In a city of 8 million characters and counting, each with their own distinct story, it’s easy to get lost in New York City’s precarious promise and expectation of greatness-a mecca for Millennials.
In 2009, Swish Embassy was started as a bet after a few trips to Provincetown, Fort Lauderdale and Puerto Vallarta. These great gay destinations had fun nightlife and great activities but were somewhat lacking in the shopping department. Annoyed at some of the corny, ill-fitting shirts sold by some boutiques, Dean, the company founder declared that he could do better. Never to leave a boast unpunished, his friends challenged him to prove it, and so he did.
Photographer: Bernard G Photography
Model: Bryan Knights and Joelsomeone
Makeup Artist: Charles Zambrano