Many HBCUs have great fashion departments and robust programs that people aren't aware of. Though I did not attend an HBCU, as a former student of color in fashion merchandising, I can attest, the journey to a fashion career can feel lonely.
Talent coupled with the right backing and support provides an undeniably successful result. During New York Fashion Week two of the most promising designers showed under the Harlem's Fashion Row umbrella.
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