Modeling is an industry that often reflects the epitome of Western ideals; the “traditional” supermodels are often white, skinny, not disabled, and cisgender. Even if models outside of the traditional scope are used (every now and then), problems such as colorism, ableism, fatphobia persist. However, as time goes on, new faces emerge on the modeling scene, like Mari Malek Mbaye.

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A movement has started in the fashion industry to protect the environment and people instead of purely focusing on just making a profit. Fashion Revolution is a movement in the fashion world that aims to change the industry for the better. Fashion Revolution featured SOKO Kenya as one of the companies that are making an effort to help the environment and women in Kenya.  

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Vibrant colors and geometric shapes are splashed onto a wall. Some pieces are pleasingly symmetrical while others are optical illusions. Precisely placed lines and colors combine to make an image pop. To Maya Hayuk, art means that it's time to play. It's a chance for her to play with colors and shapes that an audience will interact with at a later time.

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Summer is just around the corner, and as the days grow longer and hotter, people are breaking out their new looks, and not just a Hazmat suit. Retro looks, from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, are all very popular this year, especially in women’s fashion. When it comes to menswear, it’s hard to pinpoint a direct inspiration, but pop culture figures, like Harry Styles, Jeff Goldblum, and A$AP Rocky have definitely had an influence. 

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