing of knits patterns, the delicacy of body adornment and blending of colors, her Cultural Camouflage series is absolutely stunning and channels so much…Continue
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Check out Zoë Kravitz's editorial in Ocean Drive Magazine - looking just like her mother Lisa Bonet. In the stunning editorial, Kravitz opens up about her acting career and music with band Lolawolf; and in regards to this creativity, she says: “It’s always what I've done, before I even had a real…Continue
Let's throwback to 2011 with this striking editorial from CHAOS Magazine's The Wicked Issue (end of Winter Issue 2011-12). The editorial - titled, 'Out of Circulation' - was shot by Rebecca Latchfield and styled by Alexis Knox, and features models Papis Loveday and …Continue
Explore the latest collection from South African designer Lukhanyo Mdingi. The Fall/Winter 2015 offering is titled 'Macramé' and was inspired by historic Arabic knotting techniques and a minimalist color palette. Check out the striking lookbook below.
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Zoë Kravitz is the latest cover star of Vs. Magazine. The fashion magazine (published twice a year) has chosen six of Hollywood’s biggest young stars (including Slum Dog Millionaire's Freida Pinto) to cover its spring/summer 2015 'Dreams' issue - an issue focused on inspiring ambition and talent in women. Check out the cover and cover story, below.
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One thing that is evident at this year's New York Fashion Week (aside from the lack of black models) is the lack of black designers showcasing their work. The New York Times is tackling the issue in a new article, profiling notable Black designers Tracy Reese (pictured above), Carly Cushnie, co-designer of Cushnie et Ochs, Shayne Oliver of Hood by Air and Public School's Maxwell Osborne. Read the full article …Continue
Check out this breathtaking editorial from the Guardian featuring model of the moment Chantelle Winnie aka Winnie Harlow. The model - most notable for her vitiligo skin condition - continues to break down barriers with her unique beauty, gaining strong credits within a whitewashed and cookie cutter industry. Explore the editorial, below!
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