It was The Museum for African Arts' first ever Gala - and fashionistas came to celebrate in style. See what they wore and be inspired!

Essence.com
Oct, 14, 2011

One of the joys of living in New York City? A priceless opportunity to celebrate and support the arts! 

This is exactly what brought fashionistas together last week as they came together for the First Annual fundraising gala for the soon to be opened The African Museum for Art. 

They arrived in a mixed array of long gowns, mini dresses, and sophisticated sheaths. 

See what they wore and be inspired!