By AFRO Staff

Baltimore’s finest designers and Black creatives converged on the M&T Bank Exchange on Aug. 26 for the Baltimore MET Gala. The event was produced by LaRian Finney, of  the Finn Group, and Derrick Chase, of DChase Presents. Aside from the high fashion, Community Impact Awards were given out to movers and shakers of the Baltimore community, including Park Heights Renaissance, BeLoved Community Service Corporation, Springboard Community Services and  U.S Congressman Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.- 07). Darin Atwater, of Soulful Symphony, received the Lifetime Achievement Award.