Best of Baltimore 2017 Best fashion designer: Jody Davis

The Fashion Institute of Technology grad has made quite a name for herself on a national stage right here in Baltimore. Her form-fitting dresses and fur-trimmed jackets and coats have caught the eyes of the likes of television journalist Soledad O’Brien, Traci Braxton (WE TV’s “Braxton Family Values”), and former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

— John-John Williams IV