Category Archives: Style

Urban Spaces: A Snazzy Row House in the Nation’s Capital

For the past five months, Paul Shaw, an internal consultant for a government agency in the nation’s capital, has called a cozy row house home. Situated in Trinidad, a gentrified section of Northeastern Washington, DC, is his completely renovated two bedroom, two bathroom abode where African masks, chocolate browns and vibrant artwork pepper a sun-drenched open layout. Shaw, a native of St. Louis, MO and frequent entertainer, took me on a tour of his welcoming 1400 square foot digs, which includes a Club Monaco inspired friendship wall, a skylit bathroom – and an upscale kitchen that serves as the soul of the home. URBANE URBANITE:

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Video Sneaker Review: Solano by Creative Recreation

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My Spring Must Have: White Denim

I drooled the entire time I thumbed through Esquire’s spring/summer 2011 Big Black Book. There are so many spring/summer must-haves that I simply…must have! Wing Tip ShoesLinen JacketsCanvas BagsTortoise Shell ShadesColored Chinos *Hides Debit Card* *Sigh* But the number one thing on my spring must-have list: white denim. I know. The mere mention of the words can be a bit off-putting. I imagine wine spilling on them during dinner. Or coming home with a dingy ass at the end of the day from sitting on filthy subway seats. But there are some perks to rocking white jeans: they go with

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