JEZ Magazine - Fourth issue

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MAGAZINE

Fashion. Culture. Philanthropy.

BACK ON HER FEET...

ISSUE 4 / 2020

Ana Villafane the beautiful

IN ALL HER GLAM & GLORY

Bellezza

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JOE’S HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS

I love this super chic terracotta pomegranate soaked in Santa Maria Novella’s Melograno fragrance oil. You can place it in your bathroom or on a shelf and it lasts for at least 6 months. Never overpowering, always chic.

This cleanser for the hands is an incredible fragrance that always impresses guests. If you’re feeling generous, give this as pairing with the pomegranate.

A small box is always a chic gift for a man or a woman. This croc box from L’Objet is a favorite of mine. Perfect for a gentlemen’s dresser or cocktail table.

Who doesn’t love a throw from Hermes? I am obsessed with this double sided (reversible) balnket in light grey or ‘galet’

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As a former stylist, one of my favorite aspects of interior design is textile selection. I love adding a pop of color with the Fortuny collection of fabrics and L’Objet has collaborated with Fortuny with a collection of bowls. These are so chic for entertaining or for use with cereals or soups to accompany a clean contemporary collection of tableware.


JESSE GARZA

GUIDE

JESSE’S HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS

I love this hand painted, deep ocean blue enamel band that frames the sapphire drops while setting itself apart from all other rings. Julie Baker jewelry. juliebakerdesign.com

This hand soap duo not only cleanses, nourishes and softens but it also has the most exceptional cirtusy and woody smell. www.sendhula.com (great little gift site)

Marrero Collections’ take on their masks is unique and fun using a diverse range of patterns that you’ll be sure to love.

Dior bucket hat. These Dior hats are sophisticated yet fun - the perfect accessory to step up any look.

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Le Labo Santal 26 Candle. This is one of Le Labos most popular candles, filling your space with a gentle yet smoky scent. I also love the minimalistic design perfect for any home.


editor’s

letter

HelloReader,

We hope to immerse you into a world of original fashion, style and vivid creativity. Most importantly we hope to encourage a spirit of positivity, strength and determination.

PHOTOGRAPHER EZEQUIEL DE LA ROSA @EZEQUIELDELAROSA

Fashion. Culture. Philanthropy.

STYLIST ALEXANDER GARCIA

NATION OF CHACHI Q & A WITH OUR FAVORITE

WITH ANA VILLAFANE

Fashion. Culture. Philanthropy.

BACK ON HER FEET...

the beautiful Ana Villafane

DRESS BY MARI MARI SHOES BY ULTA JOHNSON STYLIST CARLTON JONES

IN ALL HER GLAM & GLORY

Bellezza

TIMELESS BEAUTY FEATURING

CAROL ALT

BEAUTY & ART WITH

ALVARO Yoga Divas

DAMSELS IN DISTRESS ... FASHION DURING LOCKDOWN

LOCATION INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK BARCLAY HOTEL

WE STAND FOR JUSTICE PEACE FREEDOM SPECIAL TRIBUTE VOLUME 4

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WILSON CRUZ STRENGTH OF A TRAILBLAZER

HAIR STYLIST MARK ANTHONY

WITH THE ICONIC SUPERMODELS NANCY DONAHUE & ALVA CHIN

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PHOTOGRAPHER EZEQUIEL DE LA ROSA @EZEQUIELDELAROSA

MAKE-UP GREGG BROCKINGTON

POWERHOUSE PERFORMER GRIZEL DEL VALLE AKA LA CHACHI

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COVER WITH ANA VILLAFANE

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A LOOK INTO THE LUXURIOUS & ICONIC PENTHOUSE AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK BARCLAY HOTEL

God bless you all, Ezequiel De La Rosa, Editor –in- Chief

ISSUE 4 / 2020

ISSUE 4 / 2020

WITH WILSON CRUZ

THANK YOU TO ALL THE AMAZING PEOPLE THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO MAKE THIS ISSUE POSSIBLE.

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We are grateful for so many that support our publication. I am blessed to have all my angels always guiding me and shining true light on all my paths. My direction has never failed me and I continue to strive for a better world.

FRESH UNTIL APRIL 2021

Our 4th issue of Jez Magazine has been created in the most uncertain of times and I cannot imagine this issue being finished were it not for the most amazing team! Throughout my career in the fashion industry I have met the most incredible, dedicated and talented individuals. These times have shown me how blessed I am to have encountered some of the strongest people in New York City.

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The artists Interviews

with Hair & Makeup Virtuosos

... Interviews by Tyson Murphy Photography by Ezequiel de la Rosa


Back on her feet again...

The beautiful

Ana Villafane

in all her glam & glory PHOTOGRAPHY: EZEQUIEL DE LA ROSA HAIR: MARK ANTHONY @MARKANTHONYHAIRNYC HAIRBYMA.COM STYLED BY: CARLTON JONES @CARLTONJONES212 MAKE-UP : GREGG BROCKINGTON @GREGGBROCKINGTONBEAUTY ACTOR: ANA VILLAFANE WRITTEN BY: DENISE PEREAU LOCATION: INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK BARCLAY HOTEL @INTERCONBARCLAY

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Ana Villafane

We’re delighted to share excerpts from our conversation with Ms.Villafane with you. Jez: Where did you grow up and what was your family like? Ana: “ I was born in Atlanta, Georgia but we moved to Miami for my father’s work and that’s where I grew up. My family was pretty conservative. I have three siblings, and we all went to Catholic school. My relationship with them is good, especially with my older sister. She’s become my best friend in life as we’ve grown older. She’s the total opposite of me, more than a little bit shy. I actually used to speak for her when we were kids. She tends to always be a little more cynical where I’m optimistic and I’d have to say she’s my greatest inspiration and mentor. I can always depend on her and it means the world to me.”

