YOUNG BLACK CREATIVES POP UP SHOP & PANEL EXPERIENCE aims to attract the Newark Community into Express Newark and introduce the community to local creatives and provide a space to support and engage with them.
Get to know each designer through a short panel discussion moderated by Express Newark’s Community Partner, De’von Michael, Director of Artisic Passion & Purpose.
ABOUT THE PANEL | Start Time 3:30pm
Young Black Creatives Panel: Young Gifted & Designing
“Young Gifted & Designing”, is riveting conversation on fashion, business, and blackness exploring the intersections of pop culture, creative responsibility, entrepreneurship and black culture all through the lens of fashion. Director of Artistic Passion & Purpose, Michael De’Von, brings his expertise from working as a celebrity wardrobe and hairstylist, moderating this discussion with our designers Melody Asherman of Everrything Rrouge, Empress Collections, Jameel Moore of Black and White Him, and Designer Lesly Louis. Join us this Saturday, August 3rd at 3:30pm!
Melody Asherman| Everrything Rrouge
@rrfashionista on Instagram
The clothing designed and created by Melody Asherman is heavily influenced by her culture and native roots of Liberia, Africa. Her beautifully hand-crafted fashion and accessories fuses African aesthetic with polished modern tailoring.
Melody Asherman was born and raised in Newark, NJ and works with clients all over the world.
Empress Collections, LLC
@empresscollections on Instagram
Jameel Moore | B&W Him
@blackandwhitehim on Instagram
@weirdo_thoughts on Instagram