Harlem's Fashion Row Returns to Debut New Wave of Black Designers

Harlem’s Fashion Row Returns to Showcase Top Black Designers

Sessilee Lopez
Harlem’s Fashion Row, along with Dark & Lovely, hosted a New York Fashion Week Blogger Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Bryant Park Hotel in New York City. The event served as an opportunity to have a candid conversation about the black presence in the fashion industry and included a panel of top industry professionals: Corynne Corbett, of Essence magazine; celebrity hairstylist Keith Campbell; fashion designer Sammy B; and international runway model Sessilee Lopez. Attendees also previewed clothing from the designers showing at Harlem's Fashion Row runway show tonight, Sept. 7 at Lincoln Center.

Check out some highlights of the brunch, including insights on success in the fashion industry, diversity and inclusion, and overcoming professional challenges. ---Sirita Wright

(Left, Sessilee Lopez; Images: Courtesy of Dark & Lovely)