Celebrity Style

All The Most Innovative Looks From The 15% Pledge Gala

Celebrating fashion with fashion.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 02: Nicole Ari Parker and Aurora James attends the 2022 Inaugural Fifteen...
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In June 2020, Aurora James of Brother Vellies founded the Fifteen Percent Pledge with the goal to champion Black designers and widen representation — in stores, magazines, and beyond. Hosting its first gala, the industry turned out to support, bringing with them some A+ looks.

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The woman who launched it all, Aurora James, looked stunning in Christopher John Rogers. She choose a pastel, confection-esque silhouette reminiscent of Victorian styles.