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JKISSI : February-recognized as the shortest month of the year. It is also recognized as Black History Month, which embodies the progression of African American culture in various ways. Some people may find grief in recognizing the month as its own separate entity, yet to others the month provides a spotlight that shines on many African American notables from the past and present, who’s waves of accomplishment have sounded throughout the world. African American history is a single patch of the multi-patterned metaphorical quilt we call America which has seen contributions by many other ethnic groups.  To pay homage to these great African American individuals is an honor and to re-echo the great contributions of these individuals in our own special way is a quite remarkable feeling.

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Sewn From the Soul is an online editorial project brought to light by seven friends who have all collaborated together in order to see a bigger picture; ultimately meshing and intertwining Style and History.  History is important as it gives us the ability to trace back what has occurred previously to help us better direct ourselves to the future. Style contributes to one’s overall character and truly dictates our persona in everything that surrounds us. We all contributed our individual style to this editorial and used a primarily monochromatic palette to assist the Black History Month theme.

The video below is a behind-the-scenes look of what occurred at the photo studio, starting off with an amazing poem by Brooklyn resident and Street Etiquette friend Joekenneth Museau . There is no way to emulate the magic of that exact date, but to know that something tangible resulted from this gathering allows us, at long last, to begin to write our own scripture in history.

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This video is meant to honor individuals from Miles Davis to Dr.Cornel West with a splash of our own Street Etiquette style. We hope you enjoy the editorial just as much as we did. I would like to thank everyone who took part in this , it will definitely form into a bigger project in the future.

“In essence, this is the time of the year when all blacks, be they African- Americans, Haitians, Liberians, Nigerians and all people of color need to reflect on their African heritage, culture and how far they have come in understanding the struggles and sacrifices others have made during the days of yesteryears in America.”

Edmund Zar-Zar Bargblor


 



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  • Theo Martins

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    I don’t even have to say it guys, great stuff.


  • billy

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    my eyes are watery.


  • Jazzi M

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    you boys inspire me. big time.


  • Jazzi M

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    would also like to add how incredibly sexy you all are both physically & in spirit/ambition (and Jeremiah is the cutest thing ever!) . can we do female version of this please?


  • scott

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    josh, trav, you guys are seriously amazing. i’ve watched your style evolve as friends in college spittin game in the cafeteria now to us moving on into manhood and making moves, this is the big time man, you guys really have grown alot, the industry needs more kids like you guys and i’m hoping you’ll inspire more to follow in your path. hats off gentleman, street etiquette is more than just another blog.

    love, your old pal,
    scott.m


  • Indigo aka @colourgurl

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Wow!!! This is a masterpiece. From start to finish, this is truly a work of art. Remarkable!


  • NovaTracks

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    You guys are Winning. Lets win


  • CalvinBKcSF

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Josh. Trav. Kenny. Incredible.


  • CalvinBKcSF

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    and SAUCE! Where was my invite?


  • MinoruBlvd

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Amazing. Period. Personally I adore behind the scene shots, and the ones featured in this post are unmatched.


  • sQuincy

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    great work guys..
    i like how you fellas are moving.
    always great to see familiar faces (joe, and is that vince shooting!?)
    as usual, i’m always looking forward to the next post.

    “i hope they document, what you’re becoming. — congratulations.”


  • wale

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    you keep progressing thats the point, thats the goal, and my favorite part is the never ending presence of substance paired with the style, you already know bro SE UP!


  • melinda (@minimcbooom)

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    this is absolutely amazing


  • P

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    words couldn’t describe the immaculate work these guys put together.
    it is as though, the word “geniuses” is an understatement. that wouldn’t come near to what you guys are able to put together.
    its pleasure to share that bond of friendship with all these guys.

    Peace, Peace..


  • JCS

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Sheeeeetttttttttttttttt


  • Neef @truebeliever12

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Well what can i say??? when will you guys ever disappoint me? lol SE is way too talented man, shoutout to my man Kadeem also


  • Mbeng Ngassa

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    I love love love it!

