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Pass me my diss ting! ACF: Men

African Christian Fellowship Conference has rolled around and passed again, this time it just for the Young Adults. So, we had a great time. 🙂 Without the parents singing off key we lots of wonderful and spontaneous praise and worship session and I loved it! Made some great friends along the way too. Lastly, because the ACF conference was just for us we did not really wear african attire and gele.

There was a couple of guys that were really well dressed and it turns out they are brothers! (This one would avoid my camera)

Yeeeeesss for the Naija attire! Looks like he’s going to wedding.

The Brother

Sam!!! So you mad? Do you want to dance?

Awwwww

Why so serious? Cat got your tongue or someone else 🙂

He looks really mean but clean nevertheless.

If you do not see your picture on here and you know I took it then one of 3 things happened:

1- your picture was taking to long to load and its not that serious so i skipped it

2- you asked me to take your picture <———- I am not a fan of

3- i did not like your outfit which is probably why you had to do number 2

That is all.

 


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Dictator of Taste

So I apologize to everyone than I have not been updating my website as well as many other things. My excuses are:

I moved.

I went to convention with Alpha Kappa Psi.

I have not had time because,

I am starting a magazine.

I am trying to unpack.

I am renovating my friends closet.

Most likely you will see pictures from all these events in the coming days/weeks. So, what spurred me to start writing today? I was on my tumblr blog http://www.theroadtovogue.tumblr.com and I saw one of the people in my impending future magazine posted about the meeting we had on thursday and I am doing something like reposting. 🙂

“Thursday, i had a meeting with a couple of people from school at a vintage boutique. basically, we’re starting a magazine on GSU campus, mainly about fashion, and it’s gonna target all audiences. We had this meeting with the boutique owner (who by the way has great vintage clothes for 10-20 dollars!!) about a photoshoot we want to have for the first issue of the magazine. She agreed to us using her clothes for our magazine and we’re shooting it the 23rd of this month. I am the main photographer for this magazine and with the people on our team, i feel it’s going to go great. A lot of the editors and people apart of the magazine are in the model clubs of GSU and also design their own clothing and have hosted their own fashions shows (some that i have shot myself) and theyre great. Im happy to be working with them. Thursday was my first time talking with them and we all had a great time and meshed really well, which i was nervous about because im not the most high fashion person and thought they would have this feeling that i was inferior to them but it was really great. networked well and everything.

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The style of the shoot is going to be vintage and is going to be located at the boutique which is pictured above. great environment for the vision i have for this shoot with the style of clothing and whatnot. The owner of the boutique is beautiful and is pretty much set in her career with this boutique. it was inspiring to see a beautiful young black women being successful in the creative field with her own shop. doing things on her own. and happy with where she’s at. she has reached her goal and money is well for her. def gave me inspiration and encouragement.

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the environment of her boutique reminds me of Val from Single Ladies. it’s intimate and she gave us all a glass of wine lol

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Overall it was a great meeting and I’m very excited for the shoot and the magazine. We want our first issue to come out around the first week of September and so far it’s looking really well. I got a glimpse of what i want my career to be like as far as being in a room with creative people and brainstorming ideas and creating visuals to come to life. Great stepping stone to my career

I LOVED HER POST! it made me feel just a little Wonderful that I kept on with the magazine. Also this post was by Shakya Cheeks you can find her at http://www.realityiswrong.tumblr.com. Shakya is literally one of the best photographers I know and I am excited that she is part of D.O.T. D.O.T. stands for Dictators of Taste and if you attend GSU you should see it at a stand near you in september. I AM SO EXCITED and I am leaning towards promising that I am back!


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The African Diaspora…………………………………. (snore)

I love her dress! I had to be a mastermind to get htis picure though because she was with friends and I could not just say, “ummm I just want a picture of her outfit not the rest of you.” Well, I could have but i got it anyway! Interesting Fact: She is Nigerian and Italian! I have never seen such a mixture before hmph but she is really pretty!

Oldies lol I love when their outfits compliment each other more than when they are exactly the same patterns. Unless the outfits are white then its alright because they just look so clean. Stamp of Approval!

When I tell you this girl had an attitude! Understatement but I do like her dress…………………………….. next

This girl and the last girl were joined at the hip throughout the trip but she was nice and friendly and hilarious!

I just like it, I should probably know why I like things but I dont at the moment. I will work on that.

AWWWWW! lol I hope your happy Sam! and for the thousand time she does not look like kristen.

And then their is this wonderful old woman (well idont know her) but evidently she can dress. I had to sneak a picture of the back so she would not call me a pervert or something .


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Canali Spring 2012

MEN it is high time that you pull your pants up from beneath your bottoms to resurrect the idea of a real man. One with style and dignity and hopefully one who speaks real English lol.  These last few post have been nothing about fashion at all so I am double posting today.  So while doing my random fashion research I find a Canali a new addition to the Milan Fashion Week. Founded in 1934 by Giovanni and Giacomo Canali the second generation of Canali’s now run the show and pride themselves on producing quality clothing.

I love this line and I think I have been neglecting mens fashion all my life. These suits has the expected european cut but what stands out is not the cut but the patterns and the color mixture.  This collection was inspired by all things india including the shoes that I find interesting. Mens feet are usually look like they have been attacked by giant sea turtles so i dont know that i would want them to wear sandles often or at all. TTYL