CITY STREETS IS THE REAL RUNWAY
Its a new era in fashion, there are no rules !
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Who we are … Express is the style source for fashion-forward young women and men, for everything from first job interviews to weekend parties. We believe in living for the moment, dressing for the moment and having a strong individual style.
MODEL: Jay Griffin / Clothing: www.express.com / Boots: www.stevemadden.com / Styled by Queenie
Street fashion is a broad term for styles and fashions that originate with a subculture or individual as opposed to being driven by the fashion industry.
ALFA CUSTOM CLOTHIERS
Roxanne Smith is the founder of ALFA Custom Clothiers. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Roxanne moved to Norfolk, VA in 1992 and attended Old Dominion University. After years of working in the men’s clothing industry, Roxanne took the next step in her love for fashion and created ALFA Custom Clothiers in 2012. ALFA takes pride in providing exquisitely handcrafted garments with great attention to detail at affordable price points. With a large variety of individual design options and array of high quality fabrics from Italy and Europe, ALFA allows clients to stand out from the crowd and to communicate their individual styles.
Roxanne is a personal clothier and stylist for many clients, from local professionals, community leaders to professional athletes and entertainers. Roxanne loves to give back to our community, annually she host the ALFA Suit Drive, donating professional gently worn suits and accessories to non-profit organizations such as the Fatherhood Mentor Program and That Suits You. This initiative focuses on helping men in our community transitioning back into the work force.
Contact: Roxanne Smith 757-504-ALFA (2532)
MODEL: Richard Micucci / CLOTHING: www.alfaclothiers.com
Though streetwear is often a major fixture in street style — especially as of late — it’s important not to get the two terms confused. For, street style is nothing more than the documentation of someone’s style who happens to be walking on the street. It means nothing more than what dubiously commissioned photographers — or mere iPhone owners — deem worthy enough to snap.
MODEL: Eric Stabb /CLOTHING: Unlmtd Xpression on Instagram
Unlmtd Xpressions offers custom painted, embellished and distressed merchandise. Each item is custom made to the clients preference. Some of the popular items we paint/embellish include leather jackets, hats, shoes, handbags, denim, etc. Using social media in Dec. 2016, I turned my hobby of painting and embellishing clothing into a fashion business resulting in immediate sales. My focus is on building long-term relationships with my clients and providing custom items at an affordable price. The client’s personality combined with my painted original design enhances the garment.
360 VINTAGE BOUTIQUE
4714 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462, (757) 831-4480
360 Vintage Designs has clothing for men and women, particularly those looking for one of kind collections. Every piece at 360 Vintage Designs and More is hand-picked and carefully selected based on quality. The word vintage is copied from its use in wine terminology, as a more Elegant-seeming euphemism for old clothing, in other words… Just like fine wine; VINTAGE CLOTHING GETS BETTER WITH TIME…
MODEL: Tom Gaston / CLOTHING: 360 Vintage Boutique
Street style is a specific fashion style which comes originally from British fashion culture. It is a comprehensive approach to fashion and producing styles which intersect and differ from mainstream fashion considerations.
RECKLESS – Virginia Beach, VA Designer
MODEL: Eric Stabb & Erik Castano /CLOTHING: Visit Reckless on Instagram // Contact: email@example.com
RECKLESS was started in 2008. Working out of his garage with no experience in graphic arts or silk screening, Mario has turned RECKLESS into one of the most recognized clothing lines on the East Coast. Mario is also the Co-Founder of Men’s Fashion Week Virginia. Mario has been in various fashion shows such as Virginia Fashion Week 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016, New York Fashion Week 2013, 2014 and 2015 Miami Fashion Week 2014 and Lawrence Brothers Prime Time Hair Show. He has also been mentioned in various magazines and newspapers such as Black Hair, Floss Magazine, USTYLEU Magazine, Dream Magazine, Size Overrated Magazine and The Virginian Pilot 2014 and 2016. Reckless has been featured in various music videos. Not only does he have a clothing line, Mario also manages one of the hottest up and coming independent artist Rebel J. Rose.
The VALDECIO Collection – Washington, DC Designer
The Valdecio Collection represents a forward-thinking and unique luxury lifestyle. It is for the man who not only wants to make a statement, but has the confidence to know they’re a statement no matter what they wear. For the businessman on the go, the luxurious fabrics not only travel well, but can transition from the board room to a client dinner and everywhere in between. Each product was custom designed for the gentleman who desires quality and experience.
After all, The Valdecio Collection – “It’s Not Clothing, It’s Art!”
Meet the Face of the Valdecio Collection DJ’s (Model) IG – @d_robb
visit today at www.valdeciocollection.com
Mickey Booom – New York Designer
Mickey Freeman also known as Mickey Boooom, is a fashion stylist, fashion editor, and designer, born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His instinctual creative flair has had very early beginnings and there’s no ending in sight. The juxtaposition of growing up in a rough environment, coupled with his attention commanding personal style, created some internal turmoil early on. Though well-liked, the frustration of feeling like he didn’t belong gave birth to his need to make the world more beautiful, which is as strong as his need to breathe air.
His line, FreeMen By Mickey, which was recently showcased for Bahamas Fashion Week, represents the evolution of the masculine silhouette. The name FreeMen is actually a portmanteau that encompasses his profound belief that every human being should experience freedom, true freedom in their lifetime.
“Head over to FREEMENBYMICKEY.COM to check out his latest collection.”