My Resolution – Be better and greater quality because I deserve it

We go Anew,

I’m making it my business to fulfil myself because who else will. I write because I love it, but beyond writing I want to create and serve in all forms no matter the platform. I have been having this weird sensation to transform my living space from a thing I stay in to a place that’s conducive to productivity. It’s giving me the most amazing motivation and I didn’t even want it before November and it’s having me work everyday to make it happen.

At the end of the day as I create I want people to like my stuff but it’s not important for everyone to like it. Which is why I created the type of fashion page I have, it uses my artsy information along with my long time spent with people in fashion along with how I spent my life growing through fashion which has built someone who can talk about it the way I do. For some reason it comes so second to me, like breathing. When things are “easy” to me I shy away from it because it doesn’t invoke a mighty challenge, I’ve decided to fuck that whole mentality off and understand the challenge is success and even greater acceptance. Acceptance of people believing in me and who I truly am as an artist and a creative

I’ve set my sights on being the guy I’ve always wanted to be which is someone that can give people a hand grown with them and be entertaining, literally my definition of someone I like. You may notice I don’t talk about major brands often and when I do it’s a caveat into a deeper conversation, that’s because the brands are only the catalyst into what’s actually happening around the world, they react to us and that’s the information I want people to find. I myself don’t rely on major labels to breathe life into my style or writing and don’t expect it to be the same for others. Whether it’s business; advertising and marketing; corporations fighting. I want us all to understand it for what it is. And really. All of that is fun shit to me Pretty Little Thing and FashionNova is a Hilarious battle to me.

I’m not so conceited to think the culture needs me , this is simply what I enjoy doing and I’d do it for free. (I do it free) I do it for myself, if it helps or if it entertains I’m extremely happy for that. Dearly I am

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Where are all the black supermodels under 25

We go again,

I’ve had this on my mind for a long time, I felt if I didn’t speak about it the topic would just play on my mind forever. This isn’t a slight piece or coming from malice or loathe of what we have but from a place of wanting and asking. Considering the climate I would think it wouldn’t be hard to receive.

As the September issues came out and I’m seeing all these beautiful black women on the covers I said something to myself ‘these are all entertainers’ – it’s a weird thought I know but rock with me – as I look at the beautiful imagery I thought not one of these women are models in the conventional sense, good looking? Yes. But no models. Then I scrounge for a super model in this climate I can point to that is put on a pedestal like Aunty Naomi was in the 90’s. And that made me also realise something, Naomi is the go to black super-model for most campaigns.

I have yet to see a youthful black girl who has been given the attention and opportunity that Naomi has been given. I cannot see it, I have not been privy to it. It’s even silly to compare it to the white & Asian counterparts alike, the super-models there are clear.

I’m talking for black girls and the culture in general I want to see more black women that have had to achieve extraordinary things to get on these covers but ones who are very beautiful very poised and highly trained, the resources are there the models even are, the opportunities for them to shine just are not.