During Atlanta International Fashion Week (July 28th - August 2nd), “Hotlanta” is transformed into a week-long celebration of style, bringing out the freshest new talent from around the globe — and, of course, the city’s most stylish clientele. B*Real went behind the scenes of the exclusive PRIVE Style Fête this week, held at Atlanta’s historic Wimbish House.
ATL's most fashionable week brought out some killer street style. Canadian designer Najma Mohamed stepped out in a white floral two-piece outfit from her own collection, paired with flesh-tone Gravity Pope open-toe mules, a vintage denim jacket, and Chanel quilted-leather chain bag.
Here, style blogger Jordan Chapman (@thestyleselections) wore a vintage Nirvana T-shirt, Topshop “Joni” jeans, Joie lace-up heels.
Wardrobe stylist KaDanielle Styles (@kadaniellestyles) rocked an '80s-inspired suit with gold-embellished embroidered sleeves. She designed the outfit herself and wore it with classic black pumps.
Supporting her new eyewear collection, Cynthia Bailey Eyewear, Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey made a chic appearance wearing black separates by BCBG, J. Crew sandals and gold aviator frames from her own line.
Backstage, makeup artists prepped the models with illuminating foundation and smoky eyeshadow.
For hair, high ponytails and pin-straight texture ruled the night.
The PRIVE Style Fête runway show featured original designs by two labels, including Atlanta-based Scripted1. The designs skewed edgy, like this dramatic hood paired with a high-low gown, fur-trimmed necklines and flirty tulle skirts (below).
Bailey sat front row among the city’s top trendsetters.
Las Vegas’s Apostol Couture closed out the evening with an array of red carpet-ready gowns. In this lineup, super-saturated colors and vivid prints mingled with daring thigh-high slits.
For this blush stunner, Apostol Couture designer Nessa Apostol played up feminine curves, using sheer lace and an airy tulle train to capture an ethereal mood.
The final runway walk for Apostol Couture, below.
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(Photos: Britt Middleton)
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