Shukura Porter is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. As a young child Shukura was a national pageant winner and every dress she wore her mother made. Life in pageantry geared her future in fashion and her mother Josephine Porter has always been a fashionable inspiration.
During high school Shukura helped design African wedding dresses with a local designer. Later attending IADT College in Tampa FL she became an intern for Saks Fifth Ave and produced her first in store fashion show in 2007. 2013 she returned to Charlotte as BOH for many great local productions such as Fashion D’Lux and others and later created her own fashion production called The Fashion Excursion LLC in 2016. Meanwhile she became brand manager and helped produce shows on the NYFW ( New York Fashion Week) and LFW ( London Fashion Week ) stages for well know designers such as New York and International designer Premal Badiani. Today as the owner and designer of Shukura Oni, she intends to encourage genuine love and women empowerment for every nationality through her brand and create a true sisterhood through out the world.