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The Process: A Fashion Event

  • Omar's La Ranita 21 West 9th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

On Wednesday, September 13th, from 6-8pm Parlor and Omar’s members and guests are invited to The Process: A Fashion Event with host Janelle Langford and Camry A’Keen.


You have the passion. You have the drive. You have the raw talent and skills to accomplish your dreams/calling! So what's stopping you from getting started? What's stopping you from initiating that meeting, starting that blog or fashion line? What are some practical ways to get over the fear of initiating or networking so that you can be one step closer to fulfilling your dreams? 

Join Janelle Langford - Beauty and Fashion PR Entrepreneur/ Essence's "It Girl" for June/Founder of How to Make Glitter 


Camry A'Keen - Style Editor/Designer for A'KEEN BRAND, LLC as they share their perspectives on the "beginners's process" of starting a fashion line. 

Here you will get to explore the dilemma, thought process and decision making pattern that an emerging designer experiences behind the scenes. 

Look out NYFW! This isn't your typical designer showcase! 

The night's discussion will follow with a Q & A moderated by Artist/Actress Annika Connor. The conversation will include dialogue with the audience and participation and questions from the atendees will be highly encouraged.

This event is free but please RSVP to attend.

password: parlorevents

*Please note: Parlor & Omar’s is a private members clubs and all members and guests will be required to wear either formal attire, or upscale / business casual attire. Guests seeking entrance who are underdressed may be denied access.


Speakers Bios:

Janelle Langford



Initially setting out to follow in her mother's footsteps in medicine, Janelle completed her studies at the University of Cincinnati with a concentration in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science. Through a series of events, Janelle quickly rekindled her love for fashion and beauty and began the master plan that is now SUITE PR. Working with industry staples like, Banana Republic, GAP, Club Monaco, Saks Fifth Avenue and Abercrombie, Janelle has been afforded extensive experience in the arts of textiles, communications and design. Janelle continues to hold SUITE PR to the highest industry standard and continues to grow its company portfolio. 

Glam, Sweat and HEELS is dedicated to proverbial “It Girl”, the sexy and sophisticated entrepreneur, and the all around Glamazon. Glam, Sweat and Heels is the digital portal where I share all the variables that influence my style, work ethic and beauty regimens. 


Camry A’Keen



Following a proposal from  her now husband and partner Du’Bois A’Keen, Camry A'Keen joined him in New York hopeful for a career in the fashion world she had only dreamed about. It did not take long for A’Keen to land opportunities to work with brands/companies such as: Vanidades Magazine, American Eagle Outfitters, Free To Be Chic Jewelry, En-Vie Magazine, Traphic Magazine and Shea Moisture while establishing lifestyle creative consulting agency A’KEEN BRAND, LLC under the montra of “THINK. BE. LIVE.”

While the A’KEEN BRAND is like a tree with many branches, the agency has started to build momentum behind A'Keen's blog platform ” ‘Keen Thinking “, featuring contributors across the globe that share content around the motto of “Think it. Be it. Live it.” She is also the co-founder & co-leader of the rapidly growing creative movement and community “T3” – short for “The Tuesday Thing” where each week, T3 brings young creatives & entrepreneurs in NYC together to “build a net that works”, by cultivating a culture of honor and service through dialogue, relationship building, collaborations and encouragement.

A'Keen has much to look forward to as she prepares her capsule fashion line, VONYAE' COLLECTION and receives this years' True Beauty Conference's 2017 WOMAN TO WATCH award!


Earlier Event: September 12
Collaboration Club
Later Event: October 11
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