A little girl. A make pretend microphone. A mirror in her bedroom becomes center stage. She begins to sing her heart out as dreams of performing in front of a live audience fuel her fantasy. Formidable talent often surfaces during childhood as is the case for Ana Villafane, whose stage debut at the age of nine, singing ironically, Gloria Estefan’s “Reach” began an amazing journey. Who could have predicted that one day she would end up portraying Estefan in Broadway’s hit musical “On Your Feet”, cast over hundreds of global hopefuls just three days after submitting a video audition? We were thrilled to have had the opportunity to interview Ana because today, more than ever, we need to believe that with hard work dreams can come true.

Jez: Would you describe yourself as religious? Ana: “No, but I consider myself to be spiritual. The Catholic faith teaches that we’re all made in God’s image or God like. I believe we all have the ability to tap into our personal divinity to find our spiritual, or “higher self ” which is very empowering.”

Born in Atlanta, Georgia to immigrant parents, her father, hailing from El Salvador, her mother, from Cuba, Villafane; one of four siblings, credits her upbringing with the ability to self-discipline due in part to being diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at the age of seven. Ana’s health issues presented varying obstacles through childhood, pushing her to take care of herself which ultimately helped set her on the path to early independence. Performing materialized into a type of centered self-healing while the layers of experience on stage and in regional theater prepared her to meet opportunity head on. Ana was just 18 years old when she left home. Already signed with an agency, she moved to Los Angeles, terrified at the prospect of moving to the West Coast alone. The loving support of her family helped sustain her along with her drive to succeed and the rest is history.

Jez: What’s your favorite food that reminds you of home? Ana: “Oh my gosh, so many things, but my favorite is sweet plantains. I’m totally gluten free and very disciplined because of an auto immune deficiency I’ve had since childhood, but I do have a sweet tooth and I’d have to say they’re my favorite dessert. They’re slowly fried, and they become caramelized on the outside and custardy on the inside as they’re cooked and they’re just amazingly delicious to eat.”

Raised in Miami, Florida in a conservative Catholic home, Villafane, though not religious, attended Catholic schools through high school and sees everyday as an opportunity to “show up”. Honest and forthright, refreshingly candid and grateful, Ana is impressive in purpose, known as a humble, caring, hard-working individual always looking to help others. Ana is definitely not one to posture for the sake of publicity. Totally grounded and open, she heartily professed having a sweet tooth divulging she binges on The Great British Baking Show, (one of our favorites) instantly connecting us.

Jez: Sounds like you’re a serious dessert lover. Ana: “Have you ever heard of Candace Nelson, the Founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes? There’s nothing to compare with those cupcakes. She’s a judge on Cupcake Wars and Sugar Rush and I’d have to say I’m a Sprinkles Cupcake groupie. When she built her store in Las Vegas, I actually traveled there with a friend for the opening and met her in person. I’m definitely not star struck but when I met her, I got so emotional. She’s just amazing. And I’m obsessed with The Food Network and The Great British Baking Show. I love when Paul Hollywood gives THE handshake to a contestant. If you’ve seen it, you know immediately what I’m talking about.”

A self-described nerd with a comic edge, Ana attended Loyola, Marymount University in Maryland where she graduated with a degree in classical music in 2012. She confesses her musical expertise is relegated to vocal prowess not instrumental endowment, though she can play the piano and guitar by ear for personal pleasure. Villafane’s screen credits include the films Magic City Memoirs, Hiding, and Max Steel. She was featured i n the New York Times “30 under 30” for her contributions to Latinx representation in the entertainment industry, and honored with a Theater World Award for “On Your Feet” in 2015.

Jez: When did you realize you were meant to sing? Ana: “It kind of happened gradually. I was taking painting lessons around 8 years of old and I used to sing while working on my them in class. The teacher heard me and told my parents that I should have singing lessons. I was always a bit of a ham. Singing was a release for me. It gave me an identity and freedom away from being the sick kid. I was 9 when I sang in public for the first time at the National Arthritis Convention in Orlando, Florida. I loved it and I began to sing at all kinds of events, even on cruise ships, and pretty much anywhere I was asked to sing.”

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Jez: What drew you to the theater? Ana: “I loved being on stage and when I found out I could perform in character as a different person, that was it for me. My first professional theater experience was in the year 2000. It was like a switch went off, like when Harry Potter puts on his invisibility cloak. There’s a certain humility in surrendering completely to an acting role. Finding out I had that ability, to totally let go and step into a different character, was life altering.”

Jez: How has the pandemic affected your career? Ana: “ Some projects I was working on were cancelled and we’re in a holding pattern on others. People really understand now how important the arts are across all platforms. The eco-system of the industry has been adversely affected especially with the shut-down of Broadway and multiple projects canceled indefinitely in New York. It’s a real heart loss because the arts are healing. Hollywood is getting somewhat back in gear, but the theater is suffering crushing losses.”

Jez: Do you have a voice coach? Ana: “I have two voice coaches and I’m beyond grateful for them. My first coach, Jeanette Hopkins, who’s in Miami, really changed my life. We met when I was 12 at a regional theater in Miami. I knew who she was and really wanted to work with her, so I followed her into the bathroom one day and asked her for lessons! I call her the “goddess”. She made me feel I had something very special to offer and taught me to believe in myself.

