THE FASHION PROJECT
" Where Talent Takes Center Stage "
MEET THE FASHION DESIGNERS
BRAND : Van Miller International
Vanessa Henderson is a radio host, magazine editor, mentor, influencer, community activist, motivational speaker, wardrobe stylist and designer. I presently work on some major film projects with wardrobe and set design. Van Miller is a three-time designer of the year, International platinum costume designer award recipient for the Son of Sheba, at film festival, and AFA 2023 Fashion Forward Award , Lifetime Achievement Award, and many other fashion awards. 2023 designer for Cee Cee Winans for the Steller Awards. Vanessa started her journey as a young girl with a dream that has spanned the broad spectrum from the runway, theater, playwright, film, producer, industry experts in Fashion she is truly finishing the dream.
BRAND : BodySculpture by Mayola
Mayola is a Designer, Author (e_Book "Good Morning Love (EveryOne)!"), Blogger/Writer, Speaker of Life and the Sole-Creative behind "BodySculpture by Mayola". She creates clothing and accessories that sculpts and shapes the body of the wearer. From swimwear to wedding gowns, the BodySculpture Brand IS building a reputation for quality design, construction and thorough craftsmanship. With years of designing and garment construction, Mayola is realigning Her Life to reflect Her LOVE of High Fashion and Design. She creates clothing for Celebrities, Professionals and EveryDay People like HerSelf. BodySculpture by Mayola was worn by Grammy Awards winner Ann Nesby for the "Southern Regional 2013 Heart Campaign. The "Wear Red to Church" was a BodySculpture by:Mayola Originaldesign worn byMrs. Ann. Mayola thought Her time had come, but it had not. Timing was always a challenge for the BodySculpture brand but Her vision refused to lie dormant. Mayola also has a story of how She met Mary J Blige by taking a One of a Kind creation she made to pitch Her Brand. Mayola's longtime dream has been to open a BodySculpture by Mayola Boutique and have Her clothing sold Internationally.
BRAND : Lauren DeVaughn
Lauren DeVaughn ready-to-wear collection brings sophistication and modern edge together to make dressing effortlessly chic with bold colors, prints, and texture fabrics. She empowers women and exemplifies a women's love for fashion. She is inspired by men and women's tailoring "Culture of Power Dressing" with a twist.
Shirley Daley of Charleston, SC is an International Fashion Designer, Tailor and Consultant which has been featured in several magazines and have released three new collections: Lauren DeVaughn Kids, Curvy, and African Designs.
Model Charlotte Photo Credit Kent Green
BRAND : RubyDawn International
RubyDawn International, established In 2021, Is An Authentically AfroCentric & Socially Sustainable High Fashion Design Line. This African American woman owned company reflects the cultural background of its founder, Dawn Surgest. By melding boldly hued African produced fabrics with the casual ease of classic American style, RubyDawn International creates uniquely AfroProud, Couture Quality designs for both business environments and special occasion events.
Photo Credit Justin Scott Parr