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Inspired by the game-changing music festival, this collection of eye-popping, Afrocentric threads is out of sight!

afropunkON IMAN: TOP THREE COLLAR NECKLACES BY MIKUTI, MIKUTI.COM; BEAD/FIBER NECKLACE BY AISH, SHOPLATITUDE.COM; CROCHET NECKLACE BY ARIELLE DE PINTO, ARIELLEDEPINTO.COM; PENDANT NECKLACE BY WANDERLUSTER, WANDERLUSTERNEWYORK.COM.

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afropunk2ON FOLASADE: TOP AND SKIRT BY CUSTO BARCELONA, CUSTO.COM; HEADWRAP BY 1953 THE HEAD WRAP COLLECTION, 1953.BIGCARTEL.COM; GOLD COLLAR NECKLACE WITH BEADED TALON BY MIKUTI; BLUE AND GREEN NECKLACES BY AISH; GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE BY PSYCHE JEWELRY, PSYCHE-JEWELRY.COM; GOLD AND BEADED BRACELETS BY MIKUTI; CAT RING BY AOKO SU, AOKOSU.COM; OTHER GOLD RINGS BY ALIBI, ALIBINYC.COM.

afropunk3ON SALOMON: T SHIRT BY KENZO, KENZO.COM; PANTS BY BDG, URBANOUTFITTERS.COM; MULTICOLOR BEAD/FIBER NECKLACES BY AISH; CLAY BEAD NECKLACE (WORN AS BRACELET) AND OTHER BEAD NECKLACES BY FORT MAKERS, FORTMAKERS.COM; DOUBLE-FIST BRACELET BY THE LAB BY LAURA BUSONY, LAURABUSONY.COM. ON FOLASADE: EARRINGS BY AOKO SU; WRAP, WORN AS TOP, BY 1953 THE HEAD WRAP COLLECTION; PANTS BY OPENING CEREMONY, OPENINGCEREMONY.US; GOLD CUFFS BY MIKUTI; BEADED BRACELETS BY MIKUTI.

afropunk4ON IMAN: TOP BY STARING AT STARS, URBANOUTFITTERS.COM; PANTS BY WADA AFRICA, WADA-AFRICA.COM; GOLD/BEADED COLLAR NECK LACE AND GOLD/BEADED CUFFS (ON RIGHT ARM) BY MIKUTI; NEON CHOKERS BY I STILL LOVE YOU NYC, ISTILLLOVEYOUNYC.COM; PINK/ GREEN RESIN CUFFS BY ELK, ELKACCESSORIES.COM.AU; RED/YELLOW/ GOLD AND BLUE/GREEN BRACELETS BY AISH; GOLD/WHITE BRACELETS BY WANDERLUSTER; TALON CUFF BY THE LAB BY LAURA BUSONY; SHOES BY JINNY KIM, JINNYKIMCOLLECTION.COM.

afropunk6ON SALIEU: SHIRT BY CUSTO BARCELONA; CLAY BEADED NECKLACE BY FORT MAKERS; PANTS BY WADA AFRICA; SHOES BY BAR III, MACYS.COM; BLACK NECKLACES AND RING, MODEL’S OWN. ON EREKA: PULLOVER BY OPENING CEREMONY; SHIRT (WORN AS DRESS) BY CUSTO BARCELONA; GOLD COLLAR NECKLACE BY MIKUTI; BEADED NECKLACES BY AISH; BEADED CUFFS BY MIKUTI; GREEN PLEXI RING BY ELK; RINGS BY ALIBI; SHOES BY RUTHIE DAVIS, RUTHIEDAVIS.COM.

afropunk7ON FOLASADE: TANK BY WADA AFRICA; VEST BY KIMCHI BLUE, URBANOUTFITTERS.COM; SKIRT BY PIA PAURO, REVOLVECLOTHING.COM; GOLD/BEADED COLLAR NECKLACE BY MIKUTI; FIBER/BEADED NECKLACES BY AISH; BEADED BRACELETS BY FORT MAKERS; GOLD CUFF BY AOKO SU; GOLD BANGLE BY LHN JEWELRY, LHNJEWELRY.COM. ON EREKA: SCARF (WORN AS BANDEAU) BY BETSEY JOHNSON, BETSEYJOHNSON.COM; JEANS BY TRIPP NYC, TRIPPNYC.COM; BRONZE COLLAR NECKLACE BY WWAKE, WWAKE.COM; GOLD/WHITE NECKLACE BY WANDERLUSTER; CROCHET CHAIN NECKLACES BY ARIELLE DE PINTO; GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE BY PSYCHE JEWELRY; BEAD/FIBER BRACELETS BY AISH; YELLOW CUFF BY ELK.

afropunk8ON EREKA: COAT BY CUSTO BARCELONA; TOP BY STARING AT STARS; SHORTS BY ECOTE, URBANOUTFITTERS.COM; BEAD/FIBER NECKLACES AND BEAD/FIBER BRACELETS BY AISH; GOLD NECKLACE WITH BEADED TALON BY MIKUTI; DOUBLE-FIST BRACELET (ON LEFT ARM) BY THE LAB BY LAURA BUSONY; RINGS BY ALIBI; SHOES BY ELK.

afropunk9ON IMAN: TOP BY STARING AT STARS; PANTS BY ELK; GOLD COLLAR NECK-LACE BY MIKUTI; BLACK BEADED NECKLACE BY ELK; GOLD EYE NECKLACE BY PSYCHE; RING BY ELK; SHOES BY BC, URBANOUTFITTERS.COM. ON FOLASADE: CROP TOP BY MESS QUEEN, MESSQUEEN.COM; BEADED SKIRT BY PIA PAURO; FIBER/BEAD NECKLACES BY AISH; LEATHER/SILVER NECKLACE BY FORT MAKERS; DOUBLE-FIST NECKLACE BY THE LAB BY LAURA BUSONY; CROCHET CHAIN NECKLACES (WORN AS BRACELETS) BY ARIELLE DE PINTO. SHOES, MODEL'S OWN.

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Photographed by Michael Flores
Styled by Kisha C. Jones
Hair by Helena Moke
Makeup by Rie Tsukui

Casting by Laine Rosenberg
Makeup Assistant: Aya Kudo
Models: Folasade Adeoso, Ereka Duncan, Salomon Faye @ Red Model Management, Iman @ Wilhelmina Curve, Salieu Jalloh @ Red Model Management

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2014 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today



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