All The Pretty Birds
Nigerian Designers
Tamu McPherson

6 Nigerian Designers to Know Now

By Tamu McPherson

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In my Behind the Scenes look at Lagos Fashion Week, I promised you Pretty Birds a closer look into some of the amazing design talent I was introduced to during my trip. Today, I am so excited to help you get to know some of these rising stars, whose collections I also had the good fortune to shoot with the very talented photographer Stephen Tayo.

Inspired by Issa Rae and Tracee Ellis Ross, who have worn looks exclusively designed by black designers at each of the award shows they have most recently hosted, and my friend Natasha Nyanin, who always incorporates local designers into her images, I wanted to create the opportunity to amplify these designers and their respective stories here on ATPB and on my social platforms.

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Stacey Abrams
Debra Brown

In the News This Week

By Debra Brown

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Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.

Democrat Stacey Abrams is continuing her fight to force a runoff in the Georgia governor’s race and filed a new lawsuit Sunday to block counties from tossing out some absentee and provisional ballots. Abrams has not conceded to Republican Brian Kemp, who has declared victory and said that there are not enough outstanding votes to change the outcome. Kemp’s lead has narrowed since Tuesday, but is still above the 50 percent required for an outright win.

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Grazia UK Luxe Issue GP
Tamu McPherson

We Cover the Grazia UK Luxe Issue Pretty Birds!

By Tamu McPherson

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Is it me or have these last few days just been an onslaught of stellar cover stories dropping in Magazine Land left, right and center? I may never recover from the bombshell of Michelle Obama being interviewed by my true spiritual guide, Oprah Winfrey, for this month’s Elle U.S. – and frankly there is no need to recover from sheer bliss.

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