Raheem Nelson

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  1. Style by Ra: Pocket Squares Part II

    Date 22 Jul 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips Today’s style post is a continuation on pocket square styling. During my time at The Tie Bar I noticed a lot of people do not know how to pair ties and pocket squares. It’s widely believed that you should match…

  2. Style by Ra: Pocket Squares

    Date 16 Jul 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips. Today I want to talk about pocket squares and a few ways you can fold them. A pocket square can add an extra flourish to an otherwise mundane look. The first fold I use is the square fold (rejuvenated by Mad…

  3. Style by Ra: Tie Knots

    Date 09 Jul 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips. One of the most important things about wearing a tie is the kind of knot you use. I generally use one of three knots when I wear a tie. The first is a Four in the Hand knot. This knot is…

  4. Style by Ra: Tie Bars

    Date 29 Jun 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips. When it comes to tie clips or tie bars they should be a little more than a fashion statement. When wearing one you want to slide or clip it onto the tie and the back end goes between the buttons on…

  5. Featured Illustration: Phantogram

    Date 25 Jun 2015
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest New York centric painting. A while back a friend of mine put me on the band Phantogram. They were playing at one of the piers in Manhattan. The rain was coming down like crazy but the band’s…

  6. Style by Ra: Tie Width

    Date 22 Jun 2015
    Welcome to my blog! I am proud to introduce a new menswear style tip section to my site. Working at The Tie Bar NYC pop up has made me even more passionate about menswear and dressing well. Styling customers is a lot of fun so recently I decided it would make…

  7. Little Robots Comic: Prince of Thieves

    Date 31 May 2015
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic  Inspired by the controversy of Richard Prince’s latest so called art exhibition. Basically he stole Instagram photos from various users, slightly changed them and is now selling them for ludicrous amounts of money. The original owners…

  8. #WhereIsRa?: 101 Threads Grand Opening

    Date 16 May 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Today I will be talking about the opening of the 101 Threads Gallery.  Yesterday was the grand opening of 101 Art Threads in New Haven. The basic concept is artists sign up for $50 a month and get gallery representation in this dynamic space. Founder and…

  9. Featured Illustration: Museum of Moving Image

    Date 15 May 2015
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest urban landscape painting.  On my birthday in March I took a trip out to Astoria to check out the Mad Men exhibit at The Museum of Moving Image. It was incredible seeing the props and…

  10. Little Robots Comic: Run This Town

    Date 13 May 2015
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic.  Inspired by a disagreement a friend of mine had at the movie theater two weeks ago. We travelled in a group of 30 people to see Age of Ultron and one guy didn’t approve.

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