Style

Walé Oyéjidé of Ikiré Jones Explains How He Got His Designs In the Upcoming 'Black Panther' Movie

We spoke with the creative director of menswear line, Ikire Jones about how his designs made it into "Black Panther."

DIASPORA—Like most of us, when Walé Oyéjidé, creative director of Ikiré Jones, heard the news that Marvel was introducing its first black superhero with Black Panther—and packing the film with a star-studded, black and beautiful cast, he was thrilled.

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Style

These African-Inspired Prom Looks Are Giving Us Life

Teens from the diaspora are owning prom season with these African-inspired designs.

DIASPORA—Prom season 2017 is in full effect, and much like last year—and in 2015, when New Jersey design student, Kyemah McEntyre, debuted her internet-stopping dashiki-style gown—some of the most stunning looks this year have been African-inspired ensembles.

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Ikea Enlists Distinguished Group of African Creatives To Design Its New Collection

The Swedish retail store has commissioned a renowned group of African creatives to design its 2019 flagship collection.

The next time you psych yourself up to take the day-long trip to Ikea, you may be delighted to find furniture and home goods created by African designers lining its never-ending shelves.

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