Philadelphia

Joan Shepp Honors Women of Substance and Style at her Annual Soiree

In honor of Black History Month, Joan Shepp hosted the 14th
Annual Women of Substance and Style event where honorees and guests
were treated to an evening of socializing amongst notable women in the
Philadelphia Region.

Toni Robbins, Kevin Parker, Joan Shepp, Cherrie Gregg and Guest.

 Councilwomen Blondell Reynolds Brown (who is busy on the campaign run and stopped in for a few minutes on her way to at least a dozen more) and Dyana Williams, co-founder of the Pennsylvania based, non-profit advocacy organization, the International Association of African American Music Foundation.
 There was delicious food by David Simms of Eatible Delights and was nicely displayed on two floors.

 Check out Maurice Floyd’s double shirt.
 Kevin Parker, co-founder of Philadelphia Fashion Week. Kevin made time in his busy fashion week to attend Joan Shepp’s event. In the evening he had a show to produce. The PFW continues through February 21.

 Adrienne Sims-Spears (one of the honorees) with her family LB, Zoie and Bobby Spear.

 Tuesday Gordon Gaines, Maurice Floyd and Lucretia Clemons.

 Syreeta Williams and Janine Alexander
Nya, fashion designer, Dot and Pamela

 Rick and Gloria Hawkins were excited to celebrate their daughter, 6ABC producer Nikki Hawkins, being honored as a Women of Substance

New to town from Pittsburgh, Pa Faith Tucker, blogger/photographer

 Phyliss Heyer and Angela Dodson