Posts filed under “Personal Style”

Sunflowers and Silk

Scene: A week in the life of a scarf. DiFiore New York sunflower silk scarf and sarong which are part of the ‘Floral Seas’ collection. Their eco-friendly scarves are 100% lightweight silk twill printed by fine Italian artisans. Ms. DiFiore’s seasonless wearable silk art scarves are modern classics with a luxurious feel. For day or night, casual yet elegant. They are produced in […]

Summer

Scene: Summer wear. Bold colors, some like it hot. Pinks trend and a celebration of hues. Maxi and midi dresses, mini and micro skirts. Light weight designer coats and tailored blazers. Black and white of course and beigh too. Airy sheer fabrics and subdued flashes of skin. Florals and patterns, but mostly solids. Underwear outerwear and printed chiffon. Kicks, slides, sandals, clogs, Birkenstocks, Doc Martens, and high heels. All on […]

Joey Mills Tribute

Scene: Celebration of the Life and Work of Joey Mills. Joey was the first black makeup artist with a focus in fashion and editorial. The co-hosts, Vanessa Noel, Luxury Shoe Designer, Hotelier, Gallery Owner, and Philanthropist; and Barry Weinbaum, Creative Consultant; created a touching remembrance environment to honor Mr. Mills. The venue was at Vanessa Noel’s […]

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 […]

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 […]