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Von Dutch VS Bana Bongolan
Von Dutch VS Bana Bongolan

“Good artists copy; great artists steal,” is a quote that was adopted by various industries: Steve Jobs in technology; Pablo Picasso in art; Igor Stravinsky in music; and has certainly been welcomed in the fashion industry. Los Angeles streetwear designer, Bana Bongolan, who directs the Diamond Supply Co. women’s division and has worked with brands such as Crooks & Castles, LRG, Young & Reckless, and...

My Black Girls Rocks! Award Goes To: Jourdan Ash
My Black Girls Rocks! Award Goes To: Jourdan Ash

Black Girls Rock! aired on last Tuesday night on BET, an empowering ceremony that commemorates the best of black women of all ages. Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Black Girls Rock!, a mentoring organization founded by DJ Beverly Bond, host Tracee Ellis Ross led an amazing evening with performances from stars like Brandy, Monica and Lauryn Hill. In light of this night of women lifting...

Tasha Bleu Graces Major NY Billboard For Jordan Brand
Tasha Bleu Graces Major NY Billboard For Jordan Brand

When it comes to rising photographer Tasha Bleu, of Treu Bleu Imagery, it's no surprise you will always see her doing something amazing whether its' working with Complex Magazine or your favorite streetwear brand. For the new year however, Tasha probably received the biggest early birthday gift of all, landing a billboard appearance in Madison Square Garden, New York City, with the Jordan brand and...

[INTERVIEW] Women & Hip-Hop Featuring ‘Writer’ & ‘Blogger’, Asia B. | No. 007
[INTERVIEW] Women & Hip-Hop Featuring ‘Writer’ & ‘Blogger’, Asia B. | No. 007

STATE YOUR NAME WHERE YOU'RE FROM AND WHAT YOU DO. My name is NyAsia, but most just call me Asia! I’m originally from Baltimore, but I’ve been based in New York since moving for college in 2009. I am the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of my own blog, ASIAEVOLV and I also serve as a writer for Solange Knowles' SAINT HERON. HOW DID YOU GET YOUR...

[INTERVIEW] WOMEN & RADIO Featuring The Founder of ‘INDUSTRY HIGH’ Podcast, Jes Perez | No. 006
[INTERVIEW] WOMEN & RADIO Featuring The Founder of ‘INDUSTRY HIGH’ Podcast, Jes Perez | No. 006

STATE YOUR NAME, WHERE YOU'RE FROM AND WHAT YOU DO? My name is Jes Perez. I’m from Brooklyn, NY but I must say I was raised in Santiago, Dominican Republic. I’m a bilingual (on air) Radio Host and the founder of Industry High Podcast. HOW DID YOU GET YOUR START IN RADIO? In 2013, I created a contest where I gave an opportunity for underprivileged...

[INTERVIEW] WOMEN & PHILANTHROPY Featuring CARE MORE Founder Mercedes Smith | No. 005
[INTERVIEW] WOMEN & PHILANTHROPY Featuring CARE MORE Founder Mercedes Smith | No. 005

SPARK OF AN IDEA. The idea for something like Care More started when I realized that New Yorkers are desensitized by poverty. Going to work everyday in the city, I've witnessed a lot of people walk passed the homeless. I felt compelled to do something about it. CONVERSATION STARTER. It's amazing to have strangers come together to accomplish one common goal - helping the less...

[INTERVIEW] Women & Fashion Featuring “Tomboy Chic” Clarissa Forde | No. 004
[INTERVIEW] Women & Fashion Featuring “Tomboy Chic” Clarissa Forde | No. 004

[dropcap style="no-background"] C [/dropcap]larissa Forde is a 20-year-old stylist from the Bronx, New York with a distinctive taste for custom Adidas, Vashtie's Air Jordan 2 design, boyfriend jeans and leather motorcycle jackets. Since being influenced by Aaliyah, Rihanna, Vashtie Kola and Teyanna Taylor in her early years, Forde is the proud founder of TheMixedMannequin; a blog offering styling tips and other fashion advice to various...

Director Tannis Spencer Previews Latest Short Film Trailer “TWO” (VIDEO)
Director Tannis Spencer Previews Latest Short Film Trailer “TWO” (VIDEO)

Get a glimpse at the first trailer of the short film "TWO" presented by the creative initiative MICOLE and directed by Tannis Spencer. The short film depicts the life story of two childhood friends, Chester and Ella both faced with the challenges of commitment and growing apart. To find out more info about the film, visit the website twoshortfilm. The release date of the full...

[INTERVIEW] Kye Pereira & Jack Stillz Of Humen America Clothing
[INTERVIEW] Kye Pereira & Jack Stillz Of Humen America Clothing

  Coming out the city of Atlanta are two young creatives making their way through the fashion industry. Meet Jack Stillz and Kye Pereira, the owners of an up-and-coming clothing brand entitled, HUMEN America. In our recent interview below, both Jack and Kye go into details about how they came up with the title of the brand, whether or not the internet affects their ability...