On Thursday Night, magazine The Quintessential Gentleman kicked off their 2018 by hosting a double cover release party for their Power Issue at The Armitron Watches Showroom in New York City, with special guests from the cast of the YouTube series Giants, executive produced by Issa Rae and Jussie Smollett.
Editor-in-Chief Eric K. Thomas unveiled the new print cover of The Quintessential Gentleman, which features the male cast of Giants and rising star DeRon Horton of Netflix’s Dear White People. Following the reveal, Giants’ lead cast member James Bland, and fellow cast-mates CJ Faison, Sean Samuels, and Mansa Wakil debuted the official trailer for Season 2 of the hit series.
Attendees, influencers and special guests were gifted watches as their wristbands for entry, courtesy of presenting sponsor Armitron. Signature cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka were served, along with light bites courtesy of Chef Garth Cheese. DJ B Majr kepted the vibes going throughout the night.
Other guests in attendance included entertainer LaToya London (Color Purple), actor Jeremy Carver (Empire), ABC’s Great American Baking Show Winner, Vallery Lomas, actor Michael Oloyede of BET’s Brooklyn. Blue. Sky, singer/songwriter Lea Robinson, actor Brett Gray, and Dr. Ivan Hernandez.
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