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I am the official recipient of Fashion Awards MD award for Best Tailor 2013!

I am the official recipient of Fashion Awards MD award for Best Tailor 2013!

Thank You ! I am a winner because of you! Saturday was the official awards ceremony for Fashion Awards MD, and I am happy to say that I walked away with the award for Best Tailor ! Thank you all for your support .

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Fashion Awards MD Nominee for Best Tailor

Please take time and go to http://fashionawardsmd.com and cast your vote for me in the established category for Best Men’s Tailor. Thank you all for your support.


Style Profile: Fashion Awards MD Nominee for Best Emerging Photographer Christopher March

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As you most of my readers in the DMV may know, April 1st marked the start of the campaign for Fashion Awards Md finalists. Today we visit one of the finalists for Best Emerging Photographers Chris March of Christopher March Photography . Although Chris may label himself as “lifestyle photographer”, his great eye for fashion is making him a very sought after photographer here in Baltimore and possibly beyond . 

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DC King: How long have you been a fashion photographer ?

CM: A little less than three years as a pro. I consider myself more of a 
lifestyle photographer. I love fashion, but true fashion photographs 
tell a story – mine don’t. I’m not ashamed to say I’m not there yet. I 
have much respect for fashion photographers, but see myself reaching a 
more commercial goal in the future – like shooting menswear for great 
clothing lines/stores. Most of my photographs are creative portraits.

DC King: What was your first big project?

CM: I was hired by Goodyear to shoot a lot of wiper blades. The first 
time, it was totally nerve-wracking!!! I didn’t have much experience in 
product photography and felt an immense amount of self-inflicted 
pressure!

DC King: It was brought to my attention that you received a well deserved 
nomination in this years Fashion Awards Md

CM: Yes, Best Emerging Photographer. Emerging because I’ve been pro for 
less than three years. I’m honored and the awards are May 8th. To be 
continued…..

DC King: Who’s work in your field do you admire the most ?

CM: I admire and respect the work of many people on many levels. The 
people who catch my eye the most are the ones who are successful because 
they “get it” – they are agency-repped, frequently traveling, very busy 
people shooting big commercial clients on a weekly basis. I’ve worked 
as an assistant on some major shoots and two people who do just that are 
Matt Hoyle and Gary Copeland. Laretta Houston is inspiring in many ways 
too.

DC King: Do you have a style Icon living or dead whose style that you 
admire?

CM: Hmm, Johnny Depp. He is extremely talented and very humble – that’s 
the way a gentleman does it – blowing minds and out of the spotlight. 
I’m not a fan of showboaters!! For a female, it has to be Rosario 
Dawson and that’s not because I have a major crush on her. She’s 
beautiful, talented, and not over-done. Both people are educated, 
class-acts and I appreciate that because that’s rare these days.

DC King: How would you describe your own personal style?

CM: Oh Jeesh! Today, it’s realistic, classy, and somewhat clean. I’ve 
been getting into some new ideas, so don’t get too comfortable!

DC King: Name for items you can’t do without on a daily basis?

CM: Coffee, Diesel Jeans, music, and more coffee!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS !!

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I am happy to announce that I received the official nomination for best designer/tailor in Maryland for my work with Christopher Schafer Clothier from Fashion Awards MD . This is an awesome opportunity and I am grateful. With Chris winning the award for best tailor last year it would be an honor to keep it in-house . So I still need your help to make on the final ballot , so please continue to vote and share this w/ friends co-workers etc . The deadline for voting is Feb. 1st. Thank you for your vote.
– Derrick C King- ALS – CSC