Last NIGHT In NYC: Claire Sulmers Hosts The Premiere of OWN’s “Love In the City”…

LITC cast during Q&A

Last night in NYC, some of New York’s fashion elite gathered to celebrate OWN’s new reality series “Love In the City,” which stars real life friends Kiyah WrightBershan ShawChenoa Maxwell and Tiffany Jones.


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Sponsored by Clairol, the event was held at the chic Mondrian Soho Penthouse and welcomed an esteemed collection of VIPs and tastemakers who enjoyed a fabulous dining experience and cosmopolitan-inspired martinis.

Angela Yee Sharon Carpenter & Mona Scott-Young

Attending the elegant evening was an assembly of who’s who in entertainment, media, beauty and fashion including Mona Scott-Young (Monami Entertainment), Angela Yee (Power 105’s “The Breakfast Club”), Demetria Lucas and Geneva Thomas(“Blood, Sweat & Heels”), Elle Varner (recording artist), Charlene Dance (Global Marketing Director, Strength of Nature),Ursula Stephen (Celebrity Hairstylist), Felicia Walker Benson (ThisThatBeauty), Arianna Davis (O, the Oprah Magazine), Tai BeauchampKahlana Barfield (In Style), Nikki Ogunnaike(, Marvet BrittoChef Roble, model Sesilee Lopez and legendary model and fashion activist Bethann Hardison.

cast during Q&A


Following dinner and networking, guests previewed the premiere episode of “Love In the City,” followed by an insightful Q&A hosted by Claire Sulmers, founder and editor of Fashion Bomb Daily. 
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SFPL’s Rae Holliday sprung into action during the Q&A that followed the viewing of the show’s first episode.
Geneva Thomas and Demetria Lucas
Geneva Thomas & Demetria Lucas of Bravo’s Blood Sweat & Heels were on hand.
Chef Roble and Marvet Britto
Chef Roble & Celebrity Publicist Marvet Britto were in the building. 
Elle Varner and Rae Holliday
Rae Holliday kicked it with his homie Elle Varner.
Demetria Lucas, Bershan Shaw, Elle Varner, Kiyah Wright, Chef Roble, Chenoa Maxwell, Sesilee Lopez
The cast members posed with Demetria Lucas, Elle Varner, Sessilee Lopez & Chef Roble
Celebrity Hairstylist Ursula Stephen, Felicia Walker Benson of ThisThatBeauty
Celebrity Hairstylist Ursula Stephen, Felicia Walker Benson of ThisThatBeauty
Chef Roble Bethann Hardison, SuperModel Sesilee Lopez
Chef Roble,  Bethann Hardison, SuperModel Sesilee Lopez
“Love in the City” premieres Saturday, April 12th at 10PM ET/PT on OWN
-Stay Fly!
[Photos: Stephen Knight]

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