Inside the Black in Fashion Council NYFW Dinner

“Let’s have fun,” Black in Fashion Council co-founder Sandrine Charles announced Wednesday in the main room of the Crown Club of Barclays Center—the official kickoff of the organization’s third annual meeting. New York Fashion Week dinner. “And obviously, when the cameras go down, you know what time it is,” she continued, alluding to an impending late-night dancing “appearance.”

Right after that, DJ Isaac “Soup” Campbell, wears a black t-shirt that says “WNBA Black History Month Every Game,” beginning Beyoncé’s filming Renaissance, set the tone for an evening celebrating Black changemakers in fashion and the media. Hosted by BIFC co-founders Charles and Lindsay people, Editor-in-Chief of The Cut, the annual collective dinner began after its founding in 2020. But what started as a small gathering for their supporters has now grown into one of a number of events. most wanted before NYFW.

“I think it’s just something organic and authentic to what we’re trying to do with the Black in Fashion Council. This is one of the really important events for us, because we just can’t get these kinds of people together in one room to celebrate each other and the love we have for all the Negroes in the world. industry that supported other Blacks and made the industry what it is today. This is our love letter,” Peoples said.

Charles added, “Over the last three seasons, it’s evolved into something we didn’t necessarily imagine.”

DJ Isaac “Soup” Campbell.By Lanscine Janneh/BFA.

Held at Crown Club, the exclusive club of the major Food Corporations often frequented by Nets season ticket holders and athletes, this year’s dinner welcomed the sisters. Danielle And Gabby Prescod, photographer Tyler Mitchell, fashion magazine global contributing fashion editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, designer Fe Noel, Rebecca Henry And Akua Shabaka of the House of Aama, and more into the restaurant’s stately wood-paneled lobby and jeweled candy room.

“This is truly a Black fashion reunion,” Blake Newby, former beauty and style editor of Perfume, while saying hello to the other guests.

“There’s no one here that I don’t want to see,” Gabby Prescod said, empathizing with Newby. “Fashion week is crazy and everyone’s schedule is different, but this event allows me to have sincere conversations and catch up with the people I want to meet. You think you can do it during Fashion Week, but you can’t.”

Throughout the evening, guests mingle in the club’s main room, whose black lacquer walls glow with gold accents, and gather around the chandelier-lit bar to enjoy the event’s signature cocktails: “The BIFC,” “Fellowship,” and the Pink Chandon.

Between conversations about new season collections and expressions Renaissance With a world tour ticket, guests were treated to a full four-course meal of Carbone’s famous spicy ragatoni. Rainbow cookies were served at the end of dinner, but for an extra dessert, some guests made their way to the candy room to sample it. And once Charles and Peoples agreed to step on the dance floor, guests would surround the DJ, humming the lyrics of Beyonce’s “Cuff It” and moving on to songs like Roscoe Dash And Waka Flocka Flame“No Hands” and “FNF (Let’s Go)” by GloRilla And Hitkidd. Within minutes, hands and drink were in the air.


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