Interview: Fashion Designer René Mejia Talks NYFW

Interview: Fashion Designer René Mejia Talks NYFW

  22-year-old fashion and graphic designer René Mejia made his first appearance in New York Fashion Week last year to showcase his Spring/Summer 2017 capsule collection of evening wear at The Art Institute fashion show. The collection was inspired Edgar Degas' painting The Rehearsal. The collection featured an edgy and androgynous look with a soft and feminine pallet of colors and silhouettes. "The whole experience at New York Fashion Week was weird," René laughs. "I don't know how to explain it, it's like you're so nervous, but you're excited, but you also feel like you're about to reach something big,...Read More
Cemetric Derell: Beauty Meets Luxury

Cemetric Derell: Beauty Meets Luxury

 "Fashion means to express yourself. It's like an identity of you or who you're becoming. It's always evolving." 24-year-old Moorhead, Mississippi native, Cemetric Derell began his career as an independent designer in 2012. Since then he has created a well-crafted, high quality brand that specializes in luxury handbags and accessories. Derell says his love for fashion and design is a gift God blessed him with and a gift that was passed down from his great grandmother. "I come from a family full of creative and talented individuals," Derell says. Derell's luxury handbags and clutches has been seen on numerous celebrities,...Read More
Justin Gandy: The Creation of OMNI

Justin Gandy: The Creation of OMNI

  "I feel great today, as if there is a change in the universe that is in my favor. I also feel extremely optimistic about life, and that outlook has not and will not change." A while back Justin Gandy took me on an adventure to the Noxubee Refuge in Starkville, Mississippi. It was my first time ever going there. I learned that he knows just about the name of every tree, flower, and plant that our Creator has placed on this earth. After a few lessons from him, I quickly learned what a Crepe Myrtle and a Ginkgo tree looks...Read More