JOHN PAUL ATAKER
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John Paul Ataker is a cutting edge womenâ€™s fashion line headquarter/showroom located in New York City Fashion District. With a mix of the elegance of Italy and Europe; their designs are exquisite and unique which is why the John Paul Ataker Designs was picked as our Top designer from the MAGIC Fashion and Trade Show. Kerime, the co-founder and President of John Paul Ataker discusses their journey, passion and the details of creating a masterpiece.
How did you start in the industry? We started as creating and designing the most unique fabrics. Where does your passion come from when creating a custom gown? Listening to classical music such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Maria Callas opera singer What country do you love to pull your favorite fabrics? Turkey, South Korea, Italy, India What was the first article of clothing you ever designed? We started with designing bridal gowns. Also, what makes us unique is that our fabrics designer is different than our dress designer. When you bring both into the pictures, it creates a great combination. Thus, people can easily see the creativity by looking at John paul Ataker`s collection How has your designs changed over the years? It depends on the mood we are in. As time goes by people`s ideas and thoughts change and that`s how it is with change in designs. However, we can say that when the mood is down or more melancholic, we`re more creative Is there one gown that you designed that is your favorite? Why? This is a tough question to answer since we like them all just like a mother loving all her children as equal. A mother may have her favorite child, however if she mentions it, the rest will be sad. Thus we rather not mention our favorite dress or dresses
What matters to you most as a fashion designer? Originality and Uniqueness are two most important factors in or designs meaning we highly value and care to be original and unique. Do you prefer sketching designs or actually constructing them? We like to sketch it first then construct it on a mannequin. Can someone call you to custom design a dress for them? We only create our designs. Where can we buy John Paul Ataker Designs? The collection is exclusively for boutiques and stores only worldwide at: www.johnpaulataker.com www.boutiquejohnpaul.com
Photography by: Anthony Mitchell, Hair: Hanna Denham, MUA: Vanessa-justine
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Anerrick Model Management creates a New Trend on the Runway” “
by Gustavus Betts
AMG is a production, management, and media group that was conceived from the awareness that, when it comes to exotic looking models of color, and other more curvier women, there is a need that is not being met. A fashion industry that once only hired size 0, 5’8 Models are now trending forward with the help of AMG to cater that new market. Wouldn’t you agree that it’s high time that the fashion industry embraces more diversity, and include curvier and or full figured women, as well as more models of color to represent the entire female population? Derrick Hutchinson, founder and CEO of Anerrick Management Group, or AMG, appears to be poised to help with the transition. AMG is there to work with those who are trying to negotiate the sometimes uncompromising demands of the fashion industry. “We are a full service company with four divisions: Model management, Casting, Production and Video/Photography that specialize in up and coming models and artist development. Think of us as your personal entertainment business concierge. Very rarely do you see that combination all in one company,” says Mr. Hutchinson who aims to fill the void. AMG comes equipped with accountants, lawyers and other entertainment experts who have worked in the industry, with connections in virtually every aspect of the fashion and entertainment industry. According to Mr. Hutchinson, the process is very simple. Once a meeting is scheduled with a model artist or designer, AMG explains what they can do to help them realize their vision. Once it is determined that there is a way that they can build a mutually beneficial working relationship, an agreement is signed, and they start to help them build a career. “The way the company is structured, we can sign you, manage your career, help build and circulate your portfolio, compile a reel and epk/media kit, cast you for jobs, and/or simply put you in one of our own fashion productions,” Mr. Hutchinson explains.
