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Brandice N. Daniel
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Brandice Henderson, CEO and Founder of Harlem's Fashion Row, has over 12 years of experience in fashion ranging from retail, buying, costing, and production. In May 2007, Henderson created HFR and produced the first fashion show which received critical acclaim and a mention in Women's Wear Daily.

In just 5 years, Brandice moved Harlem's Fashion Row from a small restaurant venue to the striking Allen Room at Lincoln Center. She's gained corporate support from companies such as Target Stores, Iman Cosmetics, Sprite Green, and BET. Harlem's Fashion Row has also been covered by NY Daily News, New York Time Out, and Jones Magazine as well as NYC TV "That's So New York", The Cut, NY Racked, Black Enterprise, and Centric.

Harlem's Fashion Row is now a movement to increase diversity in fashion by producing events to teach, inspire, and encourage as well as by providing a platform for designers of color during fashion week.Harlem's Fashion Row is a business with a purpose.

Henderson conducts herself and directs HFR with passion, courage, and a tremendous heart for people. She continues to push the boundaries and is known for constantly challenging herself in all aspects of her life. She currently resides in Harlem and is an active member of the young professional committee of Women Who Care, an annual luncheon that benefits United Cerebral Palsy New York.

Entries by Brandice N. Daniel

Turn It All Off!

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 12:45 PM

Work work work. We schedule 10-hour and 12-hour work days because it makes us feel productive, accomplished and important. Well, I just started reading the book The 4 Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris and it is changing my entire view on productivity.

The reason most of...

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Afraid of Me

(2) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 2:26 AM


"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Who are YOU not to be? You are a...

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HBCU Fashion Students Finally Recognized

(1) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 6:32 PM

If you haven't heard by now, history was made this year. Harlem's Fashion Row (HFR) teamed up with McCafe to offer HBCU fashion students a chance of a lifetime.

Yes, you read that right: HBCUs fashion students. If that caught you by surprise, you aren't alone. Many HBCUs have great...

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Just Jump Through the Fear

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 5:24 PM

Just Jump!

It was the summer of 2007, when the journey of entrepreneurship began for me. I was a transplant New Yorker, by way of Memphis, and I had no idea what I was actually getting myself into; I knew I had to do it. Simply put, I had a...

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Harlem's Fashion Row: NYFW in Review

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 5:35 PM

As Fashion Week continues its takeover across the Atlantic, we at HFR are still buzzing from the incredible experiences and accomplishments that occurred during S/S '14 NYFW. This year was all about fashioning the change for an equal mainstream platform for designers of color. We are dedicated to the future...

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The Journey of a Fashion Illustrator

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 6:22 PM

Environment is defined as the totality of circumstances surrounding an organism or group of organisms. It influences the growth of an individual by its' cultural and social conditions. For Fashion Illustrator Kris Keys, her environment has shaped her career and her unquestionable passion for art and fashion. Kris credits her...

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The Bangladesh Debacle

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2012 | 2:29 PM

My stomach began to turn after seeing the headlines about the fire in a Bangladesh factory. With five years of experience as a production manager for an intimate apparel company, I spent a significant amount of time overseas in factories negotiating deliveries and checking on quality. So often, my number...

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Fighting With Purpose

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 2:44 PM

Purpose. At the end of the day, we are all seeking to find purpose in our lives. I found my purpose in the field of fashion and I am always so interested in where others find theirs. A friend recently asked that I check out a new campaign launched by...

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Behind the Scenes of HFR's Dinner with Bevy

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2012 | 11:55 AM

For Bevy Smith, putting on spectacular events is more than a job, it's a lifestyle.

Bevy Smith, well known for hosting her star spangled Dinner with Bevy parties and more recently her Dining with Bevy: Life with a Vision series, partnered with Harlem's Fashion Row last Tuesday to host a...

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What in the World is Black Fashion?

(69) Comments | Posted February 15, 2012 | 4:55 PM

If you live in New York and you're African American, chances are you've heard the term Black Fashion in some circle. It has mostly been used to describe African-American fashion designers. If you lined up the work of Tracy Reese, Stephen Burrows, and Sammy B., would there be a common...

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