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JASON BOLDEN, STYLIST -

When it comes to the skills necessary to become a successful fashion stylist, Jason Bolden possesses more than a great eye. Some might call him a visionary as he turns Hollywood star after star into an elegant red-carpet standout. (After all, consider the first four letters of his last name.) Right now, he’s on a roll. Earlier this month, Bolden composed a trio of distinctive looks for Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala in New York, which has been heralded as the fashion scene’s equivalent to the Oscars. Bolden guided “Grown-ish” star Yara Shahidi out of her comfort zone...

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We've all heard the famous Miranda Priestly quip about florals for spring, yada yada, but on Monday night, Zazie Beetz disproved the "Devil Wears Prada" character — and we're glad she did. At the New York City premiere of "Deadpool 2," the actress wore a long-sleeve, full-length floral gown from Valentino's Fall 2018 collection, and let's just say bell sleeves have never looked so good. The bold impact of the multi-colored gown was kept in check with otherwise minimalist styling by Jason Bolden, which included several dainty rings and a single, black-pearl-studded Katkim earring. We'd also be remiss if we didn't take...

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“We really wanted to collaborate with a black designer who is paving the way,” says stylist Ade Samuel. When Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan hit the Met Gala carpet in an Off-White tailored navy pinstripe suit by newly appointed Louis Vuitton menswear artistic director Virgil Abloh, it was more than just a fashion moment says stylist Ade Samuel. While honoring Monday night's Met Gala theme of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” it was also important to Samuel to stay true to what Jordan represents as “someone who has a prominent role in such a historically powerful movie...

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​ This is what happens when you call the Fashion editor of LA Times for 5 months in a row asking him to highlight the work of a Stylist of colo @adesamuel. #adesamuel. #lifeofaworkingjournalist. I didn't write the article but I can take credit for making sure that it was done. thanks Marques Harper for always answering the phone and for giving me my FIRST LA Times feature this month (coming soon). And Brett Decker of the @OnlyAgency. Today was a good day. http://www.latimes.com/fashion/la-ig-ade-samuel-20180419-htmlstory.html

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Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong’o supported her stylist Micaela Erlanger the launch of her book “How To Accessorize” last night. For the event Lupita was glowing in a strapless Prada dress accessorized with a pair of Schutz shoes, Jennifer Fisher jewelry and a statement Marzook disco ball. https://www.bellanaija.com/2018/04/lupita-nyongo-gorgeous-prada-stylist-micaela-erlangers-book-launch/

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