Joan Shepp celebrated the 17th Annual “Women of Substance and Style” at her boutique at 1811 Chestnut Street, February 22, 2017.
The fashionable event recognized 27 African-American women in the community making a difference.
Honorees* at the event were recognized with a certificate of achievement at the event. Guests enjoyed a cocktail party, lite bites from Eatible Delights Catering and spirits from Stateside. There was a short program, followed by cake by SweetNectar and toasting. Proceeds from the event will go to the ACLU.
Mildred Gaines, Bessie Weeks, Deborah Weeks-Coleman and Issa Manners
Lisa Lewis, Dawn McCray (honoree) and Keith Lewis
Joan Shepp carries a lot of different brands from around the world
Rachel Randolph and Anne Duong
Yolanda Williams and Claudia Fitzgerald
Classic Reinvention (Yes that’s his name)
Barbara Chobert-Katz and Nicole Black (honoree)
Mae Hadfield and Joan Shepp
Stephanie Saint-Cyr*, Dr. LaVerne Adams, Edith Bennett, Dr. Jean Stewart, Colette deChalu Lee*, and Sharon L Hopson
Ade Jaizy, Dennis Miller and Alexis Reis
Honorees of 17th Annual “Women of Substance and Style”
Captain Michelle Baker-Bartlett
Dr. Taliba Forster
Dr. Michele Harper
Judge Renee Hughes
Colette DeChalus Lee
Dr. Quinetta Roberson
Laiya St. Clair
Dr. Susan Taylor