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Is all hope lost?! (No, you may not downgrade me… final part)


So what would they tell their younger selves if they had a chance?! “I would tell myself at ages 5, 15 and 20 that I am fabulous the way I am” xxx “Embrace your curves, fuck everyone who thinks you are fat.” Pandora Roa Brynildsen “Girl you is popppiiin, dat melanin is poppin don’t worry. You got this!” Aeini Kutenbe…

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The revealing truths (part 2, no you may not downgrade m…)


Let’s continue… Sue Chintu A Zambian model based in Sweden says her definition of beauty growing up was basically white beauty standards. She now has a wider view of beauty. “My view of beauty is inclusive of all ethnicities and is not limited to physical beauty. I think that society/media/fashion nowadays is slowing working towards improving the beauty norms, which…

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No, you may not downgrade me, my beauty or my magic! (Part 1)


Growing up as a colored nappy chubby girl in a small Swedish town in the early eighties was everything but fun or easy.All I remember is struggle. Identity struggle. Skin tone struggle. Nappy hair struggle. Chubby girl struggle. Prejudice struggle. Every damn day there was a struggle. All I remember is fighting for my right to exist in so many…

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Alice Through the Looking Glass


The long awaited sequel to Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, has finally hit the screens. Once again Alice returns to wonderland to save its inhabitants, but will she succeed this time? Alan Rickman, who sadly passed away in January, lends his voice to the Blue Caterpillar and this is his last film to be released…

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Aysha Jones on Arga Flickor


Aysha Jones, editor in chief here at Fashion 9one1, recently appeared in the podcast “Arga Flickor” (Angry Girls). There she talked about being a black woman in the fashion industry and the unnecessary struggles that entails and about the competition Queen of the Runway that took place last Wednesday. Listen to the whole podcast (in Swedish) from Soundcloud above and check…

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Formation makeup tutorial by Faces by Sandy


We here at Fashion 9one1 are sure you haven’t missed Beyonce’s Formation music video and to our luck Sandy from Faces by Sandy has made a makeup tutorial inspired from Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance. Make sure to check out Sandy’s YouTube channel here! Will you do this awesome look? Tell us in the comments below!

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Game of Thrones is coming


It’s that time of the year again: Game of Thrones will be back on our screens on the 24th of April. Are you a fan of the series? Will you watch the new season? Tell us in the comments below!

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Take a trip down memory lane


Disney has made a live action version of their animated classic: The Jungle Book, the classic originally written by Rudyard Kipling. This star filled film will premiere the 13th of April in Sweden and be sure to check out the trailer and tell us what you think in the comments!

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