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FASHION: 'Taintless' - South African Designer Lukhanyo Mdingi's Breathtaking Spring/Summer 2016 Lookbook

Check out these breathtaking images from South African designer Lukhanyo Mdingi's Spring/Summer 2016 lookbook. The images, photographed by Travys Owen, are the epitome of the term "Blue-Black" - featuring models Toyin Oneyene and Gandhi Mukiza. Mdingi's latest collection, titled…

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Added by Safety Pins on July 22, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Yasin, Creative Director

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration. Meet creative director, Yasin (aka Dapper Afrika). Everything about his outfit is next level. 

By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on July 22, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

PHOTOGRAPHY: Francesca Andre's Stunning Portraits Of Cameroonian Model Geli Forlefac

Check out the latest from photographer Francesca Andre,  a series of stunning portraits of Cameroonian Model Geli Forlefac (that skin, that hair, that smile!). Explore the editorial below.

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Added by Safety Pins on July 21, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

FASHION: Photographer Whosthefreshest (Janet Woo)'s Throwback To AFROPUNK FEST 2014

Take a look at these badass images from last year's AFROPUNK Festival, from photographer Whosthefreshest (Janet Woo) - known for her captivating street style photography. Get into the colors, prints, and styles, of 2014's festivities! And …

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Added by Safety Pins on July 21, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

FASHION: 'Mon Quartier' - New Fashion Editorial From Photographer Francesca Andre

Take a look at these striking images from photographer Francesca Andre - a fashion editorial that features womenswear, lots of attitude, and one badass fro. Explore below!…

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FEATURE: The Photography Of California Based Creative Mystique Aesthetics aka Jazzy Muhammad

Check out these beautiful shots from California based creative Mystique Aesthetics (aka Jazzy Muhammad), featuring actress and vegan health blogger Esosa Edosomwan, some equally stunning models, and some amazing fros. Explore below!

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on July 15, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: Mokshini Weekly Fashion Illustration - Singer Telana & Designer Bria

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration. Meet talented singer Telana (left), and designer Bria (right). These girls are giving us 90's throwback with a modern pilgrim twist!

By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on July 15, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: Zoë Kravitz Talks Racial Identity In The August Issue Of Nylon Magazine

Check out Zoë Kravitz new editorial in Nylon Magazine. The LOLAWOLF front-woman is the cover star of the magazine's new "Denim" issue; and in the August issue, Kravitz …

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Added by Safety Pins on July 13, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

FASHION: Photographer Marcus Branch Joins Forces With Model & Activist Nyamuoch Girwath For New Editorial

Take a look at these beautiful images from New York-based Philly photographer Marcus Branch. For the collagic editorial, the photographer teamed up with South Sudanese model and activist Nyamuoch Girwath - who was born in a refugee camp in Ethiopia after her family fled South Sudan during its civil war. See the striking photo series…

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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Mari aka DJ Stiletto

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration. Meet Mari aka DJ Stiletto killing it in this outfit. She is the Founder of Stand for Education, a non profit organization dedicated to helping children less fortunate.

By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor…

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Added by Safety Pins on July 8, 2015 at 6:47am — 1 Comment

FEATURE: Fashionable Demand Throw It All The Way Back With Photo Series, 'A Different World'

Take a look at this photo series from Milwaukee-based styling collective Fashionable Demand, 'A Different World'. The team tell us: "This project was inspired by all things 90's, from color palettes to hair styles. We studied movies like, 'Do The Right Thing' and 'The Breakfast Club',…

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FEATURE: We Are Brazilian Creative Team Catsu Street - "Three Black girls, a lot of fashion, art and a camera"

We are the 'Catsu Street'. Three Black girls in São Paulo, a lot of fashion, art and a camera. 'Catsu' is an abbreviation of Catarina and Suyane, the founders of the project. Suyane has always loved the fashion world, and had started working as a stylist when she met photographer Catarina. After falling for Catarina's visual eye, the two began to collaborate often - and it was around this time that 'Catsu Street' was born. The mission: Show a different perspective…

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FEATURE: Womenswear Line Kréyol's Stunning New Collection - 'Karabela'

Take a look at the Karabela collection, the spring/summer line from fashion house Kréyol. Led by designer Joelle Jean-Fontaine, Kréyol's mission is to "enlighten, educate and empower by utilizing fashion to increase awareness of social causes affecting people domestically and abroad". The new collection, a collaboration with Nineteenth Amendment (the online platform for independent designers), includes "ruffled detailed dresses with bouffant…

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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Justa

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration. Meet Justa, founder of Curious On Tanzania. A cool, simple, contemporary ensemble with an afrocentric twist.



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FEATURE: Brazilian Party Producers The Hot Pente Twins Feature In June Issue Of Elle Brazil Magazine

Meet the Hot Pente Twins: Journalist Neomisia Silvestre and personal stylist Thaiane Almeida - two black Brazilian women who are taking over the Hip Hop party scene in São Paulo, Brazil. Their popular hip-hop party, 'Hot Pente' (meaning 'Hot Comb), brings hip-hop, fashion, graffiti and street dance to the metropolitan city; bringing together new and renowned artists of the movement. The "…

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Added by Safety Pins on June 26, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FEATURE: Summer Adornment - Jewelry By Indie Designers To Spice Up Your Summer Outfits

For a few months now, I have followed the work of two creative minds, Peaceimages Jewelry and Wild Moon Jewelry; two visions and lines that produce carefully crafted adornments, made with light and love.

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Added by Safety Pins on June 25, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Evy, Teacher and Model

Teacher and model Evy looked classy in this simple yet striking outfit.



By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on June 24, 2015 at 5:33am — No Comments

FASHION: Lianne La Havas Is The Epitome Of Cool In New Rollacoaster Editorial

Check out Lianne La Havas' new editorial, in the latest issue of Rollacoaster Magazine. The AFROPUNK Fest alum is the epitome of cool and afrotasticness in this 7-page fashion layout, lensed by London based Japanese photographer Piczo and styled by Lola Chatterton. Take a look below!

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on June 19, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Jarryn

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration. Meet Jarryn, looking like a 70's psychedelic masterpiece.



By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on June 17, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: The 'Rebirth' Photo Series, By Collective Fashionable Demand

Check out this new photo series from Milwaukee-based styling collective Fashionable Demand. The conceptual work of art, lensed by photographer Jamie Robarge, features the collective's creative director Michael Ja’Ameer and is titled 'Rebirth'. Ja'Ameer tells us: "'Rebirth' was inspired from the idea of self-reinventing, i think thats necessary in order to stay relevant and current with fashion & arts ever changing flow. It isn’t necessary to always lead with your left…

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Added by Safety Pins on June 16, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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