In memory of Black Business MonthIn celebration of the 27th Anniversary of his flagship Brooklyn store, fashion designer MoshoodHis legendary New Roots to Culture Fashion showcase will be coming to Bedford-Stuyvesant. The festival’s explosive cultural events will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2021 at Restoration Plaza at 1360 Fulton Street at New York Ave. Brooklyn NY.
“We thank our community for the continued support––in our 27 years of cultural, spiritual, artistic, and holistic expression,” beloved owner/creator/designer MoshoodAfariogun stated this to the Amsterdam News. “We are so very grateful to our customers who are like family and friends.”
Like most small businesses, COVID-19 took its toll on the Nigerian-born designers’ business. Thanks to his growing e-commerce business and the support of Bed-Stuy Gateway BID MoshoodHis doors were able to be reopened. In gratitude to the village which sustained him, MoshoodHopes the fashion showThis is the start Black Business MonthWe encourage spectators to come from far and near to support BedfordStuyvesant small business.
“The pandemic left many of our retail shops on life support,” says Lynette Battle, Bed-Stuy Gateway BID’s interim executive director. “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.”
With the breaking news that Brooklyn’s State Senator Kevin Parker will emcee the mega showOpen-air annual event attendees not only enjoy the archetypical spectacular Moshood fashion showcase––the cultural affair will include fashionThere are many emerging markets to choose from BlackKunle Mighty Sunrise Band performs live for designers and performers. Kunle Ade is the son and manager of the high-energy band. Kunle Ade is a multi-disciplined musician and singer from Nigeria, Highlife, JuJu and Afropop.
“I am honored to be asked to participate in the show that I have attended as a fan so many times,”Parker. “I wear Moshood clothes, and I definitely appreciate the culture.”
The term MOSHOOD/Afrikan Spirit has become synonymous withA style that embodies the spirit of the person you are trying to be. “spirit”Afrikan pride Originally from Lagos Nigeria MoshoodHe made his mark in New York City in the 1980s. After years of hard work and tireless effort, he opened his boutique in Brooklyn. His timeless pieces combine the beauty of Afrikan tailoring with western flair. His fluid and elegant designs are loved by everyone from Harlem, Soweto, Lagos, Bahia and London to Tokyo to New York and Kingston.
Moshood’s tag is, “When you wear Moshood, you wear yourself!”