here is no question that more models of color are gracing the catwalks and runways, as well as Websites, advertising and fashion magazine covers. Diversity is slowly making it’s way into the fashion industry. For example, New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 women’s wear collections wrapped its 143 shows with the most racially diverse live presentation for the second season in a row. During the eight day event, 10.1% of the model casting went to Asians models, 8.1% to Black models, 1.9% to non-white Latina models, and 0.5% to models of other races, with white models comprising less than 80%, versus 87% in the 2008 season. According to published reports, only one-third of all NYFW model casting went to non-white models in 2007. Many attribute the higher visibility of models of color in NYFW to the questionable belief that the brighter colors for spring and summer were more fitting for darker skinned hues. This would appear to be good news, because increased casting fosters more opportunities for other models of colors. However, despite the seemingly positive trend, eight design houses participating in NYFW 2013 stuck to the traditional casting of all white models. Those included: the Olsen Twins’ Elizabeth and James and The Row, Calvin Klein, MM6 Maison Martini Margiela, See by Chloe, Brood, and Louise Goldin, comprising 6% of all shows. The more diverse design houses were: Phillip Lim, Boy by Band of Outsiders, Jason Wu, Ralph Lauren, Jen Kao, Oscar de la Renta, Betsey Johnson, and the emerging high-end brand Edun. The exclusion of models of colors, and other more curvy, or full figure models, seems to suggest that the conversation on racial diversity, and differing body types in fashion as a whole, is large and complex. One fashion insider revealed that most clients prefer models they refer to as “girl next door”, “beach bunny”, “aspirational,” “fairy,” or “a girl with long hair,” which appears to be coded synonyms for having white skin. Another fashion booker added that race and skin are major factors on whether a model is booked for a show or not. The most notable models of color, Tyra Banks, Iman, and Naomi Campbell, no longer walk the runways, and there seems to be a real hesitation on the part of many design houses to feature real diversity in their fashion presentations. Back in 2008, supermodel, and featured Victoria Secrets model Naomi Campbell told one source, there is a lack of women of color in the fashion industry and this issue needs to be addressed” It is important for agents, managers, advertisers and designers who are promoting change to speak out. We are not here to complain. We need to find solutions.” To be fair, Victoria Secrets has featured many models of color in the past, including: Liya Kebede, Oluchi Onweagba, Selita Ebanks, Sessilee Lopez, Lais Ribeiro, Ajuma Nasenyana, and Arlenis Sosa, just to name a few, but the fashion brand sometimes appear to be insensitive in their depiction on how they choose to use models of color. In the case of a 2010 Victoria Secrets CBS television broadcast, “A Night of a Thousand Fantasies,” six different themes were featured, such as: heavenly bodies, pink, country girls, game on, tough love, and “wild things.” The show opened with white and light skinned models. Darker skinned models were sprinkled throughout. However, during the “Wild Things” presentation, models of color were featured prominently, repellent with tribal body paint engaging in what appeared to be an indigenous dance. A discerning eye might accuse the multibillion fashion house of stereotyping, as well as reinforcing racist idea that non-European cultures are abnormal, odd, wild, and exotic. Nevertheless, it appears that more diversity and awareness could benefit everyone in an industry that thrives on, and even prides itself, on the ability to quickly adapt to the frequently changing fashion trends. That is where Mr. Hutchinson and AMG comes in.
One of Hutchinson’s more recent fashion productions, at Busby’s on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, entitled “Fashion on the Real,” was just one example of his many successful productions. The event featured designs by Bipolar Gear and several other successful L.A. based designers. Curvy designer Purple Diva, Evening gown designer Shekar Rahate and Italian suite guru Tutto Italy Designs have also graced Fashion On The Real shows for LA Fashion Week. “Although we do many shows during the year, It was amazing to me, because last year was our first official Fashion On The Real event during LA Fashion Week. Normally, during fashion week I work with Fashion Minga and other large productions, so it was really exciting to have our own show last year and this year as well. For those in the know, we call it “Fashion on the Real,” because we present Real models, Real designers and Real media, Buyer and guest who go to many shows know how important that is.” Mr. Hutchinson adds. In His Own Words: Soul and Salsa: Do you think the fashion industry appreciate real diversity? Hutchinson: We are still struggling in that area, not only with color or race, but also with size. Designers are still very hesitant to take a chance on slightly larger framed models, or to have too many models of a particular ethnicity in one show. That makes it difficult to be diverse. If we, as designers and fashion producers are told to limit how many of a certain type of model to cast. Lately we are starting to see shows prefaced with titles like “urban,” or “plus size,” etc. These