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The 39th Annual International African Arts Festival

June 9, 2010 by Administrator

The 39th Annual International African Arts Festival

by Atim Annette Oton The 39th Annual International African Arts Festival starts Friday, July 2nd through Monday, July 5th, from 10 :00 am until 9:00 pm, at the spacious Commodore Barry Park, at Park Avenue and Navy Street, Brooklyn, NY 11205. Festival goers will gather each day to enjoy live music, dance, spoken word performances, African [...]

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Brooklyn’s Fashion Melting Pot: Who are the African, Caribbean, Asian and Latino Fashion Designers in Brooklyn?

January 9, 2010 by Administrator

Brooklyn’s Fashion Melting Pot: Who are the African, Caribbean, Asian and Latino Fashion Designers in Brooklyn?

by Bonnie Sandy Sterling, May 2006 In an industry where a shooting star could take years to rise, Brooklyn’s independent designers stand out for the uniqueness of their designs. Many foreign design students who come to attend New York’s design schools opt to settle closer to relatives, which often means living in Brooklyn. For designers who [...]

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Breaking with Traditions: Brooklyn Wedding Designers

December 26, 2009 by Administrator

by Tamara Walker Certainly the most memorable 24 hours in a woman’s life is her wedding day. Each bride-to-be makes the event her own by adding a piece of herself to the festivities through something special added to the ceremony or even her dress. Breaking with tradition is gradually becoming a wedding tradition in itself. Weddings today are much more than just an expression of a [...]

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African Designers in Brooklyn

December 26, 2009 by Administrator

African Designers in Brooklyn

by Bonnie Sandy Sterling and Atim Annette Oton Brooklyn is a borough of immigrants.  Their influence on Brooklyn’s aesthetic can be seen in the growing fashion industry. From presentations, fashion shows to the business models, some Brooklyn designers are doing what it takes to stay in the industry. But, one must leave these traditional expectations [...]

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Where are the Production Facilities?

October 30, 2009 by Administrator

Where are the Production Facilities?

Fall has announced herself with a bang and the phone is ringing with designers for an inkling: are they moving in the right direction or not? Show producers are calling for designers’ information and press kits; customers are asking who’s showing, when, where and what’s new? These days, I send them to the designer’s web [...]

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