Nicki Minaj X Paper Magazine


In 2014, Kim Kardashian solemnly vowed to “Break The Internet” with her racy Paper Magazine cover, a cataclysmic event that sent the stock market plummeting and thoughtlessly left millions of travelers stranded. Having apparently learned nothing, Paper is now out to “Break The Internet” this time with a new issue featuring Nicki Minaj doing similarly risqué, router-disrupting things. Let us now acknowledge its existence, together. Let us note that the ... READ MORE

The 2 How To’s on HOW TO Maintain a Successful Business, Family and Relationships


As women, we pride ourselves in being the queen of Balance. We do a little shopping, a little business, a little love making, a little cooking, and a little us time. What is becoming a sore popularity is how many businesswomen find themselves wanting to pursue balance yet not having fulfilled roles to do so. What do I mean? In 2012 over 80,000 professional women where quoted as “single”. Let ... READ MORE

London Mitchell Fall/Winter Collecton


The London Mitchell Collection: All eyes were on Antwain Mitchell the creator of AFB and Jasmine Heath as the two fashion entrepreneurs released their highly anticipated collection. In a venue called Pipe Dreamz it was full of fascinated spectators, the Baltimore based duo added an edgy twist to urban contemporary style. Keeping it modern, the ready to wear collection consist of classic and neutral hues. Green, Black, Grey and off ... READ MORE

Sony/Meg artist Que Williams is back"


There is a noticeable difference between today’s R&B and the music of the past. Once upon a time, great vocalists like Michael, Gerald, Luther and Keith had passion in their music. They had romance. The music made love. I ran across Sony/MEG artist Que Williams and I haven't looked back since. Bringing a new flavor to R & B, Que adds in neo-soul, trap and eclectic tunes to his music. ... READ MORE

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

“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

 

 

 

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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