Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Fashion and art collided last night in Atlanta, GA for an exclusive showcase presented by former Roc-A-Fella executive Kareem “Biggs” Burke and his new denim line, Fourth of November. The invite-only soiree took place at the rustic Ambient Studios and was attended by a number of the city’s art, fashion, and music enthusiasts.
The event, which served as the official launch of “Fourth of November,” also served as a space for new and emerging visual artists including Alea Hurst, Alfred Conteh, Markeidric Walker, Maxim Beching, Miloh Smith, Nicole Kutz, Saviour Sanquiche and Pepsi’s Live Painter Monica Tookes.
The Fourth of November Collection
Many of the evening’s guests enjoyed curated pieces and collections from both Fourth of November as well as eight one-of-a-kind denim jackets designed by other well-known local artists. Attendees also enjoyed treats by Nancy’s Pizza and libations from Mist Twist (formerly Sierra Mist) and D’USSE.
Atlanta celebrities spotted throughout the evening included Althea Eaton, LHHATL’s Debra Antney, professional skateboarder Stevie Williams, recording artist Donell Jones, recording artist Sammie, Chaka Zulu of Disturbing tha Peace and Ludacris manager, Paris PK Kirk of DTP, rapper Special Ed, Sleepy Brown of Organized Noize, Ryan Glover of Bounce TV, Alana Banks of WEtv’s “Selling it in the ATL,” songwriter/producer Nate Butler, reality personality and stylist Tameka Foster, Roc Nation’s Lifestyle specialist Emory Jones, stylist Middleman Fresh, Phillana Williams, VP of Tunecore, a host of fashion designers, stylists and more.
The evening was co-presented by FootAction and fashion displays were curated by Eastmen Collective and The Nehemiah Group.
Assorted Denim Jackets by Atlanta area artists
Althea ‘Thi Thi” Heart / Sammie
Biggs with “Mist Twist” Girls /Alana Banks
Photo Credits: Photography By Seven and Rj Danell for RayCornelius.com