    Peas&love!
    Mbeng.


  • Matt Morris.

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    This is inspiring, honorable, eloquent, and above all important. Important for people of all races and ethinc backgrounds. It truly tells a story through dress, multiple stories of men who helped shape and progress African American culture. It goes beyond “fashion” and “style” and you all couldn’t have executed it better. Great, great idea and wonderful work.

    -Matt.

    @M_L_Morris


  • Kadeem J.

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Words really can’t express the way I feel about this post brothas. I was about to go to sleep;but now I’m wide awake again. I’m sitting here at 3 AM in awe knowing that there are young black people like myself who are still aware of our past and knowing that our past is what continues to stimulate our future. You guys were able to emulate the likes of Dr. Cornell West, Miles Davis, and Mr.Gordan Parker perfectly and still add the current style of our streets to it. GREAT POSTS GUYS!

    Joekenneth Museau great spoken word man

    PS>I would of done a great Marvin Gaye look! Had the style all in worked out in my head! lol


  • demilade

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    josh i was happy to just be there man it was great i must say


  • Filth

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    This is amazing, and very inspiring, i wish you all the best of luck.


  • Milly

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Beyond brilliant!


  • CFK Photography

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    You guys have been very inspirational and creative with this piece. I mean its truly amazing. SOmetimes photography is watered down by words that try to describe the art or rid any mis-perception that may occur during the viewing. However, you guys managed to combine 2 of Black America’s greatest artistic expressions to form a artistic medium that is both educational and a viewing pleasure for the artistic soul.

    Thank you for pushing the envelope, rejuvenating the lives of those who have dedicated there lives to creativity, leadership and fearless innovations. For you’ve all left me inspired and greatful to be a Black American and a artistic one at that!

    CFK


  • TeoV

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    you guys are truly an inspiration to me , keep doing your thing you never go wrong !
    josh I’ll probably be in NY with some friends next october , meet up is necessary if you don’t mind :-)


  • ForGentlemen.Blogspot.com

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    awesome, awesome, awesome video


  • Kenji Summers

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Bravo! I have shared on my blog and spread to my networks within my social graph. Don’t be surprised if some ad agencies call with interest in doing work with you.


  • Rinaldy sauce Laguerre

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    This came out better then I could imagine, and my thought perception is beyond. Thanks for letting me apart of this, and I’m honored to be able to call this group of guys my friends and peers.


  • Amy

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    absolutely incredible.


  • KP

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    This is absolutely beautiful!


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Truly speechless right now just want to say Thanks for everyone who have supported us thus far.. this is def one of those moments you want to hold onto forever!

    Alejandro Perez seized this opportunity with force and made magic happen right on that set!

    Everyone thank you keep the comments and responses coming!


  • LOLA

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Okay, like seriously, I just fell in love..
    My goodness you two are ridiculous.
    I honestly dont know what to say this time.

    -LOLAisinawe <3


  • Neal Wellington

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Kudos to everything you guys are doing. Very inspirational. Keep up the great work and staying true to style.


  • Bhoranie

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Amazing! Keep it up!!


  • Andrea

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    This is a MASTERPIECE! You guyz made an amazing job.
    The editorial is brillant, really LOVE it.

    Keep up the great work and inspiring people!

    x

    Andrea


  • sssence

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Just when you think SE has outdone themselves, you gents do it all over again! Thoroughly impressed here. What a great gathering of men with immense style and immaculate execution. The video is nothing short of amazing and has such heart and soul within. Cheers!


  • JFKJean

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Wow.
    Wow.
    Wow.

    All I can say here is that if Miles Davis wasn’t popular before, his stock just went up a few more notches….exceptional job Alejandro and the rest of us that took part and I’ll say that one hundred times. We certainly did create a monster now……


  • Rhamier A.

