Fine Art + FASHION

NBAF Fashion + Fine Art
NBAF Fashion + Fine Art

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

Frank Ski


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 

Victoria Rowell

, 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


Neil Barclay

, 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.