Award Banner

PARISH CHIC: The Essence Music Festival

Street Photeaux:

Style on the Spot: The Essence Music Festival

new orleans fashion

Tarriona "Tank" Ball, a vocalist from New Orleans. Styled by Tiffany Terrell in Ariel Vintage. 

new orleans fashion

new orleans fashion

Steven Putt, director of marketing and public relations at Saks Fifth Avenue in New Orleans. Shirt: Turnbull & Asser from London's Savile Row; Tie: Carrot & Gidds, a tie company founded in Boulder, Colorado.

new orleans fashion

Shoes: made exclusively in Italy for Maus & Hoffman, a Florida company.

new orleans fashion

Renata Granger, exercise physiologist from New Orleans. Pants: Forever 21; Shoes: Sears. 

new orleans fashion

new orleans fashion

southern fashion new orleans

Aulston Taylor of New Orleans, former college-baseball player at Texas Southern University, now a sales and marketing executive in New York.

southern fashion new orleans

Taylor was recently named Essence magazine Single Man of the Month

new orleans fashion

My nephew Rahsaan Ison and the actor Craig Robinson. 

new orleans fashion

Charles Lumar, a musician from New Orleans. 

new orleans fashion

new orleans fashion

Dr. Chris Voigt, a seersucker enthusiast from New Orleans. 

new orleans fashion

Christian Joyner, a banker from Charlotte. Jacket and shirt: Ralph Lauren; Pants: J. Crew; Shoes: Cole Haan

new orleans fashion

Christian is a member of the newly formed Southern Gentelemen's Council.

new orleans fashion

Stevona Elem Rogers, manager of teacher leadership and development at Teach for America - Greater New Orleans 

new orleans fashion

Dress: Hemline, a boutique in Uptown New Orleans

new orleans fashion

Nephew Tommy, a comedian on The Steve Harvey Morning Show and the mainstage host at the Festival

new orleans fashion

An associate of Nephew Tommy

new orleans fashion

Angela L. Young

new orleans fashion

Roland S. Martin

new orleans fashion

Me and Roland S. Martin, making peace. 

new orleans fashion

Dana Chanel, salon owner and celebrity hairstylist, Jon of Jerk and Jon Couture, Thomasina "Goo Goo" Atkins, stylist for the multi-Grammy award-winning Gospel group Mary Mary, and Angela L. Young, media relations.

 


 

Upcoming Event:

L. Kasimu Harris will be participating in a reading with the Melanated Writers Collective this Saturday, June 14, at 4 p.m. at Cafe Treme. 

blog comments powered by Disqus
Connect:
  • Find Us on Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Flickr
  • YouTube
Somewhere in the South

Digital Editions

  • Zinio
  • Kindle
  • Nook

One year for only $19.98

Orders outside the US