The Most Fashionable People I Photographed in the Last Decade

This was a difficult decision but here are my picks for best fashion of the decade 2007 – 2017, that I shot. Happy PhillyChitChat 10th Anniversary. I just have 2 more columns left – the Best Events of the Decade and Pivotol Points in my Career. (the later is just so I can remember when I write my book in a decade, lol)



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Sara Kelly (l) and Kharisma McIlwaine (r)

Kharisma McIlwaine, Aloysius Mcilwaine (just got back from Paris where he was paiting one of his beautiful murals), Alex Holley and Mike Jerrick of Fox 29's Good Day Philly.

Kharisma McIlwaine, Aloysius Mcilwaine, Alex Holley and Mike Jerrick of Fox 29’s Good Day Philly. – 2015

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Alex Holley, Fox 29

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Kate Beaver – 2014

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Kate Beaver – the dress that launched a million clicks and a media blitz -2013

James Crosby, Crosby & Co and Francesca Ruscio, PHL17, who both headed off to the Guns & Roses concert at the Linc.

Francesca Ruscio, PHL17, now with NBC10 at Philly Style 2016

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Francesca Ruscio recently signed with an agent in NYC and is about to work on a film

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6ABC’s Cecily Tynan and Adam Joseph – 2015


 The best dressed weather duo on TV  – 2016


I love shooting Rick and Flo Celender on the social scene.


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Rick and Flo Celender – 2016

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Marisa Magnatta and comedian Joe Conklin co-host CureDuchenne

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Marisa Magnatta and Maria Konopka (Papadakis)
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Trendsetter Christie Mandia and Brandon Mandia – 2016

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Craig Spitzer and Erin Elmore – 2015

Sassy and always up for fun – Erin Elmore – 2009

_DSC5267 (Custom) Danielle Hankin – 2014

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At a Mural Arts Fundraiser

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That time after the Young Friends at the PMA where I really wanted to get a photo of someone sledding down the steps, of course Danielle was up for the challenge in her Versace outfit and boots.- 2015

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Danielle Hankin is more than a socialite, she’s a philanthropist. Earlier this month she co-chair the JNFuture fundraiser at Lucy’s in Margate; She’s a Board Member and Event Chair of Philadelphia Chapter, which her brother Alexander Hankin founded. – 2017


Kristin Detterline, Editor of Philadelphia Style Magazine


Drop dead gorgeous but more importantly an amazing person and kind to everyone.

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Stacey Kracher, Christie Mandia and Kristin Detterline
on Mama Toub’s balcony on July 4, 2014

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Amber Goins and Pedro Goins – 2012

Just back from their honeymoon, Anne Nikolaus Pereira and Paul Pereira were still glowing from their March 7th wedding, with Amber and Pedro Gomes who are coming up to thier 2nd wedding anniversary.

Amber Goins and Pedro Goins – 2015 –
The cutest couple that makes you smile broadly when you see them. Adorable dancers as well.

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Donald Carter, always a dapper dresser.
For many years Donald was a Republican, a gay republican, which
got him an appearance on the Bill Maher Show nearly 2 decades ago.

Phil and Rita Harper with Hadia Tolson.

 Rita Harper always looks fabulous and wears this hat

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Stunning Buffy Harakidas – Metro Communications and event planner of Hair of the Dog with Natalie Guercio from Mob Wives who sang her new songs at the event.

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John Soden and  Sarah Doheny –
Met her in 2007, nicknamed her PRStyle Diva
Always an amazing dressed diva

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Thom Cardwell – The man of a thousand sports jackets and scarves
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Stunning Famed Fashion Illustrator Denise Fike (hire her for your parties) (You might never see her face, but her attire is always perfectly tailored and eye catching) and Lane Fike, Director of Capital Programs at Schuylkill BanksADSC_9655 (58) (Custom)
Joe Weiss, Chairman Electronic Ink and Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of Greater Philadelphia Film Office
November 2007

Sharon Pinkenson (wearing vintage Norma Kamal), Joe Weiss, and Donna Livingston at the 12th Annual Jefferson Gala honoring Sidney Kimmel at the Marriott Downtown on November 17, 2014.

Sharon Pinkenson (wearing vintage Norma Kamal), Joe Weiss, at the 12th Annual Jefferson Gala honoring Sidney Kimmel at the Marriott Downtown on November 17, 2014. Ageless, memorable, professional and kind


Anne Callahan and Charles Croce, Executive Director & CEO Philadelphia Museum

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Anne Callahan and Charles Croce –
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Andy Henning and Jill Rizen
(Timeless beauty, legs for days)

Vivian Camille at Hair of the Dog.
I see her once a year, and every year she makes my best dressed list for that year

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Josh DeMarco, hair stylist at Jason Matthew Salon in Rittenhouse, and Michelle Miller, Director of Development, BBBS Independence Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Subtle power couple.

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Style, grace and fun Marisa Magnatta – definitely one of my favorite photos of one of my favorite nights in the decade
The Academy Ball 2012


Brandon Morrison and Stacey Kracher


Power couple, trendsetters, ones to watch in the next decade

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Stacey Kracher and Brandon Morrison – Style Icons of the Decade