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!
Over the weekend, FashionAFRICANA presented its annual global celebration of Design, Dance and Music at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. This special evening of fashion, beauty and culture included a runway fashion presentation featuring FashionAFRICANA models and custom designs by Diana Misetic, Gina Mazzotta Millinery, live performances by The Duke Quintet, Anita Levels and Kizomba Feeling Pittsburgh. The amazing makeup was done by Linda Webster and … Continue reading CitySTYLE Celebrates With FashionAFRICANA
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
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!