June 8, 2011
NBAF Fine Art + Fashion
Cocktails on the catwalk at Neiman’s
- Photos by pshone.com and Paras Griffin
Fashion and fine art collided at Neiman Marcus for the NBAF’s spring event, chaired by Sandra Baccus, with honorary chairs Su and Al Longman and co-chairs Steve and Marjorie Harvey
The Venue: The atrium outside of Neiman Marcus
NBAF Fine Art + Fashion chair Sandra Anderson Baccus; honorary chairs Su and Al Longman; Co-chairs Marjorie and Steve Harvey (Steve also served as the MC for the night), Charlene and Earnest Ingram, Jack Sawyer and Bill Torres, Vicki and John Palmer; host co-chairs Tamara Bowens and Holli Hines Easton; and a quartet of creative honorees, including fashion designer C D Greene, abstract expressionist painter Danny Simmons, artist Radcliffe Bailey and fashion designer Jada Loveless. Also present: NBAF board chair Evern Epps and NBAF President/CEO Neil Barclay
The sold-out crowd of fashion and art fanatics included, Neiman Marcus GM Mark Fillion, Stan Mukuro, Sandra Baldwin, Millie Smith, Victoria Rowell, Karin and Joe Smithson, Darrell Mays
After cocktails and an art viewing, Neiman Marcus presented a rave-worthy runway show of the most refined spring fashions of the season. The catwalk show was followed by the awarding of the M. Jack Anderson Emerging Talent honor to fashion design students Azede Jean-Pierre, Nathaniel Keith and Stephanie Waldrip.
Proceeds from the event benefitted the National Black Arts Festival.
Title Sponsor Neiman Marcus. Platinum Sponsors: Sandra Anderson Baccus, Delta Air Lines, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, Marjorie and Steve Harvey, Su and Al Longman, Vicki and Jon Palmer, and Peroni.
The NBAF “A Salute to the Silver Screen" Gala takes place July 16 at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, with a debonair white and black-tie dress code.