Currently Obsessed With: Up SZN's Black History Month Collection

Happy Black History Month to all the melanated members of the Diaspora worldwide! ✊🏾

It’s a brand-new month and I cannot wait to share some fresh looks and dope brands with you in the next 27 days. But before I get ahead of myself, lemme put you on game to my current favorite collection (from an Austin-based, black-owned brand) that I’ve been wearing basically everywhere: the Up SZN Black History Month Collection. 👇🏾

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In the words of my best friend in my head, Issa Rae, I’m rooting for everybody Black.👏🏾 That being said, when my friend and fellow creative Brandon Boone tapped me for his brand Up SZN’s newest drop, being involved was a no-brainer. Up SZN is an innovating apparel, branding and events company with a focus on The Culture and serving those within it with fresh ‘fits, ideas and opportunities. The best part about supporting the homegrown brand? It’s FUBU-certified. 💯

THE DEETS:  Black Queen Shirt -   Up SZN  ; Round Metal Frames -   Ray-Ban  ; Leather Jacket -   Boohoo  ; Slim Fit Hi-Rise Jeggings -   ZARA  ; Stan Smith Sneakers -   Adidas

THE DEETS: Black Queen Shirt - Up SZN; Round Metal Frames - Ray-Ban; Leather Jacket - Boohoo; Slim Fit Hi-Rise Jeggings - ZARA; Stan Smith Sneakers - Adidas

In addition to basically just being all-around dope, Up SZN t-shirts are super affordable and can be an ideal addition to your cozy wardrobe. It’s never been easier to make a declaration of your Blackness. 👸🏾🤴🏾 Don’t be fooled by these shots alone. The BHM Collection features more styles and options that any King, Queen or Child of God can rock proudly.

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By now, you should already have something in your cart. But if not, allow me to share some of my favorite pieces that you gotta cop quick, quick!🔥

UP SZN DRIP
Represent a Black-owned business and The Culture itself with one or all of these dope pieces from the Up SZN Black History Month collection.
Keep Austin Black - $15 - BUY
God Over Everything Crewneck - $25 - BUY
Hella Black - $15 - BUY
Black King - $15 - BUY

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Alright bbs I’m finna wrap this up so I can get back to cooking up the sauce!👩🏾‍🍳 But if there’s one thing you take away from this post specifically, it’s that supporting your fellow brothers and sisters in their dream is ultimately supporting ALL👏🏾 OF👏🏾 US👏🏾. It doesn’t take much to put on for your People. When you can, please buy Black. If you can’t buy Black, acknowledge a fellow King or Queen’s hustle. We all we got!

I won’t be gone for long. In the meantime, 🗣Alexa, play “We Gone Be Alright.”

I love my Blackness, and yours.

LP

©️ Photos by Lorenzo Marez