A Year in Review | 2016

  In 2016 we introduced #ChangeMakers and shared the stories of an inspiring group of local movers and shakers. Katalina Mayorga | El Camino Travel “Katalina Mayorga is a fearless woman, who conquers challenges head-on, and sees no limits to her success.” Sarah Bayot | Kicheko Goods “Bayot tells us that in business you don’t get […]

Jonna Humphries | Moog Music | #ChangeMakers

Woman in all black outfit poses in front of copper, burnt-orange wall. Co-founder of Crankparty and a current Brand Manager at Moog Music, Jonna Humphries wears the Oversized Collared Shawl from Washington DC based knit apparel and accessories brand, DeNada at Steadfast Supply DC. Humphries poses for photographer Emma McAlary as part of her feature in DeNada's ongoing blog series #ChangeMakers.

The former Lead of Artist booking at Sofar Sounds DC, and a current Brand Manager at the iconic Moog Music, Jonna Humphries, never thought she would find herself working in the music industry, but she was born ready. From a very young age Humphries knew what she wanted, and without fear or hesitation, she set herself […]

Sheldon Scott | #ChangeMakers

Storyteller and artist Sheldon Scott wears a black hat, large vintage glasses, and the "Bolero Scarf" in black from DeNada's 2016 Autumn/Winter Collection as he sits in front of a brick building in the H St Corridor of Washington, D.C. for a photo shoot for #ChangeMakers, an ongoing blog series created by DeNada, a contemporary knit apparel and accessories brand located in the NoMa neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Sheldon wears

On a cloudy afternoon in October, Sheldon Scott welcomed us into his H Street Studio, a true artist’s space: handwritten notes and budding ideas abounded. A storyteller and artist, Scott has an unmatched ability to weave words together and a beautiful capacity to share his emotions and his story with the world. Scott grew up […]

Lauren Winter + Sebastian Zutant | Edit Lab | Red Hen | #ChangeMakers

Architect and restaurant designer Lauren Winter, and her husband, sommelier, and restaurant owner Sebastian Zutant sit on stairs in front of their home and wear the Hooded Infinity and the Basic Beanie respectively from Washington DC-based knitwear brand DeNada's Autumn/Winter Collection, as part of their interview for DeNada's ongoing blog #ChangeMakers.

Lauren Winter and Sebastian Zutant are the realest couple you’ll ever meet. In the last eight years, Winter and her team have designed fifty restaurants in Washington, D.C. And Zutant is responsible for bringing some of the District’s most consequential restaurants to life. The parents of two young sons, and a spirited dog named “Pickle,” Winter and Zutant […]

Mel Burgos | Rock Yo Rizos | #ChangeMakers

Blogger Mel Burgos, of @rock_yo_rizos, stands outside of 52 O St Studios to be photographed for DeNada's ongoing blog series #ChangeMakers which features the stories of DC creatives and entrepreneurs.

In 2013, Mel Burgos launched “Rock Yo Rizos,” a hair care and lifestyle blog, as a tool of personal catharsis following a break up. It evolved into a powerful platform of empowering and honest inspiration for women. In this era, where visually stunning blogs and beautiful Instagram accounts are in no short supply, creating a […]