Dark & Lovely Bloggers Breakfast

After just minutes of being at the Dark & Lovely bloggers breakfast hosted by Harlem Fashion Row Movement, I was inspired. The panel included Celebrity Stylist Keith Campbell, Essence Magazine Beauty Director, Corynne Corbett , Model Sessilee Lopez, and Fashion Designer Sammy B. They discussed how they got started, their challenges, what they love about their jobs and the impact that bloggers have on the fashion industry. They also talked about their favorite social sites, advice for those who have dreams, dream killers and how to continue moving forward. When Corynne Corbett asked about dealing with dream killers, Keith Campbell’s response stuck out to me most. “Be careful who you tell your dreams to” is what he said. That hit me because sometimes the very people you think that would try to inspire and encourage you to go for your goals turn out to be individuals who will say your dreams will never happen. It touched me because I have a great idea that I would like to put out there and someone very close to me automatically just down played my idea. The bloggers breakfast was very encouraging and enlightening. The panelists’ helped ne to see that I need to be passionate about my dreams and GO for them, despite what the dream killers say. I have to inspire myself.

We also got an  exclusive sneak peek of the designers and exclusive pieces that were going to be showcased the next day at the HFR Runway Show. This year Omar Salam, Latisha Daring, Joseph Bethune and Nzingha Knight were the featured designers. 

Tomecia Blake 2012 Dark and Lovely Fashionista Winner was also unveiled for the first time. They announced that she would walk in the HFR Runway show as well.  Check out some of the highlights …  




Essence Magazine Beauty Director, Corynne Corbett-Celebrity Stylist Keith Campbell-Model Sessilee Lopez,-Fashion Designer Sammy


                                                  Blogger – Fashion Steele                                                                             Sessilee Lopez & 2012 Dark & Lovely Fashionista


Blogger, Fashion Steele – Blogger, Love Brown Sugar


2012 Dark & Lovely Fashionista, Tomecia Blake – Founder HFR, Brandice Henderson,Celebrity Stylist, Keith Campbell


Bloggers Chatting it up!


Mecca Moore – Pynk Magazine 


1 comment

Style4Curves said...

Nice recap!

Disqus for Mrs. Jarette

Disclaimer This is a personal blog. The views and opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of the people, institutions or organizations that I may or may not be related with unless stated explicitly. All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at anytime and without notice. Privacy We do not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at anytime by modifying your Internet browser's settings. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other Web sites or media without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice
Back to Top