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There’s a special place in hell for the person who made assembly necessary. Or there could be a place in hell for those too lazy to assemble their own furniture. Either way, I hate assembly!  It’s my own personal form of torture.

I am redoing my living room as you know (see gallery wall posts below). This chic coffee table with mid-century overtones went on sale and I snapped it up. While I’m exciting to get the table in my apartment, I am dreading assembly. Most could easily put together a coffee table, but past experiences have taught me that even the simplest assembly is not within my skillset.

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I have an eye for style, the ability to lift the heaviest of items, and can coordinate a room like no other. But why can’t I assemble furniture? Maybe God thought I would be too arrogant if I was blessed with that gift. Luckily I have a buddy who is excellent at assembly. One call and one dinner should be enough to get him over and to work. Don’t judge me.

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Xoxo,
Jared Johnson

Life

Oh, I Don’t Do That.

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Designer Prabal Gurung and actress Sarah Jessica Parker cover The Hollywood Reporter. The two look like long lost soulmates. The shot is super cute and adorable. The publication is featuring the top 25 red carpet designers and the starlets who love them. Who’s better than SJP and Prabal? Love them!

Fashion

Can We Have A Threesome?!

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All Roads Lead to…Venice! Diesel Prepares for the Takeover.

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If you aren’t on your way to Venice, you better be! Tomorrow is the Diesel F/W 2014 presentation. But what makes this event so momentous, I will tell you. Famed fashion designer Nicola Formichetta designed the looks. This marks his first for the established brand. But fashion reporters, and blogs aren’t the only ones excited. Models and celebs can’t wait for the presentation. Check out some of the pics and posts that are hitting the airwaves and social media. Creative Director for Elle Magazine, Joe Zee, seems espeically excited.

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And guess who is going to be in the show…I will give you a hint. It is one of models I posted weeks ago and said they were one of the faces to watch as New, Next, and Now! It’s our boy Sang Woo Kim! He’s a friend in my mind…hehe!

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Be sure to save the date and check out the latest from Diesel! The event takes place April 3, 2014 at 8PM in Venice, Italy.

3FReligion…where Friends, Fashion, and Food Rule!

 

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Someone Call 9-1-1! Stella McCartney is on Fire!

“Take me back…take me back Dear Lord…To the place where I first believed” were the only things I could hear when I saw the Stella McCartney collection for Fall/Winter 2014. I needed to pull all the power of my ancestral roots and the comfort of an old Negro spiritual to calm my mind, body, and spirit. McCartney knocked this one out of the park…the baseball has left earth’s atmosphere…the collection was simply F-I-R-E!

The collection started off nice and simple with traditional black and navy silhouettes and shapes. The items had quintessential Stella McCartney touches. A shoulder detail here, woven embroidery there, a short cut everywhere. The collection started in a way that you knew you were looking at Stella pieces. But by the eighteenth look, the clothes began to transform. Cara Delevingne came out on the runway like a winter minx. She was purring…not Cara, but the clothes. Look 18 radiated such sexuality while still being covered. Take a look for yourself

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Women, just like Cara, will be radiating sexual heat while being completely covered. This is one of the talents of McCartney. She finds the perfect balance between art, sex appeal, what a woman wants, and practicality. Look 18 is a look that: women will want to wear, men will want to tear off, and both will want to keep handy for a cold chilly night. But the genius creativity didn’t stop at this look.

The collection continues with more knit looking pieces and pops of color but by look 28, another change began to manifest in the show. McCartney married navy blues, grey, whites, and blacks to a traditional suit silhouette. But as convoluted as that sounds, it was genius. The colors flowed so seamlessly with the fabric that the suit almost looked like a suit of blue reptilian armor. Simply amazing!

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While reviewing the collection my pulse was ever racing, but I reached for my bible and hymn book when I saw look 34. Look 34 has change, is changing, and will change the fashion design game. Stella McCartney gave us our past, present, and future with this dress. Look 34 is giving me 1920’s flapper, meets 90’s simplicity, with present day color blocking and draping. It’s a feast for the eyes, and mind. 3 essences wrapped into one Stella McCartney dress. Simply brilliant!

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My love for fashion is eternal, and there have been plenty of collections that I have loved. But Stella McCartney proves yet again that she is a master of her craft and we are under her spell. Not only is the collection artistic and pretty, it is wearable and sellable. In this economy it is important to have both. Ladies I insist, no I demand that the Stella McCartney Fall/Winter collection be in your closet. It better or you’ll be praying to the fashion gods if you don’t.

See the entire collection below. Enjoy!

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Foolery & Fuckery At Its Finest: Jeremy Scott for Moschino

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How are we suppose to take Jeremy Scott and Moschino seriously? His collection for the Italian fashion house Moschino was a mess, a hot mess. There wasn’t anything original or creative about the looks. I swear the collection looked as if Jeremy got high, watched Nickelodeon cartoons, and then went to the grocery store. Putting a cartoon character like Spongebob, and food logos on clothing isn’t art. I take that last part back, it is art, but BAD art. The collection was just plain lazy.

3FReligion likes Moschino and Jeremy Scott…but separately. Scott’s avant garde, pop, acid aesthetic is not what Moschino fans are used to or care for. There’s nothing wrong with bringing your personal taste to alter the course of an established fashion brand, but Scott didn’t change the course for Moschino. Jeremy Scott is taking Moschino on a whole new acid trip/high. 

The sad thing is that the shapes and silhouettes were very nice. But all of that is lost in the crazy cartoons and nutrition facts logos. Moschino is heading down a dangerous path and out of the fashion elite club. Let’s just hope this Jeremy Scott madness is put to rest, and Moschino starts real design again.

Heck…can Scott legally sell a collection with Spongebob on it? See the entire travesty of a collection below. I still can’t believe this was allowed on the runway.

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Waking Up to Uganda

Fashion Designer Solome Katongole is beyond talented! I woke up and first gave thanks to God for letting me see another day. Then, I did as most of you do, and checked my Twitter feed. And one of the 3F’s was smack dead in my feed, FASHION. I found these pics and designs so inspiring that I had to share them with you. Check out Solome’s shop.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/solomek

I think her designs and prints are so refreshing. I’ve never been to Uganda but in a way I feel like I have by seeing the art from this stellar artist! I just wish she made menswear too…bummer lol! But Enjoy ladies! 🙂

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Waking Up to Uganda

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