Speech pathologist Jason Simon wears a
Givenchy double breasted shall collar tuxedo. He chose this look because: “I was taking style cues from Sean Connery and the opening scenes of the James Bond film. So, my thoughts for this new year were timelessness. Quality is a timeless trait.”
Financial consultant Brandon Gray accents his suit by wearing strong accessories — a silk scarf and Gucci dress shoes.
Micheal Morrow wears a Calvin Klein tuxedo. He chose this look because: “Calvin Klein keeps me looking trim.”
Gaway Cantave wears a black velvet blazer by Talia, vest by Bruno, and pants by J.Crew. “I chose a bow tie because the conventional tie was too boring.”
Creative Director of the Block Association Alonzo Dale wears a Gucci tuxedo.
Entertainment marketer James Jall wears a Zara Man suit, and a bow tie and pocket square from Barney’s. He chose this look because: “Why not… it’s my birthday!”
CFO of The Block Association Lyshaan Hall wears a Paul Smith suit, and shirt and bow tie by Beckemberg. He chose this look because: “I wanted to wear something inspired by 30’s or 40’s but with a modern twist.”
Style coordinator for The Block Association Keith R Lawrence III wears a Beckenburg suit, and Stubbs and Wooten shoes. He chose this look because: “My inspiration for the fit came from the Kanye West ‘Runaway’ video in which he wore a Philip Lim custom made suit.”
Student Monti D. Lawson wears a smooth After 6 blazer.
Designer Gary Coichy wears a suit from his personal line called ‘The Collection,’ a white shirt and bow tie by H&M, and shoes by Calvin Klein. He chose this look because: “My collection is for the true gentleman who embraces life and enjoys the finer things it has to offer.”
DJ CEO wears a Zara Man black suit. He chose this look because: “I chose that because I wanted to keep it classic. I’m a classic gentlemen so I dress accordingly.”
Consultant Henry Wallace is casual cool in a loosened bow tie and suspenders.
Accountant Kendal Fisher wears a tuxedo accessorized with a silk scarf.
Financial Analyst Kwabena Q. Adom wears a shirt and pants by Banana Republic, tie by Givenchy, shoes by Brooks Brothers and a vintage pocket square.
FX Trader Antijuan Jackson is confident and cool.
Abu T from Washington DC
Criminal defense attorney, Charlie Vargas
Emergency medicine physician, Weafue Saab
shirt/pants: express men, bowtie: brooks brothers, shoes Johnston& Murphy.
Child care services, Fernando Cordoba
Import Specialist, Michael Occi
Event Coordinator, Nigel Walker
Fundraising coordinator, James McCants
Film producer, Mike Mogul wears DSquared shoes a Versace classic suit …
leather bow tie by the art of emj … black owned company
“I decided on the look because i didnt want to be typically dressed in a black tuxedo and ive been meaning to support the art of emj’s ties.”
DJ Frie & DJ Trauma
Psychologist, Maurice Granger:
The suit is Kenneth Cole. I picked the shirt/tie/hanky to go with this suit because I felt it was classy, stylish, and not a “common” look among other guests.