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Wow this is history right here…im speechless. Great job man


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        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

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  • Percy Miracle

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Definition of cool my friend. Good things.


  • Jordan Martins

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    This is probably the best piece I’ve watched on Black History month so far. Heartfelt, well done, excellent presentation, honoring past and present at the same time. Amazing job fellas.

    This is the type of stuff from which legends are made. Keep pushing the envelope and what we can do with this web movement.


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  • verso421

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    its crazy seeing how much SE has progressed in such a short time. i see big things in the future for you kids, much respect. i’m glad ive personally gotten to see the transition Alejandro has made. i remember when the first began shooting, asking ME for tips, and now IM learning by staring minutes at a time at his work. He’s truly become a slave to his craft and it shows.

    you guys have got a solid we rounded team, im looking forward to the next post, or magazine spread…whichever comes first.


  • Triso Boothe

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Really Classic. Brilliant work.


  • Lucas

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Greatness! Enough said!


  • Sewn From The Soul « Behind The Lens

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    [...] Sewn From the Soul is an online editorial project brought to light by seven friends who have all collaborated together in order to see a bigger picture; ultimately meshing and intertwining Style and History.  History is important as it gives us the ability to trace back what has occurred previously to help us better direct ourselves to the future. Style contributes to one’s overall character and truly dictates our persona in everything that surrounds us. We all contributed our individual style to this editorial and used a primarily monochromatic palette to assist the Black History Month theme.” -Street Etiquette [...]


  • Rich Corey

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    I must say, I’ve been following from some time and its always been nice to see other young men being creative and getting their images and thoughts out into the world, but this really does take it to the next level. Its something to touch someone its another to inspire them. Thank You for both.

    Peace and Blessings.

    P.S. whoever scored this did a hell of a job, whatever song that is, its ridiculous.


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  • goke

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    great work once again guys….i also enjoyed the music piece that went with both the video and slideshow


  • joseph a

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    wow great stuff, SE has come a long way in style and presentation since i started reading back in late 08, im assuming we’ll be seeing a J. Elquist x Street Etiquette collaboration sometime soon?


  • Tiffany

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    How did I not know about you guys? Beautiful editorial!


  • Jack

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    Speechless.

    Amazing idea, presentation, everything. Top notch work guys.


  • 'Kayode

        posted on February 15 , 2010 :

    I’m drawn to the quality of this editorial; the poem is very inspiring, the photography and styling is fantastic, and the message is clear and unequivocal. Five of five stars, well done guys !


  • dayinthelyf

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Presented in the way only street etiquette can; my historic idols some known by me and some newly discovered. I have to have this in a soft-back pamphlet or something.


  • Adrian Deen

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Astounding! I’m unbelievably proud to be a young black man. Our generation is already changing the world!!!!


  • Quick

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    WOW! You guys should start your own e-zine. AMAZING WORK.


  • Eli

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    When I witness something as artistic as this I am always a little awe struck. This has an incredible old/new school feel about it. Strongly rooted in the classic yet incredibly fresh and modern. I am floored-wow

    Eli


  • Deb

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    this is amazing.


  • Rich N.

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    I love to see my young black brothers doing their thing. Keep it going y’all, you make me proud


  • kiya

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    That was seriously impressive, good work, things like this make everybody proud.


  • willy cheesesteak

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Inspirational. From the music to the lighting, the emotions evoked from the words, styling, and crispness of the photos, everything was amazing. The slideshow looked like something that was produced by a big name company(and i mean this in the most flattering way). Bravo guys, bravo!


  • jaac

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Really impressive, hopefully you guys get some coverage out of this, deserves to be seen.


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Willy Cheeseteak : It was a big name company lol Jermaine and Billy of sufu chopped it up -

    Thanks for all the great comments – let’s keep inspiring !


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        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

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  • Tyler

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Great job. Amazing photos!


  • Keith

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    AWESOME…SPECTACULAR…SENSATIONAL…DOPE…FRESH…COOL…SHARP and BRAVO!!!


