Photo of the Day: London Fashion Week

Image by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. A photo of the first show I covered stepping foot in London for its fashion week (Topshop s/s ’11).  The venue- an abandoned, sun-drenched train station turned magnificent catwalk space- excited me even more than the clothing.  Put both together and it was sheer magic.

Proverbs: Henry David Thoreau

Image by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. –Henry David Thoreau

Higher Sounds: The Rebirth- This Journey In

A phenomenal song from L.A.-based soul/funk ensemble The Rebirth. With what just happened in the last two weeks (I’m still here in London) the song’s words of “transcending” and going higher on your journey is spot-on with what I’m experiencing. TRULY….The Journey is the Reward. This journey in so high I can see myself go…

ADVENTURES! Dream Complete: Made it to London Fashion Week!

! Surprise 🙂 I was cutting close.  Flights from NYC to London were beyond sold out, and I was already missing more than half of the Fashion Week.  Money, of course, was very tight, but thanks to the recent contributions I was able to afford what I needed for the trip (Thank You to all…

The Path: (One) Mission Accomplished! But Where Does it Start?

[Me in front of the Lincoln Center] Perhaps I should refrain from saying “dreams” because that tends to scare many, or conjure up this mystical, hardly-will-ever-happen scenario. For this post, let’s just call them “goals.” My “goal,” as ambitious as it is, was to photograph New York Fashion Week and feed my passion for the…

NEW YORK Fashion Week: Show No. 9! Tommy Hilfiger (September 12th)

Images by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. STOP!  That’s Karlie Kloss ^, one of the world top models.  I couldn’t believe I captured her through my lens! – – *Gasp!  Jordan Dunn ^, one of the top 5 black working models, on the runway!  (Can you sense the excitement I was experiencing while shooting this…

NEW YORK Fashion Week: Show #7! Farai Simoyi (September 12th)

Images by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. This runway show was a special one- showcasing the collection of an emerging and talented designer Farai Simoyi.  It was her debut collection for New York Fashion Week, and it’s apparent that if she keeps doing what she’s doing, she’ll go far in her career.  Now that I…

The Path: DEBRIEFING, “Mister Levius Does Fashion Week”

Image by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. To anyone that may discover this website and peruse the recent New York Fashion Week images, one might automatically assume that these were done by a professional photographer with years under the belt with high-end equipment.  Or even better, these may have been taken from a major media…