The Muse of JB b.o.r.n.

The day after I approached Jonathan with my proposal to sell Fanm Djanm at his boutique, he told me he had to speak with me in his office. I followed up up the stairs with a thousand thoughts running through my mind. Finally I (halfway) shouted, “Don’t tell me you’re backing out of the proposal!?” […]


Shopping in Harlem: JB B.O.R.N. Vintage Clothing

Tucked away on one of the busiest streets in Harlem, this chic and stunningly decorated boutique offers a variety of modern and vintage designer goods for the fashionable and thrifty New Yorker. At JB B.O.R.N. (borrowed, old, refurbished, new), each item is carefully selected by the charming and interesting store owner, Jonathan Bodrick. At the […]

Posing backstage.

Harlem on Display

Celebrity chef, Marcus Samuelsson and 5 local Harlem fashion merchants and designers collaborated for a special New York Fashion Week celebration on Monday, September 12, 2012. Channeling the creative spirit of the Harlem Renaissance through the 20’s and 30’s, models and performers came together to put on a show at Ginny’s Supper Club, located right […]