BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A fashion Display your artwork from one of Bed-Stuy The oldest-standing businesses will kick off Black Business Month This weekend in the neighbourhood
Moshood, Brooklyn’s flagship store, will host the event. “New Roots to Culture Fashion Showcase” Sunday celebration of his recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
“The pandemic left many of our retail shops on life support. For those that have weathered the storm, we ask that the community join us for this event and continue to support our small businesses when and wherever they can,” said Lynette Battle, Bed-Stuy Gateway BID’s interim director.
The fashion show Moshood’s Afro-Chic signature garments will be featured along with fashion From emerging Black designers.
According to organizers, it will also feature a performance by the Kunle Mighty Sunrise Band. This band is managed by King Sunny Ade, a legendary Nigerian Juju singer.
The show Moshood will be expressing gratitude to the community that supported it during the coronavirus crisis. Event organizers said that the pandemic had a devastating effect on the flagship shop. However, ecommerce and the BID were able help it recover.
Moshood, originally from Nigeria, arrived in New York in 1980s. He eventually opened his Brooklyn boutique.
Here are the essentials to join in on the fun.
WHERE: Restoration Plaza, 1360 Fulton St.
WHERE: Sunday, Aug. 2, starting at 3:00 p.m.
WHAT: “In gratitude to the village that helped sustain him, Moshood hopes the fashion show, that kicks off Black Business Month, will encourage spectators attending from near and far support Bedford-Stuyvesant small businesses.”“