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Safety Pins's Blog – October 2015 Archive (20)

FEATURE: The New Collection From NY Based Indie Fashion Brand Fanm Djanm

Check out the new collection from NY based Indie fashion brand Fanm Djanm. Designer and blogger Paola Mathé (who was featured on the site a while back) tells us, "I started my company a little over a year ago and I ship to women worldwide. "Fanm Djanm" means Strong Woman in Haitian Kreyol.…

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

FEATURE: FKA twigs Enchants On The Cover Of Wonderland Magazine's Anniversary Issue

Take a look at FKA twigs entrancing Wonderland editorial (the magazine's 10th anniversary cover star). Interviewed for the magazine by visual artist Matthew Stone (who shot the photostory), the British performer revealed: "I think that a lot of my work is just based off feelings, so when I make a piece of music it…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 30, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration - Shemsu Heru

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration. Meet videographer/photographer Shemsu Heru (@royalclapp) and his killer pants. 



By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on October 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

FASHION: Summer Is Behind, Fall Is Here! - Items To Have As The Seasons Change

Saying goodbye to the love, energy, and vibrational sun of summer is always tough – but watching the leaves slowly change as fall approaches is always a beautiful thing to witness in New York. Check out a few items for the incoming weather as we say goodbye to summer (also at the bottom is a link to a mini list of songs to vibe to ☺)!…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 28, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: Pushing The Boundaries Of Hair Design - The Creations of London Hair Artiste Angela Plummer

Check out the eye-catching hair designs of British hair artiste and natural hair care expert Angela Plummer - a London based hairstylist who started doing hair at the tender age of ten as a hobby. Her camp say, "Not content with a regular head to style Angela pushes the art of braiding way beyond familiar boundaries into the realms of intricate patterns, conceptual headpieces or even whole outfits! Angela's creativity is expressed throughout her work which she…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FASHION: Photographer Shingi Rice's New Photo Series For Designer Jylle Navarro's Jamaican Inspired Capsule Collection

Check out this new photo series from photographer Shingi Rice - shot for London based designer Jylle Navarro's latest capsule collection,  a print and knitwear collection that is inspired by Jamaica…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 27, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

FASHION: "On & On" - Models Achok Majak & Adonis Bosso Stun In Editorial For Open Lab Magazine

Check out this stunning Open Lab editorial, featuring models Achok Majak & Adonis Bosso. The images, styled by Anatoli Smith, were lensed by…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 27, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: San Luis Based Brazilian Collective Baddest Celebrate Their Upcoming "AFROntamento" Festival With A Frotastic Editorial

Check out this new editorial from Brazilian Collective Baddest, by photographer Leandro Lima. The stunning images were shot in honor of the Baddest crew's upcoming "AFROntamento" festival (20th November), a festival focused on the appreciation of black aesthetics and culture. Baddest say, "The festival party is in the street and is open and free.…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 26, 2015 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

FASHION: 'Buddy Double' - Stéphane Gaboué's Latest Editorial For Menswear Magazine Fucking Young

Check out this captivating new editorial from Fucking Young, entitled 'Buddy Double'. The photo story - lensed and styled by photographer Stéphane Gaboué (assisted by Conrad Sélim) - features models Simon Adde and Florian Kiniffo; plus designs from Faith Connexion, Christophe Lemaire, Thom Browne, and more. Explore…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 26, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration (AFROPUNK NY Fest edition!) - Candice

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration (AFROPUNK NY Fest edition!). Meet curator, Candice. Dream afro...need I say more. @candiceforti



By Nadeesha Godamunne, AFROPUNK Contributor

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Added by Safety Pins on October 21, 2015 at 11:47am — No Comments

FASHION: Ibeyi Strike A Pose For Ubikwist Magazine - Lensed By Jean-Baptiste Mondino