types of shows are happening because the industry is still so restrictive and the only way to get your project scene is to come up with your own show. The problem is, this create separation not integration. The ironic thing is that these “prefaced” shows are the majority what the U.S. population really looks like. Soul and Salsa: How many models did you book during LA Fashion Week? Hutchinson: We booked five shows in 10 days with over 40 models. We also produced, and designed the sets, shot video and photography for others. Our video team shot them all, and we are now editing in post-production. Soul and Salsa: Which live presentations were the most exciting and/or rewarding? Hutchinson: Whenever someone calls me to work on a project, I feel blessed and rewarded. Therefore, I think all of them were great. However, “Fashion Minga” is the most exciting show I have ever worked on. They have been producing this event for the past five years, I have been with them from the start and it appears that they are incapable of putting on a bad show. The most rewarding would have to be the “International Fashion Supermodel Search.” One of our models, Vanessa Moneski, won the competition and will heading to China as part of her prize. Soul and Salsa: Are there any new projects that you are working on in the upcoming months? Hutchinson: We hope to be working with Mr. Parris Harris (mega fashion show coordinator in L.A.) on his annual Christmas charity show called “Fashion Aid.” We have worked with Parris many times in the past, including this project. It’s fashion show, a toy drive and charity event with the proceeds benefiting abused children in the Los Angeles area. We even feature aspiring models from a local battered children’s shelter in the show. We have worked with a few other charities in the past including the Red Cross for tsunami relief, and Susan G Komen for the cure. I really love being able to help by giving back to the others in need. In the coming New Year, we will start focusing on L.A. Fashion Week Spring edition, which will be in March 2013. There may even be an Anerrick / Parris Harris collaboration in the future for LAFW as well. Whether you are an aspiring models, singer, dancer, actor, or designer, it appears that Mr. Hutchinson and his multifaceted production company is there to help you turn any dream that you might have into a reality. Log into www.anerrickmodelmanagement.com for details.
Sources: “Fashionably Informed: Racism in the Modeling Industry. College Fashion. Natisse, Kia. “Why Did Victoria Secret Brand Black Models ‘Wild Things?’ The Grio. Rivas, Jorge. “Victoria Secret Saves Dark Skinned Model for ‘Wild Things’ Segment.” Sauer, Jenna. “NYFW by the Numbers: More Models of Color are Working.” Jezebel. Sharp, Rob. “Fashion is racist: Insider lifts lid on ethnic exclusion.” The Independent.
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While struggling early on to find her identity growing up as a fraternal twin, she made fashion her unspoken outlet for full self expression. From then she knew she would make a name for herself and express with the rest of the world the honor in being a woman, to catch people’s attention when walking down the street or entering a room by sharing the secret of fit and quality of her designs. That is when Vintage Joy was created. How did you start in the industry? I decided to go to the University of California Davis, due to my curiosity in their Fashion Design Program. Entertaining Pre-Med for over a year, my mother finally encouraged me to apply for the Fashion Program knowing I was constantly distracted in my biology classes and creating graphic designs for headscarves out of the Organic Chemistry modules I saw in class. Once I got accepted into the program, I became a leader and innovator in many of my classes. I got accepted into an internship with Anna Sui during my last quarter of school and left for New York right after graduation. I then interned 4 days of the week and worked for the high end boutique; Intermix the other three days where I became competitively well versed in both retail sales and the intense world of Ready to Wear Fashion. Who were your favorite designers at the time? My all time favorite designer is Alexander McQueen. He takes a fantasy and makes it come to life… His collections are limitless and he is a true creator of brilliance. I have my loyalty to Coco Chanel and always loved the playfulness of Anna Sui designs when I was growing up. What was the difference in fashion from New York to San Francisco? New York is a place to get lost in or to be discovered, San Francisco is a place where you strive by being exactly who you are. I love the competitiveness in New York and miss seeing high fashion everywhere I turn. But in San Francisco, people are driven by style, comfort and function. I like that people do not necessarily conform to the latest fashion trends, but there is a mashup of personal style with what is trendy. What was the first article of clothing you ever designed? The first thing I designed was a skirt. It was fitted and very sexy. Two qualities I always input in my designs. What is your favorite decade? Wow that's a hard one. But I'd have to say the Nouveau Era… the 20's. THe fabrication, jewelry and silhouettes were so divine. PHOTO CREDIT: Photography: Liz Caruana Make-up: Celeste Tandy Hair: Alandria Sheffer Model: Nicole Dierhka
