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Vincent Alston: Creating a Palate for Life

By Diamond Bradley | June 19, 2012

Vincent Alston: Creating a Palate for Life

Black cap toes, beige pinstripe trousers, suspenders and homburgs aren’t seen nowadays, but on a Harlem street, who knows what may or may not be common?  All it takes is a stroll and you can run into a man as a phoenix of Reconstruction-era dress, not to mention a musician in an alternative rock duo named Casualty of Being.

Vincent Alston is anything but casual.  Besides his style and occupation, he takes photographs of the sun, studies ancient cultures such as the Maya and Egyptians and is a firm believer in that fast and processed food (and cable TV) is ultimately bad for you. 

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