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 Model Sanvernetas Thomas

Seven Questions with Model Sanvernetas Thomas

Jar Brown: What does fashion mean to you? Sanvernetas Thomas: Fashion is a way of expression; an art I'm truly in love with. My style is very unique, outside the box. Many call my fashion sense "Missy Elliot" and she's actually who I'm inspired by. I'm not a fan of trends nor fast fashion. To me, it's about how I'm feeling, which personality do I want to be today, or do I want to make the public talk about me lol. JB: Your "Androgynous Series" is one of my favorite series you've done so far. Each photograph was captured so...Read More
Breast Cancer Survivor Gabrielle Curb

Breast Cancer Survivor Gabrielle Curb

She's a lover of all things fashion and beauty and has the most uplifting and radiant personality. She's also a 27-year-old breast cancer survivor. Her name is Gabrielle Curb. A few weeks ago when I returned to work, I wanted my first story back to be a feature of a breast cancer survivor in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I had been following Gabrielle's story on Facebook for about two years. Throughout her entire journey, I watched how she exuded so much confidence. We had about an hour conversation over the phone. Full of smiles, laughter and a few...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
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 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