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5 Must-Shop African Fashion Stores

Where to buy african print clothing

It looks like dashiki and African clothing are currently (and have been) trending. Not only are our supa fly black celebs rocking the prints of the motherland, so are our fairer skinned brothers and sisters too. And, we’re all (mostly) here for that—as long as there’s no crazy cultural appropriation …

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Style vs. Fashion

Yves Saint Laurent once stated “fashion fades, style is eternal.” What I take from that is, fashion is an art that is notoriously difficult to keep up with because trends change seasonally; style is impacted by much longer-lasting factors. Style is affected by religion, politics, culture and subculture, weather, body …

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Creating “The New Stereotype”

“Dress how you want to be addressed.”  “Dress for success.” We have all heard sayings like those above by our parents, mentors, or just adults attempting to steer us in the right direction – away from the negative stereotypes aligned with our melanin. Recently, I have caught on to the …

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Last Minute New Year’s Eve Fashion

2015 has come and gone in what seems like an instant. As the new year approaches, we want to bring it in with a bang or cozy up at home and watch Ryan Seacrest do the infamous countdown (anyone miss Dick Clark)? Regardless of how you intend to celebrate the coming of a new 12 months, …

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