Snapshot

At the Uptown Fridays event at the Studio Museum in Harlem. I went there with my…

Stop! Shop!

I stumbled over this online platform recently: My Asho. They are offering “African inspired” designs as…

Printastic

If you don’t already, you should subscribe to the online version of the NewAfricanWoman, if you are interested in trends, innovations and ideas from the continent. It costs only a couple of bucks…

Bookmark

This book hits the shelves in October and will discuss the history of African fashion, showcase popular designers and explore, “why African fashion is having its moment in the sun”. You can…

PrintCessories

Clutch or wallet? I am using them for one or the other, whatever is more appropriate at the time. They are big enough for your keys, cash, cards and smart phone and…

Fashion Finds

I am in love with these wedges from Bettye Muller. This model is called Mykonos Printed Sandals, which is a bit odd, as Mykonos is in Greece and this fabric very much…

Prints and their imprinted meaning

The print was red with black adinkra symbols on it. I selected it at Makola Market and already matched it in my mind with items from my closet that would look great…

Exposure or Exploitation?

I must admit, the first time I saw African prints used in a high fashion store on 5th Ave and the price tag of the top was something beyond 200 US Dollars,…

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Blogger MsK NY: Blogging about the Imprint of the African Diaspora on the Fashion Industry. Find out more under About Me.