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The Bornatty Experience!!

The Bornatty Experience!!



With vivid colors and extreme style, and multicultural influences Bornatty’s fashion line is a true one of a kind. I was pleasantly surprised to get the invitation to the Charity Event to benefit the homeless.  What a fabulous show… I sat near an American and an African attendee, just where I seem to always fine myself. The Oooo and Ahhh were the same, everyone saw something to love. The Swag level had me wanting to grab a Lion Jacket for my own husband. It’s not every woman that can dress international men as well as women.

BORNATTY, wise designer Martone Evans is a soft spoken Caribbean woman based here in the Triangle area. She has infused her Island heritage in this amazing collection presented in this show. I was   impressed by not only the fashion but the other elements of the show. The musicians, Poets, and Models were a series of the who’s who of Raleigh.  People like Bubsy Millions performed, the most popular Models like Brandi Crenshaw, Purusha Jones were graciously wearing the designs


I stole a few shots with a couple of my favorite people in the crowd. I even went home with my own Bornatty Dress designed for women of my body style pictured here. 

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