Jez: What’s your greatest role to date? Ana: “Portraying Gloria Estefan on Broadway was a real breakout role for me and I’m so grateful to have been a part of the cast and crew! We had a three-year run, and as you know, it was an award-winning, critical success. She’s been a hero of mine since I was a kid and to get to work with her was a dream come true. She’s truly genuine and I have the utmost respect for her. We’re family now. Working with her and Emilio was beyond amazing. As people, they are the best of everything you could imagine and more.”

My second Voice Coach is Liz Kaplan in New York. She taught me that singing isn’t just about training your voice, singing is about using your entire being, using every part of your body to express yourself. It’s about the whole package. And it’s about having something to say and being truthful in the delivery which is very powerful. She makes me feel super safe when we’re working together. I don’t know what I’d do without them.”

Jez: What advice do you have for young artists looking for career breakthroughs? Ana: SHOW UP! Be courageous. Come from a genuine place. Push yourself to be the best you can be every day.”

Jez: It’s no secret that finding success in the entertainment industry is a huge challenge. What’s been your biggest hurdle? Ana: “Keeping Ana on track. Always trying to work to the highest standards I’ve set for myself while keeping my anxiety in check is a big challenge. I’m very positive but I’m also very sensitive at the same time, and sometimes the Imposter Syndrome creeps in. Without the level of empathy I have for others, which I’m incredibly grateful for and couldn’t survive without, I can be more accepting of myself.”

Jez: Chocolate or Vanilla? Ana: “Caramel.” Jez: Tea or Coffee? Ana: “Tea.” Jez: Giving back is important to you. What’s your charitable passion? Ana: “ Having lived with Juvenile Arthritis since childhood, it’s become my passion to help children diagnosed with auto immune deficiencies or other illnesses to know that they don’t have to face their journeys alone. There were times in my life when I was confined to a wheelchair or in the hospital and I couldn’t do things other kids could do and it was really hard to be seen as the sick kid. Children need hope for the future when they’re sick. Currently, I’m working on bringing an interactive radio program for children to a hospital in New York that was founded in the UK in 1979 called Radio Lollipop. It’s an amazing platform providing kids and their families with comfort, care, entertainment and play while they’re in the hospital. The format includes education and activities in a studio setting right in the hospital and I’m so excited for our soft launch this November. Jez: We think you’re incredible and wish you the best of luck in making this project a success! (For our readers who’d like to volunteer or donate, please goggle Radio Lollipop to learn more)

Jez: Do you have a MeToo moment? Ana: “Unfortunately yes. I did lose a few opportunities when I was younger because I said no. The power to say no is like a muscle and has to be used over and over to keep one’s integrity intact. People tend to objectify talent. Bartering the body for coveted roles was far too common in the entertainment business for way too long. Right now, I see incredibly positive changes taking place in the industry in terms of power shifts and rhetoric which is wonderful. It’s about time.” Jez: Who’s your celebrity crush? Ana: “Chris Pine.” Jez: What do you do to stay healthy? Ana: “ I’m very disciplined because I have to be, so I eat well and have been gluten free for a long time. Having an auto immune deficiency teaches you to be respectful of your body. I love to run, and I practice yoga to keep in shape.”

Jez: Where do you see yourself in five years? Marriage? Children? Ana: “Can’t even think about that right now. Just taking it one day at time.”

Jez: I saw you jumping rope on your IG account. You have a comic side too it seems. Ana: “I’m always looking for the humor in things and try not to take myself too seriously. We have to connect to that inner child to realize our full potential in life.”

Jez: Quote? Ana: “Wherever you go, be there.” Jez: Describe yourself in one word. Ana: “Enough.”

- Written By Denise Pereau -

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Antonio recognized at once Alvaro’s determination and talent and took Alvaro on as his protégé. Through this experience Alvaro became known as the go to artist capturing his underground nightlife, entertaining the crowns by drawing live on stage fashion models of the moment.

is a world-renowned artist known for his celebrated portraits and illustrations in Film History and Politics as well as his “Girls,” the Super models. A true New Yorker, born in Brooklyn and raised is the South Bronx, his work affects a street-wise sensibility combined with a graphic sensibility that creates work that is visually stunning and unique.

His artwork evolved into a new direction combining his love of Hollywood Icons and Fashion by creating portraits of the Super models, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, and of course Naomi Campbell, all of whom were drawn to Alvaro’s bright spirit and talent and became good friends. He continues to expand on his portraits and name a celebrity or model or figure in the limelight and chances are Alvaro has already captured that figure with style concept and beauty. Name most fashion models and right beside them you will find their portrait and also the extraordinary artist who created that portrait. Alvaro!!!

Alvaro’s creative journey began in the South Bronx nurtured by his mother’s labor as a seamstress and also working in an art factory that published sketchbooks, which Alvaro filled with his imagination and love of art. His imagination was inspired by his father, a painter, musician and film editor who introduced him to Hollywood films which ignited Alvaro’s fascination with Hollywood’s Icons such as Garbo, Harlow, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe to name a few. And so began his obsession with fashion, culture, pop and surrealism all revolve around the female figure.

His client list is extensive and includes: Armani, L’Oreal, Calvin Klein, Henri Bendel, Vogue, Bazaar, New York Magazine, New York Times, and Billboard Magazine to name a few. Alvaro’s work has appeared in many shows and private collections. He is currently working on a series of paintings for a solo exhibition in the summer of 2016.

