Flow Like The Wind

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Fluidity

Black dress- Thrifted from Monk Vintage

Necklace- Hand made by Kenyan artisans via Kaleidoscope Beauty

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Sustainable Style Has Color & Made By Women of Color

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Feelin’ Good

Lookin’ Good

🌿 Oversized stripe shirt by Kanelle
🌿Janine pants by Little Things Studio
🌿 Trifold Wallet by Arture
🌿Pyramid scarf by Rias Jaipur
🌿 Wooden frames that contribute to reforestation & funding rural schools in Haiti by Black Owned brand Enbois
🌿Thrifted slides from Monk Vintage
🌿Repurposed driftwood earring found in San Juan Island, Washington by Grey Jays
🌿 Ankle beads purchased by artisan while in Ghana

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All of the above items are from the only 100% melanin operated online retailer who sells contemporary luxe slow fashion designs by local Indian designers. I featured @ikkiviofficial on @melaninass b/c I’m obsessed with their 30+ designers and love how they’re challenging the stigmas of India fashion while building local circularity!

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Linen Meets Organic Indigo

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A Sucker for Jumpsuits

Linen & Organic cotton x organic indigo dyed detail - Remuse

Headwrap - Purchased from street vendor in Ghana

Phillip Lim boots - Thrifted

Purse - Purchased from street vendor in Ghana

“Thought is powerful in all phases. Even in my  career , even in my life, things end up exactly how I visualized them.” –  Nipsey Hussle

“Thought is powerful in all phases. Even in my career, even in my life, things end up exactly how I visualized them.” – Nipsey Hussle

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Cellulite, Mudcloth and Hand-Woven Threads

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Summa Time

Handmade hand woven cotton dress-jacket - Style Mati

Platform sandals - thrifted via Beacon’s Closet

Mudcloth Kufi from Mali

Earrings - Grey Jays

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The Cut x AllBirds : Meet the Woman Who’s Redefining Eco-Style Dominique Drakeford thinks ethical fashion should be way more fun.

Dominique Drakeford is on a mission to change the face of sustainability. Born and raised in Oakland, California, Dominique changed coasts to earn her master’s degree from NYU in sustainable entrepreneurship and fashion. She now works in Brooklyn as an environmental educator and writer, with a special focus on empowering communities of color. Through her initiatives Melanin & Sustainable Style, Sustainable Brooklyn, and her own social presence, Dominique is broadening awareness around environmental issues, championing inclusivity, and bringing her own electric energy to the movement.

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Backyard Vibes In 100% Plant Based Shoes

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Summa Time Vibes

Eco Sneakers - Native

Jeans - Thrifted

Top- Bias (IKKIVI) Cotton jute yoke and cotton crochet body

Fedra - Thrifted

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100% biodegradable

🌿Eucalyptus lasting board
🌿90% cork, 10% sisal backing midsole
🌿Organic cotton + pineapple upper
🌿100% natural latex lactae hevea outsole
🌿Cotton/linen footstock with kenaf + corn felt insole
🌿100% organic cotton laces

A Splash Of The 70's

OUTFIT DETAILS:

Vintage top & bottoms - Grandma’s Closet

Organic Cotton & Fair Trade Socks - Kind Socks

Head wraps - Souks of Morocco

Heels - Thrifted via Buffalo Exchange

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Makeup by: Asari Duke

Decolonize Sustainable Style

I’ve been sharing my “conscious style” across social platforms for the last 5 years. But now more than ever I am using my style identity to share that sustainable doesn’t look one way and it’s NOT just worn by a select few. Brown skin, afro textured hair and messages of DECOLONIZATION are most certainly welcomed!

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Style meets Politics

Deadstock fabric blazer dress - Vetta

Ethical “Decolonize” beret - Slow Factory

Thrifted Heels - Out of the Closet (LA)

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PHENOMENALLY INDIGENOUS!!!

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A Chill Autumn Day

Phenomenally Indigenous tee - Urban Native Era

Tencel pants - Vetta

Vintage Duster (San Francisco)

Socks- Hotsoxco

Thrifted Heels - Out of the Closet (LA)

Thrifted Hat - Beacon’s Closet (Brooklyn)

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A Fall Day in Brooklyn

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Out Here Livin’ My Best Life Before Winter Fully Hits

Thrifted WESC dress

Vintage suitcase

Scarf/Turban - Via Moroccan Souk

Tennis Shoes

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An IKKIVI x NISOLO Desert Collaboration

There’s something so beautiful being in the desert and having your outer skin reflect the beauty of the natural habitat. In this space - earth tones are majestic royal!

Dress via IKKIVI-

Designer: Mati - 'Mati' in Hindi means 'soil'. Soil can be moulded into various shapes. Designer Fatima K. Punjaabi captures this essence into her clothes as a reflection of her personal style.

The brand is all about comfortable silhouettes. The raw organic feel comes from sustainable and handwoven fabrics, shapes that are inspired by nature and colours that are earthy and natural.

Slides -

Nisolo - a shoe brand that is intentionally designed creating ethically made goods at a fair price. These slides were handmade in a factory owned and operate in Peru.

Hat-

Thrifted (Out of the Closet LA)

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Looking Golden At The YSL Museum in Morocco

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Stand Strong With Statement Pieces

Dress - thrifted

Earcuff - Kpelle Designs

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When Minimalism Clashes With Architecture To Create Street Style

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Palais De La Bahia

White dress- Thrifted

Top - Bias (IKKIVI) Cotton jute yoke and cotton crochet body

Shoes - Adidas

Necklace - Purchased in Moroccan Market

Head wrap - Purchased in India Market years ago

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Traveling Through The Medina In Comfort

My first time traveling in Morocco was extraordinary. When I was going through the Medina and through all of the souks, in was important for me to be super comfortable!

Ethically produced Midi Dress - Trove

Organic Cotton Peruvian Pima Cotton Pants - Known Supply

Slides - Thrifted

Chrysocolla Necklace - Natalie Frigo

Headwrap - Locally made Moroccan scarf

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