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Black-owned vintage stores are always in vogue | Lifestyle

Three beautifully styled black women decorated the screen. “FUBU” and “Phat Farm” were scattered in the foreground, wearing remade vintage items, and they posed together for fashion photography, all of which were sensible and confident.

In the background, an instrumental version of Juvenile’s song began to be played, and we began preparing the lyrics, “Cash Money Records will take over in the 1999 and 2000s,” known to those in the know. In between shots, Shayla Janel Hill was in charge of directing and arranging the set.

Hill owns Houston’s online vintage shop Random and Chic. She is in the process

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Why are there so few black-owned galleries in London?

Tafeta at Tefaf in 2020
© Tafeta

Tafeta Gallery has moved to Russell Square. Tafeta, which is taking part in London Gallery Weekend, is owned by Ayo Adeyinka, a gallerist of Nigerian heritage who is something of a unicorn. There are few Black-owned galleries in the UK and even fewer in the central London area.

Every once in a while, a ‘pop up’ will surface, giving us all a glimpse of what is possible. Bold, independent curators like Bolanle Tajudeen, Adeola Ayoola, Lisa Anderson and Maryam Lawal have been known to commandeer spaces in London and fill them with the

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