Abdiel Gonzalez

Shucking Winter

Warm-weather beauty intro written by Abdiel Gonzalez photography by Bri Elledge As we shuck the heavy, winter sweaters and prepare to welcome spring, it’s ti...

Raise Your Glass

FESTIVE PARTY LOOKS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON photography by Jordan Weiland hair by Josh Vasquez of Evolve Studio makeup by Valeria Orellanes for Vale Loren Beauty...

Into the Sunset

FALL STYLE ROOTED IN TRADITION AND INSPIRED BY THE GREAT OUTDOORS photography by Tina Sargeant hair by Josh Vasquez of Evolve Hair Studio makeup by Ciara Lie...

All Summer Long

THE UNDENIABLE INFLUENCE OF VINTAGE SUMMER STYLE ON MODERN-DAY FASHION photography by Jordan Weiland • hair by Amy Tolson at Moxie Salon makeup by Mary Gallet...

Tropical Mirage

BOLD SUMMER PRINTS INSPIRE A  FASHION OASIS photography by Dan Austin This time of year, our summer vacation fantasies include thoughts of white sand beaches,...

Abdiel Gonzalez

From a young age, Abdiel Gonzalez was inspired by design and art, and influenced by the colorful culture of his native Hawaii. After moving to Florida in his teens, Abdiel formed an award-winning dance company, No Confusion, for which he received national recognition. His love of fashion developed while earning a bachelor’s in business administration at Florida Southern College. He has managed multimillion-dollar retail establishments, designed stage costumes, and styled high-profile photo shoots. Currently, Abdiel and his wife Kristy own and operate 5th and Hall, a modern clothing store for men and women. 5th and Hall is located in Lakeland's Dixieland neighborhood.