Alvaro’s educational journey began at the High School of Art and Design and culminated in his earning a degree from The Fashion Institute of Technology, where he pursued his dream of meeting and eventually working with his idol, Antonio Lopez.

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“La Chachi” Tell us about how you got started in music, how did you know it was your passion and how long have you been singing and writing music? As far back as I can remember music has always been a huge part of my life, from house parties to block parties, singing at the top of my lungs in the shower, using music to clean, cook, friendly sibling talent shows/dance-a-thons music has always been very present. I was always involved in as many activities in school possible dance, choir, band, and musical theatre were very much on the list. I wrote my first song at the age of 16 a merengue titled “Llámame” (Call Me) thats when I noticed I had the songwriters ability of making people feel through my music and around the same time I started dancing professional Salsa and Mambo, by 18 I was touring the world teaching dance workshops, performing and judging dance competitions. From dance I crossed over to musical theatre where I’ve had the privilege to work on produtions both in New York and London and now I’m dedicating myself to completing and releasing my first music EP. I knew music was my passion when my whole life revolved around it. What inspires you most and how do you mentally prepare to create? You never know when the muse is going to strike so sometimes you can prepare, other times you have to pull over in the middle of a drive to write a lyric or record a voice note. The thing that inspires me the most creatively is LIFE so many times we can use our heart ache, head aches, good times, lessons, and blessings as a source of inspiration to create. How would you describe your music? Who are your biggest influences? My music for this EP is a fusión of genres between Latin, Tropical, and Urban. Some of my biggest influences include artist like Marc Anthony, Selena, Olga Tañon , Celia Cruz, Lauren Hill and JLO. I personally felt very inspired while working along side Don Omar and Romeo Santos during the time I recorded my project, they were both big influences of mine not only on stage, but their songs and shows def inspired me to dream bigger! You’re a NJ native, what does NJ and NY mean to you? How has it changed for you since COVID 19? What do you think the future is for New Yorkers? Yes I’m a Jersey Girl! My family is from Puerto Rico my cousins and I were the first generation in the US I was born and raised in Newark NJ and NYC has always felt like my second home, it’s been a source of inspiration for me since forever. Seeing Broadway closed for now, clubs and restaurants going out of business feels surreal, this whole Pandemic has required a lot of adjusting, a lot has changed for the entertainment industry but we’re resilient and reinventing ourselves isn’t bad either. Everything changed this year I haven’t traveled or been on a stage in over 8 months but this time has also allowed me to be creative so I’m focusing on the bright side of things. What are some of your favorite things to do and see in the Tri-State area? I love food so visiting good restaurants are always a plus for me, seeing musicals, and if you like to run I’d recommend running, bike riding or even walking the George Washington Bridge, and enjoy the stunning view. What advice would you give to a younger you or another aspiring singer trying to make it in NYC? The advice I’d give to my younger self would be don’t take things personal if you don’t get the call back that doesn’t mean you’re not talented, you simply weren’t what they were looking for. I’d advise her to work hard, train harder and never compare yourself to anyone else , every artists journey is unique. And remind them that every no takes you one step closer to that life changing YES. What are you looking forward to the most in the coming months? I’m most excited about releasing my new music, a lot was put on pause due to the pandemic, I have two new songs coming out this year Rumba and Masoquista and then my first Music EP next year. I look forward to being on stages all over the world again sharing my joy for the arts! - Written By Gabriela Rocha -

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... Interviews by Tyson Murphy Photography by Ezequiel de la Rosa

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Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. My makeup journey was all by chance. I was on holiday in Vienna, Austria and I was out roller blading. I fell and tore a ligament in my knee. It was during my short career as a model and I was staying with a photographer friend during the time. I couldn’t work or barely could I walk. My photographer friend shot adverts for the local newspaper. He asked me if I would like to make some extra cash doing makeup & hair because I did my own so well. I said yes & that was the start of my career. It was a fun time in my life even though it started out by unfortunate circumstances. What I took from this is there are no mistakes in life. Everything happens for a reason. I use this as my mantra for today.

Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. One part of my creative journey was when I was recruited by Oribe. Having the best around really changed my career for the better. Oribe was my mentor for over 25 years and I learned a lot from him. Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? I don’t really follow trends. They are a deep hole that people have trouble climbing out. In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? Wooow!!! Yeah, the photo shoots can to a screeching halt. We were having trouble setting up even the smallest shoot, forget about the big ones, those were a total nightmare.

Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? The trends I feel that we are leaning toward are skin and self care. We are living in uncertain times with Covid, so it’s all about taking care of ones inner self as well as the outer. Also with all of the masks, plain and designer, I feel skin care is key. We must hydrate & pamper our skin while we are wearing the masks long term throughout the day. Another thing, dramatic eyes will be a trend especially with the holidays approaching us. The eyes are the window to one’s soul. So why not play them up while we are wearing masks?!

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? NYC was ESSENTIAL in my career. This is where true fashion is created. You have all of the best here. Best magazines, best designers, best models, best photographers, best hairstylist, best makeup artist. Having all of that great competition around an artist makes them up their game. I get the opportunity to be on the cutting edge every time I go to work.

In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? The struggle of working in a Covid environment is challenging to say the lease. It is a duck & dodge moment for all of us in all industries. It’s learning how to pivot through the ups & downs normally in life but with Rona around, it’s like playing dodge ball! To keep yourself motivated many artists are doing zooms, sharing information, doing tutorials, online lessons, anything that will keep you motivated during these strange times. I myself have done some of the aforementioned and will do more as the year comes to a close. In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? New York City is home for me. I lived many places around the world but nothing beats New York even during this pandemic. Yes, the city has slowed down a bit but I believe we will pull through this with flying colors. It’s a kaleidoscope of inspiration still. My friends & colleagues are also inspiring. We all motivate each other which keeps us all sane during these perilous times.

