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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...

12 months 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...

2 years ago by

Lois

Lois

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

2 years ago by

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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