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Needle+Thraed

Needle+Thraed

Product and still life shots: Renee Wymer   The needle+thræd lifestyle brand was created by New York Fashion Editor, Celia Smith who has worked for Vogue Italia and Essence Magazine. Inspired to affect change through fashion, Smith started needle+thræd, to support indigenous crafts and provide a platform for artisans to share their story. The current ‘blank(…)

Music Edition: Urban Bush Babe Calma Carmona

Music Edition: Urban Bush Babe Calma Carmona

Tell us your name and where you are from? I”m Calma Carmona from Puerto Rico. I was raised between Texas, Germany, and Puerto Rico to name a few.     What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I’m an artist. I’ve been asked not(…)

ThandieKay: “Truly Moving On With Awareness” -TK Wonder

ThandieKay: “Truly Moving On With Awareness” -TK Wonder

Photo: Diego Villarreal via: ThandieKay   Singer TK Wonder has recently been featured in Vogue US, The Gap Holiday plus & Other Stories campaigns along with her identical twin sister, Cipriana Quann (co-founder of Urban Bush Babes). She is currently working on her debut solo EP as well as fulfilling her role as executive contributor for Urban(…)

Artist: Debra Cartwright

Artist: Debra Cartwright

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards the arts? I’m from Annapolis Maryland. I started watercolor classes at 9, but with family full of math and science nerds (sorry mom and dad) I never really thought of it as a career. At 9, I(…)

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Natasha James of Raw Cells

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards a business in Vegan food? I’m from Woodbridge Virginia. I grew up in a quite neighborhood and lived 10 minutes away from a marina and the woods so I  spent a lot of free time there. A(…)

A A K S

A A K S

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards design? I grew up in the beautiful sunny Ghana, art was a love from an early age even though I also harbored a dream of being a pilot. Being top of the art class almost every year(…)

CR Fashion Book; Issue 6 – Willow Smith

CR Fashion Book; Issue 6 – Willow Smith

via: CR Fashion Book     Creative Direction Lisa Eisner Photographs Bjorn Iooss Fashion Maryam Malakpour Makeup Steven Aturo Hair Marcia Hamilton Manicure Emi Kudo         L.A. icon Lisa Eisner designs jewelry for cool, courageous women unafraid of a statement—gem befitting a muse like the fearless Willow Smith“I just want to have dreads,”(…)

Urban Bush Babes Sasha & Sable Boykin in Original UBB Visual Content

Urban Bush Babes Sasha & Sable Boykin in Original UBB Visual Content

Introducing a new addition to our Urban Bush Babes interview series with the collaboration of Photographer; Diego Villarreal exclusively, to produce original visual content for UBB and styling done by myself. Future UBB featured interviews on my end will now be divided into 2 parts. First half will contain only UBB original content and the(…)

Kai Avent-deLeon of Sincerely Tommy‏

Kai Avent-deLeon of Sincerely Tommy‏

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards fashion? I was born and raised in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. I had an amazing childhood, my parents exposed me to a lot straight from birth. They were very ahead of their time and I was able to benefit(…)