Yeezi Ditches Nike for Adidas
Nov26

Yeezi Ditches Nike for Adidas

Kanye Ditches Nike for Adidas Deal   While on his radio promo tour run, Kanye West hit up Hot 97′s Angie Martinez to discuss his current situation in the world of  fashion, music, fatherhood, and even love life with Kim (who was also present with him during the interview). During the interview he mentioned the struggle between him and Nike over the partnership and the business side of thing such as royalties for his...

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Must Have Dope Boy Magic
Jun20

Must Have Dope Boy Magic

Support and watch it grow! Summer won’t be the same.. The lifestyle brand, Dope.Boy.Magic has all the gear that’ll “make the trap say, Aye!” Their versatile approach to typical street wear apparel definitely brings the hood to the mainstream fashion world. The brand has reached the likes of your favorite rappers such as Trinidad James, and have released their latest Spring/Summer 2013 Collection ”Rest In Fits”...

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Trump Show Lumen Chicago – Fashion
Apr23

Trump Show Lumen Chicago – Fashion

Brooke Mackie (The Mackie Firm) Last Thursday at Lumen, Brooke Mackie presented her debut fashion event, “The Trump Show”.  The Trump Show at Lumen  showcased some of Chicago’s hottest designers and boutiques! We had a great time while watching the gorgeous models strut in inspiring designs from: Everything Lovely, Veronica Ariel, Epitome, Casket, Fashion Geek, Leek O Vision, Jennifer Nashea and Buck50Brand! Pure...

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Casket Coke Wave Spring 2013
Apr09

Casket Coke Wave Spring 2013

Casket presents.. The first preview of its Spring 2013 collection entitled “Coke Wave” See more from this collection here:...

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JEREMIH “Late Nights” event (Chicago)
Aug29

JEREMIH “Late Nights” event (Chicago)

 JEREMIH’s “Late Nights Mixtape” event in downtown Chicago.. was one of the Summers best events. Jeremih had the entire music out in full force to support the city’s Prince of R&B.  From Avery Smith (Novak Music) to Willie Taylor formally of Day 26, LEP Bogus Boy Chicago’s hottest rap group and many more.  Held in the Nike showroom off of Lake Street the atmosphere was set and the Grey Goose Cherry...

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Waiting For SNOW
Dec26

Waiting For SNOW

A cold winters day in December… It gets dark out so early now so I figured I’d make the most of it and shoot the story at night. I had the opportunity to capture SNOW on a cold winter night in Chicago. Credits Photographer – Charles Andre Thomas Model – SNOW The camera fell in love with her immediately. Every shot was captivating encouraging me to shoot more. I came up with this idea out of no where. In the end, we...

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Fashion Affair Stylist Showcase
Aug02

Fashion Affair Stylist Showcase

  On Sunday, July 31 Kiss Magazine covered Fashion Affair Stylist Showcase on Block 37 at Akira in Downtown Chicago. It was presented by Aaja Corinne an upcoming Fashion Stylist based out of Chicago. She showcased about 25 looks worn by some of Chicago’s hottest models. The event was a great experience it really showed the potential of the upcoming talent from Chicago.       CREDITS Models and Show...

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Transforming Vicki Valencourt
May18

Transforming Vicki Valencourt

I’m really excited about this new editorial that we’ve been stewing on for a while called “The Glamorous Rebel”.  I caught a flight to Chicago where I met up with Makeup artist Tinaya Weems and model Vicki Valencourt to plan, execute and shoot it. Somewhere along the way we got to talking about Spring Glam and fashion and whats going to be hot this year… so they’re going to help show you a few tips...

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Kitty in a Cold City: A Fashion Story
Jan12

Kitty in a Cold City: A Fashion Story

The winters in Chicago are BRUTAL… seriously some of the coldest that I have seen and dealt with since the days of my youth in Syracuse, New York. However when my buddy Kathryn Chizuko (whom we affectionately call KAT) came in town … we decided it was time to rage against the elements and finally work together for the betterment of mankind or some shit like that. It was not only my first time working with Kat, but my first...

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VIBE THURSDAYS – CONCRETE ROSE FASHION SHOW
Aug19

VIBE THURSDAYS – CONCRETE ROSE FASHION SHOW

Concrete Rose one of Chicago’s premier agencies recently put on a fashion show at Club Vibe. The show displayed an variety of pieces from lingerie to elegant dresses. Promoters in Chicago have recently brought the fashion industry into the nitelife with shows such as this. We were on hand to capture some video of the show. KISS Magazine is the only high end urban magazine that is free to the fashion and entertainment...

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