Black History Month

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…

28 Days of Black In Fashion

¬† ¬† ¬†Welcome to the 2024 Black Fashion Week 28 Days of Black in Fashion Campaign. From historical designers such as Elizabeth Kecley, Anne Lowe, and more. Learn about designers past, and…

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…

Black In Fashion: Day 21 Virgil Abloh

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Virgil Abloh 2019 Photographer: Fabien Montigue Via: Museum of Contemporary Art ¬† ¬† ¬†Do you know which designer created a brand to help erase classism between streetwear…