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Celebrating Anu Prestonia for 40 years of Natural Beauty

I had the honor of creating Anu Prestonia celebration gown, for her gala event.  I post just a snippit of the event here, but it was so much more than this 1 minute story.  Want to see more take a peek at the professional photos from Khamit Kinks IG page See more photos from Photographer Edward C.Jones here. The program: DJ, Des One Food by Richard Yu of Madeline Catering  Mistress of Ceremony Harriette Cole http://harriettecole.com/ Special guests Drumming: M’ten Halsey & Osayande Makati Angaza African Dance Tribute Video: Hamamset Angaza (seen at the event) Special Guest Speakers: Nana Camille Yarbrough author of “Cornrows”  (was not present, but message read by Ms. Cole) Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter: More...

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Ashley's Dress

I had the great honor of making this young lady's Prom dress. This time around I made her wedding gown and her Grandmother and Mom's dress. These are priceless opportunities when making a custom design dress. Some of the special touches during fittings, video chatting with Mom and Grandmom during her fitting. Hand embroidering the names of her Usilla (Great Grandmother), Lois (Grandmother). Dawm (Mother), onto the left side of the gown train, which is the side with the heart. Also the embroidery is embellished with real pearls. I look forward to photos and will share them as soon as I receive them. The fabric of the dress is a silk satin from C & J textiles, 230 W 38th...

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Accessory Designer Sherri Hobson Cooking and Talking

My good friend Sherri comes by and makes a one pot meal, vegetables and salmon.  She also talks about her creative journey, Paris, and food. Her headpieces are sculptural works of art and she is still on a creative journey.  https://www.legacybeauloni.com/ Follow her on Instagram @legacy_beauloni Above photo Loni, Sherri's daughter  

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