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Bethel 'A' Members Model 'African' Fashions – Brevard NC


Terri Owen models a dress and headwear borrowed from the African style.(Times photos by Robbie Robertson)

More than 20 budding fashion models from Bethel 'A' Baptist Church modeled African-inspired fashions for a packed house in the fellowship hall Saturday afternoon.

Local designers Sherry Edington and Wilma Lewis designed the dresses and headwear based on African style, colors and materials.

Edington, a Brevard native, learned to sew at the age of 12, taught by her aunt Bessie Rosemon and Louise Sharp.

Lewis, also a Brevard native, was taught by her mother, Selena Robinson, a renowned seamstress, at the tender age of 7.

Rockell Scott was the Mistress of Ceremonies at the event.

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