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‘The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits of Corsetry & Binding’ features 18th and 19th Century-style corsets in the Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan’s oldest private home. By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Eight of the most beautiful, bewitching and beguiling women in New York’s long history of seduction will display their wiles in a captivating [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. Why is the name of the company Nicholas Velez? A. Nicholas Velez was started by a mutual vision shared by two young designers by the name of Albert Abreu, 25 and Felix Cepeda, 23. The two designers always shared a dream and idea but it never came into fruition until the loss of [...]
By Frankie Garcia WHIN By Any Means III provided a unique experience last Thursday as the highly anticipated event took centerstage in Negro Claro Lounge in front of a full house. Though the main attractions of the night were all the performers, designers from all over the Washington Heights and Inwood made their presence felt [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. Where does your love of fashion come from? A. To be honest, I am not sure because no one around me ever taught me anything about fashion. Since I was 13 years old, I have self-taught myself everything and I am still learning. I design, sketch, sew and create every [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. How did this event come about? A. The Uptown Fashion Week idea was to create a fashion bridge between the Downtown fashion industry in NYC and the Uptown Area. Our intention was also to highlight the talent of our up and coming Fashion Designers who do not have the resources [...]
Uptown Fashion Week The Triangle Building in Washington Heights 530 w. 166th St. Thursday February 14th, 2013, 6:45 P.M. Check Out: http://uptownfashionweek.com/ We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com
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By SIMONE S. OLIVER For this Intersection video, we went uptown last week to Washington Heights, to 165th Street and Broadway. The late fall has brought myriad weather patterns to the New York area in recent weeks, and we were curious to see not only what the neighborhood styles might be, but also how people [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) The Uptown Renaissance is broader than Broadway. It is not just art, it is not just music, and it is not just culture. This is a political, social, cultural and entrepreneurial revolution that is taking place Uptown. With that said, longtime Uptown Hip-Hop representative [...]
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BY Sasha Inoa (@SashaInoa) Nelson Tavarez is a talented young designer that resides in Washington Heights. Nelson hails from a small town in the Dominican Republic and has been obsessed with fashion since a small child. His perseverance and dedication paid off when he was asked to take part in the Mercedes Benz 2012 Fashion Show [...]
The good folks at Classic Material are showing love to our beloved Uptown with their latest t-shirt. So it’s only right that you stop by Empire Fashion Boutique (4795 Broadway) and reciprocate. Spread love! Check out: http://classicmaterialny.com/ Related: Sip & Shop @ Dyckman Bar ft Classic Material In Pictures Open For Business: Empire Fashion Boutique [...]
Have you ever heard of Barron Wise? Barron is a local Harlem Fashion Designer who’s been creating quality clothing in Harlem for over 10 years. His specialty, as he proudly claims, is “Couture for the Poor”. Barron first entered the fashion world in the early 1990′s. He made a splash with his collection of women’s [...]
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By Nikhita Venugopal, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — Nail art is painting the town this season, with funky colors and designs beating out the single-color look on hands across the city. The Nail Lounge in Inwood has been using the nail as a canvas for almost three years. Owner Qiana Aviles said she believes nail art [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) NYC underground cultural icon and friend to the UC, 40 OZ Van, has a Balmain inspired snapback cap about to drop that has all the those in the know buzzing. Such style luminaries as Vashtie among many others have been seen rocking it. If you know anything about the M.O. of [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. Can you tell us about the new line De-Jé? A. De-Jé (pronounced day-jay) is an independent brand based in NYC. Heavily influenced by sugar skulls and dia de los muertos, De-Jé offers quality goods and solid designs, as well as custom made to order kicks. De-Jé provides a fresh new [...]
Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)
Once again, the awesome Briana E. Heard works her magic Uptown. Click here for more pics. VIBE VIXEN COVER SHOOT [MELANIE FIONA] from [ r2:studios ] on Vimeo. Check out: Vibe’s Sexy St. Patrick’s Day Shoot @ Piper’s Kilt We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) I had the distinct pleasure to be in attendance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in midtown last week for the unveiling of Emilio Sosa’s newest collection, Urban Geisha, sponsored by Ford Motor Company. The new line is a sophisticated mélange of New York City [...]
BY Dominican Pie (@DominicanPie) “I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good.”– Anonymous The camera is one of the true ingenuities of mankind, its right up there with the printing press. The camera and its operator, the photographer, have allowed generations of people to [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) To be completely honest, I was thinking of not going to the inaugural 55 Party at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) that went down on December 29th late last year. After a super busy month, and year for that matter, I was bone tired and on top of that I was [...]