Street Style: DanceAfrica

The focus of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's annual cultural fete is film, art and dance from the diaspora, but the fashion is just as inspiring. Check out re-worked batik prints and overall cool flea market stroll-worthy style.

Celia L. Smith May, 28, 2014

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Brooklyn-meets-Africa in this cool mash-up.

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A scarf this vibrant is all Kalima needs to energize her look.

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Sabrina pairs her indigo tie dyed top with a pretty pastel for an indigenous-meets-downtown look.

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Ebonee's sleek, chic and fuss free is always a winning look.

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Asatousohna's turban elevates her casual black look effortlessly.

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From top hat to peep-toe Roberta rocks a weekend look worthy of repeating.

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This over-the-top turban is perfectly paired down in a casual way with jeans; a look that can be worn every day.

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Balance a bell-baring top with high-waist pants like Isamar's.

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The textures and colors make Kalea's look one cool combo.

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Gena's jumpsuit is perfect for Saturday strolls.

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Zalika'z denim is the perfect companion to this powerfully patterned skirt.

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This cool T-shirt balances her batik skirt in an unexpected way.

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Whitney's easy breezy self-designed dress is perfect for a summer stroll and beyond.

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Batik is better in simpler shapes that allow the print to shine.

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Play with proportion like Saturn and crop it all out.

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Ashley keeps it cute in denim all-day.

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Ashleigh's floral dress makes for a sweet summer look.

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Talaeba's tonal blue accents are the perfect backdrop to this beautiful dress.