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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... limited focus has been given to how and what postwar Caribbean migrant men contributed to a diasporic understanding of black dandyism through the material culture and performativity of the saga bwoys and rude bwoys. Using Carol Tulloch’s “style-fashion-dress,” among other conceptual frameworks, this essay...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Anne Anlin Cheng Can we think of racialized skin as dress, as a form of fashion-consciousness? Instead of seeing this question as trivializing the history of denigrating corporeality attached to the raced subject, through a reading of Josephine Baker this paper argues for the importance...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sensibili- young black men at the center. ties to express his masculinity, his humanity, and his While black men in the United States have set individuality. In styling himself, particularly in dress numerous fashion trends, from the zoot suits of Cab mostly associated with a particular...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Italian occupation from 1936 to 1941, the emperor Contemporary academic discourse on fashion and returned with a much more Western style of dress.14 fashion theory in the West has relied on psycho- Increasingly, portraits of the emperor and his analytic theory and the politics of embodiment...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... readers. Moreover, of dress, as forms of both cultural-political resis- Kente—whom Drum always photographed wearing tance and innovative self-styling. Therefore, chroni- an Afro hairstyle—became the face of the Afro look cling Kente’s and other African fashion models’ and a symbol of new adornment...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., today’s designers are making desirable, well-made, well-marketed collections that hang from rails all over the world. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 Africa fashion textiles photography models global style A BRIEF HISTORY OF AFRICAN FASHION...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
... purported "rainbow tics of dress. These questions are well "Keita-inspired fashion story showing textile manufacture, hair styles, ideals nation" and its subsequent tensions crafted in terms of the market and the contemporary people in contemporary of beauty...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 108–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., other, yet situated him within a Western imaginary although the legs of his white slacks were wider than of the fashionably dressed body. the traditional white pants worn under the shama by For the emperor, the gradual inclusion of non- men. His hat, similar in style to the hat worn...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Helen Jennings From March 30 to June 9, 2014, in the coastal town of Knokke-Heist, Belgium’s international photography festival hosted an outdoor exhibition that brought together world-renowned artists whose works examine contemporary African dress practices. The continent’s burgeoning fashion...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., these tensions fuel her creative work on the musical stage and also in the realm of fashion and style; they become a way of naturalizing the oddness and radicality of her liberating and liberatory rhetoric concerning racial stereotypes, gender norms, class assumptions, and perceptions of sexuality. Examining...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2001
... are of individu• ation of transnational urban spectacles. Even as visual forms dis• als mastering the signs of beauty, fashion and composure. In a seminate hegemonic forms or styles, even as they manufacture wedding or baptism album, multiple poses of the woman honored...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 120–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... with the holes. The degree and variety of openwork, that decline of lace in male fashion and the rise of lace series of holes, determines the style, type, and for female fashion and for domestic use. The ubiq• design of the lace. Designations like Torchon or uitous English lace curtain...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... might not know their names or faces, but they still are consistently astonished by this piece of forgotten impact the way we dress and think about fashion history and its far-reaching implications. They ask, and style every day. “Why haven’t I heard of this?” Then they come...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-buckled tion because I have nonetheless been thinking about red-heeled shoes,” Soubise’s dress and accessories it while assembling the black queer dandy archive in signaled his overweening interest in self and high- my book Slaves to Fashion, an archive in which the lighted both his assimilation...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
... , Untitled style photo ­style...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... African American, Latin American, and African and Caribbean women and men were represented in fashion and advertising in the United States. In this interview, we discuss such topics as how race plays a part in the fashion industry, hair styling, and working with models. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... whether there is an exotic aes- the exotic personality. By examining photogra- Billboard of the movie Crash, 2005 26 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art phy's facilitation of exoticism, its rituals of fancy dress, its heightening of racial and gender differ• ences, its ability...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... circulating Lady Michelle Obama’s sense of style finally filtering in the present and in the past. They asked: How are down to the fashion-strapped black masses, to the these images—both positive and negative—exposed 2012 Italian Vogue special issue on African fashion, to define, replicate...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... long been ignored in art history. As significant as this Scholars Publishing, 2012). text has been, its attempts to “make space” for black figures in the 22 Monica L. Miller, Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the canon of art history and its reading of race and aesthetics through Styling...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... to Jeff Koons and, more importantly, the graphic works Koons used her body to create. In Lolita (2001) the oversized grill of a shiny, red fire truck, frames the figure of a nightmarish rag-doll woman with candy-apple red hair, frilly dress and crimson mary-janes. Her eyes are painted on, open...