You'll rarely meet anyone as eclectic as Carmen. Her in-depth passion for fashion, fine arts, performing arts, current affairs and education is completely unshakable. She is the co-author of T-Shirt Makeovers, Denim Mania and Chic Sweats, with more books on the horizon. Carmen has been featured on The Martha Stewart Show, a contestant on Project Runway Season 4, The B. Smith Show, "The Look for Less Show", VH1"Can't Get A Date and Full Frontal Fashion. Her editorials include German Business Vogue, Essence, YM Magazine, Elle South Africa, Luire Japan, Inc 500 and more. She is the force and founder of Sistahs of Harlem (S.O.H.) a women's brand that uses fashion as a platform to educate, inform and unite people. S.O.H. was a participant of President Clinton's Urban Initiative; as well as honored at the "BLACK STYLE NOW" exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York which ran for 2 months. S.O.H. was also honored at the STUDIO MUSEUM OF HARLEM for an installation that ran three months.
Celebrities who wear S.O.H. include Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, Quest Love from THE ROOTS and N’Dea Davenport just to name a few. The S.O.H. collection has been sold in Barney's Japan, Henri Bendels New York, Lil Mo Mo show room in Tokyo and Vosage Hautes Chocolates New York as well as many other specialty boutiques in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Carmen is known for using fashion as a platform to educate. She also uses her expertise to help other designers and businesses accomplish maximum growth in the fashion industry.
Carmen has taught at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) and is a fashion educator consultant for Bowie State University. Experience Carmen's energy and style at www.sistahofharlem.com.