Harlem Fashion Week is an explosion of culture and style that bridges the downtown fashion hub to uptown.
Harlem Fashion Week celebrated season ten at the Harlem Parish, a central and more convenient location for Harlem residence to attend. The family duo, Tandra Birkett and Yvoonne Jewnell, championed the evening with an eclectic display of fashion creations and industry honorees.
The celebrated honorees include Janet Rodriguez of So Harlem Inc., Fashion pioneer Egypt Ufele of Chubii Line, Ashley J. Sharpton of National Action Network, Billy Council of Councilhim Foundation, Business Coach Ellie Diopand, Fashion Stylist Ty Hunter and Harlem’s legendary fashion icon Dapper Dan.
The event showcased emerging fashion brands competing for the Harlem Fashion Week Emerging Designer Award. Baayfall Hustler, Hennaflower Couture, Tiye Eliza, Live Now Clothing and Monet by Liaa.
In February of 2019, Rhonda took a leap of faith and opened her ladies’ boutique. Rhonda is the only African-American owned ladies’ boutique established in Huntington Village, West Suffolk County, Long Island.
HFW offers fashion hopefuls a series of events throughout fashion week that include fashion finance coaching, industry panel discussions, business workshops and social networking.
Harlem Fashion Week is celebrated bi-annually and welcomes fashion creators from all over to present their wears in the historic community of Harlem, NY were style icons are made.