Shukura Porter born and raised in Charlotte NC. During high school Shukura helped design African wedding dresses with a local designer. 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 later becoming CEO of her own production, The Fashion Excursion LLC in 2016. Meanwhile she accepted the honors of being 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.
Fashion actually runs in the family, Shukura’s aunt Mrs. Olga Francis Keane, a famous fashion designer from Jamaica was very sought after and designed one of a kind pieces for Queen Elizabeth II, former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, first ladies Beverley Manley, Mitsy Seaga, and Edna Manley.