Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Harlem Fashion Row "Conversations" with June Ambrose at The Schomburg Museum

A friend of mine forwarded me an email about this event a couple of weeks ago. I registered,but the day of the event, last week, I was feeling on the fence about going. As you can see from the pictures, I decided to go and I'm glad that I did.

June Ambrose is a celebrity stylist/designer who began her career with rap video producer/director,Hype Williams back in the early 90's. Her current clients include: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z, Missy Elliott and Zoe Saldana. Here is  link to a  Huffington Post article about her  from last year.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/27/june-ambrose-the-woman-behind-the-celebrity_n_1383110.html .  Apparently,she was to have styled Whitney Houston for her comeback with the release of the movie Sparkle before her untimely death.

It was a really good talk. June had lots of good stories to tell and tons of  advice and information for fashion veterans and people just getting into the industry. I really appreciate  when people like June Ambrose share their experiences. I felt really inspired and ready to put forth more time and energy into shaping and building my brand...whatever I decide it is. I will be working on it full time  this year!

On the left, in the pictures, is Brandice Henderson, founder and CEO of Harlem Fashion Row. June Ambrose, is on the right. My camera was acting funky and not wanting to focus properly,  so my apologies in advance the pictures not being sharper.


 





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