These days attending shows at NYFW is a lot of work. Conflicting show times and a dodgy transportation system can make a hassle. Many people in the vicinity of Harlem who might not be able to attend the shows during that hectic week now have an alternative. Harlem Fashion Week founded by Tandra Birkett, and
We recently discovered Guyanese designer, Michelle Cole of Colefacts at the 2017 Summer Sizzle BVI. An award winning designer, Cole is known as a trendsetter in creative fashion and we can see why. These dreamy presentations of elegant lace featuring just the right amount of edge are just to die for. Rich milky fabrics with
Kia Von Vega's garments are a favourite of women who love the chic, and hectic nightlife scene. Kia who is originally from Trinidad was inspired to create by her grandfather. Her grandfather was the first black male to turn into production a pair of jeans in the island country of Trinidad. She began to design after his
On Thursday November 9, 2017 Summer Sizzle BVI brought the fashion community together to benefit BVI residents who were devastated by the catastrophic hurricanes Irma and Maria. Summer Sizzle BVI along with BVI Friends and Family NY hosted a British Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief Fundraising Event featuring a multi-designer runway show, a silent auction and an international
By R. Anthony Morrison Mexican born designer, Barbara Sanchez-Kane was born in Mexican born fashion designer. Has a background that includes science as well as fashion design. She earned her degree in fashion design from Polimoda in Florence. She also obtained a degree in industrial engineering. Barbara graduated in 2015, and landed an internship with German designer Bernhard Wilhelm.
Was out of this world. In its 7th year Summer Sizzle attracts respected international designers such as Cesar Galindo and Eduardo de las Casas. Producer and Native Virgin Islander, Terry Donovan was highly praised for bringing the event to yet another level. Celebrity guests included Kenny Burns, Claire Sulmers, and Oscar Nominated Actress Taraji