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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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It is about that time!!!

Thank you for coming here today on this auspicious day in history everyone. We have gathered here to lay to rest a particular shoe that brought me so much joy.

HAHAHA just kidding guys, but seriously these shoes had to go they were ripping up on the inside, outside, everywhere really but they were oh so comfortable. Anyways fro the enjoyment of all eyes I have finally found and purchased a suitable replacement for my beloved shoe. This cheetah/leapord (I can never tell which is which) print shoe came home with me on the day of Macy’s One day sale and I have loved it ever since. By the way the shoes are textured not just leapord print so it feels like animal too. Unfortunately I accidently bought the wrong size but that not the point here.

REST IN PEACE……………………….. as you go through the garbage shoot and hopefully are turned into recycled paper of some sort.


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Gallery of Poems

This is the first collection from Vlisco since the dutch company was bought by international private equity group, Actis. In the business of fashion, boardroom decisions can have an effect on the creative side. For Vlisco, this shift in ownership seems very positive. The new collection is dramatic and romantic. We especially love the majestic backdrop of these ad campaign images as well as the styling and the models ‘royal’ gait.

Once upon a time, Vlisco created a mysterious new fabric collection called ‘Gallery of Poems’. Dreams wander, floating into your own fairyland. Step into a new world and view the designs as objects of inspiration. Some designs will magically transform into a piece of art, adding a romantic touch to the poetic drama, while others illustrate a surrealistic passing of time. The decorative collection is intensified by a flamboyant colour palette. ‘Gallery of Poems’ makes you feel like a fairytale beauty.


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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!