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Three Generational Weave: A Thread of Love and Tradition

Kente: the fabric that has come to be synonymous with “Africanity”, tawdry only if you do not understand its origins. The legend is that some 300 years ago in the village of Bonwire, two brothers returning from the hunt, upon their imagination being ensnared by a spider spinning an web, watched the ordeal for two days and embarked on a journey to translate into a tapestry the silken intricacy they had seen crafted.

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Three Generational Weave: A Thread of Love and Tradition

Kente: the fabric that has come to be synonymous with “Africanity”, tawdry only if you do not understand its origins. The legend is that some 300 years ago in the village of Bonwire, two brothers returning from the hunt, upon their imagination being ensnared by a spider spinning an web, watched the ordeal for two days and embarked on a journey to translate into a tapestry the silken intricacy they had seen crafted.

<> on October 19, 2009 in Santa Clarita, California.

Red Carpet Fashion Flash: 2015 Academy Awards

Ladies and Gentlemen, Oscar Sunday has come and gone. The show itself, to my mind, was a powder keg with no match in sight: all that canned potential and frankly, no spark delivered…But, not so for the Red Carpet! We asked for something to talk about, and the stars delivered fodder to feed the starving…So here I am again, standing firm on my knock-off Valextra soapbox, telescope in tow, to bring you the report on the celestial meteors of the night, and the block holes too. Without further ado…

<> on October 19, 2009 in Santa Clarita, California.

Red Carpet Fashion Flash: 2015 Academy Awards

Ladies and Gentlemen, Oscar Sunday has come and gone. The show itself, to my mind, was a powder keg with no match in sight: all that canned potential and frankly, no spark delivered…But, not so for the Red Carpet! We asked for something to talk about, and the stars delivered fodder to feed the starving…So here I am again, standing firm on my knock-off Valextra soapbox, telescope in tow, to bring you the report on the celestial meteors of the night, and the block holes too. Without further ado…

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Archie Leach Syndrome: The Courage To Be A Fraud

Perhaps the late New York Times columnist, David Carr, was right. Perhaps “we all walk this earth feeling like frauds” and “the trick is to be grateful and to hope the caper doesn’t end too soon.” But the caper begins only when we find that intrepidity to be that fraud that we suspect ourselves of being.

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Archie Leach Syndrome: The Courage To Be A Fraud

Perhaps the late New York Times columnist, David Carr, was right. Perhaps “we all walk this earth feeling like frauds” and “the trick is to be grateful and to hope the caper doesn’t end too soon.” But the caper begins only when we find that intrepidity to be that fraud that we suspect ourselves of being.

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Half A Decade, Twice The Vision: Warby Parker Turns 5!

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing,

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Half A Decade, Twice The Vision: Warby Parker Turns 5!

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing,

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Fashion is Nuts!

That artist Donald “Drawbertson” Robertson is constructing an entire fashion conceit out of indehiscent fruit is both testament to his genius skill and proof that he is absolutely right: fashion is nuts! There is something quite meta, a mite self-referential,

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Fashion is Nuts!

That artist Donald “Drawbertson” Robertson is constructing an entire fashion conceit out of indehiscent fruit is both testament to his genius skill and proof that he is absolutely right: fashion is nuts! There is something quite meta, a mite self-referential,

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On First Looking into DuVernay’s Selma

I finally made my way to the theatre last night to watch the much-talked about biopic and Civil Right’s drama, Selma. Don’t let the saccharin tag line hold you back: run, don’t walk…or march, run to a theatre near you

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On First Looking into DuVernay’s Selma

I finally made my way to the theatre last night to watch the much-talked about biopic and Civil Right’s drama, Selma. Don’t let the saccharin tag line hold you back: run, don’t walk…or march, run to a theatre near you

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A Goose and An Albatross Walk Into A Bar…

The Christmas Geese have come home to roost. *Idiom: /ˈɪd.i.əm/ (Latin: idioma, “special property”, f. Greek: ἰδίωμα – idiōma, “special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity”, f. Greek: ἴδιος – idios, “one’s own”): noun 1. an expression whose meaning is not

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A Goose and An Albatross Walk Into A Bar…

The Christmas Geese have come home to roost. *Idiom: /ˈɪd.i.əm/ (Latin: idioma, “special property”, f. Greek: ἰδίωμα – idiōma, “special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity”, f. Greek: ἴδιος – idios, “one’s own”): noun 1. an expression whose meaning is not