Washington Post // A local's guide to Brooklyn

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Brooklyn’s creative energy and cultural diversity have made way for a spirited food scene, a buzzy nightlife and a semi-good basketball team, turning a county that was built with an industrial agenda into an area large and active enough to rival some of America’s greatest cities, all on its own.

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African Plaid for i-D

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these designers are honoring plaid's african roots

With south India's "lungi" turned southeast Nigerian “george,” the “Ghana Must Go” pattern that narrates a history of displacement in West Africa, and East Africa’s undying love for Masaai shukas, plaid has crossed cultures and borders alike, redefining what exactly constitutes “African Print.” We got together some of the Africa’s most studied creatives to discuss the history of plaid on the continent and how it’s come into play in the diaspora today. (Read More)

 
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Bill Pickett Rodeo for GQ

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Every year, the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo travels the country, celebrating the legacy of the black cowboy. We brought some of the coolest Western-inspired fashion to the tour's Oakland stop and met the cowboys and cowgirls carrying on the tradition.

(read more at GQ.com)

 

Photographs by Alex Welsh