Lovers of fashion flock to New York every February and September to see the upcoming season’s latest collections. Each year NYFW becomes more of a spectacle, but seemingly overlooks the realm of Black designers and creative directors. In honor of fashion week coinciding with Black History Month, here are four Black designers whose designs are a must-see.
Ink Magazine’s fashion team brings you their New York Fashion Week favorites.
Photography Lo Garcia @lo_garciaphoto | Stylist Patricia Franco @mystylevault | Model Caroline Oladipo @carola521 | Makeup Xena @skindeepby_xena | Hair Eli @she_cut_me | Assist: Jorel @wbeofficial http://www.logarciaphotography.com/
Cierra Artis, Creative Director On Thursday, October 22, Raf Simons announced his departure from Christian Dior. The Belgian newcomer was appointed as Creative Director of the prestigious fashion house in early 2012– eight weeks before that years’ Autumn/Winter couture show, and over a year after Dior’s last creative director, John Galliano, was dismissed from his […]
Allison Oberlin, Guest Columnist On Tuesday September 29, 2015, Ralph Lauren stepped down from his position as Chief Executive Officer of Ralph Lauren Inc. However, he still remains with the company as Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Director of the brand. “This is important to say: There is no toe in the water…I won’t be […]
Allison Oberlin, Guest Columnist Worn by the likes of Mia Wasokowska, Kim Kardashian and Margaret Zhang, his designs are internationally recognized. The Australian designer who began his company a mere ten years ago has created a highly respected luxury brand, showing his work in Australia, London and New York fashion weeks. This designer and […]
As New York Fashion Week came to a close, some of us fell in love and some of us stared with complete confusion in our eyes. We imagined wearing these high fashion pieces and some of us wondered what the designers were thinking. But love it or hate it, New York Fashion Week is one […]
By Moriah Briscoe, guest columnist Photos courtesy of Yannis Vlamos, Indigitalimages.com Donna Karan unquestionably looked to art for her inspiration due to her initial looks, which featured splashes of black on white. These pieces were later followed by others that came from her most traditional influences, such as her trip to Haiti. This influence was apparent […]