Raheem Nelson

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  1. #WhereIsRa?: GQ + Bloomingdale’s Fall Suit Upgrade

    19 Sep 2015
    This blog marks the conclusion of my New York Fashion Week Coverage.  Last night at Bloomingdales, GQ hosted a menswear fashion event complete with personal shopping, haircuts, shoe shining and much more. GQ Insider, Leo Chan was one of the hosts for the event so that’s how I heard about…

  2. #WhereIsRa?: Essence Street Style Block Party

    15 Sep 2015
    My New York Fashion Week experience continues with Essence’s Street Style Block Party in Dumbo.  I attended last Sunday and created some live paintings of the jovial crowd. Dumbo is quickly becoming one of my favorite parts of Brooklyn. There was live music, performances, lectures, and vendors. It was an…

  3. #WhereIsRa?: The Tailory’s NYFW Party

    12 Sep 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Today I will be talking about some paintings I did to celebrate New York Fashion Week. This past Thursday I went to The Tailory to check out their Fall Lookbook featuring GQ Insider, Leo Chan. “The concept behind The Tailory is very simple-Unique design plus impeccable

  4. Style by Ra: The Navy Suit

    07 Sep 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips The Navy suit is definitely my workhouse. I get so much mileage out of this suit it’s ridiculous. I would say if you had to have one suit Navy would be your best bet. It can be paired with many…

  5. #WhereIsRa?: Windowpane Shoot NYC

    29 Aug 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Today I will be talking about a photoshoot I had in New York City.  Yesterday I went to New York to get some photos taken of me in my new Charcoal Windowpane suit from Combatant Gentleman. I enlisted the help of the very talented photographer, Fox…

  6. Style by Ra: The Grey/Charcoal Suit

    23 Aug 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips For this article I will be talking about the grey suit and the charcoal grey suit. Lighter grays are seen as more casual and can be dressed up or down.If an office for example has a strict dress code you…

  7. Featured Illustration: Dandy In The Bronx

    18 Aug 2015
    Today’s blog post is a little different. I have a special interview with GQ Insider and Menswear Influencer, Diego León aka Dandy In The Bronx. Check out the interview and the portrait painting below… 1. Where does the “Dandy in The Bronx” brand symbolize for you? Diego: It’s my way

  8. #WhereIsRa?: Palo Alto/mDAC 2015

    13 Aug 2015
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my recent trip to Palo Alto.  This past week I attended the Mobile Digital Art and Creativity Summit at The Palo Alto Art Center. It always ends up being a big, family reunion because I’ve made so many…

  9. Style by Ra: The Black Suit

    03 Aug 2015
    Welcome to my blog! Here’s this week’s menswear tips Today I’m starting my “essential suits” multi part series. Every man should have a few suits that can be used for different purposes. A black suit is typically considered the most formal suit you can buy (second to tuxedos.) Generally…

  10. Featured Illustration: NHPL (Ives Main Branch)

    29 Jul 2015
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest urban landscape painting.  I remember as a kid going to The New Haven Public Library and becoming immersed in books. The library was valuable for school projects or if I just wanted to check out the…

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