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The Dashiki Stands for a little more than you think

It is undeniable how captivating the dashiki has become. Interestingly enough the dashiki first became popular in the United States during the 1960’s, The dashiki was worn as a way to protest society’ s disrespect for African Americans. It was a symbol of affirmation, it stood for “black is beautiful,” and signaled a return to African roots, and insistence on full rights in American society. Now its 2016 and the dashiki is back, not only are minorities…

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THE ALL NEW MIDNIGHT BLUE DASHIKI MINI SKIRT

It was the warmest day I’ve ever witnessed in December, 62 degrees to be exact (I’d say global warming, but that’s a topic for  another day), Monique Brown was the perfect subject and every shot was breathtakingly flawless. The scene was set in Smithfield RI and it was pretty difficult to walk through the magical abyss of overgrown grass and nature, however Mo literally put on her heels and walked through the field like a superhero. When asked…

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His and Hers

We were so excited to set out and shoot the royal red Dashiki His and Hers set. In  the west African culture it is very common for a family to match as a sign of unity and love. Now even though the two models, leniza Evy on the right and Wale Alesh on the left are not in love hahah, we think they did an amazing job capturing the moment. Just imagine setting out on…

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On set with Leniza Evy

Our very first shoot with the ultra stylish Leniza Evy. We set out in search of a place to capture the essence of the Destiny dashiki maxi skirt and Downtown Providence was simply perfect. Wale Alesh, founder of Mujo Six and designer of the Destiny glory maxi skirt also took these gorgeous photos. “I think the beauty of photography is that you can capture things as you’ve imagined” says Wale. Providence was part of the original 13…

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