Empire Life Fall 2016 - Page 25

W hen we first introduced Marquelle recently sat down with Marquelle Turner-Gilchrist Brooklyn Buttah to reveal what is in early 2016, we revealed next for him and TNS, and we are how his desire to show black men pleased to say the news is nothing in a positive light at the peek of short of amazing. what we now see as racial tension, “What’s really important to me is meshed with his passion and eye that people know that The New for fashion, paved the way for him Stereotype will continue to thrive to become the father of The New without me being here physically Stereotype. in the US. What we’re planning on Now, we see that not only is doing is a documentary release Marquelle expanding his personal event this fall, so we’re completing brand, but he’s also expanding the the filming of it right now,” Marquelle vision for The New Stereotype (TNS). tells Brooklyn Buttah. Since the original Marquelle will installment, Marquelle be relocating has spun TNS into five "THIS PROJECT to Qatar; where additional editorial will “be the TRULY IS A WAY he series; two of which, menswear buyer TO CELEBRATE travelling the highlight the beauty and diversity of the world, choosing THE MANY black female, as luxury pieces from DIVERSE well as, a lavish NYC showrooms to event, and he’s even be added to the LAYERS allowed others to shoot [luxury] shopping extensions and submit OF BLACK center.” them to him for posting LIFE AND It truly just goes on his site. show that your ENCOURAGING to Taking a moment to purpose doesn’t OTHERS TO look at BeDazzled always come in and The Queen; we crystal clear HAVE A SENSE apackage, were in awe of not but if you OF PRIDE." only the variety of retain the drive to shades, shapes, and see it excel, you sizes of these women, but also of can make anything happen. the uniqueness in their eye for style. "I really just want to share that Eclectic and vibrant. Breathtakingly this project has provided quite beautiful. Curves and slender an amazing journey," said Turnersilhouettes. Natural crowns and Gilchrist. "This project has never pressed tresses. Classy and fierce. had an aim to stop racism because Simply, Queens in every aspect of racism is an institution and this the phrase. project doesn’t have the foundation Marquelle’s goal with these pieces to tackle it. This project truly is a way was to showcase us in a way that the to celebrate the many diverse layers media refuses to embrace — multiof black life and encouraging others vacated and complex anomalies to have a sense of pride. As long as worthy of respect. Well, take a look that always comes across, I will move for yourself: mission accomplished. forward. | EL 25 EMPIRELIFEMAG.COM  | FALL 2016