Saks Fifth Avenue Buyer Shequeita Orr wears a Rachel Rachel Roy strapless jumpsuit, DVF clutch and Christian Louboutin shoes. She chose this look because: “It was reminiscent of the 70s, channeling the ever popular Halston jumpsuit era. The coral added just enough drama to give this classic look a little twist!”
Retail Manager Melissa Alvarez wears a blazer by Express, skirt by Zara, and shoes by Halston. She chose this look because: “I wanted to wear a suit without looking too professional. The white and black was a perfect ‘fresh’ way to bring in the New Year.”
Founder of Mamo Parker, Brahaani Mamo looks glam in a vintage dress and Topshop shoes.
Desiree Talley wears a vintage shingle T-shirt dress and 6-inch invisible “Night Walker” mary jane platforms. She chose this look because: “I wanted to be fun and edgy. For me, the New Year is about letting go, and in this look I felt free.”
Nurse Shamika Blain is svelte in a bodycon mini and beautiful blouse.
Law Student Autumn Anderson wears a sequin bodycon in pretty pink.
Photographer Kendra S. Kiett is sexy in a cut-out dress and chunky platforms.
Kiran Ahmad is decked in vintage. She chose this look because: “I saw the dress, and fell in love.”
Student Brittany Stephenson makes a lively appearance in prints.
Tracy Barcelona wears a showstopping mini and shoes that shine.
Designer Wilhelmina Rose wears a dress of her own. She chose this look because: “My first thought was the movie ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s.’”
Susan Wjuhi is cute and quirky in a punchy colored skirt and head-piece.
Sales rep Melonie Brown spices up a suit jacket with a colorful bow tie and frilly skirt.
Teacher Frances Harnes gets to the point in a ruched LBD.
Sandy Castor wears a dress by Erin Fetherston, clutch by Gucci and Larissa heels by Christian Louboutin. She chose this look because: “The ivory color with gold accents offered an elegant glow.”
Stylist Pietrina Love wears a suit by H&M, corset by Victoria’s Secret, shoes by Topshop, and vintage accessories. She choose this look because: “I wanted to wear menswear with a feminine twist, thus the colorblocking and clean lines.”
Costume designer Safiyaah Fatin in a vintage find.
Nurse, Raquel Reyes dress by Rubber Ducky that I purchased at a boutique in The Bronx in Fordham Road called Rush. This boutique is the only place in the Bronx in when I shop here, I feel like I am shopping in the stores in Soho. You will find many great finds here.
“I chose this dress bc it had the sequined feel most NYE dresses should have but with a burst of colors that many people don’t often wear. The lace as well complemented the dress perfectly. Also, the low cut towards the front gave it that sexiness I was looking for.”
Stylist, Leshana Theodore wearing a Olga & Maya dress for the new years because it made me feel happy and that’s the feeling I always inspire to feel.
Business analyst, Dorothy Joseph
Accountant, Sioney Tomlinson:
I wore a “Zara Collection” sequin dress. I chose this beautiful short black and green dress because it oozed “elegance, sexiness, and style”. Sequin is also perfect for a special night like NYE. I knew that I wanted to sparkle so my dress had to be shiny.
Reginal manager for H&M, Jenny Jean-Michel wears a BeBe dress, Gisuppe Zionatti shoes and vintage and thrift store jewelry.“I love to do the high and low thing. Funny story I was searching everywhere because I didn’t want to do the traditional sequence dress. When I found this dress I knew it was the one! I wanted to channel sexy and fun for the New Year!”
College Admin, Denise Curtis
Officer Marcia wears
was wearing Baby Phat. I use to wearing boring colors (black gray brown) but wanted to spice things up. When I saw this dress knew it was out of my ordinary and my friends said it look fabulous on me.
Medical resident, Ashley Artis
Recording artist, Nykki Nicole
Singer, Jessica Mayers
Account executive, Kiki Cleavland
Therapist, Jennifer Arceneaux
Medical student, Simone Peart in a Lulu dress.
Writer, Tracy Court in a Bebe dress. “My dress was by bebe and I chose it because the pink satin felt dressy and festive without being over the top. I also felt that the color complimented my complexion.”
Program director, Tanique Harris
Vintage Buyer, Keira Chatman saves the best for herself.
Sales associate, Lyn Rodgers keeps simple.
French teacher Fifi Lakdahr is chic on NYE.