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#HELLOMYNAMEIS Najah Farooq

Hello my name is Najah Farooq 


I am a Fashion Stylist working toward taking control of the Black female narrative and image. I moved to NYC in 2015 with a goal of living authentically. Working in fashion, the lack of Black Women with a seat at the table made me extremely uncomfortable. I always felt the need to water down my Blackness, whether with my accent, fashion, hairstyles or any aspect of myself – and the act of ignoring my Blackness in pursuit of a career in Fashion made me feel empty and guilty. In order for me to be truly happy & fulfilled, I needed to blend my love of fashion and style with the love of my culture