  • Jasmine Alb

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    This is one of the best editorials I have seen in a way everything was on point from the fellas , wording , photography and it doesnt hurt that you guys are visually appealing to look at.

    Great . and I mean great project here gentleman magazines should be all over this.


  • Frank Robinson

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    WOW! I’m very much inspired and I probably hold no ties to anything ethnicity wise to you guys or Black History Month residing all the way in Sweden. I’m sorry for my bad english but this is so good! too I love your style site


  • Señor Combs

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Yo J I’m feelin the the editorial and like how yall embodied famous black figures, i would be Marvin Gaye like late 70s/ early 80s when he was singin at the all star game


  • Stephanie La Bella

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    I think I really teared when hearing Joekenneth’s poem it means so much to me – and it’s great that the internet could be a platform to keep inspiring .. I love it!


  • Greg

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Excellent work guys!


  • Vincent

        posted on February 16 , 2010 :

    Great Job as usual guys


  • Arjan

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Josh Trav,

    Well done guys. Great to see my boy Chris in the credits, too. Heard about some big things happening! Looking forward..


  • Tecknicolor

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Wow, I’m so impressed/inspired/proud/intrigued with the concept, the actual video, and presentation of the whole thing. It looks like there was time and thought put into this which always makes anything no matter how big or small great. You’ve given me ideas just off this seemingly simplistic approach to African-American culture, style and history. Great Job guys….I deemed this my new favorite blog for a reason and you’ve yet to disappoint.


  • Blank Label

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    that’s just awesome. i really enjoyed this.
    i’m glad James connected with you two, and the rest of the crew. you’re all awesome guys and I’ve met James personally and he’s an awesome guy as well.
    Cheers to all of you for the Black History Month tribute!


  • Code

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    DOPE! get use of fashion as a medium for such a message !

    Props!


  • reeraw

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    truly inspirational.


  • Peezo

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Definitely a great piece. You guys are always raising the bar for style blogs. The message is great, the shots are great. Keep it up

    Peezo
    Meetthefresh.com


  • Ainz Neal

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Great Job guys.


  • tenz

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    jkissi, your outfit in this is superb (as usual, but even more so in my personal taste)
    would you mind giving me a rundown of what you have on here?


  • TheAfricanKING

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    i really like what yall are doig, wish something like this was in atl, keep up the good work


  • YIJ

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Very impressive fellas. Clean, crisp and sophisticated. Repping the culture right.


  • Tim

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Inspirational. This is an incredible collaboration of talents, something everyone involved should be exceedingly proud of. Thank you for sharing it with us Joshua.


  • Moorea Seal

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Incredible. Not only do you all have impeccable taste, but the historical inspiration is both beautifully accurate and deeply moving. Not only is this inspiring in a fashion sense, but in imagining seeing these clothes on someone I pass by in the street, I am humbled on a deeper level and have an even greater reverance for those who choose to be strong and sincere, shouting their independent voices with their voices, and through their personal presentation. This is just gorgeous.


  • panda

        posted on February 17 , 2010 :

    Been an avid reader for awhile now. Truly amazing project. Paving the way for our generation and the resurgence of style. Kudos my bruddas.


  • Mike

        posted on February 18 , 2010 :


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 18 , 2010 :

    tenz : Thank you very much I’m glad it matches your personal style -

    Here’s the rundown

    Hat is fineanddandy
    Turtle neck is from Uniqlo
    Speckeled pants are from Topman
    Loafers are from Bass


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 18 , 2010 :

    Mike : Thanks for posting that Mike and yeah we were aware of that . It’s such a great look definitely def want to thank everyone who has supported us thus far.


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        posted on February 19 , 2010 :

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  • David W. Albert

        posted on February 19 , 2010 :

    You guys are definitely moving man. I’m guessing it is no need to say it, but I see the previous comments might have said it already. I think this is a great idea and to see your nephew again in the picture is kind of refreshing to see he is already on the path for some sartorial greatness. And the fits, all have a classic menswear appeal to them from you and Trav to your friends. Great stuff can’t wait to see more.


