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How Do You Wear Your Blackness?

Blackness – (adj.) the quality or state of being black.  The term given to the experience and expression of the socio-political identity that black people, the world over, hold. Blackness encompasses the essence of more than just melanin within the skin, or the curl pattern of the hair. It is an expression of how culture meets the rest of the world around us and how we utilize it to coexist. Every individual black person wears…

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Power In One’s 2019 Year in Review

2019 has been a very successful eighth year for Power In One Clothing.  Join us in reviewing our highlights this year, as we begin to look forward to the new beginnings of 2020. As an online business, it remains important to us to maintain an in-person presence and we have found the best way do that is to sponsor our own events in partnership with other organizations in our community network around the country. We…

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International PIO Day 2019 and Seed of Africa Release

Power in One started on October 15, 2011 and this year will mark our 8th year in business. As the anniversary, October 15 has been dubbed “International PIO (Power in One) Day,” in which we encourage all to celebrate their power in one with us from across the world. Our mission is to empower lifestyles by igniting the fire within each of us through fashion and the idea that as an individual, you  have the…

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Power In One Teams Up with Zo Williams

Ever heard of “The Voice of Reason Show” or “The #ZoWhat? Morning Show”? Or what about “Man・Sions/man(t)SH(e)n/ Series?” If not, then meet Zo Williams, a self-published author, relationship coach, television and radio personality who is partnering up with PIO. We have developed a collaboration line to celebrate his “Man-Sions Show” which airs on his Voice of Reason Network at Dash Radio. This line entails the Man-Sions branding on signature PIO silhouettes such as a unisex…

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Summer Sounds presented by Power In One

If you’re looking for music, fashion, afro-centric empowerment, and over all good vibes this summer, don’t just go to Afropunk, check out all these PIO sponsored/associated events as well. Each of the managing partners of the brand, Ryan, Atuya, and Kerrick, cultivate in separate markets which offers the brand an opportunity to spread the empowering energy of PIO locally and not just through the internet. The PIO sponsored events I mentioned will take place in…

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The Nuances of Blackness

nuance (nu·ance) n. A subtle difference in shade of meaning, expression, or sound. Being black in America has never been easy, but how we are seen and represented has certainly evolved. Who we are and how we see ourselves has likely always been a bit nuanced to the way the rest of America chooses to identify us. As a collective of diverse people, we are all human beings, are many things at once; never holding…

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PIO 2018 Recap

The end of the year is a great time to reflect on the journey of highs and lows one has faced in order to prepare for the year to come. A new year often symbolizes a reset, to start anew and with that in mind it is important to consider that you don’t necessarily need a date change in order to have a reset, you can choose to evolve when you feel it is best.…

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PIO Winter 2018-19: New Release and Sneaker Tips

PIO Winter 2018-19: New Release and Sneaker Tips Amongst the plethora of accessories that exist, shoes might just be the best accessory to complete an outfit for anyone. Although PIO does not sell sneakers (YET!), sneakers are one of the best shoes to rock with your PIO gear. PIO’s Kerrick Faulkner is quite the connoisseur of sneakers.  Take a look at his suggestions for the perfect pairing with our new winter release products. First up:…

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PIO’s Own Ryan Lucas and A Tribe Called Fresh

A Tribe Called Fresh is the name of a collaborative album made by PIO’s own Ryan Lucas in collaboration with a plethora of great artists he has worked with from all over the country throughout the span of his music career. It is an homage/tribute to the iconic group A Tribe Called Quest, following in the spirit of stepping out of the box and not being afraid to explore. There’s hip hop, r&b, dance/edm vibes;…

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ELW 2018 and Afro Cool Fest Recap

ELW 2018 and the AFRO COOL FEST in Charlotte, NC July 20-22, 2018 Ever heard of ELW? It stands for Empowering Lifestyles Weekend and is a weekend collective of events created to implement empowering experiences. From a 5K race, to an all white yacht party, to a music and dance filled PIO hosted mini festival, this weekend is jam packed with fun and good vibes. It has been hosted in Charlotte, NC for the past…

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