Paper Koi, Please help me welcome a true visionary in the fashion industry! Today, we have the pleasure of speaking with a creative force behind his sightly self-titled clothing label that has been making waves for over five years. With a keen eye for detail and an innate ability to infuse clean architectural silhouettes and dark colors with an Afro-centric, neat, and unisex perspective, YUSSUF’s designs are a true reflection of his Tanzanian roots. I’m excited to dive into the mind of this talented clothing designer and learn more about his creative process. Welcome to the conversation, YUSSUF of YUSSUF KASSIM MANZI! Continue reading YUSSUF KASSIM MANZI: Rooted in Tradition, Inspired by Innovation.
With great responsibility and excitement, Paper Koi Magazine’s G-Mentality got to speak with fashion’s newest trailblazer Jada Eleanor. We spoke about her role as the mastermind of her brand, Nori New York, touching on her luminary background, her shining influences, and what she hopes to deliver to the fashion industries rising subgenre, street style. Continue reading JADA ELEANOR: The Erudite Mastermind Behind Streetwear Brand, Nori New York
Hailing all the way from Phoenix, Arizona we spent time with an influential black entrepreneur Raven Nichole. At twenty-three, she owns her own clothing brand, LEGENDARY ROOTZ. A brand which which wittingly emits the bright felicity of blackness! You may have seen celebrities like R&B duo Chloe & Halle wear her revolutionary shirts! LEGENDARY ROOTZ creator, Raven Nichole started her business while in college; she … Continue reading Raven Nichole: Legendary Rootz, Noire Tank, & Being Heard