PHOTO CREDIT: Eugene Powers Photography
What a perfect way to celebrate the 2022 BET Awards weekend by showcasing cutting edge fashion from designers across the globe. Restored Reflections, Inc. founders Rionel Fisher and Tamela Robinson-Fisher did just that! The husband-and-wife duo returned with their 2nd Annual Fashion With A Purpose Fashion Show hosted by KJLH Radio Personality Tammi Mac. Mac did a fabulous job entertaining the audience. The event was a huge success and well supported by sponsors D.O.P.E. Apparel, Hooded Faith, Be Krowned Kustom Xtensions, Dr. Shelia Wright-Scott, Gluten Wrap Fashion Apparel, TrendiReds, Lakia Goodrich, Bonnie Loves Travel, Mad Clothing, Seeds of Morning Glory, Ray The Barber, Betty’s Secret Catering, Soniya D’ave of Ranya Hospitality, Designs by DHB, Beauty Full Mane, Studio B Designs, Denine Defined, Savory Bites, The Sheek Boutique, Britainey & Omar Jones of WeeThaFuture Clothing, and Jamaul Carter of Mud Publishing.
Fashion With A Purpose Fashion Show took place at Grand Hope Park in Downtown Los Angeles and began with a red carpet of local celebrities. Celebrities in attendance included Tammi Mac (KJLH Radio Personality), Actor Dustin Harnish (Iconic Film Group “The Ice Cream Stop”), Actor Chris Levine (Amazon Prime “Anabolic Life”), Actress Gia Salazar (Universal Pictures “The Family Man”), Analyst Tyrone DuBose (TV One “Unsung”), Actor Christian McClure (“Shattered Choices”), Sabrina Ann Frontino (“International Published Model & Business Owner”), and Rich Wallace with the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce was present to receive an award from the event founders.
The red carpet was followed by the fashion show which included designers D.O.P.E. Apparel (Instagram: @allegoriesofme5), Hooded Faith (Instagram: @mark2original), BLUE $TRIPS (Instagram: @bluestrips.la), Doll Pieces (Instagram: @Dollpieces__), Filters by Naomi (Instagram: @filtersbynaomi), TrendiReds (Instagram @trendireds), Gianni Glover of Lucr8tive (Instagram @lucr8tive_g), Shien X Tiffany Skii (Instagram @tailoredtiffany), TOMEL (Instagram: @tomel_fashion_line), Mad Clothing (Instagram: @mad_clothingg), Ty Duprie (Instagram: @tyduprie), PWBoutique (Instagram @pamelawilliamsboutique), David Solis of Untouchable Magazine (Instagram: @untouchablemagazine), Exclusives By SLG (Instagram: @exclusives_by_slg), Maiin Attraction L.L.C. (Instagram: @maiin_attraction_boutique), and Britainey & Omar Jones of WeeThaFuture Clothing (Instagram: @weethafuture).
In between fashion categories, the husband-and-wife duo made a special presentation to Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce President, Rich Wallace.
Fashion accessories, food and drinks among other things were available throughout the event by local vendors which included Betty’s Secret Catering (Instagram: @bettys.secret.catering), Cinnamon Stixs Bakery (Instagram: @cinnamonstixsbakery), Favorite Choice 360 Photo Booth (Instagram: @favoritechoice_360), JazzE Julz (Facebook: @jazzejulez), K Michelle Kitchen Catering (Instagram: @kmichelle_kitchencatering), Ken’s Ice Cream Parlor (Instagram: @kensparlor), Snatched Beauties (Instagram: @snatched_beauties), Sultry Shop (Instagram: @sultryshop), The Cookie Dip Company (Instagram: @_thecookiedipcompany), The Sheek Boutique (Instagram: @thesheekboutique_), Throwdown Soulfood (Instagram: @throwdownsoulfood), TrendiReds (Instagram: @trendireds), Fa’s Rare Accents (Instagram: @fasrareaccents), Beauty Full Mane (Instagram: @beautyfullmane_), Designs by DHB (Instagram: @designsbydhb), LuvLique Boutique (Instagram: @luvliqueboutique), Mad Clothing (Instagram: @mad_clothingg), Veronique Designs (Instagram: @veronique_designs), Prosper Planner (Instagram: @prosperplanner), U Chill I’ll Grill Catering (Instagram: @uchill_illgrill_catering), Savory Bites (Instagram: @savorybites19), Let’z Make It Personal (Instagram: @letzmakeitpersonal), Fashion Victim Rehab (Instagram: @fashionvictimrehab), LIPZTALK (Instagram: @lipz_talk), Baltimore Bag Company (Instagram: @baltimorebagcompany), Britainey & Omar Jones of WeeThaFuture Clothing (Instagram: @weethafuture), Jamaul Carter of Mud Publishing (Instagram: @mudpublishing), Bodyplush Beauty & Wellness & Gluttee Wrap, Clypso Fashions, and Kev’s Clay Art Jewelry.
Proceeds from the event will help support Restored Reflections, Inc., a non-profit that provides economic impact training, education and community development to at-risk, inner-city youth and young adults.