Monday, July 25, 2022

Omar's Kitchen & Rum Bar, a Jamaican restaurant located in the heart of the Lower East Side, New York — where the style set convenes for great food, hip sips, and the perfect vibe — was where Rock-blooded fashion designer Samantha Black aka Sammy B launched her Summer Soirée dinner series, powered by Appleton Estate Jamaica.

The event held Wednesday last was one for the books. In between shots of Appleton and toasts, the designer announced the availability of her second collection at luxury department store chain Nordstrom and also shared, "We are so excited about this amazing partnership with such an iconic brand.

The dinner series which will include a menu by Chef Omar Walters, leads up to our NYFW runway show, and is where fashion editors, stylists and influencers will be reintroduced to the brand. What better way than in an intimate setting to reintroduce ourselves and share our brand story and ultimately enjoy the positive vibes and freedom that summer affords?"

Page 2 highlights the evening as well as some of Black's new pieces hanging at Nordstrom.

Chef/patron at Omar's Kitchen Omar Walters ensured a steady flow of Appleton Estate rum.
Sammy B (right) and New York-based engineer-cum-fashion blogger Tiffany M Battle proffered their most stylish angles. IG: @samanthablacknyc
Black posed in a number from her clothing line, SammyB Designs, at the entrance of Omar's Kitchen.IG: @samanthablacknyc
The Michelle Long-Sleeve Satin Mini
The Tati Floral Print Crop Cotton Button-Up Shirt and Tory Floral Print Drawstring Cotton Skirt from SammyB's new
The Vanessa Stripe Puff Long-Sleeve Trapeze
Fashion designer Samantha Black was without a doubt the toast of the evening. IG: @samanthablacknyc

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