When I first heard that FashionAFRICANA was bringing world-renowned model Bethann Hardison in for their new Speakers Series; I was beyond excited! Ms. Hardison is one of my personal Sheros’ – not only is she a badass on the runway, but she is a fashion activist, and has been advocating for models of color for over 4 decades. She’s also the mother of actor Kadeem Hardison … Continue reading FashionAFRICANA Brings Legendary Fashion Activist Bethann Hardison to The Frick Pittsburgh
One of my all time favorite Broadway shows is The Wiz! I love watching the throwback movie from 1978 starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, but when NBC premiered The Wiz Live last year I was over the moon! The hair, the makeup, the costumes – everything was beyond fabulous! I would have never thought in a million years that I would be able to … Continue reading FashionAFRICANA Presents, Costumes of the Wiz Live!
CitySTYLE was front row and center for the most FAB celebration of African inspired art, culture, fashion and beauty; FashionAfricana. The ladies of CitySTYLE talk to artist Mario Epanya about his latest exhibit and his famous Vogue Africa covers. Pittsburgh based designer Jazz Jackson was also in the house to celebrate with FashionAfricana founders, Demeatria Boccella and Darnell McLaurin. Fashion, Music and Culture! Continue reading FashionAfricana Presents Glamazonia
Fashion and style met iconic cinema for the 12th Annual FashionAFRICANA celebration. It was a tribute to actor Bill Nunn and the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s ground breaking film; Do the Right Thing, starring Nunn as Radio Raheem. The night featured a special collection by designer Kiya Tomlin and jewelry by Jeffery Smith. Here’s a look at CitySTYLE’s exclusive backstage pass, with all the … Continue reading CitySTYLE, FashionAFRICANA 12th Annual Celebration – Tribute to Bill Nunn & Do the Right Thing
FashionAfrican, a global celebration of African inspired, art, design and fashion; hosted its 12 annual event at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. CitySTYLE was there interviewing guest and the fabulous artists behind the scenes! Check out Phasionlab’s Blogpost about the fabulous event, from CitySTYLE’s own Kia! (Click Here) Continue reading CitySTYLE Hosts Red Carpet at 12th Annual FashionAfricana!