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Allen Cooley

Allen Cooley
Allen Cooley photos are nothing short of a superb piece of art. Allen Cooley is a leading photographer specializing in fabulous editorial spreads and star-studded entertainment pics.
Based in Atlanta, GA specializing in Entertainment and Beauty photography, Allen Cooley has had the pleasure of shooting top talent like Magic Johnson, Taraji P Henson, Morris Chestnut, Kevin Hart, and Toni Braxton to name a few.
Allen Cooley s done extensive work both as a photographer and creative director for beauty brands in the hair and cosmetic space.  He’s consistently run his full service studio while maintaining an Adjunct Professorship at The Savannah College of Art and Design (Atlanta Campus), where he also received his Master of Fine Arts Degree. He steadily travels between California, his birthplace, and NY/NJ, where he was raised, making a strong effort to widen the scope of his brand and his creative eye.
His clients include BET, Scripps Network, Aspire Network, Interscope, Dr. Miracles, Design Essentials, Helen Of Troy, FlyJane, Poetic Justice Jeans, Lamik Cosmetics, Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Jet Magazine, Upscale Magazine, Hype Hair Magazine, Complex, Life & Style Weekly, BET’s The Game.
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If there’s a go-to man when it comes to photography, then Allen Cooley is it.
Book Allen Cooley Photography online:   or follow his amazing work on Instagram: @AllenCooley

Kobe Bryant


Kobe Bryant to retire after 2015-16: ‘This season is all I have left to give’

Bryant has finally confirmed what had been widely assumed: the 2015-16 season will be the final act of his legendary NBA career. “This season is all I have left to give,” the Los Angeles Lakers legend wrote in a poem addressed to the game of basketball on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday. “My heart can take the pounding,”  Kobe Bryant wrote in the poem, entitled “Dear Basketball.” “My mind can handle the grind. But my body knows it’s time to say goodbye. And that’s OK. I’m ready to let you go.” to retire after 2015-16: ‘This season is all I have left to give’

Kobe Bryant Retires 2016

Kobe Bryant Retires 2016

Kobe Bryant has finally confirmed what had been widely assumed: the 2015-16 season will be the final act of his legendary NBA career. “This season is all I have left to give,” the Los Angeles Lakers legend wrote in a poem addressed to the game of basketball on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday. “My heart can take the pounding,” Bryant wrote in the poem, entitled “Dear Basketball.” “My mind can handle the grind. But my body knows it’s time to say goodbye. And that’s OK. I’m ready to let you go.”

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Linh Phan

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Linh Phan owner of Bescene Studios in DC, MD, & VA the DMV area. Linh Phan has managed to raise the bar for salon professional color, cut & style, All 3 locations are are equipped with an arsenal of talent providing each individual client a unique salon finish “Bescene is the place to Bescene”  A Client wrote: “Linh Phan has an eye for creativity, passion for customer service, heart for customer satisfaction, and hands for hair magic. another Client wrote: Phan and his crew of stylists are amazing artists.

Linh Phan understand the meaning of team work, makes dream work, a recent collaboration with Celebrity Custom Hair Designer Toyko Stylez & Project Coordinator: Christopher Aaron, Photographer: Kataya Tsyganova, Make-Up Artist: Kevin Wade, and Fashion Stylist: Bryon Javar is testament to Phan team work spirit.

Phan and colleagues are all Artist In the Spotlight check out each artist page and follow there amazing gifts @bescene or check out there website:


Kendall Jenner

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Kendall Jenner is a fashion model and is a part of an emerging fashion movement which has been dubbed “Social Media Modelling” by Harper’s Bazaar and “the Instagirl era” by Vogue.

After working in commercial print ad campaigns and photo shoots, Kendall Jenner had breakout seasons in 2014, walking the runways for high fashion designers during the New York, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks.


Kendall Jenner walks the Runway…

Kendall Jenner is known for posting selfies and career updates to her followers on social media  @kendalljenner or check out her website:

Jennifer Lopez


Jennifer Lopez, mother, actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer, and currently the main character on a new NBC TV series Shades of Blue where Jennifer Lopez plays the role of , a single-mother Harlee Santos FBI agent, who is forced to work in the FBI’s anti-corruption task force, who is dealing with her own financial problems.  

NBC TV series Shades of Blue

NBC TV series Shades of Blue

Beyond entertainment, Jennifer Lopez enjoys a highly successful business career, consisting of various clothing lines, accessories, fragrances, a production company,  and a charitable foundation among other business interests. check Jennifer Lopez out on Instagram @jlo or her website:

Paula Cole

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Paula Cole, CEO of Measures of Men A Comprehensive Personal Styling Service for Men.  Paula Cole trend specialist hails from a background in fashion,  a industry leader in personal styling to her credit, 15 years experience her eye for fashion and style speaks to both the contemporary male and the modern man.


