The Gentlemen's Brunch
On September 17, 2016 Luqman Haskett and Erik Castano hosted the Gentlemen's Brunch at Sewells Point Golf Course in Norfolk, VA. This was an outstanding event enjoyed by all that attended. Thanks for all that came out and joined us for this event. Special thanks to Virtue the Artist for the outstanding videography. Stay tuned for more events to come!!
Photography by: Francois Joseph
Photography by: Francois Joseph
The Gentlemen's Brunch Heartbeat Gala Edition
On January 14, 2017 Luqman Haskett and Erik Castaño hosted the Gentlemen's Brunch Heartbeat Gala Edition at Palace VA Bistro and Lounge. Thanks to the man upstairs for allowing us to bring our vision to life. The event was in conjunction with the Heartbeat Gala which was put together by Kimberly Wimbish. Special thanks to KB and his staff at the Palace for letting us use their facility. Thanks to our guest speakers Joe W Dillard Jr. and Dr. Keith Newby for their informative and inspirational words. Thanks to our vendors John Conwell, Roxanne Smith, Jamal E. Robinson, Michael Brown, Michael Vecchione, Anthony Batten, David Harrell, and Bernard Combs. A very special thanks Clavon Leonard for sending his team down and featuring his line Clavon's Wear in our fashion showcase. Thanks to the models that day Nigel Ingraham, Joshua Thomason, Pana Ttr, Ken TheModel Smith, and Bruce Smith. Thanks to Chris Green for his live painting during the Brunch. I Also have to thank our wives Tiffany Boston Haskett and Marquita Bianca Castaño for handling the administrative work that day. Thanks to Salina Davis for the outstanding meal and Rick Elliott for his outstanding live performance. Thanks to Thesilvaback Grizzly for putting together our marketing material. Thanks Kevin Higgins and Charles Hundley of The Runway Authority for their outstanding photography. Definitely thanks to Devin Spencer for his videography during the brunch and this video. Last but certainly not least thanks to all the guest that came out dressed to the 9s!!
The Gentlemen's Brunch Men's Fashion Week Virginia
For the third time Luqman Haskett and Erik Castaño put on the Gentlemen's Brunch. We want to thank Mario Daughtry and Ron Cooke for letting us close out the first Men's Fashion Week Virginia with our brunch. We also want to thank Nona Aragon from Hilton Norfolk The Main for helping us coordinate the event. We want to thank Michael Copon-Main Page for coming out as our guest speaker and inspiring all that attended the brunch. We want to thank our vendors Wanda Roberts, Carla Anthony Jamison, Bernard Combs, Justin Q YoungJr, Anthony Batten, John Conwell, Jamal E. Robinson, and Dre' Coffee. We definitely want to thank Marquita Bianca Castaño, Tiffany Boston Haskett, and Joselyne Foka for handling all the admin throughout the day. We also want to thank Patricia Rountree host of the Fashion Show on Famous Radio for interviewing the guests and vendors throughout the brunch. We also want to thank the folks at Upscale Men's Fashion for providing our clothes for the event. Thanks to Kevin Higgins for the outstanding photography during the brunch. Special thanks for our special guests that stopped by Matt Harrell, Joe W Dillard Jr., Joe Baronand Senator Lionell Spruill. Big shout out to Dwayne Burton (DJ Havoc) for providing the soundtrack for the brunch. Finally, thanks to all the guests that continue to attend the brunch, you are the reason we continue to hold this event.
The Gentlemen's Brunch Father's Day Edition
Information coming soon!!