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JORGE LUIS

Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. The tremendous task of overcoming substance abuse and addiction fueled my ability to focus on my creative career. My mentore Oribe, gave me the opportunity and platform to expand my career and helped direct my journey in the world of beauty.

Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. I arrived from Mexico in ‘96 and started working at the prestigious Louis Licari Salón on Madison Avenue, but it wasn’t until I started working with the then EIC of InStyle Magazine Martha Nelson that my career took off. By the 2000’s my clientele was at its peak and fashion week followed. Being the only Mexican leading shows at the prestigious NYFW, I became, for more than a decade, the artistic director of the now Difunct Prive salon in soho, launched my hair accesory line jorgeluisnyc.com and worked with celebrities. I am currently a part of the prestigious Sally Hershberger Salon Nomad in New York City.

Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? I can appreciate the classic trends that never go out of style. Every trend to me has a potential creative vision. In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? During this Covid climate, meeting financial responsibilities is a challenge . My clients as well as my peers in the industry are collectively staying hopeful and optimistic.

Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? As you know I always love long hair. I find it sexy, as well as subtle color that enhances a woman’s beauty. That’s a trend that I adore. I could live without the purples and the greens though! LOL! In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? These are definitely hard times for all of us in the US. In my industry it saddens me to see stylists and colorists that are starting their careers having to move back and weren’t able to fulfill their dreams as many of us. We can’t have two clients at a time, there are rules and regulations to be followed and we all must abide by them for the prompt healing of our world.

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? New York City is the showcase of international fashion and beauty. I witness individual interpretations of style daily and that truly has been my inspiration.

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? As I said earlier, New York has been my home since the mid 90’s. Here I shaped my career that defined my life long way of working. Here I became disciplined. I’ve been so blessed to have worked aside amazing iconic stylists and colorists that have shaped my approach to hair, professionalism, conduct and etiquette.

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GREGG BROCKINGTON Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. My journey began at Parsons School Of Design. I was a fashion design student there with a minor in Color Theory and Illustration. I’d always said I would be an artist growing up but wasn’t sure of the medium I would use. Painting in some form seemed really suited for me. I did makeup in my college days for my friends and I when we’d go out dancing. One thing lead to another and fast forward to my leaving the country to live in Italy for eight years and start my career. My agent from then is still my agent today. She had faith in me and I wouldn’t have gotten ahead without her help and guidance.

Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. When I was working in Oribe’s salon 1992, I was promoted to Stylist and started out trying to build my clientele. Business was a bit slow for me and I wasn’t doing many haircuts. One day an editor from Allure magazine came in and had her haircut by me, and she loved it. At that time, she was doing a story on up and coming hair stylists titled “Rising Stars” for their December 1993 issue which highlighted one hair colorist and one hairstylist from NY and LA. The day after the magazine came out, I was booked solid for years. It changed my career. Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? I really like the current beauty and fashion looks that young girls are doing where they pair Dad jeans with an oversized shirt or sweater and beat up sneakers. Makeup is very minimal and clean. I could live without really strong, overdone eyebrows.

Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? The trend I’m really liking now is the attention paid to skincare prior to makeup. I’ve always been a proponent of a good skincare routine. The more time spent on skincare, before applying makeup the better the skin will look in the end. Trends I’m ready to see go away are showgirl lashes on everyday women. I find them too heavy and generally unflattering. But, to each their own.

In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? Understandably, people are hesitant and concerned about everything that’s going on in the world. At some point, though, I am hopeful that things will get better and everyone can move forward in our “new normal.” Yes, all of us definitely need to work together to be healthy and safe and abide by the guidelines, but I think people also want to be able to feel good about themselves and the way they look. That’s never going to go away.

In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? In this parallel universe of Covid-19 we are all trying to figure out where our industry in going. We are making adjustments with wearing masks, gloves, using extra tools for safety of ourselves and our clients. Honestly my biggest challenge has been trying not to fog up my glasses as I work. We all want to go back to our lives but I think the way we’ve worked in the past will be changed forever. However, we are adaptable creatures and like cephalopods we can and will adapt.

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? I’ve always wanted to come to NYC as a kid. In the late 80’s I was really into high-end fashion magazines. I loved the hairstyles that Christiann and Oribe were doing. That inspired me to move to NYC and work with legends who were at the top of their game. NYC definitely has everything for me, and made me who I am as a person and an artist. I was able to work with the best of the best. - Mark Anthony

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? My creative journey began here in NYC, my birth city. I grew up at a time of absolute fabulousness in New York fashion, music, nightlife. I take that same energy with me wherever I go. When people ask if I’m American, I always smile and reply jokingly, “ No, I’m from New York.”

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EDUARDO JIMENEZ Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. My first contact with a makeup product was very early, playing with my mom’s makeup bag and doing makeup on her. I started more professionally when I was 18 years old as a self-taught makeup artist. After a couple years I took several makeups courses in Spain, where I’m coming from.Immediately, I stared working for MAC where I learned a lot about color and fashion trends.After this I worked for DIOR where I acquired a much more refined makeup technique. I also experienced working as a freelance working for the best magazines such as ELLE, Marie Claire, Vanityfair, COSMOPOLITAN, HELLO and where I had the opportunity to work with Lenny Kravitz, Penelope Cruz, Eva Herzigova, David Beckham or Bo Dereck among others. Then I had the great opportunity of being the National Makeup artist for YSL in Spain and belong there Global Makeup Team.Working surrounded by great talents. After 4 years another huge opportunity came to me and I moved to the USA as International Makeup Artist for Guerlain. I have met a lot of beautiful people I have learned from not only artistically but personally. Today, I work for NARS, one of the most beautiful makeup brands in the world. Passion, dedication and love for what I’ve been doing for so many years are paying off.

Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. I am a Colombian native, I began my career in Venezuela while I was studying painting and photography. Then I moved to Spain where I started working with leading fashion magazines, entertainment, photographers and celebrities. In the 90’s I arrived to work in NYC where my career picked up momentum through collaborations with master photographers like Albert watson, global brands like Armani, Tom Ford, and I also became the spanish speaker voice for John Frieda hair products for the Latin market. I also have the honor to be the personal stylist for The Royal Family of Morocco, actress Kim Cattrall and involved in long term projects like Sex and The City. Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? About trends... I have to say that I’m not a trendy personality... I like what is right for each person and most important, feeling very comfortable with what I choose. In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? Covid basically has changed the rules and the way my work has to be done... Fashion seems to be completely frozen and still we have no idea what’s coming and how our industry will reinvent itself. It seems that without a vaccine or a medical treatment, nothing will be the way it was.

Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? Skin always has been something I take care off a lot for when it comes from makeup and now is one of the trends. I also enjoy doing makeup on the eyes so much. In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? It has been very difficult to get back on track. Without no doubts we have to work with safety, high hygiene measures and new protocols. As far as I feel good and safe and everyone is following the new rules, I feel good. We need to move forward and keep working.

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? The reason I moved to this amazing city is because it is the center of opportunities, the center that connects the entire planet, the only way I could expand my knowledge and develop my business and be able to do what I have done... and more to come.

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? NY is the city where I always wanted to live in. Every artist wants to be here. I just get inspired by every corner in this city. There is a new history every single minute. The lights, the colors, the people , the energy, the noise of the city and a lot of different ways of expression make a huge difference to me. My mind never gets bored. Also this year I designed my first makeup look for a NYFW designer. As an artist, I can say there is a before and after, after having lived in NY.

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CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL In a current COVID climate- what struggles are you currently seeing in the industry and how do you feel yourself and other artists need to pivot to keep moving forward? Well unfortunately many of my peers aren’t as lucky as I was and am to have had a savings and didn’t stress or worry when we weren’t working for month’s! In fact work still isn’t back to normal and just now beginning to reopen. But they have a limited number of people on set and temperature checks are done daily. I will say and probably will be criticized for saying this, but who cares, I strongly dislike wearing the masks and cannot wait for this period to be over! If it will go back to the same? Luckily for me I’ve ALWAYS practiced good hygiene washing my brushes daily an cleaning my kit regardless of how tired I was. So my clients felt comfortable with me doing their makeup during the pandemic. I was selective as to who I worked with to protect myself as well. And through safe practices and cleanliness I haven’t gotten either antibodies nor covid.

Give us a brief synopsis of your creative journey- including a specific triumph and learning opportunity in which has helped shape your career and allowed you to grow personally and professionally. Well what most don’t know about me, is I learned to do makeup as an elective in college in the Theater Makeup course (BA Communication) In that course I learned to play with shading, lighting, contouring, and how to apply makeup so that the people in the back of theater (the cheap seats) can still see the art! When I was done with that course I parlayed what I learned into doing “everyday women” and practiced on them until I felt confident in my skill set. I then packed my bags and moved from Cleveland, no friends nor family and moved to New York to try my hand at fashion. It wasn’t easy and I got burned with agents taking thousands of dollars from me and then closing the agency so they couldn’t be sued! But I’m not a quitter, I didn’t let that derail me from my goal which was to be a celebrity makeup artist and to be flown all over the world and work with models and celebrities doing red carpets and videos and movies!

In terms of your creative and professional journey; How has New York City played a role in your story? New York has played a MAJOR role in my professional journey. I’m from Cleveland Ohio, it’s a great place to be raised with a good sense of community(not what you currently see on The Last 48). I knew very early on if I wanted to swim with the sharks, I had to move to where they were and immerse myself in their water and fight for a space to fit in; and make a name for myself! I will admit I’ve never quite fit in, and look at my work as just that a profession. Rarely will you see me out at an event. I love what I do, and want to do more. I’ve done a lot in my tenure in this business. And I have no plans on stopping. I’ve often been asked would I move to LA? My answer is simple! NO! I go to LA for work, and when my project or event is done I’m on the first flight back to NYC! I love the energy and creativeness of NYC! No place like it in the world!

Which current trends are you receptive to and which do you feel you could live without? The makeup trends I’m in love with now is that people are taking better care of their skin and not trying to conceal it with heavy foundation! I also love that natural brow and natural arch is big again. I feel that with this pandemic a lot of women were forced to let their skin breath and let their brows grow out! See something good came out of this pandemic!

