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Pioneer American designer at Pitti Uomo AW20/21

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Pioneer American designer at Pitti Uomo AW20/21
Telfar Clemens founded his eponymous brand in 2005. Born in Queens, New York, he spent part of his childhood in Liberia, before moving to the US with his parents. He began designing and making his own clothes while still in high school because he couldn’t find what he was looking for in stores.
In 2003, the designer began creating his own collection of deconstructed and reconstructed garments which he sold in New York City at the Lower East Side and Soho boutiques, before launching his own 100 percent unisex fashion label, Telfar, in 2005, showing in downtown galleries and clubs. In 2017, he won the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund award, and his clothes are now sold internationally at stores like Galleries Lafayette in Paris and Dover Street Market in London.
Telfar’s AW20 collection shown in Florence was presented with creative director Babak Radboy and was in partnership with Slam Jam.  Checkout my Favorites off course !



Sustainability 2020

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NYFW: Son Jung Wan’s Spring 2020 Collection

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As you all know I attended NYFW Sept 5th -9th. My goals is always to offer my clients a true Fashion week experience and report on my favorite fashion shows. But London, Paris Milan Fashion Week has put me in fashion overload. I've been following my favorite fashion bloggers and binge-watching fashion shows on YouTube for 3 full weeks now. I'm exhausted! So, I took this weekend off to gather my thoughts and here we go.
On September 7th , SON JUNG WAN debuted her luxurious Spring/Summer 2020 collection by telling the story of splendor meets retro with color, the collection highlighted the glamour of vintage wear in a modern twist. The collection featured embroidered dresses full of different layers of iridescent fabrics; a rose gold gown entwined with floral print, array of electric blue gowns, and a neon mint dress that screamed splendor. The fashion show was absolutely beautiful!






My Love for London

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I arrived at Heathrow Airport on April 11th 2019 at 11:15am, at that moment I realized how much I loved and missed London.  It was 22 ago I decided to figure out the world of fashion on the other end of the globe. My city of choice London, England!
My return to London was long over due, every few years I would plan to a trip to return and then I would postpone.  But this trip was all  business which was my absolute  pleasure.  I had the chance to tour London all over again, there were so many more attractions and things to do. I was exhausted trying to schedule my 4 days wisely. The city has grown taller with high rise office buildings and condos everywhere, this was not the London I left in 1997.

The purpose for my business trip was research for the expansion of M.E.F. Productions LLC.  This expansions includes a customized  Fashion Travel Division  "aka" M.E.F. Travel Experience. My goal for M.E.F. Travel Experience is to offer my clients a premier Fashion Experiences in L…

Mint Swim Collection 2018

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Designer and former reality star Draya Michele's showed her MintSwim collection on night two of Style Fashion Week during NYFW. This show was jammed packed with fashion influencers, fashionista and celebrities. In the front rows  was  La La, Fabolous, Christian & Justin Combs and Masika Kalysha, Briana Wilson, Breah Hicks  to name a few. Draya gave her audience what they can for, the collection was over the top sexy and playful with a great color story . Its always  great to see swimwear in February especially when its 28 degrees outside. 




ROMEO HUNTE FALL/WINTER 18 | RUNWAY

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On February 11th, Romeo Hunte New York presented the Fall/Winter 18' collection during a runway show at The Standard, High Line. The lines were long  to get in the show and its was raining, but so worth it. I was so impressed  with as  many as 29 models of African American ethnicity or decent strutted down the runway in shearling, fox furs, mixed fur with patchwork, PVC, and reversible raincoats, cropped jackets. The space was intimate but for a reason not one detail went unnoticed. The guests  300 editors, influencers , bloggers and fashionista watched this amazing parade. Romeo Hunte was one of my favorite show this season, job well done definitely a brand to watch.







Fashion Lion Dapper Dan

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Dapper Dan was high fashion in the 80's every rapper,fly girl and guy had a custom jacket, short set or suit from the king of Urban Fashion. Dapper Dan born Daniel Day opened his original Harlem boutique in 1982. He sold custom-made designer clothing to celebrities such as Mike Tyson, LL Cool J and Eric B. and Rakim and pretty much every rapper for over a decade. The new Gucci store will offer made-to-order pieces designed by Dapper Dan in custom measurements. The is everything for Urban fashion, he stand a long as a designer to compete with one of the largest luxury brand and win in the end. I'm so proud of Mr. Dapper Dan, I never met him or was able to wear his custom clothing but I've always been a fan. You are truly a FASHION LION!  You make us PROUD!











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