To be fashionable is to be uncompromising to the things that you stand for and love. Sistahs of Harlem (SOH) uses clothing as a platform to educate.
Sistahs of Harlem was founded in 2001 by Carmen Webber a fashion Designer and model with Shawna Mc Bean a model and fashion enthusiast with the vision of marrying education and fashion into a single medium; “clothing with a reference”. Then in 2002 joined by Carmia Marshall a wardrobe stylist in the film and TV industry. They started in humble street fairs, then later landed stores.
Sistahs of Harlem (SOH) seeks to teach people of all shapes and sizes to embrace who they are; that the combination of knowledge, beauty and fashion can be profound and timeless.
Carmen Webber has independently run the company since 2009.
Sistahs of Harlem (S.O.H.) editorials include German Business Vogue, Essence, YM Magazine, Elle South Africa, Luire Japan, Inc 500 and more. Sistahs of Harlem (S.O.H.) the brand also uses fashion as a platform to inform and unite people.
S.O.H. was a participant of President Clinton’s Urban Initiative; as well as honored at the “BLACK STYLE NOW” exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York which ran for 2 months. S.O.H. was also honored at the STUDIO MUSEUM OF HARLEM for an installation that ran three months.
SOH is proud to be a domestically produced collection. Every garment is manufactured and F.O.B. (freight on board) out of Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York.
List of stores that have carried SOH:
Next /Ohio, Bang Bang/ NY, The Lounge/ NY, Henri Bendels/ NY, Pieces Brooklyn/ NY, Grand View / Harlem NY, Uncle Funky’s Daughter / Houston TX.,
The Museum of the City of New York store/ NY, The Studio Museum of Harlem/ NY Addy & Ferro Brooklyn/ NY, Worth / Canada, Lil limo Inc./Tokyo, Barney’s/ Japan, Vosges Haute Chocolates Boutique/NY, Zutto Yellow Japan buying Services/ NY
List of Celebrities that wear and have worn SOH:
Big Daddy Kane
Quest Love from the “THE ROOTS”