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The Distinguished Urban Society

Senior Daniel Kwakeyah creates online magazine focused on men’s fashion

By Shaniqua King
On April 23, 2011

On January 1, 2011 the online men's fashion online magazine, "The Distinguished Urban Society" was born. The mission statement for The Distinguished Urban Society: is an online magazine dedicated to cataloging the fashion sense, outlook and lifestyle of today's urban gentleman through articles, vivid imagery and opinion. "Our aim is to provide a refined standard of living through the eyes of individuals who exemplify what it truly means to be distinguished," according to The Distinguished Urban Society website.

The seasonal website also features editorials, a style look book, interviews from various people and consulting in men's clothing and tailoring. The idea of coming up with an idea of starting the online publication, when Senior Daniel Kwakeyah and his fellow contributors discovered a new setting.

Kwakeyah, who is the fashion editor on the site, stumbled upon an inspiring location in Brooklyn, New York that exhibited a different culture of creative individual people that he had never seen before. The location consisted of poetics, artistic and other innovative people that had a great unique sense of style that truly unremarkable and inspirational that the magazine was generated.   

"The online publication updates it site every two weeks, which mainly focuses on consulting males in creating more mature styles for younger men, and creating a brand of distinguished people that don't not only have an distinguished unique sense of style, but is also well educated," Kwakeyah said.

Behind the website, there is a strong and supportive team that has made the magazine so successful. The team consists of his brother Samuel Kwakeyah, who is the Business Manager, Eric Adjepong, Editor-in-Chief, Jenni Evora who runs the Public Relations and Tokz Elliot who does the photography.  

Kwakeyah encourages his audience to do their best in whatever they do. "If you want to pursue your dreams, do it at 110 percent," Kwakeyah said.

The publication wants support from there viewers and readers by following The Distinguished Urban Society's Twitter page, which is and to "like" their Facebook page too. For anyone who needs help in consulting email;

Kwakeyah hopes that his website will become successful and would love for everyone to spread the word.

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