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The late, GREAT, playwright, Henrik Ibsen once said; ‘The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.’ Pair that with American business tycoon John D. Rockeflers sentiments that he ‘always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity,’ and you have the canvas for the visually prolific work of NYC’s most tenastic, underly-praised photographic prowess of Andrew Werner’s NEW, eye catching masterpiece, ‘Places Without Faces.’ We reach out to the evolutionary photographer, accessories designer and city socialite to dig deeper into his newest endeavor that documents stunning views of the best city in the world while it ‘stands most alone.’ From the nightlife social scene to red carpets and runways, you’ve captured a variety of subjects in your young photography career. What was it about the background of New York City that compelled you to use Manhattan as your latest Muse? I am a proud New Yorker. To me, Manhattan is not just another city— for centuries, it’s been a beacon of hope for those who come from all over the world, from all walks of life, no matter their dream. Manhattan is the place where you can be accepted and thrive. The people of New York City, the “dream seekers” are who inspire me the most— their constant motion and vibrant conversations are what create the “hum” that is New York. My world stopped when the pandemic hit. I had over two dozen events and projects that were cancelled in the span of several days. Photography is not only my passion and my art, it is also my livelihood. Instead of bowing out and giving up, I did what most New Yorkers do— I found another way. I took this opportunity to venture out and document the strange, new world we were now living in. I adapted. I changed. I used empty space as an opportunity to photograph another way. This city has always been my greatest teacher, among its most important lessons is flexibility. Living here has taught me there are many paths to reaching where you want to go in life. The resilience of New Yorkers to endure and pursue their dreams has always moved me and pushed me forward, especially now. When I shifted my focus away from people to the city itself, a whole new narrative unfolded before me, using the emptiness and architecture to tell a new story about relationships, society, resiliency and the importance of the places in which we experience key life moments.

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Were there any specific setbacks or challenges that you endured shooting your latest project especially during a pandemic and stay-at-home order? With the pandemic, safety and health was my top priority because I didn’t want to put myself or anyone around me at risk. I shot everything with a mask, always maintained social distance, and hand sanitizer became my best friend. Timing is key on shoots, and learning how to get to my location without public transportation was a process. Walking all over Manhattan, I learned to pack light— which can be difficult as a photographer and a perfectionist! Getting to location at the right time was crucial for capturing the moment: there was lots of waiting involved. Waiting for the sun to rise, clouds to pass, waiting for the right light. Seeing Manhattan this way and being able to tell a new story about the city made any challenge worth it. Places Without Faces features some of Manhattan’s most famous and memorable locations. Were there any specific locations in which you got to rediscover as a long time New Yorker? Like did you see a certain building or structure in a new way then maybe you had before? One of the charms of New York City is that you’re constantly finding hidden gems! Art is ingrained into the architecture of New York, which made almost every location a rediscovery with the absence of people. Working on Places Without Faces gave new meaning to something as simple as an empty subway station at Columbus Circle. You could now fully take in the gorgeous mosaic, a repeating patchwork of tile, light and lost footprints. The Manhattan Bridge entrance, one of most traveled entryways to the city, was now a desolate walkway, with only orange traffic cones occupying the crosswalk. I found it all fascinating! This project inspired me to dive into the rich history of the city. I devoured webinars about the great mansions that once graced this city, the now unknown streets, buildings and stores that came and went.


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As a fashion enthusiast, it was not until I photographed the iconic Bergdorf Goodman building on 5th Avenue that I realized it was in fact several storefronts now operating as one. The various facades from decades of reinvention gave the building a rich blueprint. It made me wonder: what else have I missed amidst the hustle and bustle of my daily life? Which specific location gave you chills to shoot and did you fall in love with? Or even re-fall-in-love-with? Every location I photographed during this project now has a new significance in my life: stirring memories of pre-pandemic life and our “new normal”. The biggest impacts were two iconic landmarks I never would have imagined seeing devoid of people. One of the first images I captured was of Carnegie Hall. The experience of shooting it stood out not only because of the grandeur and majesty of the building, but because seeing it empty was sobering. Second, the feeling of loneliness surrounded by such expansive locations was exemplified when I shot Grand Central Station, a personal favorite of mine. Taking in the star-filled ceiling, the golden accents and sweeping arches, towering columns and well worn marble stairs, you are fully able to absorb its history. Still as hurried and important as the day it opened in 1913, it is unfathomable to stand in front of that iconic clock, the center of the action without feeling emotional. It garners a deep appreciation for the past and how much it continues to impact our future. What major takeaway did you have from the experience of shooting Places Without Faces? How did you grow as a photographer and a human? Shooting Places without Faces was certainly a deeply reflective time in my life. I spent a lot of time isolated— navigating empty city streets and capturing moments of solidarity; documenting this surreal and hauntingly beautiful time in history. Prior to this

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experience, I was constantly working, running between various photoshoots each day. My entire professional existence was based on social engagement. I was caught up in the “buzz” as many New Yorkers had been. It wasn’t until human interaction was removed from the equation that I saw and understood just how important it was to our everyday lives. As someone who was always surrounded by people, this was a stark change. As an entrepreneur, I have always worked from home. There is significant value, gratitude, and appreciation on relationships I formed over the years. I embraced the support from so many when I was in a dark, vulnerable place and uncertain about what my next move would be. Interactions are the building blocks to our civilization, whether it be with others, to our environment or as a collective being. I have grown as an artist and a person with more resilience and love within myself and for the city I call home. How can our readers obtain a special piece of Places Without Faces? I began sharing my series on my personal Instagram page, @AndrewWerner, and it now has a new home at @PlacesWithoutFacesSeries, which I am always updating. I have been lucky to receive many requests from people wanting to purchase a print. People want to have a piece of history featuring their favorite places that have personal meaning to them frozen in time. I have carefully selected a handful of images to sell as Fine Art Prints. They are available for purchase on my website, www.PlacesWithoutFaces.com. Each comes with a certificate of authenticity and the photos themselves come in two options Fine Art Prints (archival quality, acid-free, lignin-free on ultra-matte paper) or Canvas Prints (giclee, fully backed museum quality).

