An Interview with Yogi Kevion Devanté

An Interview with Yogi Kevion Devanté

"Yoga is consciousness, the union of mind, body and soul," said Mississippi native and yogi Kevion Devanté. Kevion is an artist skilled in many areas. He is a photographer, model and musician. He also loves yoga. Yoga is Kevion's favorite. "I started practicing yoga after years of marching in high school and college bands initially for body and mind rehabilitation purposes," said Kevion. "It was my way of keeping my vehicle refurbished, balanced and aligned." A study abroad trip to Asia allowed Kevion to start and cultivate his own unique yogic flow by incorporating other learned asanas and martial arts techniques....Read More
D E M I B L V C K D E S I G N S

D E M I B L V C K D E S I G N S

Designer Demetrius Blayde never ceases to amaze his fans. The photos below displays Blayde's new designs. This is his concept behind the shoot: The concept of this shoot is leaning on the three-part collection starting with Kelcie 8. She represents the girl I wanted to date. This shoot describes the date night, part-two, the Date Night In Dubai collection. The date is going well, but Kelcie is a free spirit. She's a butterfly who deserves her freedom but this doesn't sit well with him. This spirals into the Bleu Collection in which he is wearing a piece from. She is...Read More
In the Spotlight With Model Sanvernetas Thomas

In the Spotlight With Model Sanvernetas Thomas

I met Sanvernetas Thomas freshman year at Mississippi State University. He was one of the first people I met, and the only person I felt comfortable being around on what seemed like such a huge campus. We connected instantly. He has the most free-spirited and vibrant personality anyone would love being around. After freshman year, Sam left and moved back to his small hometown of Mantachie, Mississippi, but we kept in touch. Sam's the type of friend you don't have to talk to every day, but when you do, the conversations are long and always filled with light and love. After...Read More
An Interview with Photographer Chauncey Mangum

An Interview with Photographer Chauncey Mangum

I read a quote once from American photographer Ansel Adams that said, "Some photographers take reality and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation." Mississippi photographer Chauncey Mangum is no stranger when it comes to picking up a camera. He knows exactly how to capture the image he wants. He has a keen eye and displays great sense of direction when it comes to photography. One can learn quite a bit from him. Fioreme writer Jarquita Brown met Chauncey about...Read More
An interview with fashion designer Demetrius Blayde (Part 1)

An interview with fashion designer Demetrius Blayde (Part 1)

It all started inside of his 8th grade journal. He would write short films, poems, and brainstorm fashion ideas. 29-year-old fashion and graphic designer Demetrius Blayde says he was very imaginative growing up. "I've always compared stories to just about everything. I compare stories to certain songs I love, to certain funny real life situations, and even to the way I design," said Blayde, adding, "It's almost like I design for the characters in the stories in my head at times. It's a little weird." Blayde laughs. The Memphis, Tenn. native recently moved to Atlanta, Ga. He designs for three...Read More
Ds1: Interview with Fashion Designer Brittany Henderson

Ds1: Interview with Fashion Designer Brittany Henderson

Published runway and print model Brittany Henderson earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences degree with a concentration in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Mississippi State University in 2016. Currently residing in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the 23-year-old left her hometown of Jackson in Mississippi to pursue her fashion career further. She currently works for Winston Retail as a visual merchandiser. In 2013, she began her own fashion label called Brittani Ariana, and her work has been showcased in many fashion shows in the state and other places as well. Her designs have also been featured in a few Mississippi magazines...Read More
Jourdan Dunn blooms on FASHION Magazine May 2017 Issue

Jourdan Dunn blooms on FASHION Magazine May 2017 Issue

May 2017 Cover Star for FASHION Magazine is Jourdan Dunn. In May's issue, the 26-year-old supermodel talks about her struggles growing up, her seven-year-old son, Riley, the importance of social media, her upcoming clothing line, and the need for diversity in the modeling industry. During an interview with FASHION, Dunn stated, "I don't want to talk about [diversity] anymore. I feel like we're going backwards. We take one step forward and then 10 steps backward." [gallery ids="1661,1660,1659,1658" type="square" columns="2"] Throughout Dunn's spread, she models in bold spring prints with a lot of florals. [gallery ids="1657,1656,1655" type="rectangular"] You can learn more about this...Read More