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Our New World

Our New World

My dear Doré readers, it’s been a while. And it’s not because I am not here! It’s because this place has tremendously evolved over the years, and I am tremendously proud of this.

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Style, Expression and Communities of Color

Style, Expression and Communities of Color

Fashion photographer, Bill Cunningham once said “The wider world perceives fashion as frivolity...

1 year ago by

atelier dore braided a visual journey hair stories

Braided: A Visual Journey

As I wrote this piece, I desperately tried to recall the first time I saw myself with braids. It’s...

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GRLSWIRL

GRLSWIRL

I was never one of those kids who yearned to skateboard. Never saw my brother do it and think,...

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In Her Words: Christine Muhlke on Tea and Belonging

In Her Words: Christine Muhlke on Tea and Belonging

How is it that my favorite holiday tradition started as a joke? Here’s the setup: All the way back...

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Lois

Lois

I attended an all-girls school from kindergarten through my high school graduation. Two of the...

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LA Cocktails & Conversation

LA Cocktails & Conversation

Last Thursday evening, we gathered together at The LINE Hotel for some cocktails and conversation at...

2 years ago by

Reader Comments Re: Relationships With Boobs

Reader Comments Re: Relationships With Boobs

In celebration of Relationships Month and the fact that not all relationships require another...

2 years ago by

HOOP YORK CITY

HOOP YORK CITY

Vanessa secretly wants to join a basketball league (I guess it’s not so secret now, as I just...

2 years ago by

On Judaism and Community…

On Judaism and Community…

On Tuesday evening, my friend and I drove up to an apartment building in South Norwalk, Connecticut....

2 years ago by

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde

Without community, there is no liberation…but, community must not mean a shedding of our...

2 years ago by

FRIENDS IN DENIM

FRIENDS IN DENIM

I have a love hate relationship with denim. On the one hand, I really, really love it. I wear jeans...

2 years ago by

VALUES / COMMUNITY

VALUES / COMMUNITY

I don’t think I realized how important community was to me until very recently. In fact, I can...

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