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IamGREATNESS Kids Fashion Show

  • Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center 788 East 7th Street Saint Paul, MN, 55106 United States (map)

Ice Cream Bow Ties is excited to present #iamGREATNESS Kids Fashion Show. The event’s purposes are to promote and highlight youth fashion and entrepreneurship. The show will feature new designs from Ice Cream Bow Ties, StudTies and Black Excellence. Additional clothing & accessories sponsored by Children's Orchard Maple Grove & NTY Clothing Exchange. The event will be in honor of Donise White.

Ice Cream Bow Ties was founded in 2016 by 11 year old Aniki Allen. What started as creativity through play led him to discover a one-of-a-kind bow tie made out of Lego(R) pieces. Aniki is currently sharing his entrepreneurship journey with youths through his Yungpreneur Workshop with Aniki Allen. Ice Cream Bow Ties will be featuring their Brick Bow Tie Collection as well as THE HMONG COLLECTION.

12 year old Sofia Berglund is the young Founder/Designer of StudTies. As a class project on innovation, she created a fun and unique accessory that would be the most exciting part of any outfit! Sofia is a fashionable young role model to many teens and will be featuring her uniquely handmade, statement neck wear pieces!

A born businessman- Houston White, owner of HWMR (Houston White Men's Room) which is a Coffee+Barbershop+Boutique. He is known as a strong pillar in the North Minneapolis Community and recognized as a community leader, entrepreneur and fashion icon. His fashion brand Black Excellence and #BE will be featuring kids/youth fashion and accessories.

Children’s Orchard has become well known for selling gently use, brand-name clothing and accessories for children. Children's Orchard gives moms across the country access to the latest brand-name styles for their children, special shopping events and promotions. The corporate office is located in Minnetonka, MN.

There will also be two youth food vendors present.

Jaequan Faulkner, Owner of Mr. Faulkner's Old-Fashioned Hot Dogs from Minneapolis as seen on The Steve Harvey Show, TeenVogue, CNN and many media outlets will be selling his world famous hot dogs. Only 13 years old, he gained world-wide attention this past summer when a complaint was submitted that he didn't have a permit to sell in front of his house. City officials along with local organizations stepped up to help him obtain a city permit and entrepreneur skills to continue his business. 

At the age of only 15 years old, entrepreneur, Jerilyn Mariee Sheppheard of St. Paul started selling brownies in front of her lawn, two years later she has created a gourment brownie business called Yumyum Brownies. A huge advocate for youth power, she have recently created Brownie Bears for kids in 1st grade to college level to encourage entrepreneurship and community involvement. Jerilyn will be selling different brownie creations!

Location & Time:

Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center
788 East 7th Street, St. Paul, MN 55106

Time: 4-6pm
Doors open at 3:45pm. Show starts at 4:30pm.

Thank you to Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center we now have *NEW Ticket pricing:

$10 Adult

$5 Children (Ages 3-12)

Children 2 & under Free

TICKETS AT THE DOOR: $15 Adult $10 Children

Come celebrate Small Business Saturday 2018 by supporting youth fashion & entrepreneurship in the Twin Cities! Some designers will have merchandise for sale just in time for the holiday season! 

Hosted by: 

Jai Leibel

Music provided by:

DJ Huh? What??
Glorius L. Martin

Photography provided by:
Maivab Photography

Photo assistance:

GY Photography
GY Photography

Event decoration sponsored by:

MK's Food Passion Catering and Decor Planning

Earlier Event: November 23
Aaron Aye at the Fine Line