Just in time for the holidays, famed couture, ready-to-wear designer and Harlem fave B Michael showcased his new social dress collection for fans and friends at Macy’s Herald Square on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.
The mood at the holiday soirée was festive and elegant as the guests enjoyed a three-piece band, sipped cocktails and snacked on scrumptious small bites while live models brought the designer’s looks to life.
More than a dozen styles illuminated the room in shimmery metallics, bold blues, and vibrant reds. The dresses ranged from fit-and-flare designs to two-piece jacket and dress ensembles that are sure to turn heads at a special evening affair or a dazzling night in Harlem.
B Michael and b michael AMERICA CEO Mark-Anthony Edwards chatted with guests, including actress Tamara Tunie (“Law & Order: SVU”), Lynn Savarese, Audrey Smaltz, Gail Marquis, Shirley Madhere, while they took a closer look at the styles in his b michael AMERICA shop in Dresses on 5 in Macy’s Herald Square.
B Michael is a fashion legend whose signature style is best described as a modern approach to glamour. His elegant and sophisticated, yet simplistic collections have garnered accolades and fans among personalities and celebrities, including Harlem’s Cicely Tyson, Brandy, Beyoncé, Angela Bassett, and Lena Horne to name just a few. He also designed Whitney Houston’s costumes for the major motion picture, Sparkle.
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Photo by Richard Allsop.