2017 - September

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Harlem Fashion Week Sept 2017

The 2nd time attending Harlem Fashion week during New York Fashion Week was not disappointing. I truly enjoyed the emerging designer competition, Kheris Rogers of Flexin My Collection debuted her line. At 11 years old she is the youngest person to present during NYFW.

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Pan African Weekend by Face 2 Face Africa

Pan African Weekend by Face2 Face African Magazine was one of the most enriching events attended in 2017. The women’s forum had of a panel of successful women of African descent engaging and sharing their personal experiences in their perspective industries. The weekend ended with a Gala celebrating influential Honorees that have made great impact….

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Brooklyn Dress seen in New Pop

Brooklyn Dress seen in New Pop Ad and Junkless Granola Bar Ad in Times Square This year Zyem has been working on collaborating with publications and stylist. Our Brooklyn Dress was worn in a  New Pop Ad and Junkless Granola Ad placed on a billboard Times Square.

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Brooklyn Museum Artist Ball 2017

Since The Brooklyn Museum is one of my favorite places in the world, I was very upset that I missed The Artist Ball in 2016, but 2017 made up for it. The theme was Blue. The honorees were Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. I attended the Artist Ball Dance Party wearing my own design.

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Harlem Fashion Week Feb 2017

Harlem Fashion Week presented several emerging Designers during New York fashion Week in February 2017. The show takes place at the City Museum in Harlem which fit well with the simple, but elegant production. I attended wearing a dress I designed myself.

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Thank you Prince

In an evening in the early 80s, my aunt took me to see a movie called “Purple Rain.”  Even though I probably shouldn’t have been allowed to view it at such a young age, I am grateful for that experience. It became an essential piece in the mosaic of my creative core. I made the…

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