Paula states: “I have a love for fashion, which began at a very young age while reading Town and Country, Esquire, and GQ fashion magazines. Developing a discerning eye made perusing different collections very “natural” for Paula and even easier to discuss with male friends and family members”.
Paula began her career over 25 years ago as a Men’s Personal Stylist for Nordstrom in Tyson’s Corner, VA. which she later moved from D.C. to Dallas, Texas where my career flourished. Paula Cole expertise in the fashion world has allowed me to work for some of the most pristine fashion houses in the world including Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bottega Veneta, Gucci and Ermenegildo Zegna, along with having managed sales teams for them in Dallas, Miami and Orange County, California.
Paula Cole styling has appeared in Modern Luxury, Diablo Magazine and D Magazine of Dallas. And have conducted trunk shows for fashion designers and coordinated style photo shoots for the Dallas Stars and the Dallas Rangers.
Paula Cole has a unique and diverse sophistication for men’s clothing and my passion for dressing men in the finest of threads are done instinctively. Paula’s knowledge of having a keen eye and a strong sensibility for color, patterns and style along with being a cutting edge visionary in the fashion industry, she stay abreast to what’s trending from edgy to classic, and from casual to couture which sets me apart from many of my counterparts.
Our services are designed with you in mind. Measures of Men offers premier individualized world-class services and it’s our honor to serve you.

Check out Paula Cole distinctive styling on Instagram @measuresofmen or visit there website and #getstyled


Shannon Pezzetta


Shannon Pezzetta has a love of color, which is evident by the shots Shannon Pezzetta shares on Instagram featuring models with bright and brazen looks.

And it’s no surprise make-up artist Shannon Pezzetta has redefined the standard of beauty for countless celebrity clients including the likes of  Jennifer Hudson, Anna Kendrick, Keke Palmer, Matt Kemp, Ciara, and Raphael Sadiq. “I love when I do some one’s makeup, and they start taking self pics,” she says.


Shannon Pezzetta

Pezzetta, who studied at Philadelphia’s The Hussian School, defines her style as “Grassroots, with New Age artistic elements.” In Hollywood, she has become a hit, becoming one of the leaders in her field and in 2012 her dream became a reality when she launched her own cosmetics line,  Shannon Pezzetta Cosmetics, starting off with the introductory product “Pezzetta Lashes.” Actress Keke Palmer,  one of the faces of Pezzetta Cosmetics, says: “Pezzetta lashes are the most natural looking, stylish, and multi use lashes you can buy.” Follow Pezzetta on Instagram @shannonpezzetta and check out more of her work on her website: http://

Selena Gomez


Selena Gomez is a multi-talented artist, actress, singer and fashion designer. Selena Gomez was born and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, she was first featured on the children’s series Barney & Friends in the early 2000’s.

Gomez entered the film industry with star billings in feature films including Ramona and Beezus ,  Monte Carlo , and Hotel Transylvania.
The latter project debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard and spawned the Billboard top-ten single “Come & Get It”. Beyond entertainment,  Selena Gomez has ventured into other endeavors. She has worked with numerous organizations for charitable causes, and has most notably worked with UNICEF for several years.
She formed her own production company, Selena Gomez launched her clothing line “Dream Out Loud” through Kmart; the brand features all material that was made from eco-friendly or recycled material. In 2011, she released a self-titled perfume.

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Selena Gomez

Follower her on Instagram

@selenagomez or check out her website:

Kevin Wade

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Keven Wade – Celebrity Make-up Artist Kevin Wade is one of the most sought-after make-up artist’s in the industry, and  Wade’s mission statement is simple: “Men and women of color deserve just as much recognition in the beauty industry”. Kevin Wade has been recognized for his impressive body of work with the likes of Boyz II Men, Kip Force (from Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmatcher and VHI’s I Love Money) and pop-singer, Tinashe (signed with Columbia Universal Republic and RCA Records), and Celebrity Custom Wig Maker Toyko Stylez just to name a few.
He also happens to be a Beauty Influencer &  Photographer, too.

Kevin Wade says of his love of make-up: “I fell in love with make-up and photography when I was a part of a paid summer internship for the Long Beach Community Action Partnership.  They pretty much started me out on my journey. Shout out to April And Maeve! I also wanna say thank you to my instructors Anthony Evans and Liz Castellanos for teaching me the skills I use today and for keeping me interested in make-up and photography; you both are so amazing!” As for the best beauty tip he has for women out there? “The most important beauty advice I could give would be to take care of your skin!” Wade says. “Good skin is the bees for everything.

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Kevin Wade – Make Up Artist

Make-up looks even more amazing on skin that is taken care of. “The skin you take care of in your teens and 20’s is the skin you’ll have in your 30’s and beyond.” On Instagram, his worked is fawned over.
A recent post, which saw him do make-up for @KreeshTurner, a Canadian/Jamaican recording artist and songwriter,  and garnered such comments as: “Omg do my makeup,” and “This is so beautiful.”

Check out his fabulous work and follow him on Instagram: @iamkevinwade