Monday, March 30, 2009


Photos by Ma'atology The VIP entrance of fashion week. day one was a competition event where six designers were going to compete for $30,000 in promotion for their fashion line. The finalists were voted on by the public (among close to 50 hopefuls) on Alive Magazine's website.

One of the vendors at the event.

The first nite's VIP did it up hip hop style with a breakdancing crew Fury entertaining the crowd.

DJ Needles was one of the three DJs who were on the 1s and 2s.

There were also stitchers sewing clothes on sewing machines on the spot.

A long shot of the VIP area

A distorted image of Fury breakdancer Nicholas Gates.

Folk gettin their drink on.

They also had visual artist exhibits displayed in the VIP area. The following were photos done by Joseph "Big Joe" Richardson. This one is of model/promoter Lady Star.

Here is a photo of model Sarah Bryant.

And here is a photo of Exo manager/Frontline's Brandon Troupe.

Rapper/producer Black Spade was also stitchin up at the event.

DJ Reminise was also a dee-jay at the event.

The VIP crowd

Two of the VIPers there were C. Destinee Reign and Danielle Fields McCoy

An enlarge poster of ALive Magazine's cover issue with Project Runway Star Jerrel Scott who was hosting the opening ceremonies tonite with the competition show, Project Design."

VIPers at a booth.

They also had the Tanning Company doing on spot spray tans.

Folk at the check in booth to get their VIP credentials.

Some of the 900 plus folk who came for the competition show.

Host Jerrell Scott.

The icon of the event.

The first designer showcased was LK.

In the audience checkin it out was King Louie of Greedy genius (in front with glasses) and St. Louis Rams player Steven Jackson (third from left in front).

Designer LK (center).

Next up was Michael Shead.


Designer Shead who sashayed down the catwalk in most "FabTude."

Next was Jennifer Neal.

Next was Shan Keith

Designer Shan Keith.

Next was Socialite by Veronica Ariel

Fierce looks! One of our fave pics!

Designer Veronica Ariel.

Last competitor was The Exquisite Corpse

For this design, the music was turned off so when the model walked down the catwalk, the dress made a swishing sound like window panels.

Lastly, Project Runway's Scott's designs were showacsed.

And the winner is...

Exquite Corpse (the guy on the right with the cap)

STL producers Track Starz were in the house gettin their flicks taken.

Inbox personalities NeKayy (middle) and Kayshaniel (right) with Jackson.

CVC's Rebecca Rodgers was in the house.

Track Starz with Oh Myy personality Big Maxx

Photographer Erica Brooks doing a self photo with Jackson.

YOURS TRULY, Ma'at Atkins, with 80s Babies/House of Comedy assiatnt Maria Wilson (left) and Rodgers.

Artist Kevin Mccoy and SYGU's Rhashad Shadzilla Whittier

The after party was at Sleek Resturant at Lumiere Place.

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