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Jul

Indie Reece Murals The District

by Debonair District

Photo by @Surrealstyles

Written by: Tyana Daley
Photos by: Xavier Martinez

 

Success is not a destination, but the road that you're on. Being successful means that you're working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That's living your dream. -Marlon Wayans

When you think of Debonair District, you have to directly correlate it with creative collaboration. Working together with other like-minded individuals who want to aspire the same greatness and influence we all strive to achieve. When DD collaborates, it isn’t a small project that is appreciated in the moment, but more a timeless and emotional effort that can be felt by those new and seasoned to the DD wave.

A good friend and collaborator of DD, Indie Reece, came to the warehouse to check out our latest advancements and touch base with the crew. It was hot, it was wavy, it was inspiring - and did we say it was hot (AC soon come)! Indie was loving the new DD headquarters so much that he offered to do our very first mural - and man did he kill it. We were beyond excited and honored to have a personal piece done by the painter, writer, illustrator and photographer. Not only does his piece serve as an attraction point of the room, it also reminds us why we’re doing this and who we’re doing it for. After hours of detailed painting in the hot warehouse, the beautiful African-American woman in the mural came to life. Every color and shape capturing your gaze, attention and curiosity. To this day we find ourselves staring at it for hours.

We were able to debut this awesome piece at our April Product Release Party on 4/3/2016. Our guests were in love with the piece as much as we were. Indie’s mural was one of the main attractions of the event. It was also the spark that generated good vibes, great conversations and the promise of fruitful relationships with DD and the attendees. 

To see more of Indie Reece’s work you can find him on social at @indiereece or you can reach him directly at indiereecefoto@yahoo.com. He also sells artwork at #SmokenWords events every Thursday in Tampa, FL.