Alexander McQueen

This is what happens when Afropunk meets L.A.'s diverse faces and styles

This is what happens when Afropunk meets L.A.'s diverse faces and styles

Injecting more multicultural fashion flair into Los Angeles’ Westlake neighborhood, Afropunk, the Brooklyn-based music festival, brought its Fancy Dress Ball to the West Coast for the first time on Sunday.

The event, part of Red Bull Sound Select’s month-long concert series 30 Days in L.A., took place at the historic, Gothic Revival-styled event space the MacArthur, drawing hundreds of people in celebration of the theme “Be You. Be Free.”

“We are a platform that celebrates freedom, and this is a party with a purpose,” said Jocelyn Cooper, who co-founded...

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