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Black In Fashion: Bonus Day 29 Therez Fleetwood

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Therez Fleetwood headshot Via: blackfashionhistory.com ¬† ¬† ¬†Do you know which world couture designer created Mickey and Minnie Mouse‚Äôs only Afrocentric costume? Therez Fleetwood is a name…

Black In Fashion: Day 28 Amara Black

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Amara Black Headshot Via: Black Fashion Week USA ¬† ¬† ¬†Amara Black is a Chicago-based designer who is constantly on the lookout for expansion and growth. With…

Black In Fashion: Day 27 Catrina Kagel

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Catrina Kagel Via: Black Fashion Week USA ¬† ¬† ¬†Did you know that there‚Äôs a black-owned consignment shop located in Lombard, IL? Catrina Kagel of ‚ÄúThomkat Fashion…

Black In Fashion: Day 26 Joyce Boykin

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Dream Designs featured in the Black Fashion Week 2022 Fashion Runway Show Photography: Darel White Photography Via: Black Fashion Week USA ¬† ¬† ¬†Dreams Designs was founded…

Black In Fashion: Day 25 Stephane St. Jaymes

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Stephane St. Jaymes headshot Via: Black Fashion Week USA ¬† ¬† ¬†Born to Nigerian parents in London, fashion was at the forefront and a principal influence in…

Black In Fashion: Day 24 Jonathan Thedford

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Jonathan Thedford headshot Via: Black Fashion Week USA ¬† ¬† ¬†Born on the south side of Chicago but raised in the small town of¬† Greenville, Mississippi, Johnathan…

Black In Fashion: Day 23 Mona Muhammed Knotty Loop

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Mona Muhammad headshot Via: Black Fashion Week USA ¬† ¬† ¬†What comes to mind when you think of crochet Fashion? Hats, maybe a sweater? Knotty Loops is…

Black In Fashion: Day 22 Jennifer Akese

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Designer Jennifer Akese of Akese Style Lines Via: https://www.facebook.com/Akese01/photos/ ¬† ¬† ¬†Born and raised in Ghana but currently based in Chicago, Jennifer Akese graduated with a Bachelor's…