We are the Change & the Woman Behind it
Karen Chatelain was born in Burkina Faso West Africa, and is currently living in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is in her senior year at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte). About 2 years ago she began a clothing line called Burkinabe Couture. The purpose of line is to use fashion to connect and bring awareness of Africa and African Diaspora related issues to the world....
As we here at DRC ApeParel travel through the dark wilderness of life, we saw a clear pasture with a bright light shining on African Culture. With Afro being the prefix to anything connected to Africa, there has been a spark associated with all things “AFRO.” The emergence of Afro-Tech, the Afro-Pop lifestyle, to Afropolitan, and being an Afrofuturist. Im sure the list can go on and...