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  • feeling this good...is the new black. Get used to it. #philipayler
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  • CONCEPT ONE “DOMESTIC BLISS” A YOUNG COUPLE IS CAPTURED IN THEIR BEAUTIFUL HOME. THEIR LIFE IS PICTURE PERFECT, TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD, THEY EXIST IN AN EFFORTLESS LIFE OF LUXURY. THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL, RICH, CHIC AND FABULOUS. THEY EMBODY MARITAL PERFECTION. WHILST AESTHETICALLY PICTURE PERFECT, THEIR WARDROBE AND HOME COMMUNICATES WEALTH, STYLE AND CHIC SOPHISTICATION. OUR IMAGES CAPTURE A DARKNESS. AN UNDERLYING RESENTMENT, SECRETS, PAIN, BETRAYAL. WARDROBE IS SIXTIES, SEVENTIES INFLUENCED. COLOR PALLETE IS WHITE, YELLOW, PASTELS, GOLD, BLACK. STRONG PRINT. SILK DRESSES, LUXE SUITING, GOWNS.  EASY SILHOUTTES. TIMELESS. Models: @christophermason & @jjmorrow Images: @donnademariphotography Creative Direction and Styling: @tarawilliams_ Location: Frank Lloyd Wright Navarro House. Silverlake CA.
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  • When Dèng was 12-13 years old, he made friends with a foreigner while playing soccer in the designated area within the constraints of the refugee camp where he lived on the boarder of South Sudan. His new friend informed him that there was a writing competition for kids sponsored by the UN where he worked. The best poem submitted would be awarded with the opportunity for the young author to read his/her work at the local UN assembly that was approaching. Dèng sat down with a pen and paper that day and wrote the words that would change his life forever. He wrote a poem, submitted it, and was selected, much to his surprise as the finalist of the competition. Dèng read his speech aloud a few weeks later and the leaders in attendance were so moved by his words that they later approached him and offered him a sponsored visa from the UN to leave the camp and start a new Life in America. He said he was willing to give it a shot, but that he couldn’t leave his mother, and a few other close family members behind. If they wanted him to go, his entire family would need to be granted the same opportunity. Mind you he is negotiating this as a 12 year old. After much consideration, they all agreed that it would be best to keep the family together and shortly thereafter, Dèng was leading his entire family out of Africa and on to a new Life in Atlanta. All from a poem and a relationship he developed on the soccer pitch. Dèng now spends his time organizing youth soccer games in his local communities in both Atlanta and his other home in New York. He has started his own fashion brand and has somehow managed to become the face of massive companies like Adidas since moving to NYC. We call him COACH now & we salute you! #itallstartswiththewrittenword

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