2018 ESSENCE® Street Style, Brooklyn, NY
Grab your squad and come dressed to slay at the most stylish festival of the year! ESSENCE® Street Style will be hosted by actress and comedienne Amanda Seales and will honor celebrity chef and music superstar Kelis and lifestyle influencer and Youtube star Kellie Brown.
This is your day to indulge in a galore of fun and fashionable moments that include:
- Live performances by R&B songstress Teyana Taylor and “Queen of Afrobeat” Yemi Alade
- Cool sounds brought to you by DJs Jasmine Solano and Olivia Dope
- A chance to discover new brands at the Street Style shops
- Meet & greets with ESSENCE® editors and style experts
- ESSENCE® EATS food zone featuring local food trucks and more
- Best looks from the audience will walk the runway!
Date: September 9th
An outdoor and cultural extravaganza, flooding the surrounding streets with alluring smells and sounds. The diverse population of Medgar Evers College and Central Brooklyn gather to share their culture.
Tickle your taste buds with the flavors of Brooklyn and soothe your soul with arts and crafts. Play a few games and maybe even one of our free giveaways. all while supporting student scholarships!
Date: September 8th
29Rooms New York
We invite you into a realm of abundant thinking, built for creating what’s possible. Upon entry, we challenge guests to ditch self-limiting beliefs, and open themselves up to new ideas and unforeseen experiences.
At every turn, there’s an opportunity to grow, learn, and stretch our minds. The effect is transformational, because when we let our imaginations run free, it completely shifts how we see ourselves and the world around us.
Date: September 8th-16th
The Do-Over Brooklyn
The Do-Over is thrilled to announce their return to New York with a very exceptional edition at the famed Brooklyn Mirage during Fashion Week. If it is anything like last year’s debut at The Brooklyn Mirage, you can expect a packed house full of special mystery guest DJs and surprises galore as you catch the remaining summer season vibes.
Date: September 9th
NYC Afrobeats Block Party – Top DJs | Cookout | Body Painting | Vendors |
For the first time we are proud to bring to you the Afrobeats Block Party at The Bronx Brewery in partnership with Avant-Garde Network. The Bronx Brewery is certainly one New York’s best kept secrets and hidden gem outdoor spaces in the Bronx.Anticipated to be one of our the biggest events of the summer, this event will feature top Afrobeats, Dancehall & Hiphop DJs, Fashion, body painting through our retail vendors, Afro-Caribbean cookout through our food vendors and full bar with some of the best mixologist in the city.