This fashion week season instead of trekking through the snow and slush here in New York city, #TeamBeautiful is headed to the West Coast to experience Harlem’s Fashion Row’s Style Beat.
The inaugural event will be held in Los Angeles during Grammy weekend at an exclusive private estate. HFR is known for their unique movement founded to increase diversity in fashion by producing events to educate, stimulate, and advance opportunities for emerging designers of color. This season, HFR introduces is to four multicultural fashion designers. The legendary L.A.-based designer Kevan Hall, custom menswear designer Waraire Boswell, and emerging designers, Joseph Bethune and “Project Runway” finalist Kimberly Goldson.
“I’ve dreamt of expanding Harlem’s Fashion Row to Los Angeles and now it’s become a reality. It’s our first-ever event on the West Coast and we’re excited to introduce our brand to the entertainment community and continue to present diversity in fashion,” says HFR Founder and CEO Brandice Henderson-Daniel.
There will be a special one-on-one conversation with Kevan Hall culminating with the runway fashion show immediately following featuring designs by Hall, Boswell, Bethune and Goldson. Invited celebrities and influencers include Angela Bassett, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker, Omari Hardwick, Vanessa Williams, Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, Lala Anthony, Luke James, Brandy Norwood, Ledisi, Meagan Good, Laz Alonso, Michelle Williams, Garcelle Beauvais, Lance Gross, Kat Graham, Jhene Aiko, Zendaya Coleman, Nicole Murphy, June Ambrose, Lloyd Boston, Kai Milla, and Harriette Cole, among others.