NYFW PHOTOS: Harlem's Fashion Row Talks Fashion & Finance
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Fashion Week hit New York for another  season and  Harlem’s Fashion Row, a social enterprise that gives voice for designers of color through a creative platform, was at the forefront, offering dynamic events that highlight the nuts and bolts behind the catwalk.

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On Sept. 5, Harlem’s Fashion Row hosted a “Fashion and Finance” luncheon, sponsored by Prudential, in New York City. Featured speakers were Teri Agins, journalist and author of Hijacking the Runway: How Celebrities Are Stealing the Spotlight from Fashion Designers; award-winning designer Byron Lars, who’s fashions are sold at Anthropology and Bergdorf Goodman, among other retailers; Kimberly Goldson, a Project Runway, season 9, finalist designer; magazine vet Harriet Cole; and ShirleyAnn M. Robertson, CLTC, of Prudential. Each guest gave tips on how fashion designers can hone their crafts along with expand their business empires. Check out highlights from this event below:

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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