Atlanta came out for the
Fine Art + FASHION
benefit presented by the
National Black Arts Festival
. Guests turned it out in style for the upscale event which started with a VIP opening reception, followed by a spectacular fashion show and ended with an after party with the get up and dance mixes of the sensational
I had a personal stake in the event as two of my star designers were being honored with the
Emerging Talent Award
. The talented fashion design students displayed their garments during the opening reception and later were called on stage by
, the evening's emcee, to accept their awards.
After a few words from some of the NBAF co-chairs,
Tamara Bowens Kimble
Holli Hines Easton
Sandra Anderson Baccus
Evern Cooper Epps
, the fashion show began.
Breathtaking looks from Chanel, Prada, Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors, Fendi, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana and Armani rocked the runway, courtesy of Saks 5th Avenue.