Name: Lance Lotus Anthony
Place you live: Washington D.C
Next place you wish to visit: Tokyo
Why? The energy, the fashion, the experience. Tokyo style is bold and unapologetic. I fucking…Continue
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The late 90’s and early 2000’s have made a comeback multiple times in fashion this past year—as the flashy and vibrancy of the hip hop culture made a mark, transcending generations. The development of the lipstick line, MDM Flow, is a clash of the “mid 90’s and 00’s hip hop culture.” 22-year-old, Florence Adepoju, scientist with a BSc (Hons) in Cosmetic Science from the London College of Fashion is recreating color technology through the development of her lipsticks,…Continue
I am an AfroPunk and I have the tattoos, piercings and Afro to prove it. But the most punked out thing I have ever done is live in a hut in the rural Rift Valley of Kenya and design an eco-fashion collection with an amazing group of badass Maasai women. Yes I said badass, I hope they don’t mind. Actually…Continue
Meet Taryor Gabriels, a brand founded by designer Adeyeye Adetayo. Taryor Gabriels is based out in Nigeria, but his eye-catching dapper wear is being clocked by besotted eyes from all over the globe. Taryor’s classic pieces invoke the quintessence of the 1920’s with bold, colorful splashes of African panache.
By Ayara Pommells, AFROPUNK Contributor *…
Erykah Badu debuts her High Top Fade via Twitter. She posted, "I'm faded...high" along with a snap of her new do.
“Pyramids and Vortices"…
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Black hair is definitely worth celebrating! Natural hair is rich, versatile, and just plain lovely; if for some reason, you need further proof of this then you must have a look at Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair by Michael July, a wonderfully vibrant coffee table book filled with colorful and inspirational photos of beautiful people rocking…Continue
Wow! Has it been a year already? *cues award show music* We have so many people to thank: Google, Tumblr, and all of the search engines that have made “AFRO OF THE DAY” possible. But seriously, we would like to thank the vocal AFROPUNK community. Without you all,…Continue
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Sitting at my desk, drinking a cup of chamomile tea, listening to Lianne La Havas, checking the weather and my mood is dampened by yet another expected snowstorm. Winter is always trying to break us down. This brisk winter weather has been drying out my skin and taken a toll on my body. ‘Tis the time of year of eating everything I see, which has definitely weakened my immune system. Skin becomes super, super dry, people are recovering from colds and the flu…time to get back on…Continue
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"12 Years a Slave" star Lupita Nyong'o, the face of Miu Miu's SS14 campaign, fronts the Dazed and Confused Magazine “Girls Rule the World” issue, shot by Sharif Hamza and styled by Robbie Spencer. …Continue
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Style and design is about innovation and the will to be brave and push artistic and social boundaries. Once again, although we tend to be over consumed with our phones and social media… Tumblr never fails to introduce me to some very inspiring and creative young minds. Sarah Nicole François, a “pluralist” transcending different mediums, began to create and share her talents over the past two years. From her creative intuition stemmed…Continue
Name: Philissa Williams
Occupation: Fashion Designer, Stylist, Image Consultant, Mixologist
Dream Job: To own a concept shop that incorporates art, food and music as well as be the proprietor of a Bed and Breakfast.
Place you live: Washington, DC
Next place you wish to visit: Guyana
Why? I have not been back since I was born there.…
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HAPPY 2014! Hope everyone enjoyed ringing in the New Year—I know I am excited for the next 365 days. With the New Year came resolutions blah blah blah, and also came a snowstorm and this bitter cold weather. This is the type of cold that gets to your bones.
People are frontin’ like it is 40 degrees out, when it is really more like -40 degrees. Every news channel I have turned to, I’ve heard, “this weather is going to be dangerous…”, “Stay in .” Like the chance of…
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