Luxury fashion & ‘Follow the Thread’

“Follow the Thread,” a movie series about trend designers and their muses, will air on Turner Traditional Videos (TMC) on Saturday, July 2, 2022. Host Alicia Malone praised TCM’s programming section for curating the record of films and pairing them with designers, fashion historians and commentators. “For instance, American designer B Michael had a excellent collaboration with Cicely Tyson all over her occupation. They also talked about the collaboration amongst Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy and Catherine Deneuve and Yves Saint Laurent. It was enjoyable for me as a host to see how their do the job paralleled the movies that they were being chatting about.” Be absolutely sure to tune into “The Stars and Their Designers” with particular visitor B Michael airing July 2 on TMC.

You know manner icon B Michael, co-founder, fashion designer and the innovative director of B Michael International. Presently, he is the chief designer for the brand’s couture and all set-to-don designer collections. B Michael gained acclaim for planning the costumes for Whitney Houston’s collaboration with Ruth Carter for Whitney’s previous movie, “Sparkle.” He also created costumes for the Joffrey Ballet’s premiere of “Windy Sands” and has received quite a few commissions to design and style for film and tv. B Michael started his early job as a millinery designer for the strike Tv show “Dynasty.”

Later he labored as a millinery designer for Louis Feraud of Paris and Oscar de la Renta. B Michael is a member of the Council of the Trend Designers of The united states and serves on the board of the Youth The united states Grand Prix. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious Design Visionary Award by the Lighthouse Guild.

B Michael’s collections have garnered appreciation from other well known stars, actresses and supporters together with socialites and personalities these kinds of as lengthy-time dear buddy and muse Valerie Simpson, Phylicia Rashad, Brandy, Beyonce, Nancy Wilson, Susan Fales-Hill, poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander, and Lena Horne. His collections are sold in Beijing, Shanghai and Korea. B Michael’s designer prepared-to-have on selection will be readily available on the brand’s Ecommerce internet site launching 2023.

Just again from Africa, Adolophine Lukabu Sheeley’s luxurious line features an worldwide assortment of leather-based purses, high-quality jewelry, coasters with types encouraged by Picasso, and facemasks. Lukabu Sheeley’s products and solutions are sold around the globe and are created in Africa by Kuba artisans. She shares the earnings with these artisans, giving them added earnings to support them guidance their households.

LAMG (Les Amis de Mulunda et Georgette or Buddies of Mulunda & Georgette), a non-earnings group, was launched throughout the pandemic. It seeks to support in the enhancement of the Congo (RDC). Now, Lukabu Sheeley celebrates LAMG’s devotion to the redevelopment and renewal of this African nation. Her corporation providers the Congo’s political elite, top musicians and business enterprise leaders, Petroliere officers, government administrators of organizations, and members of Kinshasa’s modern society elite. She is a indigenous of the Congo, Kinshasa. Her materials arrive from Benin, Senegal, Dakar and other African cities. The purse line features yoga baggage and handmade tote luggage from Rwanda, with costs beginning at $300.