Amira Rasool

Fashion

kenneth ize: "everything is transforming in nigeria right now"

Off the back of his LVMH nomination and celebrated show at Lagos's Arise Fashion Week, designer Kenneth Ize discusses the inspirations behind his eponymous label.
Amira Rasool
5.23.19
Fashion

what fenty maison means for fashion

Rihanna’s LVMH backed label could bring big change.
Amira Rasool
5.16.19
Fashion

thebe magugu is the lvmh prize finalist prioritising the study of african history

As he's announced as one of eight nominees of this year's LVMH Prize, South African designer Thebe Magugu discusses the importance of celebrating the untold possibilities of African design.
Amira Rasool
3.27.19
Music

understanding solange’s ‘sol-angel and the hadley st. dreams’

In 2008 Solange began taking her career into her own hands, stepping away from the pop sound of her first album, and releasing a more assured, Motown-influenced LP. This set the wheels in motion for a singular, defiant career.
Amira Rasool
3.12.19
Music

solange’s ‘when I get home’ is an explorative album for her by her

The content matter reveals multiple layers of Solange, the woman who prefers her liquor brown, like her skin and her blunts, as well as the woman all wrapped up in romanticism yearning for her lover.
Amira Rasool
3.4.19
straight ups

the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up

See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
Amira Rasool
1.8.19
Music

all the best looks from camp flog gnaw

LA-based photographer Lauren Kai finds strong looks and positive vibes at Tyler, the Creator's annual music festival.
Amira Rasool
11.16.18
Photography

the fiercest looks at afropunk atlanta, straight up

At Afropunk Atlanta's 2018 edition, guests expressed self-love and solidarity in bedazzled blue tulle and alien nipple covers.
Amira Rasool
10.23.18
Fashion

daniel obasi's fashion film explores being 'alien' in nigeria

The photographers afrofuturistic short, An Alien in Town illuminates how African fashion and culture are perceived by foreigners.
Amira Rasool
2.8.18
Music

st. beauty makes the iridescent soul music we need right now

Alex Belle and Isis Valentino have found fans in Janelle Monáe and Issa Rae. As they release their debut EP, Running to the Sun, the Atlanta natives discuss what it means to be free in 2018.
Amira Rasool
1.25.18
Culture

the foxy five is a radical web series about intersectional feminism

Filmmaker Jabu Nadia Newman is challenging black female stereotypes, with a 70s twist.
Amira Rasool
10.20.17