Bougie Brunch: Champagne, Art, Music, Fashion

Mr. Refined presented its Second Annual Bougie Brunch at Cheri in Harlem. As guests sipped champagne and munched on chocolates, art, music, and fashion combined for an afternoon of indulgence. Hearkening back to the days of the Harlem Renaissance, guests enjoyed live music and pop art performances.

Romain Barnett, Marc J. Kelly, Kells Barnett

Romain Barnett, Marc J. Kelly, Kells Barnett

Libya Pugh‘s jazzy vocals accompanied by pianist Germono Toussaint set the tone with Throw it Away, On a Clear Day, and the perennial SummertimeDannis Winston keep it soulful and sexy with Stay by Sam Smith and an original composition titled Love LubbayAyanna Lee‘s impassioned voice accompanied by guitarist Daniel Haedicke lulled and stirred hearts with original compositions, Circle and Burn. Her last song was an ode to all black men, singing a cover of Emeli Sande’s Breaking the Law. Conceptual pop artist, Justin Gilzene, whose work was featured at Sol Studios, did a live painting of the iconic Fat Albert.


We want to thank Harlem Haberdashery and Cheri for partnering with us and Selena Hill from What’s Eating Harlem for covering the event.

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Our last event, A Gentlemen’s Night Out, sold out. Join our mailing list to stay informed about upcoming events. Be sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and use #mrrefined to find us on Instagram.

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Marc is the Founder of Mr. Refined. Marc has an appreciation for high street style aesthetics and high end luxury. His vision is to expose men to the fine art of combining both in a way that isn't cliché as a revival of the Harlem Renaissance Man.


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