Best of Brooklyn: TransitBae gets big on Instagram

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Deidra Mensah put a picture of her sequined prom dress on Instagram last week while taking a train to meet her date in New Jersey.

She tagged it #TransitBae, and next thing she knew, the picture was garnering tens of thousands of views.

Now she's got 12 posts, a fancy yellow dress designed by Mimmy Yeboah and more than 5,000 followers. 

"She's a really dope designer, you know," Mensah says of Yeboah. "It's just all about business and branding. I hope it just booms."

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