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PARISH CHIC: Shindig Teaser

Billy Reid's Shindig No. 4

in Florence, Alabama

I had to leave New Orleans for Birmingham, due to the hurricane, so this week will just be a teaser. But, at least for a day, Birmingham gets to be Parish Chic. So, tweet @parishchic if you know about any fashionable happenings in the area or just happen to be pretty dandy yourself!

Next week's column will have an interview with Billy Reid and a video of the designer answering Parish Chic's five fashion questions. Also, there will be photos of Alabama Shakes, Wild Cub, The Weeks, and the stylings of the guests at Shindig No. 4 in Florence, Alabama. Stay tuned for my return to New Orleans next week, where hopefully everyone will be safe and dry.

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Photos by Angie Mosier

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Elizabeth Moore, of Green Olive Media, with shoes by Billy Reid.

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The Weeks from Jackson, Mississippi.

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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes from Athens, Alabama.

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Tasty offerings from Grits & Griades with John Currence.

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Wild Cub from Nashville, Tennessee.

 


 

Street Photeaux

Style on the Spot: Local 21 LA SEIU Social Justice Social at M. Francis Gallery

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Ameca Reali (left), a lawyer and co-founder of Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana, in gap shirt and shorts and vintage blazer, and J.R. Ramakrishnan, a fiction writer, in J brand jeans, vintage purse, and La Dolce Vita shoes.

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Me demonstrating how to pose for a picture. Photo by J.R. Ramakrishnan.

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Tavi Riddle, visual art specialist at Langston Hughes Academy.

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Taslim van Hattum, who works at the National Institutes of Health. 

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The gallery owner, M. Francis (right), with her husband.

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Toshihde Iwata, Miki Tsutsui PhD, Ken Yamazaki PhD, Akira Yonezawa, and Koshi Endo from the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training

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“We are researching new labor in America for moderate- to middle-income workers, whose situations and work environments are the same in Japan,” Ken Yamazaki said. He said community and grassroots labor unions that are interested in helping workers started here twenty years before Japan. So, the group is stateside to study various labor models during their nineteen day trip from Japan and will visit most major cities in America.

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