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PayPal Me

Terms & Policy of Paypal Me Thanks you for using Paypal Me Return policy  Please direct any questions before purchase  via  the  Contact Us  uS form  21 day  from date of shipping, customer  is responsible for any return shipping. A verification will be sent  with each payment..  … Continue reading

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Creative Industrialism & Tech Advocacy

I consider Shonda Rhimes, Oprah Winfrey  and Tyler Perry  Creative Industrialist. unlike others their success supports and fosters the success of  so many others. They all take different approaches, Ms Shonda in captivating  dramatic narratives; Oprah in new age spirituality and … Continue reading

5 Personal Measurements and shopping cheat sheat

Great Fit Start with Correct Measurements!

Most consumers do not know their correct body measurement. Fewer know how to use these in selecting clothing! Ladies what’s your full chest and under chest, what’s your waist, chest hip, your inseam! Measurement , one of the most  important bits … Continue reading

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How to set up and use Paypal Me

Suddenly #Socialcommerce opportunities in the #conversationprism has a shopping cart.  #PaypalmeI was notified  via my tech  feeds that Paypal  had launched  It’s a simple link that allows for payment. As always I plunged right in. New tools require new protocols and … Continue reading

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It’s the season  for transitions and we’re stepping  the game up as far as creating  a sustainable local supply chain for local cottage sectors globally.  What sets us apart is the process we  take our collective through. Tapping into our combined experience and expertise  in; … Continue reading

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A couple days ago someone showed me a style similar to my  DRumPer , the hems seemed to have the same pull and they seemed similar , but the cut  and drape were different. The  item was a polyester, the DRumPer is cotton … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean To Be Building Black

I estimate an average of 25% of each tee shirt sold leaves the community, for years I’ve been cognizant of this big “leak” in community resources that is the printed apparel sector. For a while I have been asking “is … Continue reading

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How do I use Facebooks Sell Something feature

Some Facebook groups now allows the member to  “Sell Something”. I realized many  do not know they exist… I was recently asked to explain  “how to” post items to these Head to your facebook groups and check which allows this … Continue reading

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Designing Greatness

Last week the question was asked, “How can we shift economically depressed areas such as Baltimore and create strong economies, such as “Black Wall Street”.  I chimed in but  not for long since launching such  a project (NYuKCo) actually takes … Continue reading

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NYukCO  is a Popup Incubator, virtual space & #fashiontech collective, focused on exploring affordable design, maufacturing & distribution in #socialcommerce NYukCO celebrates The power of the collective, The beauty of individuality, The impact of technology, NYukCO is a space for growth! Under … Continue reading


Hibiscus, Sorrel, Roselle – How Do You Use this Versatile Plant!

I make a wine with Sorrel, or at least what Trini’s call sorrel, which is what many  use for Hibiscus tea. My mom uses (tt) Sorrel to make a red cake… similar to the Caribbean black rum cake… Caribbean folks call … Continue reading

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April’s Wrap Workshop

Wrapping is the art of folding and tying fabric around the body to create clothing… April 19 th, 2015 11am-2pm 227 Utica Avenue Brooklyn NY 11226 $50 in Advance Wraps are especially  great for summer…  The master class will introduce tops, jackets, … Continue reading


Do You Have a Dress That Makes You Want to Shake it


#‎distinctiverevolution‬ a BADASSE Creative Industrial Activist on Designing Strategy as Revolution

Today I’m claiming the title of Creative Industrial Activist… Creative Industry  Advocate ! For a  while now myself definition of self has not sat well on my shoulders. nor has that of fashion designer, technologist, tech  guru,  marketing guru #coach.  They are … Continue reading

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Texture Motif, Pattern Print that Inspire, Motivate And Celebrate – The Fabrics of Your Life!

You’re not uniques if you’re dressed like everyone else. Distinctive fabric, distinctive texture, motif, pattern or print that inspire, motivate and celebrate who you are  is one of the biggest problems faced by independent designers and retailers. The Surface Issues segment shows you … Continue reading

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Digital Sourcing Color Palettes and Tear Sheets

Color coding – bridges the personal, lifestyle,  cultural and professional needs to create a  personal aesthetic and a wardrobe of choices! We explore the elements of design and our color exploration, is one, those presently taking the sessions truly enjoy … Continue reading

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Mass Produced Garments Designed for Dress Form can do Little for Your Unique 3D Curves

Everybody type is different, you’re not just an  apple or a pear, your front back and side are 3 different  planes! Often times, you have more than  one dominant ‘shape” present, add your height and muscle tone and each individual … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Handcrafted Sugar Blooms Adorn Her Traditional Caribbean Black Cake is Simply Amazing

There is little that can  surpass my mom’s traditional Caribbean  Black cake, except of course her Sorrel Cake, but the cake decorating  she executes on both is simply amazing!  This pic actually  inspired me to add a section  highlighting the many … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Fit Assessment

WARDROBE FIT ASSESSMENT Should I keep this? – Can  your friends really  answer this question for you! Actually sometimes even the local alterations specialist or stylist  will have the training . Then again  very body  is different and so too is their … Continue reading

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Style Canvas

Style Canvas is a set of tools designed to empower  customers to better select  their apparel as well as help  stylist better guide clients!  It’s designed specifically to aid in digital  and social commerce, which while extending the clients options also … Continue reading

FLIP A TECH: Funding Our Own Ecosystem with Vernon Lee, Jr & Mike Green

Here is the #solutioncasts #SolutionCast with Vernon Lee, Jr and Mike Green, FLIP A TECH: Funding Our Ecosystem – Finance incl. Black owned Investment Vehicles, Venture Capital, Opportunities with Inclusive Competitiveness, and other funding options. Mike Green on #Inclusivecompetitiveness Click … Continue reading

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Each garment I design can be worn  multiple ways!  It gives the wearer the option to become part of the garment  to mold it, shape it, own it! Since I designed this first piece in the mid 1990’s the pieces themselves … Continue reading