Dozens of Atlanta’s aspiring and premiere fashion entrepreneurs poured into West Midtown’s chic nightclub, REVEL. Guests were checked in and ushered to their seats but not before paparazzi snapped them on the green carpet. The shrubbery-inspired scene added a contemporary vibe and gave attendees a taste of Hollywood. DJ Richie set the mood with the hottest music today as the bar served amazingly stirred beverages mixed with Deep Eddy Vodka.
Hostess, Eva Marcille dared everyone to be different as she floated in a mocha colored sleeveless kimono and wide leg bottoms. The airy ensemble was paired nicely with a pair of YSL Cassandra sandals.
Rasheeda Frost, owner of Pressed ATL and Poiz Cosmetics, highlighted the pros and cons of retail. Decked out in contrasting black and white Versace pieces, Rasheeda added a pop of color and pizzazz to her look with neon pink Versace socks and a white Versace fanny.
NYC taste maker, Duckie Confetti, was dipped in a dark peach and white striped sequined elongated top and matching flared bottoms. Confetti settled nerves by informing emerging designers that ”Imitation is a sign of respect,”
Hair extraordinaire and CEO of Wigalicious, Alonzo Arnold, explained the importance of self-acceptance and a bomb personality. Alonzo looked fetching in a black and white pearl embellished blazer dress coupled with a pearl wide leather Gucci belt, white boots, and a white handbag.
Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily and Cocktails with Claire shared her knowledge on blogging and team building while looking posh in a satin lemon yellow Cinq á Sept jacket and dress with tied side detail, a pair of Jessica Rich Collection mules, and gold wrist cuffs to accent.
Shane Justin hinted towards expanding his self-titled clothing brand to Atlanta in the winter and stressed why confidence is key in the fashion industry. Justin rocked his Boss Moves men set in royal blue with a Balmain T-shirt and fused the look with crystal encrusted sneakers and white mirror frames.
Jeremy, curator and man of the hour, closed the event by letting in on the reasoning behind “Leaving the door open for others to walk through,” Jeremy served comfy street wear owning a pair of Fendi print bottoms, a custom neon green hoodie, and neon green sneakers.