Essence Live with block party DJs Olivia Dope and Tiff McFierce
ESSENCE, a media company dedicated to celebrating African American women, hosted its 2nd annual Essence Street Style Block Party during New York Fashion Week. Fashion, food, and fun sums up the successful event. Event partners Chevrolet, SheaMoisture, and The Home Depot complimented guests with free items and prizes. Attendees especially enjoyed SheaMoisture's beauty lounge which provided mini massages, skincare consultation, and hair styling.
This event brought out Brooklyn's flyest streetwear. Check it out below!
Nikiefa Joseph of Brooklyn, NY with son
Jeanelle Drysdale of Brooklyn
Brasai of Brooklyn, NY
Krystal Glass of D.C.
Fred Kinard of Queens, NY
LLANAKILA of Brooklyn, NY
Circles of Light Ministries (The F.L.O.W.E.R.S.)
Shoya Clough of Jamaica
Jahmar Francis of Jamaica
Alex Hutchiwood of St. Louis, MO
Simone and Summer (Daughter) Gittens of New Jersey
Ariana Mattison of NYC
Sabrina Servance of Bushwick, Brooklyn
Derrick Gaiter and Larry Easley of NYC
Dorean Heurtelou of Brooklyn, NY
Darius Thomas of Brooklyn, NY
Tamara Raquel Jones and Stefanie Jan Leguillar
Jackie Ellis of Westchester, NY
Alana Hill of Brooklyn with daughter
Samantha Gravesande of Brooklyn, NY with daughter
Former editor at Essence circa '72, Carol Reid-Rembert (far right) with sisters
Crystal and Kamsha Morris
Tessa John aka Afroista
Arlinda M. aka Sofistafunk
Coretta Kuofor-Kangoma, Rosyln Kangoma, and Amanda France of London
The KIDS ZONE sponsored by Home Depot
STREET STYLE SHOPS
Candice Cox of Candid Art Accessories
Imani Johnson of Dope On Arrival Clothing
Tennille McMillan of Nakimuli Fashion
Traci Evans of Meow and Barks Boutique
Malyia McNaughton of Made by Malyia Jewelry
Nnenna Stella (right) of The Wrap Life
Photography by Noah Bility
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