  • Poetri

        posted on February 19 , 2010 :

    Respect due. I love how you paid homage to some of my faovrite black male icons. Brothers like Miles Davis, Nat King Cole, and Sammy Davis Jr. exemplified black style and Huey P. Newton recreated the black identity. In the 60s, you had to be sharp and you had to have that swagger. The Sewn From The Soul video reminds me of Mos Def’s new video for his song “History”. You made me proud to be Black. Keep up the good work and when is “Genesis of Style” coming out?


  • Michael

        posted on February 19 , 2010 :

    This is absolutely brilliant! It is genius what you fellas have done. You have definitely paid homage to some exceptional black men. I was inspired by these men and I am inspired by the work you men have done. Keep it up!


  • VeeUrbanite

        posted on February 19 , 2010 :

    Why everybody touching/doing something except Josh… Dude’s hand stay in his pocket haha..
    But on a serious note good stuff guys. everything was on point.


  • Lou

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    Very nice….truly amazing and inspiring. I gotta ask though….what type of jacket is that blue trench coat? Great look!! Keep up the good work!


  • teena.leone

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    This was very touching guys! I loved this. Beautiful art and a touching tribute to some of the greats.


  • David

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    Very awesome guys. Where did you get that instrumental version of “Never Die” by the Grouch?


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    Lou : I’ll ask Rinadly on the jacket info I’m pretty sure its Marc JAcobs or another brand that comes in mind is Zara could be wrong though will get info


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    Poetri : Thanks to you and everyone else who commented on this post, The genesis of style video got delayed for a little bit longer it will be releasing with full fire trust me though my friend. I want it out just as much as you lol


  • Anthony.

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    You guys are killing it right now. The photos were amazing man, the photographer definitely did his thing. You guys are positive and actually down to earth (I think). I hope all of you’ll keep doing big things and I’ll continue to support.


  • Trav

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    SOOOO much thanks to everyone for showing their love and support. i’m so happy with the way everything turned out!


  • Mass

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    When in the hell are you guys going to stop playing and start working on a S.E. shirt line, ties or something, right now I will be happy with some buttons. I love what you guys are doing here, bravo!!! (standing up clapping)


  • Richard Williams

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    Mass
    This is true I would so support a Street Etiquette clothing line just based on your taste and lifestyle you guys represent.

    Street Etiquette clothing line? any word on it guys


  • Mikey McFly

        posted on February 20 , 2010 :

    Awesome and Awe Inspiring… I thank you for such an well needed post and you’ve helped to sharpen my view again… Great work


  • Damien

        posted on February 21 , 2010 :

    Bravo fella’s. Bravo.


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 21 , 2010 :

    Anthony : Thanks not at all you have it right lol in your comment.


  • JKISSI

        posted on February 21 , 2010 :

    Mass & Richard Williams : Best believe with time more soon than later SE will give you guys something to hold onto that being clothing to accessories it’s all in the plan. #Believe2010!

    Lol at buttons comment..


  • Rinaldy sauce Laguerre

        posted on February 21 , 2010 :

    Lou: The blue trench I am wearing is J. Crew


  • omowrites

        posted on February 22 , 2010 :

    awesome! finally got to view this after seeing it on twitter all week! posting about it right now! great job!
    s
    x


  • Wrecked Stellar

        posted on February 22 , 2010 :

    Just commented on James Jean’s blog, but this is a fabulous, important idea. The photos are all so stunning! Congratulations!


