Category Archives: Visual language

Spring has Sprung With Club Monaco

Duo Dutch Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin has teamed up with Club Monaco for the brand’s Spring 2015. The photographs breathe the classic elegance that we’ve come to expect with Club Monaco. Judge for yourself and shop the pieces… Continue reading

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“Dakar city of birds” by Selly Raby Kane

We are  always exciting to hear about Selly Raby Kane! Ever since she burst out onto the fashion scene a few years ago, this Dakar-based designer has been creating collections that are nothing short of daring, with pieces at the… Continue reading

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Belvoir

The other night I invited some friends over for a movie night and one of the guests brought the most exquisite drink. As soon as she stepped in the door, the bottle immediately caught my eye; a tall glass bottle… Continue reading

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Putting Africa on The Fashion

Adama Paris is real a powerhouse. The 30 something designer who was in Montreal at the end of May for the second edition of her Black Fashion Week , spoke candidly of her love and passion for fashion: “I started… Continue reading

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Judge a book by its cover: In Bloom

Illustrator Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co. has teamed up with publishers Puffin Books for a project called In bloom. For this project the Florida based illustrator and stationery Wonder Woman has designed covers for three classics: “Ann of Green… Continue reading

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AITF IS 10!

My love affair with Africa is The Future started back in 2008 when I was interning for a magazine in NYC. I had just discovered the brand and I knew I had to blog about it both for Trace’s blog… Continue reading

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Selly Rabby Kane Gives Us Alien Cartoon

Selly Rabby Kane’s work is like good wine, it keeps getting better and better with time. For her latest collection, the Dakar based designer teamed up with photographer Omar Victor Diop who made a big splash this summer with his… Continue reading

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Lupita Nyongo’s is The Girl

Everything about this New York Magazine feature about “It” girl Lupita Nyong’o “sounds” and looks right. Shot by fashion photographer Erik Madigan Heck whose work includes Neiman Marcus’”Art of Fashion” campaign in 2012 and most recently Pharell’s splendid cover for… Continue reading

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Black & Brown with a Dash of Gold

As the days get darker, colder & grittier and the beautiful colors of Fall also fade away… This selection of  “things that have caught our eyes” this week will, hopefully, inspire you and bring a smile to your face. 1.… Continue reading

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Donald Robertson

The head of Creative Development at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Donald Robertson is also a gifted illustrator who uses all kinds of fun canvases to paint, sketch and doddle! His illustrations are not your typical fashion illustration, they have that little… Continue reading

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Little Miss X, The Tee

For those of you following us here, there and there, you’ve already heard the news! Until April 7th,  you can buy a limited edition t-shirt featuring the most stylish girl in town aka Little Miss X on MisterDressUp.com. The tee… Continue reading

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We do

Visual artist RRZA’s take on J Dilla’s Donuts artwork LP is refreshing. The typography and the composition tie in really well. Cope it here

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The talented Miss Lichiban

Brooklyn based visual artist, blogger,’every woman’ Lichiban recently launched her brand new website, much to our delight. On lichiban.net, you can find out about her latest work and so much more.This site is definitely worth checking it out!

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