July 29th is officially International I Love Braids Day + Braid Love Celebration Brooklyn by Proclamation from the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office. This day is “A joyous occasion to celebrate and honor the history and intricate design of braids as a cultural and artistic expression of beauty”.
Join us to celebrate International I Love Braids Day + Braid Love Celebration Brooklyn for a magical day of braids, braids and more braids from Africa to Brooklyn. To honor this historic occasion we’ve curated the Industry’s baddest braiders to present culture, design, history and beauty on the runway. Cheer-on the flyest hair shows including the 1st ever “50+ & Fabulous Models”. Pose with live braided mannequins. Get your cameras ready….participate in the flyest “Instagram Braids Walk”. Salute the IILBD award for notable contributions to the advancement of Braids? Be informed – check out the Braids History & Culture Tent. Visit our Village for an uncommon shopping and food experience. Dance, dance, dance, to hyped Afro-Caribbean beats (live DJ). Play games, win prizes, and so much more. All invited. Family event.
* Just Added: Hair Historian, Dr Afiya Mbilishaka. Phychologist. Educator. Hairstylist. What is PsychoHairapy? Listen & Learn how our hair, heritage and health all connect.
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