  • AemonbSEEN LP

        posted on February 22 , 2010 :

    Great stuff. The cinematography is very cool. Love the spoken word at the beginning – This video is great, I posted it on my site. Keep up the good work and good hustle


  • mark.t

        posted on February 22 , 2010 :

    CRAZY DOPE!!! I’ve been following what you guys are doing and this has put your brand on the next level, and to here you guys will be putting product to the SE brand shows growth. Will you guys be documenting the making of your clothing? and what are some of the products you guys are planning, I hope more then t-shirts!!! Great Job!!! P.S. the spoken word was CRAZY, I tip my hat back at you!!!


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        posted on February 22 , 2010 :

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  • G-reg

        posted on February 22 , 2010 :

    Amazing. Simply the best post yet!


  • Astro

        posted on February 23 , 2010 :

    as a fellow poet (www.astrooo.blogspot.com) and someone who is in a transition in terms of style, i truly enjoyed the intro and the video itself. the whole vibe just seemed extremely laid back and relaxed and everybody did not look as if they were trying hard to wear something they did not thoroughly enjoy wearing. i respect that. you guys are definetly breaking the mold of personal style.


  • Toheeb

        posted on February 23 , 2010 :

    I love how each one of you guys show off your style in respects towards the African American icons named in the editorial. Showing the relation of each icon to complement each one of your style. Guys this is an amazing tribute towards black history month.


  • Julia Chance

        posted on February 24 , 2010 :

    Fellas, this made my day. So inspiring. Continue the superb job!


  • seyi

        posted on February 25 , 2010 :

    common featured you all on his blog…make sure to check it out: http://thinkcommon.com/blog/2010/02/18/sewn-from-the-soul/#more-3738


  • sharon

        posted on February 25 , 2010 :

    AWESOME! High praise, fellas on this and the entire blog. So refreshingly tight and on-point. Keep it up…please!


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  • Kiwi

        posted on March 1 , 2010 :

    stumbled upon you
    not searching,
    and really really glad I did.
    You boys are wonderful!
    I am inspired and joyful.

    Keep up what you do! Always!

    xoKiwi


  • S. Dennis Thompson

        posted on March 2 , 2010 :

    Congrats on a fantastic post, i’m very proud of you brother and your progress.
    Seems GQ loves you for inspiration:
    http://www.gq.com/how-to/fashion/201002/black-history-month-black-style-pioneers-article


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  • Spotted Swagger | Upscale Swagger

        posted on March 2 , 2010 :

    [...] Sewn From The Soul [ Street Etiquette ] [...]


  • Sewn From the Soul « Kiwi Speaks

        posted on March 2 , 2010 :

    [...] I stumbled upon Street Etiquette and talented bloggers Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs a few days ago. I was a bit miffed that they had been around for so long and I had missed them. I stand in awe and wonder! For these boys are exceptional, and I find their coverage of fashion to be honest, original and truly diverse. The boys and five of their friends have come together to create an online editorial titled, Sewn From the Soul, where they pay homage to their strong and stylish African – American heroes past, present and future. I personally can’t think of a better way to commemorate Black History Month, and I really do hope the boys of Street Etiquette keep doing what they do. Be sure to check out the full story at Street Etiquette! [...]


  • [...] “Sewn from the Soul” by Street Etiquette [...]


  • [...] Check out the original editorial by Street Etiquette – “Sewn For the Soul” [...]


  • Jack

        posted on March 4 , 2010 :

    Hey I dig the styles and blog-I’m glad GQ wrote on you guys! What kind of loafers is Joekenneth Museau wearing?


  • Sewn From the Soul | KIWI SPEAKS

        posted on March 4 , 2010 :

    [...] I stumbled upon Street Etiquette and talented bloggers Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs a few days ago. I was a bit miffed that they had been around for so long and I had missed them. I stand in awe and wonder! For these boys are exceptional, and I find their coverage of fashion to be honest, original and truly diverse. The boys and five of their friends have come together to create an online editorial titled, Sewn From the Soul, where they pay homage to their strong and stylish African – American heroes past, present and future. I personally can’t think of a better way to commemorate Black History Month, and I really do hope the boys of Street Etiquette keep doing what they do. Be sure to check out the full story at Street Etiquette! [...]


