Vehicle City Fashion Week prepares designers for the stage beyond the runway

Vehicle City Fashion Week prepares designers for the stage beyond the runway

In Kala Wilburn’s world fashion isn’t just about flowing garments and colorful fabrics. The intricate industry behind memorable runway show highlights and glamorous galas is at the heart of Wilburn’s ongoing efforts and professional advocacy. As a major goal of next month’s annual Vehicle City Fashion Week, she’ll feature designers with whom she can collaborate, […]

Flint’s fashion designers will light up the night at Flint’s Alley Fest

Flint’s fashion designers will light up the night at Flint’s Alley Fest

Flint will be elevated as a center of urban streetwear this Saturday, July 14, as the FASHIONHUB collective showcases pieces from some of Flint’s  top designers in an outdoor street fashion show at Flint’s Alley Fest. The FASHIONHUB collective show will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the Ferris Wheel’s Fashion Stage. It will exemplify the strength of […]

Flint’s Kala Wilburn is named a Good Housekeeping hero

Flint’s Kala Wilburn is named a Good Housekeeping hero

Kala Wilburn might not have set out to be a hero, but she’s been named one in the April edition of Good Housekeeping. Part of a feature examining the contributions of those who impact their communities, Wilburn, a contributor to TheHUB Flint, is recognized as an “everyday hero” for her Fashion Against Violence movement. The […]

Kala Wilburn joins TheHUB Flint staff

Kala Wilburn joins TheHUB Flint staff

Kala Wilburn is joining TheHUB Flint staff supporting our social media and community outreach. Wilburn is the founder of apparel company Fannie Lucille. She also created Vehicle City Fashion Week, the first fashion week in Genesee County, and founded her own non-profit, Fashion Against Violence. She graduated with a bachelor of applied arts degree in […]

Fannie Lucille founder Kala Wilburn is sparking movement in Flint’s fashion industry

Fannie Lucille founder Kala Wilburn is sparking movement in Flint’s fashion industry

From her small studio in downtown Flint, Kala Wilburn slowly is creating a fashion movement through her custom handbag and apparel company, Fannie Lucille. Transitioning from creating custom special occasion designs for each customer, she is building and manufacturing a fashion line featuring statement pieces for women on the go, such as jackets, wraps and […]