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Spotlight Series: Shavon Lewis

Jan 26, 2024 | Coatesville

Coatesville, PA – Shavon Lewis, a dedicated fashion entrepreneur and fervent advocate for body positivity, is making waves in the fashion industry with her brainchild, Closet Babe. As the founder and CEO, Shavon has not only curated a collection of fashion-forward, trend-setting clothing but has also fostered an empowering shopping experience for women of all body types.

At Closet Babe, located in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Shavon’s commitment to celebrating body positivity and size inclusivity is evident. The brand offers sizes S to 3X, encouraging customers to embrace their unique style, exude confidence, and feel comfortable in their own skin. Explore the empowering world of Closet Babe at closetbabe.com.

Shavon’s passion for fashion ignited during her early encounters with fashion magazines, leading her to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Marketing at the Art Institute of Philadelphia. Drawing from over 11 years of experience as a Store Director at Lucky Girl Boutique in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, Shavon’s vision for Closet Babe took shape—an innovative online platform catering to young Black women with curves, offering them stylish clothing options.

In 2021, Shavon took her online business to new heights by organizing highly successful pop-up shops across Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. The subsequent year marked a significant milestone for Closet Babe, securing a temporary storefront in the esteemed Made in Coatesville building. This space has since become a thriving hub for the brand’s expansion and development.

Hailing from Chester County, Shavon currently calls West Chester, Pennsylvania, home. She remains steadfast in her mission to propel the Closet Babe brand forward while inspiring women through the transformative power of fashion. In addition to her entrepreneurial pursuits, Shavon serves as an administrative assistant at 2nd Century Alliance in Coatesville, working alongside Amber Little-Turner, the executive director. Shavon curates business workshops for the Made in Coatesville Small
Business Incubator residents, sparks ideas for incubator culture within the community, plans events for 2nd Century, and much more.

Follow Shavon’s journey and explore the dynamic world of Closet Babe on their website closetbabe.com. Shavon Lewis is not just redefining fashion; she’s empowering women to embrace their individuality with style and confidence.

Posted by Monica Ferguson

Monica is a senior at West Chester University studying Digital Marketing. She is excited about moving to Chester County and eventually starting her career there after graduation.

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