  • Kenny

        posted on March 4 , 2010 :

    @Jack:
    I’m wearing Ralph Lauren Purple Label Velvet Dress slippers


  • Sewn from the Soul! Genius!! « The Sole Attic

        posted on March 4 , 2010 :

    [...] I was browsing the net and came across this on Common’s website (blog). Honestly, before I read the editorial I was intrigued by the style of the gentlemen in the pictures. But as I read the editorial, I realized that there was a bigger reason for their photo shoot! Here is a insert to which they created “Sewn from the Soul.” [...]


  • Black Style Pioneers « //Selection

        posted on March 6 , 2010 :

    [...] Zum Thema Street Etiquette Boys zeigt GQ eine Fotostrecke mit schwarzen Ikonen wie Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, Sidney Poitier, Basquiat und weitere, die den American Style geprägt haben. Das ganze findet unter dem Black History Month statt und gehört zum D.I.Y. photo project. [...]


  • sikiru

        posted on March 7 , 2010 :

    I piece of advise… THE GUY IN THE GREY SUIT AND THE LITTLE BOY SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE ONLY ONES IN THE SHOOT, AS THEY WERE THE ONLY GUYS WITH CLASS AND STYLE. THE REST OF YOU WERE TRYING TOO HARD. word for Joshua, you look like Simon Cowell’s long lost black brother in this shoot. http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/01_03/zSimoncBIG1701_468x613.jpg


  • Mark C.

        posted on March 7 , 2010 :

    I know I’m late, but…BRAVO!!

    I just stumbled onto this blog from The Denim Debate (I’m sponsoring Ryan Plett). Way to keep tradition alive, you guys. Seriously, what you two have going on here is amazing. And this post in particular is nothing short of fantastic; touching even. My hat’s off…

    Cheers!


  • Jack

        posted on March 8 , 2010 :

    @Kenny: Cool-Thanks!


  • Daniel Krieger

        posted on March 8 , 2010 :

    This is really beautiful stuff.. great looks great photos. Nicely done.

    Daniel


  • Oleg Igorin

        posted on March 15 , 2010 :

    I know this studio!!!!!!!! :-)


  • Jeneen Nicole

        posted on March 19 , 2010 :

    Too Fresh!
    I love It!!!
    x
    jn
    http://www.jeneennicole.blogspot.com


  • The Ca$h

        posted on March 21 , 2010 :

    this is great
    you guys are really taking it to the next level


  • Tom

        posted on March 30 , 2010 :

    Hey Guys,
    Been monitoring SE for a little while, you seem like the kind of people who should really feature on “The Sartorialist” every day. Great video, the poetry was really incredible, said with passion! Keep up the good work!
    Just one quick question: If you had to pick one online retailer that represents your general style, which?


  • Burke

        posted on March 31 , 2010 :

    This is beyond fly. I appreciate when people come together to do something original (and completely thought out) for their people. Keep up the amazing work. Best post to date!


  • Patrick A.

        posted on April 3 , 2010 :

    In the featured photograph, second from the right. Would LOVE to know what SHIRT THAT IS! Fantastic job guys.


  • jcambaypj

        posted on April 10 , 2010 :

    …I loved the spread in the current GQ. “So fresh, so clean” came instantly to my thoughts. Your site is new to me and I like the outlook. I have always been sewn and cut from the soul with fashion. Thanks for taking your style to another level of taste with our culture and history. I had to pull out my vintage Pendelton brown butterscotch plaid trench and penny Prada drivers today and hit the museum for a conference and lunch. Keep up the good work an inspirational run-way through the mind of style….

    Cameron …


  • Sewn From the Soul : Their Eyes Were Watching Todd

        posted on April 13 , 2010 :

    [...] by Todd via streetetiquette.com [...]


