The Millennials of Dallas

The Millennials of Dallas

We all love some good reality television, right? Then you all should check out The Millennials of Dallas web series created by producer Dorian Payton. After watching the first episode of The Millennials of Dallas, my eyes were glued to my phone screen waiting to see what happens next. I caught up with Dorian a few weeks ago hoping he'll give me some more insight on what would happen next during Season 1 of The Millennials of Dallas, and he simply replied, "Well, I don't want to give too much away," but I did get insight on why he decided...Read More
Seven Questions with Designer Derrick Perkins

Seven Questions with Designer Derrick Perkins

Greenville, Mississippi native Derrick Perkins recently debuted his first runway collection for his DorettaLang Company label at the Pink the Runway Fashion Show in Jackson, Mississippi. Pink the Runway is one of the biggest fashion shows in the Jackson area. It gives many new and up-and-coming designers an opportunity to showcase their collections. The show was also created for a good cause. It is to raise awareness on one of the most common cancers diagnosed in women in the United States: Breast cancer. I had the opportunity to interview Perkins about his first fashion show and collection. Check out our seven-question...Read More
An Interview with Portraitist @SydneyVanLeigh

An Interview with Portraitist @SydneyVanLeigh

[gallery ids="2973,2974,2972" type="rectangular"] It was a few months ago when American portraitist Sydney Van Leigh Armer moved to New York City after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Mississippi State University. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, the 24-year-old digital content creator and photographer decided to pursue her dreams in photography and fashion after switching her major from Pre-Veterinary Science. Since her career in photography began, Sydney's work has been published in the Streetcar Creative Arts Journal, a creative journal curated by her alma mater. She has also been featured on well-known fashion blogs such as Black Fashion,...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