Thank you to everyone for coming out last night to help us celebrate celebrity stylist, Mary Lafayette‘s recent signing to the Victoria Agency at our shopping party at Te Casan. As you know, we donated 20% of the evenings proceeds to the American Cancer Society (thanks everyone for your support).Angela Hunte (The Victoria Agency) and I would like to especially want to thank our hostess, Bre Scullark (of America’s Next Top Model and Ford Models), her publicist Michelle Huff (Huff Entertainment) and our sponsors Kyotofu Desserts, Cibu, White Diamond Vodka, Red Bull, Smooth Movements Car Service and Giant Magazine.
A very special thank you is in order for Consuela and Maureen of Steel Petal Media who helped us make this celebration possible and of course our venue for the evening, Te Casan (thank you Dexter Tull and the rest of the staff for making our shopping experience an enjoyable one).
We also want to take a moment and recognize a few individuals for their continued support: Mark Harper (The Live on 5th Group), Roel Springer (Elseon), Matthew Dorsey (Dorsey & Dorsey Advertising), Charlene Spiller (of Houston-based Culture Salon and also a signee to the Victoria Agency who provided styled the hair and make up of our hostess at last night’s event), DJ Parallax (who due to technical difficulties was unable to spin last night but still showed his support driving all the way from DC for the event), Joanne Joo,Khaalida Jones, Chuck Holliday (Digital first/ Giant Magazine for providing the photo coverage of the event), model Travis Jackson, Johanna Guevara (7one8 Design), Danny Rodriguez (Creative Exchange), Tai Chunn (MVC Productions Management), Aminah Benjamin (The Ghost of Fashion), Shauntell Richardson, Theo Hackney (Theo Courtnay), Precise and Tramp (Lady and a Tramp Productions), Mahmoud Fleary (Maino’s Management), Amaris Acosta (Miss New York United States),Porschia Epps, Don Richardson and Mu-Mean (DeNotes Entertainment), Bernie (Cocoachic) and Maatira (henna body artist and spoken word artist).
And last, but certainly not least, special thanks to R&B artist Ashanti who came through towards the end of the event to show her support.
(N.B. Pictures from this event will be featured in an upcoming issue of Giant Magazine. I will keep you posted on which issue.)