Macy's, Fashion Fair Cosmetics and Ebony magazine
Customers who are accustomed to purchasing Fashion Fair Cosmetics at Macy's department stores in New York City got even more than they bargained for -- a sample of the Ebony Fashion Fair itself!
Models from the world's largest traveling fashion show performed at Macy's Brooklyn store on Fulton Street to give customers a glimpse of the show-stopping high-fashion creations which over the years have made the Ebony Fashion Fair the most exciting fashion show in the world!
The Brooklyn store's lower level was transformed into an elegant fashion showroom with a sexy black backdrop as Ebony Fashion Fair models Nikisha Bolden, Tinika Hampton, Jaman Manns, Deonna Pinkerton and Ronnel Blackmon graced the stage wearing extravagant styles by world-famous designers such as Bob Mackie,Herve Leger, Gai Mattiolo, Thierry Mugler, Jean Louis Scherrer, Hanae Mori, Sarli and Issey Miyake.
The dazzling performance was co-emceed by former Ebony Fashion Fair commentator Audrey Smaltz and current Ebony Fashion Fair commentator Jada Jackson Collins.
Lisa Walker, regional director of Macy's special events, introduced a surprise performance by Capitol Records recording artist Javier, who performed his hit song Crazy .
In addition, patrons enjoyed an hors d'oeuvres buffet on the third floor where EBONY Magazine Senior Vice-President and Associate Publisher Jeff Burns Jr. offered them a chance to get free makeovers by Fashion Fair Cosmetics beauty advisors.
They also chatted with author/radio talk show host Michael Baisden, and received unique single-line drawings by popular artist Sir Shadow.
Since its inception in 1958 the Ebony Fashion Fair has donated millions of dollars to charitable organizations. The show travels to nearly 200 cities around the world annually with the beauty, elegance, glamour and energy of a Broadway show.