Art / Photography

The Model: “Marcello in Limbo” & “Oshun and the Dream”

The Model: “Marcello in Limbo” & “Oshun and the Dream”

Though released 4 years ago, Brazilian Musician/Singer/Songwriter and Actor, Seu Jorge’s “ two part music video series; ”Marcello in Limbo” and “Oshun and the Dream” from his hypnotic album; ‘Seu Jorge and Almaz’, still plays vividly in my mind till this day. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the experience is more visually translated as mesmerizing cinematic shorts. Conceptually(…)

Jim Naughten’s Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia

Jim Naughten’s Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia

via: Barnes & Nobles   Synopsis:   The magnificent traditional costume of the Herero of Namibia, southern Africa, is a stark reminder of the country’s tumultuous past. In the late 19th century, the influence of missionaries and traders in German Southwest Africa led to the adoption by the Herero of the European dress of the(…)

Aristocrator: Interior Inspiration

Aristocrator: Interior Inspiration

Before the wonderful world of Urban Bush Babes, years ago I intensely studied interior/set design, and though that path did not lead to my current passion, I still have an immensely large soft spot in my heart, for decor and interior/space curating (hence the plethora of interior posts on my personal instagram).   Below are(…)

T ▲ C T I L E M ▲ T T E R : Kenesha Sneed

T ▲ C T I L E    M ▲ T T E R : Kenesha Sneed

Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from? My name is Kenesha Sneed and I’m from the desert city of Palmdale, CA, a place where every school I attended was named after a cactus, palmtree or tumbleweed… really. I currently live in Los Angeles where I’m an illustrator / maker of stoneware goods!(…)

Q + A

Q + A

Featured Photo: Brad Ogbonna   Tell us your name, occupation and where you are from?   Q: My name is Quinn Wilson, I am from a tiny town in Michigan called Haslett.     A: Asha Efia, I am a photographer and I was raised in Las Vegas, NV. I lived in Minneapolis for a(…)

My New Ink: Working on My Sleeve Tattoo

My New Ink: Working on My Sleeve Tattoo

Here are some new tattoos I just got done! I’m working on my sleeve, so it will eventually go all the way up to my shoulder. It’s similar to Americana style sleeves which usually have a variety of tattoos randomly placed along the arm. I already had 5 tattoos that I started getting when I(…)

& Other Stories Preview Event and First US Store Opening

& Other Stories Preview Event and First US Store Opening

My identical twin sister, Singer/Rapper/Songwriter TK Quann (aka TK Wonder) and I recently collaborated with Swedish brand; & Other Stories, for their incredible Fall/Winter collection (other collaborations included Swedish Singer/Songwriter Lykke Li). Below is a behind the scenes look at the preview event and first US store opening in New York.   Photos: Cipriana Quann(…)

The Line Up

The Line Up

via: The Lineup Photos: Anka Itskovich   Meet ‘The Lineup‘. A collection of incredible street style photos captured by Photographer; Anka Itskovich. Anka captures each muse with only the use of her iphone.     @rollz_12   @margeeezy @chargaux   @awkwardpretty @chargaux   @gwenchitz   @luuuuuuuca   @afroista   @beerbottles_chainsaws   @brandonthenative   @brittsense  (…)