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SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash

SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash
SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash
SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash
SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash
SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash
SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash
SCAD Presents ‘Gou Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Now Showing at SCADFash

On Sept. 8,  SCADFash presented Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, the exhibition will show until March 4, 2018. SCAD is elated to announce, the show is the first solo museum exhibition presented in the U.S. by the extraordinary Chinese designer, Guo Pei. The exhibition places guests in a different space and time. Each dress, a vignette to Gou Pei’s culture. My favorite narrative comes from the gown layered in red and pink rose petals, and a cape the color of royalty:…

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Zac Posen’s refreshing new idea for NYFW

Zac Posen’s  NYFW Lookbook So many beautiful designers showcased their collection this year for the 2017 NYFW. Notable names like Feny x Puma, Alexander Wang and Rag & Bone to name a few. Except for Zac Posen, who had a new and more refreshing perspective on this year’s collection. Instead of the runways, the fashion designer opted to shoot a look book instead. He chose to feature only two models, Kate Upton and Barbara Fialho to display his collection. Posen…

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Topshop Hires New Creative Director David Hagglund & We’re Expecting Big Changes

Topshop Hires New Creative Director in Everchanging Retail Industry   Soon you’ll find shopping at Topshop is a different experience. According to Vogue, as of Sept.4,  Topshop will hire new creative director, David Hagglund. He will leave his creative agency based in Sweden to bring a new sense of direction for the brand. Those who are stepping down from their current positions, Kate Phelan and Gordon Richardson, are making this all possible. Gordon Richardson, is the current creative director for Topman,…

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Fast Forward // Rewind, Showcases the Photographers You Simply Cannot Miss

Moca GA Pairs With Atlanta Celebrates Photography For A One Of  A Kind Show, Fast Forward // Rewind On Friday, Moca GA in Atlanta had the opening reception for Fast Forward// Rewind. The showcase is a beautiful collection of photographers across the nation, who curator, Mary Wilson Stanley names, The Ones To Watch. The photographers come from various social and economic backgrounds, but have the common goal to produce art that speaks to the soul. The artists are telling stories, protesting…

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Hasani Sahlehe’s Most Recent Installation Takes Religious Tradition & Places It In A Surprising Environment, & Its Brilliant

Photos by Hasani Sahlehe “I confess that I called my ex’s ex and told her she was crazy”and “I want to confess that I have this guilt about talking to multiple women” are just a couple of the dozens of confessions I received as a participant in Hasani Sahlehe’s Performance Installation, Confession, located in Midtown, Atlanta in Colony Square. I sat in a glowing red room behind a dark curtain as viewers walked in, it was my job to greet them…

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Justin Marcus, Founder of Mentor Sixteen, Sets Out To Build Up Young Women in Atlanta & Abroad

Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending Daughters 2016, a one day conference geared toward young women, founded by mentor and life coach Justin Marcus. The conference hit on fundamental keys to establishing healthy habits in relationships, finances and life’s purpose. Yaimet Daniel spoke to the young women on relationships and self worth. Financial expert, Tommy Stapleton educated us on managing finances and Justin Marcus empowered us on the 5 ways to finding purpose. The conference left the young…

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A Tiny Peak Into Art Basel 2016, Showing A Few Of My Favorite Pieces & Installations

Art Basel is the main event of a flux of national and international art fairs in Miami. NADA, Untitled, Pulse, SCOPE and Art Miami are a few of the major fairs held during Miami art week. I was there for a short time, although the fair ran from Tuesday, Nov. 29- Sunday, Dec. 3. During my time I experienced phenomenal works and met incredible artists. Here are a few of my favorite pieces: As you can imagine the art in…

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Closing Reception & Artist Talk- Sisters Song: Awaken// Chroma: Red for Elevate

  The closing reception for Documentary photographer Rose Smith’s series, I am Dying of Thirst- Vine City Matters will be held at Gallery 72 on Friday, Nov. 11th  at  6:00pm.- 8:00p.m. The Exhibition showcases groundbreaking work of female photographers in Atlanta. Pieces range from social injustices documentation to evoking portraiture. Come out and meet some of Atlanta’s most talented photographers.

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SCAD FASH Presents “Carolina Herrera Refined Irreverence”

On May 20th SCAD FASH debuted Carolina Herrera Refined Irreverence. The exhibit upholds to the fashion icon’s upscale aesthetic; pieces include everything from extravagant floral evening gowns, tailored pants- suits and detailed dresses embroidered in beads and metallic sequins. One walk through of the show and the viewer gets a taste of Herrera’s legendary fashion career. Take a peak at some of our favorite looks in the exhibition and make sure to stop by before September 25th to experience the work for yourself….

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Designer Iris van Herpen, Blurs The Lines of Fashion, Technology & Sculpture: Now Showing at The High Muesum Of Art

The Iris van Herpen show debuted at the High Museum of Art on Friday, Nov. 6th. The designs are extraordinary and refreshing, including a diverse collection of 3D printed dresses with ice sculpting illusions to hand sewn feathered pieces.  What is interesting about Van Herpen is her ability to create couture wearable designs that fit well into any high end art gallery. She collides the worlds of performance, fashion, technology and sculpture– a combination not often seen in the fashion…

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