Met ball 2017


It's known as the fashion world's Oscars, but it's a lot more than just a red carpet The Met Gala is more than just the fashion world's version of the Academy Awards. The annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute brings together the biggest names in entertainment, fashion and politics for one night of revelry. Take the world's biggest celebrities, dress them in couture and stick them ... READ MORE

London Mitchell Pop Up Shop


Hi everyone, lately I have been working on my new brand London Mitchell. It is a street wear brand that I started in college back in 201 but now I'm bring this line to life. It will be available for purchase on April 7th, 2017 in Baltimore MD at Pipe Dreamz boutique where they also sell amazing art. The dress code to this event is to come looking amazing ... READ MORE

The Midnight Breakfast event


 I think quite often, what happens in people's minds is that ambition creates an obtainable goal. Baltimore is a tough city with talented individuals and recently I was invited to a event called The  Midnight Breakfast by Chef Andrew Frett, he's known for creating  music, painting and now putting a spin on traditional eating. The event was invite only and was very intimate with all talented individuals that's going ... READ MORE

Blake Bell Interview


In 2016 athletes have became more interesting due to seeing there day to day life on social media. I recently had the chance to interview San Franciscoso 49ers Blake Bell. The football star talked about his life style an more. Check out the full interview below  1. How would you describe your style?I have a “look good, feel good” mentality, and your sense of style describes your personality to people. ... READ MORE

I INEFFABLE Fall/Winter '16 Lookbook


INEFFABLE is owned and designed by 17 year old Zack Fryer. He started the brand when he was just in 8th grade. Now, he is out of high school and is working on INEFFABLE full-time. The brand started with a 12-shirt run of a single design and since then has grown to release bi-annual collections consisting of everything from graphic tees to jeans and complex outerwear. The brand has ... READ MORE

“Were You There?”

ITS HER BIRTHDAY – FOLASADE’S XXV

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Donned our generations “Grace Jones”, NYC Model FOLASADE brought in her new year with fashion, friends, and fierceness. New York City’s fresh and finest flocked to celebrate her XXV BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION.

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The event was was curated by FOLA herself, along with another rising fashion icon Jean Lebrun. Featured photography by Barron Claiborne, Kwesi Abensetts, and Andre Wagner hung on the ever chic exposed brick walls. Musical Acts Moruf, and Iman Omari swayed the crowd to after hour bliss, while MMIJ THE DJ & MELO X hyped the crowd with their back to back crowd pleasers. The fashion impeccable, the vibe remarkable, this party was one not to be missed…..

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Direction / Videography / Post Production | Claudeen Benoit (@claudeenBENOIT)

Photo’s by | KWESI ABBENSETTS

 

 

 

Written By | @claudeenBENOIT | More About FOLASADE | LOVEFOLA.COM | Kwesi Abbensetts Photography | Photo Records

GQ – “SEPTEMBER STYLE EVENT” – HONORING VICTOR CRUZ

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The champagne poured as the energy flowed throughout the crowd this weekend at GQ Magazine’s “September Style Event” – Honoring Victor Cruz. It was hosted at the ultra swanky meatpacking venue, “The Double Seven”, and presented by APMD Energy, True Religion, and Lacoste’s invigorating fragrance, Eau De Lacoste L.12.12.

Mr. Cruz Looked his GQ Best, side by side with his friends, and ever beautiful long time girlfriend Elaina Watley. He was as gracious as the president himself as he greeted the crowd and his supporters with GQ poise and a humble demeanor.

Congratulations to Victor Cruz on his success, and his new family! This was definitely a night for the books…

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Check out ANOTHER FASHION BOOK X BENOIT’s Take on the event Below |

Direction + Post Production | Claudeen Benoit (@claudeenBENOIT)

Videographer | Christos Limniatis