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     I can not tell you enough how grateful I am that you are here with me and supporting my social media. Because of such, I’ve decided to provide you with some vlogs. I’ll be giving you a weekly view into parts of my life with my dog, some of my family and my friends. I hope you enjoy it as much as I’m going to enjoy bringing these things to you. Here’s my latest video. Make sure to like, subscribe, send to your friends, their friends, the people you are trying to start a random conversation with but don’t know how to get their attention….them too. Love you!

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    Lan Yu is an internationally recognized fashion designer based in Beijing, China, known for her elaborate designs and wedding gowns.  With a store in New York City, Yu’s iconic peices are available to the public, including a ready-to-wear collection. On the official website, you can even found out what of Lan Yn’s current collection is trending.  Sit back and enjoy her beautiful work.

 

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    It seems that around this time of the year, Louisiana comes out of the winter and celebrates spring with a series of festivals that generations of families have enjoyed. One in particular that I try to attend every year is the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Nestled between Lafayette and Baton Rouge, Breaux Bridge swells with people from all over the state to experience the taste of crawfish cooked every way possible.

     One of the beautiful things about this festival is that there is something there for everyone, including art from local artists and businesses, carnival rides and ohhhh, so much of that glorious cajun music. Being embedded in southeast Louisiana, some good cajun music will definitely get the crowd on their feet. . Check out a few of my photos from the festival this year:

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     So one of the many beautiful things about living in Louisiana is the ability to have a good time without planning it. This weekend marked the end of the 2018 JazzFest and the 300th Anniversary of the city of New Orleans. While the tickets to such an event may not seem reasonable, having access to stage acts from Anita Baker to Aerosmith makes it worth the wild!

So I didn’t see Aerosmith or Ms. Baker, but I did witness the legendary hiphop master LL Cool J rock the golden mic on JazzFest Congo Square Stage  🔥🔥🔥🔥 Here’s my backstage view:

 

     While spending some time in New Orleans, I decided to take in some of the views I’ve grown up with and share it with you. Being from this great state, I missed it tremendously while I was in the U.S. Army. When I moved to New York, I would make sure I took a vacation to come back around this time of the year. Here’s some photos so you can take in the beauty and uniqueness of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana in the French Quarter:

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     Throughout my travels in an unbiased quest to bring to my audience fashion and the unique designers behind them, my recent travels took me into the city of Chicago, affectionately known as the ‘Heart of America’. My destination in the Windy City? Midwest Fashion Week of course, which was founded and guided by Mr. Berny Martin.

Berny Martin: Founder of Midwest Fashion Week and CatouWear

Berny Martin: Founder of Midwest Fashion Week and Catou Wear

As a fan of Mr. Martin’s work, I have followed Midwest Fashion Week over the years as they have acquired numerous mentions in notable magazines such as IndyStar.com (USA Today)ELLE Men, and Ok! Magazine. Midwest Fashion Week not only brings forth talent and visions via the runway, but also raises money for charities and non-profit organizations.

     Mr. Martin is no ordinary Haitian-born gentleman with just ‘good taste’, but an international fashion revolutionary in his own right. Notably a graduate of Purdue University, Berny Martin is also the Founder and CEO of Catou Wear, which serves on leaps and bounds beyond simply ‘made’ fashion designs.

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     Martin’s Catou Wear brings on a personalization of tailoring, sophistication, elegance and flare. His love and passion for customizing designs to compliment the client’s personality proves true, even in his own personal attire. A gentleman indeed and a lover of the craft, Berny Martin has been bringing stunning artistry to the runway all over the world. I personally came into contact with Catou Wear via Couture Fashion Week in 2015, Times Square, New York. 

As I bring to you the designers of MidWest Fashion Week, please know that hard work, dedication and love of the art assisted Mr. Berny Martin and his team in making this magic come to life. 

 

 

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    While the fashion community is a bit tensed right now (all over the world, actually) with this …..I’ll call it the ‘Polyvore Scandal’, I want to step away and give you insight into my own experiences that I have been going through in the realm of fashion. 

 If you are following me on other social media platforms (check my social media links under my photo 👈🏽👈🏽), you’ll notice that I’m not only a blogger, but have worn a few hats in my time here on this Earth.  As a military veteran and law enforcement veteran, being a blogger has proven to be challenging in itself. Despite that, I make an over-extended effort to come out of hiding in my office and attend these events so that I can share them with you  😃

I am sure you are wondering where this is coming from and, to be quite frank with my audience, it has been something that I have labored over. When you read my thoughts and opinions on experiences I have bared witness to, please do not lose the fact that I am just like you, an audience to what is around me or that in which I am exposed to. I bring those experiences to you here, in this blog. 

While on the road driving nearly seven hours to Austin, Texas for Fashion Week, my mind kept going back to my first Fashion Week, which took place in New Orleans a few weeks prior. It was as if I was meant to be there, although I knew no one. As a blogger, I had access to the runway just as the other social media and press entities had. Its probably the only reason this Fashion Week was difficult to digest. I know little about being on this side of the camera or how smaller media entities are treated. With that in mind, I will look at each fashion event as a learning lesson. While I was in a bad position and had little opportunity to take good photos to share with you, out of nearly 600 photos, I can bring to you the ones I am sharing in this post.

     I have no information on the designers to credit or link their work so you can further research them, their brand, stores, or their collections directly. Please enjoy what I have brought back to you and I hope that as I become more fluent in the way in which things operate for small social media platforms as mine, I hope to bring you better content references.

Enjoy your day ✨

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Some parts of the world are still experiencing the chilling bite of winter. There’s nothing like biting back at the cold with a sizzling-hot fashion set to from Polyvore’s creative designers. I must say, the sets that I’ve come across have been so inspiring in their own individual ways. Every fashion set brings its own unique flare and What’s Your Chic is proud to have its products featured all over the world. 
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Mardi Gras is over ☹️☹️☹️ but I had a good time!!!!! Although I live about an hour away, going to The Big Easy is always an exciting trip for me. Here’s a picture I took at the 2018 Zulu BigShot ball at the Hyatt Regency – New Orleans 

 

I want to personally thank the staff at the Hyatt Regency – New Orleans for their professionalism. I was merely a guest for an event and was given optimum treatment. 

I’ll be making a post on Mardi Gras in the near future and the greatness in and around New Orleans.


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Who doesn’t like a fresh outfit to start off the new year? Exactly, everybody like a new set to build up their fashion, or even just to give off some new ideas.  Here are a few. 

 

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