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Hood By Air, cell footage, June 11th, 2016, LA LIVE

Hood By Air, cell footage, June 11th, 2016, LA LIVE

Not gonna lie, I never got into street wear or Hood By Air as a brand. And not until Queen Bey donned in a haltered fur by the brand, paired with a Yeezy Season3 bodysuit, did I even care to look at their Fall/Winter 2016 NYFW show

Bey, Lemondae, Don't Hurt Yourself segment

Bey, Lemondae, Don't Hurt Yourself segment

However, the MADE LA HBA and Moschino show, were all everyone in my "fashion circle," were talking about.  Originally, I wasn't gonna go.  It wasn't until the night before the event that I purchased my ticket, and let me just say...I am glad I did. 

If you know anything about LA and our unofficial "Fashion Weak" (yes weak, as in weak as hell), you'd know that the fashion shows have no fashion.  But let me tell you how HBA and Moschino did a hell of a job bringing out the crowd that understands serving and creating looks.  Even some of my Instagram faves like Sami Miro and NikotheIkon, were in attendance.  If I could've created the perfect Fashion Utopia last weekend, this was it. 

Hood By Air cell footage, June 11th, 2016, LA LIVE

Hood By Air cell footage, June 11th, 2016, LA LIVE

In true Raisa fashion, I was late to the show and caught the tail of the performance arts, Kanye-esq, visual display of HBA clothes.  There was lots of screaming, dust, broken heels, "bloody" faces, and DENIM (a yes for me)!  All in all, I didn't quite understand the looks, but Shayne Oliver knows his audience, and does a great job at feeding their souls, and aesthetic. 

After the show, the best DJ I've heard in a long while, delivered an amazing set that had us all dancing, complimenting outfits, and snapping pics.  I spent the entire hour in the Beer Garden bc, beer, and networked with some of the coolest bloggers, designers, and stylist in LA.

I snapped quite a few of my favorite looks on other attendees....the personal style was everything!!!

Hey look, its me ! :D

Hey look, its me ! :D

I of course wore Eyes Like Pearls, (T H EW R A PS K I R T), a cropped "Hangover Hoodie", and Clear Perspex ankle boots! 

Niko the Ikon

Niko the Ikon

The super babe, Niko the Ikon, whom BTW, I had no idea was him until I looked at my pictures later like, "wait a damn minute, that was him, I love his work"

Sami Miro

Sami Miro

Vintage lover, designer, and Zac Efrons' former boo thang, Sami Miro.

HBA Fan

HBA Fan

Emmy (white jacket) and one of my closest friends, Kolby, owner founder of RYHWERK, a website by the gays, for the gays!!! (Yes!)

Friendly Black Hotties serving up 90's and afro punk looks

Super Cute babe in her Cow two piece and Vetements Sock Boots

Okay so, the fit on the right was SUPER cute in person.  It was a knit two piece resembling Denim. The trio was really cute.

I LOVED Alysias' denim choker and square toed boots

The Guy in the middle is my new bae!  Super bae, actually. 

see...super bae and I

see...super bae and I

The 69us Installation was so cute

Obsessed with her Orange boots

The Suede persuade me

(you see what I did there)

They let me take the pic...I guess that's what having 'Zero Fucks to Give' feels like.  Both jackets were a "YES" for me

The Girls && I inside HBA Show

The Girls && I inside HBA Show

Doma's outfit was so cute!  Super glad she listens to my fashion advice and let me dress her, a lot lol.  Super mad we didn't capture the full look.

MADE LA threw one hell of an event!  KUDDOS..