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Trailblazers are most often defined as pioneers, innovators, even lifelong learners and movers and shakers. Some may even say leaders who leave a path for others to follow. I mean, seems likely (haha.) Yet most importantly, (and certainly in his case) an iconic and most impactful Trailblazer is one who builds a better world for others. Enter, Wilson Cruz. In 1994, MR. CRUZ got his torch out and began blazing a trail by being the FIRST, openly gay actor in an openly GAY role and has been leading the way ever since. We sit down with the iconic actor to talk. You began your groundbreaking career in television in My So Called Life in 1994 and have continued to have a successful career with current roles in 13 Reasons Why and Star Trek: Discovery. As an openly gay artist; how have you seen the industry evolve in terms of inclusion and representation of gay characters for openly gay actors in television and cinema? Are you satisfied with where the industry has come or do you think there is still a long way to go? Well, if we’re going to consider the decades between the time that I starred on My So-Called Life and now, there is no denying that there has been great progress in terms of visibility of LGBTQ people. n 1994, not only was I the first openly gay actor to play an openly gay series regular role on a network television show, I was also one of only two series regular Latinos on television, at the time, along with Jimmy Smits on NYPD Blue. Today LGBTQ people are, indeed, ubiquitous, especially on television but, it wasn’t until recently that we’ve really started to see a more comprehensive picture of who LGBTQ people actually are, outside of the White Gay Male experience. We really have seen with shows like Pose and Vida, Gentefied, and, yes, Star Trek Discovery, that the LGBTQ experience is a diverse one. Am I satisfied? No. While we do have more shows and more of our stories being told, there is still more work to be done if we want to see the full spectrum of LGBTQ life represented. So, that calls for us to be working, boldly, not only in front of the camera but to be bringing our lived experiences to our work behind the camera, as content creators. I’m heartened by the new creative LGBTQ voices in our industry. It gives me great hope. In addition to your impressive film & television resume, you’ve also raced the stage. What are some specific differences between the medians that have challenged, surprised and excited you? Well, I have been privileged enough to work in film and television and also the stage and I can tell you that they are completely different animals and I respect them equally enough to approach them in very different ways, because they ask different things of me. When working on television and film, there is the added complexity of shooting out of order, which calls for the actor to continually track, remember and refresh the story (where you were before the scene and where you’ll go after) in their mind to keep the story straight and vivid. It’s also a faster way of working. The development of relationships and character work happen faster through the rehearsal process, what there is of it. With a play, on stage, you usually have the time and space to rehearse a beginning, middle and end... but then in performance, it asks of you to make it new every single time 8 shows a week, including 2 matinees. That also requires a stamina and a physicality and endurance that is equivalent to the work of an athlete. I love them all for different reasons, but there is nothing like the conversation you can have with a live audience and I look forward to when I can experience that again... I think we all do!

You can also add a producer credit to your resume with your outstanding work on the docu series VISIBLE with Apple TV+. What initially attracted you to this project? Why even now in 2020 do you find it so important to accentuate the ‘visibility’ of the LGBTQ+ community? For me, Visible was my love letter to all of the people, LGBTQ and allies, who came before me and used TV to tell our stories and change minds and made my journey that much easier because of their willingness to be vulnerable, to live authentic lives, and to clear a path for me to do the same. It was important for me to get involved when I was approached because I remember what it felt like to turn on the television and feel invisible. It was time that we told the story of how our community used this very intimate medium to reveal the truth about who we are and how these acts of vulnerability and defiance changed the world. It was important to tell that story now, when so much of what we have fought for is under threat. We needed to remind people that the progress we made didn’t just happen. It was fought for. It came through concerted effort and continues to be fought... and it can just as easily go away if we STOP. You are a pioneer and leader of advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ+ youth, especially youth of color. What is the most important message in which you convey to our younger generation of the LGBTQ+ family, so that they can continue to positively represent our community and can become our future leaders and creatives? You know, I feel that as an adult now, my job is not so much to advise this generation, but to listen to them and to learn from them. I think they’ve already taught us so much by stating very clearly, in the last few years, what it was they would no longer endure. They will not accept systemic racism, the destruction of our planet or an inequitable society. They are done. I have been done. So I’m going to support them and dig in and help them get it done. I’m on the national board of GLSEN, which works everyday, all year long, pandemic or not, to ensure that every school in every district in this country is a safe space for our students. I’m starting there. If they can learn safely and feel seen and empowered while doing so, we can clear a path for them to create the world we deserve. So, my message to them is I stand by you and support you. Let’s go! With all the current tension in our society, what motivates you to stay focused on your advocacy work and helps you to wake up everyday and be the best version of yourself that you can be? I’ll tell you what motivates me, those students and educators at GLSEN. The determination, the commitment, the resilience that it takes, on their parts, to be active participants in creating a better world. When I see them with so much hope I can’t give up. I’m motivated by them and my nieces and nephews who deserve more than they’re being offered, right now. I have a responsibility to leave this world a safer and more loving world for LGBTQ young people because I was Rickie Vasquez and he and I made a promise and I can’t let us down. VAMOS!

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Fashion. Culture. Philanthropy.

ISSUE 4 / 2020 JEZMAGAZINE.COM

A LOOK INTO THE LUXURIOUS & ICONIC PENTHOUSE AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK BARCLAY HOTEL

NATION OF CHACHI Q & A WITH OUR FAVORITE

POWERHOUSE PERFORMER GRIZEL DEL VALLE AKA LA CHACHI

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