CFDA NYFW: Men’s Ambassador Fabolous, closed out NYFW with first ever runway show and pop-up. The Grammy-nominated artist unveiled his line, Blood’s Thicker Summertime Shootout 2 SS17 followed by a one-night-only pop-up shop where press, special guests, loyal fans, and shoppers were able to purchase pieces seen on the runway, immediately after.
He celebrated with fans, inviting them to watch the show, bringing the outside in through giant glass windows. Attendees were surprised with special guest walkers including, Fabolous’ children Taina and Johan – who kicked off the show and closers singer Trey Songz, rapper Dave East, Love & Hip Hop Star Cardi B., and model Bernice Burgos. The events were produced by Brittney Escovedo‘s Beyond 8, at the legendary Vinnie’s located in Brooklyn. The ‘Summertime Shootout 2’ show and shop were styled with canvases of pop art by artist LaVan Wright, giving consumers a gallery-like shopping experience.