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MAV Show Recap

Like I said in my previous post, I would follow up on Saturday’s festivities with a more in-depth blog so here it is!

Lemme get a few things out there first, I am no self-proclaimed fashionista. I’ve never said I was the steeziest. And as much of a LookBook fan I am, taking pics of myself just to show off my outfit ain’t really my thing. Nobody cares and I’m usually rockin jeans, kicks, and a hoody 5 days outta the week anyway lol. AKA I suck at it so I’ll leave that to other people and just admire their creations lol. However, I will say this: I ADORE ALL THINGS FASHION. And that means so much more than just, “I love to go shopping.” So when Evan asked me to style his shirts for the show just a few weeks ago, I was more than estatic to oblige.

A lot of people think that a t-shirt is just a t-shirt and I agree to a certain extent. There’s only so much u can do with it, especially if u can’t even altar it by cutting it up or bedazzlin that bitch BUT even just something as simple as tucking or untucking it in can make a big difference. Given the proper adjustments and accesories u can make a “simple” t-shirt look more appealing and that’s what I tried to do given what I had to work with. There wasn’t really a method to my madness, and per the designers instructions I opted to keep things “clean and simple.” I wasn’t trying to turn tees into high-fashion, all I wanted to do was show that you can wear a t-shirt with more than just blue jeans and sneakers.

Unfortunately, I only have 1 pic of the actual fashion show but here’s a few of the Adapt team with some of the models (heyyy) and makeup artist. All in all it was a good night. All the models were a pleasure to work with! I expected a bigger turnout but the show ran smoothly, I was nice and tipsy, the models looked great, and Goapele was amazing. Me? I’m just glad I was there. Even if people don’t think I did a good job, that wasn’t the point of this post. The point is I HAD FUN and felt at home. As exciting as it is to be in front of the camera, behind the scenes is where I belong.

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