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Event Recap: Marvel Studios’ Black Panther “WELCOME TO WAKANDA” @charitybuzz #nyfw #blackpanthernyfw @theblackpanther @heronpreston @Lupita_Nyongo @SeanRinggold

On Monday February 12th, YRB attended the event, Black Panther “Welcome to WAKANDA,”hosted by Marvel Studios.

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The immersive event celebrated the upcoming release of the movie and to showcase bespoke designer pieces and capsule collections Inspired by the film.

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CHROMAT, Cushnie et Ochs, Fear of God, Ikiré Jones, LaQuan Smith, Sophie Theallet, and Tome, were selected for their dedication to empowerment and individualism through fashion, created one-of-a-kind pieces interpreting different characters and themes from the movie.

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Following the event, the bespoke looks were auctioned off via CharityBuzz.com in support of Save the Children, an international humanitarian organization that gives children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.

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Additionally, BlackPanther-inspired capsule collections from Brother Vellies, Douriean Fletcher and Josh Bennett were also on display at the event, with each becoming available for purchase on their respective websites on February 13.

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Guests enjoyed Wakanda-inspired food and refreshments courtesy of Ghetto Gastro, a culinary collective and cultural movement.

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Lexus, the Official Automotive Partner of NYFW, displayed the 2018 LC 500 car that was used during the filming of Black Panther as part of the installation.

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Redken 5th Avenue and Lancôme exclusively created hair and makeup looks together for the event models.

Photos by Jamie McCarthy/Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Marvel

Black Panther opens  theaters worldwide on February 16.

About Jonn Nubian

Professional Adventurer/AfroSamurai and Son of Elizabeth. Managing Editor -YRB Magazine Internationally known, Nationally recognized, Locally respected.

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