Posts filed under “Culture”

NYFW House of Aama

Scene: Spring/Summer 2022 collection, titled “Salt Water” was set in a fictionalized Black resort community called Camp Aama referencing the Black community’s seafaring legacy and beach havens they fostered. Through clothing, the House of Aama set the scene in a vacation community similar to ones that flourished in the early 1900s in the US.“We really consider ourselves […]

NYFW Cynthia Rowley (part two)

Scene: Spring/Summer 2022, with a sunset Lady Liberty view from the tip of Manhattan’s Wagner Park. “I’m slightly Y2K-obsessed, but not too much,” designer Cynthia Rowley said following her playful and feminine show. Rowley combined her various categories — swim and surf, girly occasion and daywear, and sporty leisure layers into one collection that embodied […]

StockadeFaire

On a cold Winter night I’m remembering this warm and fun day in October.Scene: StockadeFaire, Day into Night. A Block Party that took over Wall and North Front Streets in Kingston, coinciding with One Mile Gallery Janet Hicks OMGArtFaire.Sean B Nutly of bluecashew Kitchen worked with his life and business partner JT McKay, and with Lovefield […]

OMGArtFaire

Scene: Opening Night with Janet Hicks and Sean B. Nutley. The celebration of the arts in Kingston in the Hudson Valley featured a curated selections of 22 fine art galleries and artists from NYC and other states for the first annual OMG ArtFaire. It is an initiative of Janet Hicks, Gallerist, Owner, One Mile Gallery, […]

Happy Halloween

Scene: A spooky, fun, and happy gathering at Paul and Christina’s place around the corner. A big fantasy fish with big fangs at the front door, inspired by the anglerfish. Paul O’Connor, former technical director and stage designer at Vassar College, is now Designer and Owner of his woodworking and design studio. He created this […]