Art. For Your Neck.
New accessory line links high end and democratic style
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila C. Johnson may have made a reputable name for herself as cofounder and former owner of BET, but her hard work and talents don’t end there. When she is not busy working as CEO of her company Salamander Hospitality, serving as the team president/ manager/partner of WNBA’s Washington Mystics, or even overseeing her 340-acre estate in Middleburg, Va., the Chicago native is busy launching her new luxury scarf collection, Interludes.
Each scarf embodies Johnson’s enthusiasm for nature and transforms a simple accessory into wearable art. The affordable luxury pieces - made of soft, fine knit modal fabric - retail for $475 and a portion of proceeds will go to the Lady Salamanders soccer team, a squad made up of women from homeless shelters. When the goal is looking good, just think of Interludes as fashion that gives back…yet another deposit to your karma bank.