How important is Tailoring to you? Tailoring is very important to me. Very early on, fashion became an identity outlet for Joy to differentiate herself from her twin sister. They were often identified as the “cute twins” so Joy wanted to create her own individual identity and would re-design clothes into something of her own. Her mother had kept much of the her own tailored clothes from the sixties and seventies, so Joy and her sister often played dress up with these well made clothes. Because they were physically late bloomers, they loved that their mothers clothing would fit them in areas that needed to be accentuated. This gave Joy the idea of wearing clothes that was better fit, and tailored to one’s body, rather than feeling as though she wasn’t adequate in fitting to the latest fashions. She no longer felt stuck in the world of “cute twin” but wearing tailored clothing made her feel like a confident young woman. What fabric is the hardest to work with? silk charmeuse because it is so slippery and delicate. But so beautiful when it turns out. How long does it usually take you to construct a piece? Depends on it's difficulty and detail. I sometimes shut myself indoors and stay up for 48 hours to finish a design. What country has your favorite fabrics? Italy for brocaded fabrics and France for lace Do you consider yourself an artist? I am a designer, I create for the female form. What matters to you most as a fashion designer? Designing for my clients and creating a collection that women feel are become them. I think we get so wrapped up in wanting to fit a "size 0,2,etc" I believe the design is not complete until it fits YOU. What advice do you have for aspiring fashion designers? Understand who you are designing for. If it is for yourself, then it may be hard to take criticism. Design is subjective so stay true to your beliefs and you will always have a niche market. What do you like best about designing clothes? I enjoy seeing women lit up when something fits them perfectly… They aren't trying to lose weight here or there or speak of how they wish they had this ore that, but they are ecstatic when I accentuate their physical assets. How would you define the style your line exemplifies? I redefine “vintage” by capturing iconic studio-era silhouettes in my visionary designs. Details like lace, embroidery and beading are signature Vintage Joy. Each element features eloquence while unfolding mystery, insinuating feminine sensuality and embracing the art of flirting. Fueled by a need to bring fashion back to a time when clothes were specifically tailored d to the individual, I use quality fabrics with a strict attention to what accentuates the female form. Every seam and dart is carefully considered allowing my personal handiwork to stand out. My attention to detail plays a dominant role in the Vintage Joy philosophy. I believes in adhering the “vintage standard” in the present; applying that a design be born with high quality workmanship, able to withstand the passing of time. My personal found treasures are often included in her one-of-a-kind pieces as I believe a design should narrate one’s individuality. This level of craft is a nod to a time when clothing was more than an extension of a woman’s look, but a showcase of her character. What are some of your fashion goals? I would like to create a San Francsico lifestyle brand that is filled in boutiques around the world, starting with San Francsico, then New York and then major fashion cities Internationally.
FLAUCY CEO Nate Willis is building an empire of FLAUCY Brands from “FLAUCY FIT$, FLAUCY QUEENS and his innovative Black Onyx collection” Willis hit the MAGIC Marketplace in Las Vegas with his new brand featuring Egyptian inspired prints by partnering with Parisian duo, the Sachika Twins with a chic look of edgy styles FLAUCY QUEENS which left crowds captivated. Coming from a background as a veteran in footwear with FUBU, Reebok, Sean John and Pastry he took that knowledge of apparel and started FLAUCY and discusses his concept, inspiration and future projects of his luxury street-wear brand. What does FLAUCY mean? Fashion Lifestyle Arts Unifying Cultured Youth What inspired you to go from footwear to apparel? Natural segue, both compliment each other. Creative when it comes to image as a whole. It was organic to blend the two together. Natural transition. Always inspired by footwear through apparel and vice versa. Never left footwear, plan on developing footwear for spring of next year. Take over both. Tell us about Black Onyx? Story needed a name for a clothing line inspired by black people, black artwork, and black culture. Nothing more black than black onyx. Seen as not positive so Oxymoronic: Black (dark) Onyx: (Commodity, something everyone wants, beauty) Shed the beauty of the black culture. Onyx: At the time he was being inspired, no name but he was sketching and trying to develop the idea. Inspired by his dog, black lab. Always worked at it but he never filtered. View Black as beautiful. What makes FLAUCY unique and original? Inspired by culture, not inspired by one person or specific group of people. Universal, can be worn and appreciated by anyone. Rather than being categorized under a genre, we merge all cultures into one piece linked to anyone. Meaning, purpose, to uphold a new standard for fashion Which outfit is your favorite on women? My favorite outfit for women is the Lace Back Jordan crew neck because it has all the qualities a woman would want. Comfort, casual feel with a feminine twist. Girls can wear sneakers or heels so this piece is the epitome of what today’s woman is. Named after my daughter.
