Meet our style muse Milton Lawrence, photographer, storyteller, problem solver, philanthropist

Describe your personal style.

Grown-Man-ish with eclectic swag

T17_9077Who or what helped cultivate your overall style?

My father, love of travel and West Indian up bringing has played the biggest role in cultivating my style.

What’s a staple item that you can’t leave home without?

Time Piece

 

 

When wearing a tie, which style knot do you prefer?

It really depends on my mood that day, time of day and occasion. My two favorites are the double Windsor and Eldredge knot.

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

I love the process of going to my favorite tailor and customizing suits and accessories.

Do you have a signature fragrance?

Chanel Blue 

What are 3 things you feel a man must have in his wardrobe?

1. Custom Suit 2. GrownManIsh Lapel Pin 3. Italian made dress shoes

What intrigues you most about a woman’s style?

She’s fly when she needs to be, she’s willing to get her hands dirty when the scenario calls for it and most of all she know how to lead her self, her family and others.

What makes a woman sexy?

A woman’s confidence, tenacity and tender is what makes a woman sexy to me.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?

Wolverine

What’s your preference cognac, vodka or bourbon?

Cognac (1738)

Favorite Bond (007): Daniel Craig, Sean Connery or Pierce Brosman?

Sean Connery

Scarface or The Godfather?

The Godfather

 

 

Meet our style muse Kenji Jackson, an educator, mentor, author and well dress man.

Describe your personal style.

For me less is more. I’m not into flashy apparel. I pride myself on being diverse from the board room, to the lounge to the ballgame. I like my clothes fitted and I have a large collection of sneakers.

Who or what helped cultivaKenjite your overall style?

My dad was always really cool so I took a little from him. Outside of that I cultivated my own style based on what I feel looks best on me.

What’s a staple item that you can’t leave home without?

My chapstick (lol)

When wearing a tie, which style knot do you prefer?

I prefer the Windsor and the Trinity Knot

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

Macy’s and DTLR

Do you have a signature fragrance?

Gucci Guilty/YSL

 

What are 3 things you feel a man must have in his wardrobe?

A custom designer suit/Black wing tipped shoes/Pair of Retro Jordans

What intrigues you most about a woman’s style?

Her attention to detail and ability to wear a variety of different styles. Versatility.

What makes a woman sexy?

To me being sexy isn’t about how pretty a woman is. It’s her walk, her voice, the way she dresses, her confidence, the way her lips move when she talks, her scent and her vocabulary.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?

Spiderman! We are built similar and I study spiders. I’ve had them as pets.

What’s your preference cognac, vodka or bourbon?

Cognac… Grand Marnier

Favorite Bond (007): Daniel Craig, Sean Connery or Pierce Brosnan?

Pierce Brosnan

Scarface or The Godfather?

Scarface!

 

 

 

 

Meet our style muse Jermaine Gibbs. A talented, humble, philanthropic well dressed man.

 

DesJG3cribe your personal style.

Trendsetter. Comfortable.

Who or what helped cultivate your overall style?

Looking at various fashions.

What’s a staple item that you can’t leave home without?

Belt and a wife beater.

When wearing a tie, which style knot do you prefer?

Double Windsor

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

Zara

Do you have a signature fragrance?

Tom Ford

What 3 things do you feel a man must have in his wardrobe.

Tailored suit, leather bottom dress shoes, good pair of sneakers (tennis shoes)

What intrigues you most about a woman’s style?

Her shoes

What makes a woman sexy?

The way she dresses.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?

Superman

What’s your preference cognac, vodka or bourbon?

Cognac

Favorite Bond (007): Daniel Craig, Sean Connery or Pierce Brosman?

Sean Connery

Scarface or The Godfather?

Scarface

 

 

Meet our style muse of the week Nakeia Drummond. This lovely lady has a natural talent of inspiring others through her style. Be Inspired!!!

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Describe your personal style.

Versatile. I’m most comfortable in casual chic looks but I love to get glamorous for occasions. Yet most days I’m happily in sweats.

Where do you find inspiration?

InStyle mag and these days the stylish ladies of IG keep me on my toes.

What articles of your style, do you over indulge in?

I don’t think I over indulge in anything. If anything, I under indulge because I don’t like to spend my money. I often feel like I don’t have anything to wear and I really don’t have a lot of pieces. Friends roll their eyes at me when I say that but then they see that I’m actually sharing a closet with my husband and say, wow these are all of your clothes?” I guess I’m good at creating several looks with the same pieces.

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

Zara. Reasonably priced, on trend in a classic way, and great quality for the price. Plus, there is something there for everyone!

Which would you chose a wine cellar, home library, or swimming pool?

Swimming pool….I love to swim. If I could own an indoor pool, that would be the life.

What intrigues you most about a man’s style?

I really enjoy a man who’s style reflects that he understands the importance of fit. I love a well-tailored man…specifically mine.

 If you had to overwhelm one of the 5 senses of everyone you came in contact with for a day, which sense would you chose?

Sight….I guess that makes me a bit shallow. But doesn’t everyone want to be eye-catching?

 If you had a magical power what would it be?

I’d be able to clone myself. I never feel like I get through my goals for a day or season.

 If you came with a caution label what would it say?

Not easily broken or Unforgettable.

If you were described as an experience, what would be the description?

A cross country journey: there will be sun, there will be rain. Beauty in all of it. Likely, once in a lifetime, but in a  sensible and practical way.  Exhausting at times, yet still a thrill. Calculated yet whimsical.

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