Take a HAIK

 Hey you, go take a hike!  Just kidding but I would love to introduce you to one of Kansas City’s first-rate creatives, Haik (pronounced just like HIKE) Kavookjian. I met this talented leather smith during the holidays at The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair in Kansas City MO.  As I was walking by his both I immediately … Continue Reading

“El Patron” by Kansas City Hatters

I‘m so excited to finally unveil the hat that I co-designed with Kansas City Hatters, “El Patron” (The Boss).   As you all might know I am a HUGE fan of chapeaus/hats.  I have been wearing them since I was a kid.  So to meet this talented hatter and to partner up with him is a dream … Continue Reading

Christmas In July

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, yule-tide carols being sung by a choir” …oh wait it’s July not December!  July has arrived and is now on it’s way out.  Before it ends there is an unofficial holiday that I would merrily like to bring to your attention.  With the help … Continue Reading

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

It is time to face reality, the clocks have fallen back and the extremely cold temperatures and snow have embraced us with their icy arms.  So I thought I would give a little inspiration to both my male and female viewers with a little help from model, Noelle Manica.  Let’s be honest, getting dressed in … Continue Reading

A Tartan Holiday

As the holiday season comes to an end I thought I would add one more post before 2018 begins.  This particular shoot was a fun and fashionable collaboration with Wilson Lighting. Essentially I turned my festive cross-hatched patterned outfit into a chic space using furnishings and accessories from their website.  Think, fashion meets interiors.  As … Continue Reading

Hello, MOTO!

I was very much looking forward to this blog post and photo shoot!  I had the distinct honor of shooting with the fabulous Noelle and we were able to shoot on her husband’s kick-ass 2017 Fatboy Low Harley Davidson motorcycle. I have always described myself as a rough-around-the-edges dapper hombre.  So being able to use a motorcycle as … Continue Reading

Fall Has Arrived

As I am typing away on this beautiful 71 degrees’ day (October 27th) at 4:35 pm I start to notice that the temperature dropped a bit.  I take a look at my weather app on my phone and notice that it will be a high of 43 degrees tomorrow!  Looks like summer has officially lost it’s … Continue Reading

Unicorn

I was asked not too long ago, “What is most important to you, Josh?”  Without missing a beat I responded “family”.  Family can also refer to very close friends and fortunately I have many of them.  In this instance I am referring to my immediate family.  I do not have any kids of my own (aside … Continue Reading

MCK Brands by Georgina Herrera

What can I say about this fabulous and talented jewelry designer, Georgina Herrera (mckbrands.com), that you can not see for yourself in her designs?  Well, I will start by telling you that she is one of the most beautiful ladies, inside and out, that I have ever met.  I had the distinct pleasure of meeting … Continue Reading

PERNICE

A few weeks ago, I had the great pleasure of opening up an email from a gentleman by the name of Patrick.  This entrepreneur is the owner of  PERNICE Clothing .  This West Coast brand is located in Oakland California.  They keep things fresh by collaborating with a different featured artist each season.  At first, I was … Continue Reading