BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

 

MelaninASS launched today. 

Melanin And Sustainable Style is an evolutionary platform discussing issues and celebrating the success of communities of color within Sustainable Fashion and Beauty spaces.

 

Dominique Drakeford is currently a leader in environmental education, ethical fashion, community advocacy and founder of MelaninASS. Raised in Oakland, California Dominique now resides in Brooklyn NY with two passion careers, she is also the founder of Drakeford PR – a sustainable lifestyle consulting brand where creative and visual agenda involves widening availability of ethical fashion, beauty and wellness. Her work encourages environmental stewardship, social change, and economic development.

 
 
Editorial credits:
Model: Priscilla Amado @priscilla.amado,
Creative Director/Stylist: Dominique Drakeford @dominiquedrakeford,
Photographer: Timothy Smith @timothy_smith_  
Skin Therapist: @tuongvigiang,
Art Director: Lyfe @lyfesilva,
Assistant: Ruby DeFelice.
Left: Image of Dominique Drakeford.

 

shop designers

 

 

1. WHITE SOY DRESS BY SUSANA COLINA. BRASS EARRINGS BY EDAS JEWELS.

2. KNEE LENGTH NAVY & WHITE STRIPED SLIM FIT SILK LONG SLEEVE MANDARIN COLLAR DRESS SHIRT BY STUDIO ONE EIGHTY NINE. BRASS EARRINGS BY EDAS JEWELS.

3. BLACK BAMBOO DRESS AND BANDEAU BY SUSANA COLINA. BRASS EARRINGS BY EDAS JEWELS.

4. STUDIO ONE EIGHTY NINE ORANGE POLLOCK-PRINT ALICIA SKIRT AND BANDEAU HAND-BATIKED BY LOCAL ARTISANS IN GHANA. BRASS EARRINGS BY EDAS JEWELS.

5. HEMP AND ORGANIC COTTON TOP BY CHAN AND KRYS. HAND-WOVEN WIDE LEG PANTS BY STUDIO ONE EIGHTY NINE. BRASS EARRINGS BY EDAS JEWELS. COPPER BANGLES AND RING BY SINSERLI JERICHO.