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Photo: Me, Jamie Raddatz (photographer) honored bloggers Carisha Simmons of RunwayInk & Mohammed Shariff of Fame Appeal

This past week I recieved a award for Top Tri-state fashion bloggers along with Carisha Simmons of RunwayInk & Mohammed Shariff of Fame Appeal at Philadephia’s Premiere Networking Event, The IN Crowd.  Each blogger was recognized for their hard work and achievements in Philadelphia’s fashion community. Being that I am new to blogging as of November 28,2010 I am truly honored to receive this award & for the support from my friends, family & all those congrats tweets.

The event was an evening of networking for the Philadelphia Fashion Industry featuring vendors from makeup, hair care and business services as well as live makeup and hair styling demonstrations. In attendance were industry heavy hitters and fashion presentations from new boutiques, designers and stylist. All these components made for a great night and I am truly grateful to have been apart of it.

King’s Wardrobe Description:

  • Brooks Brothers Blazer
  • Glasses by Cazel
  • Fred Perry plaid button up
  • Chinos by Club Monaco
  • Snakeskin shoes by Giorgio Bertini

Sabir of www.mensstylepro.com & Myself

Sherwin Raven the CEO, of the Fashion Marketing and Development Group launched this stellar night as a tool to bring forth the fellow fashion pioneers and up and coming faces in the city.

Photos by Hercules W. Jones

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“Back when they thought pink polos would hurt the Roc…” -Kanye West

Your typical wardrobe is full of blue, brown, black, white and grey. It’s ok to play it safe but try infusing a variety of colors into your wardrobe and you’ll be glad you did it. The usually feminine color pink, is something most men feel like they can’t pull off. → Read more

“Working outside of my comfort zone”

Check out my cameo at the 1:07 mark on this year’s Roots Picnic Rewind Video shot by the Young King Yahya Ismail for OkayplayerTV. As soon as I walked into the picnic I was asked to say a few words. Lately I have been in front of the camera a lot. It’s not really my forte but neither was public speaking at one point. I am learning to adapt to my environment and step outside my comfort zone. As time progresses I get more & more comfortable being someone with a voice and sharing that voice with others. K.R.T.

Philadelphia INdustry Night

Jun 20, 2011

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This Thursday, 6-23-11, I will be presented with an award  as one of the top Philly Fashion bloggers along with Mohammed Shariff of Fame Appeal and Carisha Simmons of RunwayInk at the IN Philadelphia event. The event will host seminars, a fashion show, and different displays from stylists and top make-up artist in the city while showcasing some of Philadelphia’s up & coming high-end boutiques and vintage shops.

Come and check out live demos by Hairstylist Tyree Williams Kelly and Makeup Artist Tamika Daniels. Also there will be product vendors, luxury hor d’ourves and dessert bar.

Advanced tickets are almost sold out. Purchase your tickets online at http://www.jointheincrowd.net/ This event does have a capacity limit and you do not want to miss The Premiere Networking Event for the Fashion Industry.

Philadelphia INdustry Night
June 23, 2011
7pm-10pm

The Soup Factory Studios
6143 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144

I recently did a photo shoot with Cultured Couture Vintage modeling some of the great pieces they carry in the store. A collaboration of 6 models, we were able to put our own twist on the store’s rare pieces. The best thing about Cultured Couture Vintage is that they carry high quality vintage from exclusive brands like Lanvin, YSL, polo Ralph Lauren, Gianfranco Ferre, Paul Smith, Ozwald Boateng, Brooks Brothers, Louis Vuttion and many more.

Photos were taken by Bryant Nnadi. Cultured Couture Vintage owned by Erik Honesty

Check out some of the pictures from the shoot

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