Episode 37 of Gal on the Go Unplugged: In this colorful episode, Gal on the Go sits down with Marie Antoinette, Fashion Designer + Published Creative Director of MELANIN. Marie shares how, through pausing and the help of a life coach, she identified her passion for fashion; how words are meaningful to her, like COLORISM and its inspiration for her book MELANIN; the why behind her professional name Marie Antoinette 929; her annual fashion show SAPPHIRE DIAMONDS and her fall Streetwear Collection; her struggle with initially seeing fashion as superficial; the importance of tying her collections each year to a different societal issue/cause; how trends don’t influence her; and more!
Event News: Marie’s Fall Streetwear Collection strives to inspire hope and empowerment in all those who have ever felt diminished. Her bold and colorful apparel includes graffiti, symbols, and impactful words. The Sapphire Diamonds fashion show and fundraiser will occur at the Atlanta Event Center on Sunday, October 1, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.