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Beau Monde Society Presents 5th Annual Eco-Collective Fashion Envie on April 22nd, 2017
New York City, NY – April 17, 2017
Beau Monde Society (BMS) will be presenting its fifth annual installation of Fashion Envie (FE) on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at Foley Gallery in New York City. With this year’s Metamorphosis theme, BMS's Creative Director, Jennifer Nnamani is inspired by climate change and the current political climate. FE’s Metamorphosis aims to address the abrupt reversal of human ethics and the beauty that resistance brings forth. This year’s class of designers will focus on two narratives; Women Empowerment and the Immigrant Story. From intriguing storylines, colorful palettes and a commitment to sustainability, Metamorphosis will encourage reflection and action. With art visualized and created by Nnamani, carefully curated music, and an independent fashion designer lineup, FE17 is a projection of BMS's growth and presence in the ethical and afro-future sphere.
About the Event:
Fashion Envie – Fashion, Environment, and Life is a sustainable platform created by Beau Monde Society’s founder, Jennifer Nnamani in 2013. BMS’s mission is to create ethical fashion stories, inspiring eco-collectives that will foster a sustainable future, and exploring Afro-futurism ideals. Fashion Envie presents a F.U.N (Fashion Understanding Nature) perspective of fusing eco-friendly fashion and art in a curated space.
On Earth Day, April 22nd, the Metamorphosis fashion presentation + Sip and Shop will take place at Foley Gallery located at 59 Orchard Street, New York City. Fashion Envie 2017 featured designer lineup include Tokyo-based Eauseenon, N.C-based Kahkti, and L.A-based Thundress. An evening of art, conversations, and ethical Fashion with light hors d’oeuvres provided by Chef Leona Preston of Food x Style, freshly pressed juices from Oasis Jimma Juice Bar, and refreshing coconut water from Invo Coconut Water. Fashion Envie 2017 is proudly sponsored by Shore to Shore TV, Make-Up Pro New York, New Age Capital, The Know It Alls, and La Tasse Haïtienne Coffee Co.
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Beau Monde Society Presents 4th Annual Eco-Collective Fashion Envie And F.U.N Conversation Series on April 22nd – 23rd, 2016
New York City, NY – April 11, 2016
Beau Monde Society (BMS) will be presenting its fourth annual installation of Fashion Envie in New York City featuring a two-day weekend that will usher in our first annual F.U.N Conversation Series and Press Preview on April 22nd followed by a fashion presentation at Caelum Gallery. Inspired by light, air, and evolution, the Oxo M o n o c h r o m e theme BMS's Creative Director, Jennifer Nnamani embarked on a journey to curate a fashion presentation from carefully selected designers that embody the carefree, bold, and whimsical personalities. From intricate patterns, hand-dyed funky wear to the unorthodox and gender bending, Oxo M o n o c h r o m e will bring a palpable energy to the creative space. With monochrome art visualized by Nnamani and her art team led by Sadie Inman, music, and the breathtaking view of the Highline, FE16 is a culmination of BMS's growth and presence in the ethical and afro-future sphere.
About the Event:
Fashion Envie – Fashion, Environment, and Life is a sustainable platform created by Beau Monde Society’s founder, Jennifer Nnamani in 2013. BMS’s mission is to create ethical fashion stories, inspiring eco-collectives that will foster a sustainable future, and exploring Afrofuturism ideals. Fashion Envie presents a F.U.N (Fashion Understanding Nature) perspective of fusing eco-friendly fashion and art in a curated space. On April 22nd, the F.U.N Conversation Series hosted by Al Malonga of Wardrobe Breakdown with guest panelists Tessa John Connor (Afroista), Reuben Reuel (Demestiks NY), and self-portraiture artist/blogger Teff will take place in the financial district. Our F.U.N series will focus on the importance of Sustainable Future. To send in your press RSVP or to purchase a ticket, visit lebeaumondesociety.com.
On Earth Day, April 23rd, the Oxo M o n o c h r o m e fashion presentation + pop-up will take place at Caelum Gallery located at 526 West 26th street, Suite 315. Fashion Envie 2016 featured designer lineup include Tokyo based Eauseenon, DC based Fancy Muffin, NC based Kahkti, and NYC based designers, Marielle|Ejiama and Nyorh Agwe. An evening of ethical Fashion, light hors d’oeuvres provided by Executive Chef N Salaam of Nomo Kitchen, cupcakes by Belle Jou Cakery, and signature Kombucha drink cocktails by Brooklyn based Pilot Kombucha. Fashion Envie 2016 is proudly sponsored by Okayafrica, Lotta Body, Makeup Pro, and Garden Collage, Styling Co, and xNasozi.
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