Is there any significance of the colors you use for FLAUCY? Significance, because its culturally based, colors used for Olympic as an example: International color palette. Loves black highlighted with gold, very royal. Used as base colors. Represents other countries, cultures, races, etc. Inspired by trending and forecasting colors but the basis of the clothing consists of Black and Gold. What is the goal of FLAUCY? To be a staple brand in the international market. Tell us about the concept of the FLAUCY QUEEN brand? Flaucy Queens motto is, “Every girl was born to be a Queen.” Flaucy Queen’s was made for the girl who can’t be categorized. A Flaucy Queen sets her own trends and is versatile in every aspect of the word. What inspired you to use Egyptian symbols? I noticed that there was a lot of Greek, Roman, and mythological references in fashion and little to no association Egyptian culture in fashion despite how beautiful their artwork is. I saw a gap in the industry and wanted to fill it. What have you learned from Egyptians while doing your research? I learned that they were ahead of their time because they were some of the first people to ever use math, astrology (something bigger than earth), the sculptures, pyramids, architecture, etc. They’re history is deeper than what any history book would shed light on. How hard was it to keep manufacturing in Los Angeles? It’s not. I’m from L.A, born and raised. I have lots of connections and it was natural for me to start and grow in the city that I’m from. It’s tempting not to produce outside of the country due to pricing but its beneficial because we make the dead lines. What are the future projects for FLAUCY? We’re about to begin producing footwear and accessories. In Spring 2013, Flaucy will be the flagship brand doing collaborations with a few celebrities and entertainers. If you could name two celebrities that you want to be the Face of FLAUCY; who would they be and why? Barack & Michelle Obama Well, I’m sure you will get your wish. Check out the FLAUCY store at www.flaucy.com
by KimW.Harris Driving down Interstate 405 in Los Angeles can be a maddening experience. It can also be a catalyst for creative and innovative ideas. Just ask LaRae Wilson, CEO and designer for Bipolar Gear. Wilson knows how to take what might appear to be a whimsical thought and turn it into a profitable reality. On a commute to work one day, Wilson started to think, I hate work, but I love money. After a moment of quiet reflection, she envisioned the thought on a T-shirt. Bipolar Gear soon followed. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, this mother of two sons had worked in the education field until she decided to pursue her passion for fashion full time. Wilson was gracious enough to chat with Soul & Salsa on her latest endeavors. Soul & Salsa: What matters to you most as a fashion designer? Wilson: My voice is what matters to me the most. It took me three years to become the edgy, girly, flirty, ultra-feminine designer people have come to know. The hardest thing is to get people to know what to expect from you without being predictable. Customer service is also important. I like to collaborate with clients to ensure that their visions are represented, as well as that of my own. Soul & Salsa: How would you define the style your line exemplifies? Wilson: My collection is inspired by my love for 1950s vintage clothing. My style has been referred to as Chanelesque that often osculates from beautiful to the absurd. My unconventional style comes through with my choice of fabrics and the way I put them together. I take classic cuts and styles, and mix and match prints in a way that is tasteful yet inspired. I like to challenge fashion conventions by adding a funky take on an old classic, like a variation on the hounds tooth coat, or the idea that formal wear has to be a gown. Why canâ€™t casual wear be floor a length dress or skirt?
Do you consider yourself an artist?
