Photography by Tafari © 2020

Category : New York Fashion Week

December 8, 2010

A few weeks ago, IMG announced the dates for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011 and I got all excited like I won something.  You know me so you know I get excited over the smallest shit. Even before the announcement, my peeps at The NYLA Report and I we teasing out th

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December 7, 2010

In a previous post, I bitched about botching a roll of film back in September when I was in NYC for fashion week.  One of my biggest heartaches from that jacked roll was the shots that I got of Kelly Rowland as she made her way out of Lincoln Center. The other day, I decided t

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November 16, 2010

On a late summer night in NYC, I had one of the most horrific nights of my life! I was tired, hungry but I was looking pretty damn good as I made my way across the city. Yeah, I was looking good but something went totally wrong with my pimp boots.  My feet were not feeling the

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November 9, 2010

I met Kimora Lee Simons back in Sept at Mercedes Benz Fashion week backstage after the Zac Posen Z-Spoke show. Before she walked in my direction, she did a mini slinky inky catwalk & the crowd was all abuzz.  It was fun to watch. She was bad ass & tall as hell! So o

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September 30, 2010

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September 27, 2010

I met Jay Manuel aKa Mr. J a few weeks ago at NY Fashion week backstage at a show. After introducing myself, I told him that I was considering going platinum and asked for advice. He looked at my hair and was like really. I’m like really but you know I was not. I was just say

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September 26, 2010

About two months ago, I was all worried about being chosen to cover Mercedes Benz Fashion week.  I mean, I was all nervous & checking my email constantly like I was waiting on a SSI check to come in the mail. Now all of that is a not so distant memory. I went, I saw, I roc

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September 24, 2010

I'm just saying; Fashion & diversity do not go hand in hand. Let's not fool ourselves. This is larger than Black models being in low representation. You see very few to other racial groups represented in magazines or on covers. While I was at Fashion Week, I spotted very f

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September 24, 2010

I mentioned in my Nicholas K post that I was having all kinds of issues in regards to my camera because I had to hold the camera freehand. All 10lbs worth. I was not happy with my Nicholas K photos but many were salvageable & not really all that bad. With the Rebecca Taylo

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September 23, 2010 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: Diane von Furstenberg

I don't know how it happened but Asia tricked me into photographing the Diane von Furstenberg show. She not only got me to do the show but she did it with a smile that made it seem like it she was my daughter looking at me with those eyes like daughters do. It was all good thoug

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