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TELFAR's FW/17 Collection Is the Definition of Gender Fluid Fashion

Take a look at images of our favorite unisex styles from the FW/17 collection by dynamic Liberian designer, TELFAR.

DIASPORA—Our latest deep dive into fashion from Africa and the diaspora brings us to Telfar Clemens, the Liberian-American designer behind TELFAR. When it comes to consistent, forward thinking style that's simultaneously cerebral, Clemens' brand is the one to watch.


The FW/17 collection "continues the designer’s starkly original, trend-agnostic, anti-identitarian, deconstruction of garments and their meanings," TELFAR Studio says. "This season, the body’s meridians are fault lines in which not only colors and fabric—but entire genres of garment can give-way to another: creating hybrid forms like puffer-peacoats; track-jacket-dress-shirts, wool-slack-pum-pum-shorts and cargo-knickers."

They continue:

"A jewel-tone palette in nylon, knit, wool, cotton, fleece and denim appear at times all in a single garment, creating a total-look that is impossible to place. Somewhere between Patagonia and Shenzhen TELFAR continues to visualize an empty horizon in a fashion industry where more and more people, crowd an ever narrowing aesthetic consensus.

2017 is a good year not to fit in."

Take a look at our favorite looks from TELFAR's FW/17 collection below.

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South African hip-hop duo B3nchmarQ's new visuals for the single 'New Friend', featuring A-Reece, are a depiction of the quintessential boys' night out.

South African rap duo B3nchMarQ has officially released their music video for New Friend$ featuring A-Reece. The single comes off their recently released 18-track offering Power Trip Album which dropped in March 2021. The visuals for New Friend$ are a montage of a chilled night out with the entourage and were shot in Pretoria, A-Reece and B3nchMarQ's hometown.

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