In honor of Black History Month, the 2nd Black Fashion Week USA will be held February 21st through February 27th in Chicago, IL. Click "Read MOre" for everything you need to know about BFWUSA 2016!
Everything You need to know
Africa International House USA, Inc, in partnership with Black Fashion America, helps continue with BFWUSA’s tradition of “Black Fashion Connects," with the 2nd Annual Black Fashion Week USA! Their mission is to create additional brand exposure for all participating fashion businesses and serve as a liaison to black fashion professionals, models, designers and buyers to help stimulate the black fashion economy. Black Fashion Week USA events will honor and showcase the talents of designers, emerging designers and students of color from around the globe by providing a platform for scholarships, current industry education/strategies, shopping connections and a grand finale fashion show at the South Shore Cultural Center. There's even a 'werk out' session with Model fitness coach Shakila Stewart.
Of course, the Lyke Aesthetic has all the details so you can Plan ahead. check out the FUlL #BFWUSA2016 Schedule below and get your tickets while they're available!
BFWUSA 2016 full Schedule
Sunday, February 21st
Location: 9525 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60628
-Hallelujah Social Media Online Contest Voting
Monday, February 22nd
Location: 9525 S Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60628
-Purple Carpet Project: Student Scholarship Competition 6pm - 9pm
Tuesday February 23rd
Location: Harris Park 6200 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
-Fit for Fashion Werk Out: “Walk this Way Campaign” Featuring Model Fitness Coach. Shakila Stewart. 6:30pm-9:30pm
Thursday February 25th
-Hallelujah to Fashion: Online social media competition winner announced
Friday February 26th
Location: Cliffs Dweller Club Downtown Chicago 200 S. Michigan Ave Chicago IL 60604
-Business of Fashion Meet & Greet/Panel Discussion featuring guest speakers 4:00pm-6:00pm
-Emerging Designer and Lifestyle Fashion Show/Industry Mixer 6:30pm-9:00pm
Saturday February 27th
Location: South Shore Cultural Center 7059 South Shore Drive Chicago IL 60649
-Public Shopping Connection featuring local small businesses, designers, boutiques, beauty and health vendors 2:30pm-3:00pm
-Mini Kids Fashion show 12:00pm- 4:00pm
-FINALE The Black Fashion Week USA Live In Chicago Luxury Runway Showcase 6:30pm-10pm
-VIP Reception Mix and Mingle 6:30pm–7:30pm
-Luxury Designer Fashion Show 7:30pm-8:30pm
-Mix, Mingle, Shop designer racks 8:30pm-10:00pm
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