  • alekkowalski (alek kowalski)

        posted on April 23 , 2010 :


  • ohwrd » Blog Archive » —

        posted on April 24 , 2010 :

    [...] One of the drafts I made for the opening page of Street Etiquette’s Sewn From the Soul editorial. If you haven’t already, view the completed editorial here. [...]


  • [...] popular blog StreetEtiquette eloquently tells the story of modern urban style. You must read their Sewn from the Soul Piece. [...]


  • dannywong1190 (Danny Wong)

        posted on April 27 , 2010 :

    @AskMen_Fashion Video is def interesting medium4fash mktg b/c of viral sharing. heres somethin unrelated but interestin http://bit.ly/9YfCkw


  • AskMen_Fashion (AskMen_Fashion)

        posted on April 27 , 2010 :

    @dannywong1190: Great men’s style blog! Thank you for sharing this with AM Fashion’s followers. http://bit.ly/9YfCkw @StreetEtiquette


  • brooks

        posted on May 2 , 2010 :

    Incredible…absolutely incredible!!!


  • [...] gentlemen behind the blog Street Etiquette —Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs—recently launched a D.I.Y. photo project to commemorate Black History Month and the style legacy of men like Miles Davis and Sammy Davis Jr. [...]


  • rosie b

        posted on July 4 , 2010 :

    i dont think i’ve ever read in words the expression of this movement of fashion and culture, its honestly completely and incredibly beautiful– almost as beautiful as every one of the people participating in it.


  • Beaut Vintage

        posted on September 20 , 2010 :

    Great Video lads.
    Kepp me the great work

    Beaut xxxx
    Vintage Clothing


  • reverse phone look up

        posted on October 1 , 2010 :

    Hi. I wanted to drop you a quick note to express my thanks. I have been following your blog for a month or so and have picked up a heap of good information as well as enjoyed the way you’ve structured your site.


  • Gravura mecanica

        posted on October 2 , 2010 :

    Hi, to start with I want to tell you that I follow your blog. Great post, I totally agree with you. Have a great day mate.


  • Sherilyn Ice

        posted on November 27 , 2010 :

    Hey 4blpyy, very interesting post, it really got me thinking. Thank you. o96nb


  • Stan

        posted on December 8 , 2010 :

    Sorry I’m so late resonding to this. I followed your blog last year when this was in production. Amazing work and concept. i loved seeing the photoshoot from beginning to end.


  • Colleen Varga

        posted on January 8 , 2011 :

    I really find this a eyeopener. Never looked at it in this way. Should you are going to write some a lot more postings about this subject, I truly will likely be back soon! Btw your layout is extremely briliant. I will be using some thing similar for my own blog if it’s ok with you.


  • valium

        posted on January 25 , 2011 :

    There are some fascinating time limits on this article however I don’t know if I see all of them middle to heart. There may be some validity however I will take hold opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we would like extra! Added to FeedBurner as well


  • ?????????????

        posted on January 25 , 2011 :

    The story is very informative. It is a good post overall.


  • Christine

        posted on February 15 , 2011 :

    This is incredible. Amazing job guys – as always!


  • The GQ Eye The GQ Eye « WeTwo

        posted on February 19 , 2011 :

    [...] of local friends, as you’re scrolling down). All of which are qualities on display in “Sewn from the Soul,” a D.I.Y. photo project the duo launched this week to commemorate Black History Month and [...]


  • Street Etiquette: Sartorial Sounds « Fujicouleur

        posted on March 16 , 2011 :

    [...] Kissi: Our Sewn From the Soul and Black Ivy editorials let us utilize the potent expression possible through image and video. [...]


  • Fashion Friday 2 «

        posted on March 25 , 2011 :

    [...] The Next Generation. Sewn From The Soul: One Year Later. [...]


  • nuridin yozzy d'fhai

        posted on May 22 , 2011 :

    street etiquette is matchless…………….no size


  • black perfuctory

        posted on September 3 , 2011 :

    inspiring, carry on brothas