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Style SpotLight: Julia Sarr-Jamois

I was creating an inspiration board for a friends line, Ja Lynette. Watch out for it! So I bought lots of magazines including the one Vogues Special Fashion Issue and I saw her. I don’t know how I never came across her before but secretly I am having a girl crush lol. Her name is Julia Sarr-Jamois which you already know because of the title.

Neon love

Random info: Prada, I watched from Prada to Nada today. I can not wait till I am fashion editor at someones magazine, she looks so important here.

I do not like these shoes. Thats all

I love this hair, it is so epic.

The shoes, well i am not a fan of metallic under any circumstance except being an alien, a magnet, or some form of currency.

Yes, This is Julia I love her (except her shoe game) and her hair (its big enough to be its own entity. ALthough when my hair is that big I will definitely straighten it.

 

 

 

 

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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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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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Reflet de Lumiere August 2010

More from Vlisco……………………………………………………………

 

This collection from Vlisco came out in August of last year but everyone that I know must see all they have to offer one collection at a time. This photography of this collection elucidates the silhouettes and movement with a colourful blurring effect. The designs create a surreal sense of structural forms, an illusion of architectural dimensions. This sensation is enhanced by the visual effect of morphing created by the interaction between shadows and the aura of coloured lights, merging to produce a graphical collection of unique fabrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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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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“Sparkling Grace” Shine Like A Star

If you are not just a general individual you should adore this line from Vlisco. A company that I have just heard about through a friend. Your eyes will pulsate with love of the colourful  fabric collection called ‘Sparkling Grace’ . Feel the sensation of melodious pulsations leading to a spectacle of bright colours. The designs coordinate the rhythm of movement. Clear graphic lines give a feeling of the beat while numerous floral designs make up the melody, blossoming into a range of vibrant fabrics. ‘Sparkling Grace’ pays homage to elegance and femininity, magnifying both your inner and outer beauty. So take the stage and shine like a star.