Wilson: I do consider myself an artist. I believe that anyone who creates things for beauty sake is an artist, and I take my craft seriously. Soul & Salsa: Who are some of your favorite designers? Wilson: I have several designers I admire, like Valentino, Chanel, and Dior who are amazing at keeping their brands relevant. But I also enjoy edgier design houses, such as Alexander McQueen, who manages to keep reinventing fashion in such a way that always leaves me in awe. Soul & Salsa: Who are some of your favorite designers? Wilson: I have several designers I admire, like Valentino, Chanel, and Dior who are amazing at keeping their brands relevant. But I also enjoy edgier design houses, such as Alexander McQueen, who manages to keep reinventing fashion in such a way that always leaves me in awe. Soul & Salsa: What are some of your fashion goals with Bipolar Gear? Wilson: The ultimate goal is to have a commercial line where every woman can find something she likes and feels great wearing. I like giving fashion advice to those who may have pieces in their closet that they are not quite sure how to put to-
ether to make a fabulous outfit . Check out www.bipolargear.com for new edgy designs
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INTRODUCING LETIZIA GAMBI" is the title of the debut record of artist Letizia Gambi, a project conceived and developed with one of the most acclaimed musicians, Jazz drummer, producer, multi Grammy Award winner:Lenny White â€œIntroducing Letizia Gambi" is the synthesis of two apparently distant worlds and yet able to blend them in perfect harmony, creating an authentic sound that combines the Black-American heritage with Mediterranean melodies. It is a "Cultural fusion".Lenny and Letizia arranged in an international and personal way some of the most popular songs of the Italian and Neapolitan repertoire, international covers, and composed original tunes of great musical impact. The refined sensibility of the Italian singer, together with the exceptional experience of the American artist, merged to give birth to a 21st Century Musical Approach, as the two artists like to define it. The Album is sung in English, Italian, Neapolitan and Spanish and there are a few composition written by Lenny and Letizia together. This idea sparked the interest of some legendary musicians who accepted the challenge. Ron Carter, Chick Corea, Wallace Roney, Patrice Rushen, Gil Goldstein and Gato Barbieri, with their extraordinary performances have significantly contributed to the success of the project. The mediterranean passion speaks through the Jazz language. The artistry and sensibility of these great musicians directed by visionary Lenny White who has a movie-director approach in producing records has giving us a gem.
Branden Nicholson says: If you have lost your motivation to eat better and exercise more, you may find it difficult to get back on track. A bad week of poor eating habits with little exercise may make it hard for you to get back on a low-calorie diet with regular intervals of physical activity. To find your motivation again, think about the reasons you began your weight loss endeavor and the rewards you reap once you reach your goals.Here are ''Six'' easy steps to get you back on track with the dream health and body you have always desired. Step 1 Find a support system. Enlist friends and family members to help you get back on track to lose weight. Contact friends and family in times when you feel your willpower waning.
Step 2 Begin with small goals. If one-hour daily workouts sound too much to handle, pick more reasonable goals. A sample goal could be to walk everyday during your lunch hour instead of eating at your desk. Step 3 Set up a reward system. Every time you reach a goal, whether it be working out an extra 15 minutes or skipping fast food for a week, treat yourself to a nonfood reward. For instance, buy yourself a new outfit in a smaller size or purchase a bouquet of flowers for yourself
Step 4 Enter a weight loss betting pool. When you enter a diet and exercise challenge where the person who has lost the most weight wins money, it can help drive you to reach your goals. Arrange the weight loss pool with coworkers in your office or check if a current challenge is going on at a local fitness center.
Step 5 Get rid of all of your "fat" clothes. Avoid lounging around in baggy sweats and a T-shirt. To get motivated again, only keep around smaller sized clothes that flatter your figure. Donate any larger clothes to a charity. Step 6 Discover the enjoyment of healthy eating and exercise. If you feel that dieting and exercise is a chore, you will find it difficult to get motivated. Instead, eat low-calorie foods you enjoy and participate in fun forms of exercise, such as rollerblading, tennis, kickboxing and swimming. *For future motivation and guidance visit www.bnickfitness.com*
Published on Dec 1, 2012
Published on Dec 1, 2012
Soul and Salsa Magazine Winter 2012-2013 Edition. Showing the uniqueness of different cultures through art, fashion, entertainment and educa...