Take a look at Ibeyi's latest editorial. The images were lensed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino for Ubikwist Magazine, and styled by the magazine's Edior-in-Chief Giannie Couji. Couji tells us, "The inspiration is JB and I are big fans of the girls, a friend of mine has a friend somehow who knew their…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 19, 2015 at 6:41am — No Comments

FASHION: Documenting Street Style In Johannesburg, South Africa - The Photography of Cedric Nzaka

I’m Cedric Nzaka, Kenyan-born and raised, currently based in South Africa. I’d describe myself as a humanitarian, social documentary and landscape photographer, with a particular interest in fashion and portrait photography. Founder of Everydaypeoplestories an online publication that allows young creatives a platform to show case their talent through fashion editorials, poetry and short stories. …

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

FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration (AFROPUNK NY Fest edition!) - Coco and Breezy

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration (AFROPUNK NY Fest edition!). Sunglass designers, Coco and Breezy, always looking fly. Eyewear designers Coco and Breezy, always looking fly. @cocoandbreezy



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Added by Safety Pins on October 14, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments

FEATURE: Tanzanian Model Herieth Paul Shines in New Fashion Magazine Photo Series by Malina Corpadean

In what sometimes looks like a tribute to Grace Jones, Tanzanian model Herieth Paul werks some avant-garde clothes by Benji WZW, David Dixon, Beaufille, Vawk and more in the November 2015 issue of Fashion Magazine.

Photographer Malina Corpadean, stylist George Antonopoulos and hair & makeup artist Susanna Hong are the co-creators of this intriguing editorial.

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Added by Safety Pins on October 14, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

FASHION: Hello Queen - The Indie Fashion Brand "inspired by the roles and courage of indigenous African queens"

Check out indie fashion brand Hello Queen - a brand that is "inspired by the roles and courage of indigenous African queens," says its founder: New Jersey based freelance writer and fashion designer Fatima Camara. Camara tells us, "After studying apparel design at the Rhode Island School of Design (Class of 2014), I decided to pursue my passion for design. I…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 8, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: FKA twigs Shows Strength And Grace On The Cover of Paper Magazine

Check out these must-see FKA twigs pics! The British performer is the latest cover star of Paper Mag, and features in a captivating Paola Kudacki lensed editorial (styled by Karen Clarkson). Explore below. Speaking candidly, the LP1 singer tells the magazine: "You can't do anything that everybody likes. You can't make shoes everybody likes. Me and my…

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FEATURE: Mokshini weekly fashion illustration (AFROPUNK NY Fest edition!) - Meet Mattie

Here is this week's Mokshini fashion illustration (AFROPUNK NY Fest edition!). Mattie, a hairdresser, does bohemian grunge flawlessly. @mattiemichellegoesin



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Added by Safety Pins on October 7, 2015 at 9:52am — No Comments

FEATURE: South African Fashion Model Sanele Junior Xaba

Take a look at these stunning images of rising South African model Sanele Junior Xaba. The Cape Town based model and swimmer has already appeared in magazines such as GQ and Marie Claire, and is seen by many as Africa's first albino male model. In regards to having albinism, Xaba states: "I made it a…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 7, 2015 at 9:04am — No Comments

FEATURE: 'Warrior Binta' - Photographer Julián Carrara and Stylist Dani El Cabo's Striking Editorial

Take a look at this striking editorial from photographer Julián Carrara, entitled 'Warrior Binta'. The editorial, a collaboration with Buenos Aires based freelance stylist/art director Dani El Cabo, features model Binta and make-up from Sofia Rodriguez Kandeler. Explore below.

By Alexander…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 7, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

FASHION: Zoë Kravitz Covers The October Issue of C Magazine

Check out Zoë Kravitz's new editorial for C Magazine. The beautiful shots were lensed by photographer Daniel Jackson and styled by Mattias Karlsson. Speaking to the magazine, Kravitz (also the cover star of the October issue) reveals: “I always sang. I don’t really know when it started, but I remember putting on shows for my grandparents and making…

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Added by Safety Pins on October 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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