La La Anthony, an actress and TV personality, collaborated with UPS in its sponsorship of New York Fashion Week to promote HBCU alumni-owned fashion brands and highlight diversity in the industry. She attended Howard University and is passionate about helping up-and-coming alumni designers. Anthony believes that Black communities are underrepresented in fashion despite setting trends, and they need to be supported and uplifted. She supported “BIG MOTION: An HBCU Runway,” a fashion show featuring designs from three labels founded by HBCU graduates. Anthony emphasized her desire to help those who have a vision and passion but lack resources, stating that believing in someone can make a significant difference.
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