Fashionistas from all over came out for the 2nd annual ESSENCE Street Style Block Party in Brooklyn on Sunday. The event celebrates the style of women during a day-long celebration.
Thousands came out showing off their unique styles at the Dumbo Archway under the Manhattan Bridge.
Throughout the outdoor extravaganza, the ESSENCE Street Style Block Party—hosted by ESSENCE Live host Dana Blair—featured a mix of music, fashion, art and culture, including a special appearance by actress Gabrielle Union, a live musical performance by R&B singer Andra Day, a runway show showcasing the best of street style, co-hosted by singer/TV personality Mel B and ESSENCE Fashion Editor Joiee Thorpe.
Local vendors and designers via the Street Style Shops and Essence Eats, as well as a curated local food truck experience were also be there.
The Designer Capsule Collections from Chevrolet is housed massages, makeup touch-ups and more in the SheaMoisture Beauty Lounge and closet organization tips from The Home Depot.
Partners for the ESSENCE Street Style Block Party include Chevrolet, SheaMoisture and The Home Depot. Chevrolet partnered with up-and-coming designers to create a capsule collection inspired by Chevrolet. Up and coming designers were mentored by Street Style alum, designer Ron Bass.
Attendees experienced SheaMoisture’s beauty lounge at the Street Style Block Party with trend-setting hair, makeup and skincare consultations via the SheaMoisture mobile beauty pod. SheaMoisture also provided mini massages and hair styling. The Home Depot joins as a new sponsor and shared tips and tricks to organizing your closet with live closet activations and social engagement.