Open to the Public
Harlem Fashion Week, is the premiere NYFW event in Harlem.
On September 15, 2019 the Museum of the City of New York will be transformed into the Harlem Fashion Week Experience.
As we honor the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance we will feature “All Things Harlem” at our Harlem Fashion Week events. HFW will feature both emerging and established designers from the Harlem community.
One of the highlights of the HFW Runway Show is the emerging designer competition. HFW believes strongly in creating opportunities for new designers. This seasons emerging designer celebrity judges include: Kim Dillinger- Celebrity stylist, Ty-ron Mayes –Fashion Editor for Untitled Magazine, Celebrity Stylist for America’s Next Top Model, Sharon Nunez- Manager of the garment districts Mood Fabrics, Janet Rodgriguez- Founder & CEO of SO HARLEM, Kubi Springer- International Brand Consultant & Founder of SheBuildsBrands Worldwide, and Kimberly Jenkins- lecturer at Parsons School of Design and educator for Gucci to support their efforts on cultural awareness and sensitivity. Misa Hylton will be presenting the Emerging Designer award.
Along with showcasing both international and domestic fashion designers at the Harlem Fashion Week Runway Show at the Museum of the City of New York on September 15th, 2019; Harlem Fashion Week will honor Misa Hylton a groundbreaking stylist reshaping the fundamentals of style within R&B and Hip-Hop culture and pioneer in the fashion industry. As well as Geraldine Ross, entertainment mentor, fashion influencer and mother of the international supermodel Shaun Ross. Last but not least we will be honoring Harlem’s very own Yandy Smith, media mogul and CEO of Yelle Skin Care.
Harlem fashion Week was founded by the mother-daughter duo Tandra Birkett and Yvonne Jewnell. HFW creates a cultural canvas for both established and emerging designers to showcase their creativity in an atmosphere that supports diversity and inclusivity. HFW will bridge the Downtown fashion hub to the Uptown vibe for a rich cultural experience.
Location: Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10029
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