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Creative Class Photo

  We had a great time at the sale weekend.  Below are our class photo from Week 1 with the Harlem for the Holidays.  Week one done, more to come the 2 more weekends and don't miss it.  Thanks to Mr. Hollis (read more about this exciting photographer here) and thank you to our Hosts Shimoda Accessories and Gadson Gallery. In attendance Sweet Octavia, Pat Mabry, LaTrella Thornton, Art from the Planet, Chi Mack There are more with new artists, this weekend Dec 15 and 16th at 225 West 134th street in Harlem. For more info 212-694-0262  

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Your Invited to Harlem for the Holidays

We are gathered together in December 8th and 9th for a creative fun filled weekend. I will be there with these artists, Sweet Octavia (Fashion), Pat Mabry (Patchwork), Latrella Thornton (Crochet), Art from the Planet (Accessories & Home Decor) and of course our Hostesses Shimoda (Jewelry, Accessories and Books) and Laura R. Gadson (Home decor, glassware, and more). December 8th and 9th 12pm - 6pm 225 West 134th Street btwn Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Frederick Douglass Blvd 212-694-0262 Visit http://www.shimoda-accessories.com/ https://www.thegadsongallery.com/

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Let's Be Decent

We've been missing something for a long time, common decency.  Not sure where it went or why, but I see less of it these days. Before you think present government administration has played a part in this thinking, STOP IT! Long before this government, there has been a slow decline of thoughtfulness, good manners, civility, and respect. I can't say who or what I blame this on, but indecent behavior is celebrated and rewarded.  So we get more of that. When I was a kid, so it was a looooooooong time ago, in my local supermarket.  An elderly woman was in front of me and I can't remember what the problem was, but I was not having it. It was...

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Fun Filled Fall Weekend

Come out and have a Fun Filled Fall Weekend Creativity at it's best with Sweet Octavia.  She uses the most special fabrics to give the wearer a glamorous feeling of regal opulence.  Also I will have my silk patchwork pieces in tow.  Silk is a grand fabric, but it can be for any day, everyday, all day, your day.  Looking forward to seeing you!

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Monique

Custom design is not for everyone.  First of all it is expensive, can be intense, there are many custom design horror stories, more than average amount of fittings, but in the end you can get something so special, because the the nuances that are added into the design. Monique came to me through a family friend, who has known me for years.  She had all the confidence, but her friends were not as encouraging....they had more than a few doubts. She had to face their suspicions and misgivings, but she knew better.  In the end she got her magical custom design strapless lace dress. What a beautiful day Headpiece by Legacy Beauloni    

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