There’s no doubt that @mattsarafa makes it all look EASY! And as Editor-at-Large for @suavvmagazine it was crucial for me to highlight an influencer so ambitious and determined at such a young age! Cover shot by @thejsharrington and grooming touch ups by @madebyrodneyjon‼️ Here’s a brief snippet of my profile on Matt. •
I can remember the first time I interviewed Matt Sarafa, for an exclusive interview at Afterbuzz TV. His PR team had arrived first, and I remember wondering exactly what he would be like in person. I’d initially seen him on an episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. His god mother, Kyle Richards, one of the show’s stars, featured Matt’s line of faux furs at a trunk show in her New York store Kyle by Alene Too in the episode. Even in the short scenes he filmed, you could easily tell Matt had an over-the-top persona that easily matched the glamour and drama of the wives on the show.
In hearing that we’d be interviewing him at the network, I quickly did a scan of his social media and thought, wow, he really lives this persona! I say persona at this point because in Hollywood, you can never really tell what’s authentic and what’s a little put on for the cameras or theatrics of it all. But, when Matt breezed in wearing one of his signature furs from his collection, I knew right then and there – this was no put on persona. He was the real deal, and I was here for it.
I remember thinking that during that interview, wow, while he has a flashy style all his own and a career that is steadily on the rise, he still maintains a down-to-earth and fun personality that really shines through quite easily. You don’t always encounter that in this industry! And that stuck with me…(read the rest of this story in the link in my bio)