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A Cream and Yellow Canary Affair

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From house music to some of the latest hits, everyday working women ripped the runway modeling clothes from popular Houston Boutiques and up-and-coming fashion designers.

Women graduates of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) walked the catwalk to help raise scholarship funds for students attending Texas Southern University and Prairie View University.

The fashion show featured the latest trends and designs from Dame Elegante Boutique, Kingdom Citizens Boutique, Ankara Fashion, Melodrama Boutique and BB Sexy Couture.

Business owners and women from various fields presented women empowerment and had a positive attitude while doing it. Miss Black Texas, Roneshia Ray, Nzuri Top Natural models and local celebrity MiMi Irvin were also some of the women featured in the show. These women were not your typical models but were cheered on by family members and other alumni's to help boost their confidence.

Mocha Millennium Women and Project 1855 organizations teamed up to present "The Women's of HBCUs Fashion Show: A Creamy & Canary Affair at the Houston Museum of African American Culture.

Mocha Millennium Women is an organization dedicated to empower women through fashion, fitness women's health and philanthropy. Project 1855 is a non-profit forming partnership to break the barriers of unemployment within the African-American community and other ethnicities.

Attendees were able to enjoy an open bar, three live DJ's and tried different hor d'oeuvres that were served. After the show; it was the after-party!

Mocha Millennium Women and Project 1855 put on a successful showcase helping small businesses in the community. From the attendees support, the two organizations raised $2,000 worth of scholarship funds for future students.

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