Flakes Odusga, 25, from London, said: “I was in the queue for one hour, but it was most definitely worth it and I would queue again. It's a sign that they need to do this event again next year. I'm having such a good time here, I hope to spend lots of money with black businesses."
Khadijatou Doyneh, an international performance artist, said: “There we were: a line three or four-people thick down the block. One hundred meters packed with black, beautiful women. I was talking to so many women in the queue it was marvellous and inspiring."
Doyneh said she thoroughly enjoyed herself and hoped the event would expand and be held in a larger venue next year.