New York Designers

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 14 Kevan Hall

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Kevan Hall Designer, Kevan Hall Via: Kevan Hall Website ¬† ¬† ¬†Kevan Hall is the Detroit namesake brand of fashion veteran Kevan Hall. Born in The Motor…

Black In Fashion: Day 13 Bishme Cromartie

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Bishme Cromartie Designer: Bishme Cromartie Via Bishme Cromartie Website ¬† ¬† ¬†Bishme Cromartie is a Baltimore-born and bred designer hailing from Charm City. Taught by his aunt…

Black In Fashion: Day 12 Rebecca and Akua Shabakka

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: House of Aama Designer: Rebecca and Akua Shabakka Via House of Aama Website ¬† ¬† ¬†House of Aama's origin story starts when the daughter, Akua Shabakka of…

Black In Fashion: Day 11 Maxwell Osbourne

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Maxwell Osbourne via @maxwellosbourne on IG per Belvedere Vodka ¬† ¬† ¬†Maxwell Osbourne is the creative designer behind the brand anOnlyChild. As a clothing craftsman, his brand…

Black In Fashion: Day 10 Rachel Scott

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN Pictured: Rachel Scott Headshot ¬† ¬† ¬†Rachel Scott‚Äôs brand Diotima is a love letter to her Caribbean roots. Traditional Jamaican garments, doilies, and mesh marinas, Diotima is handstitched…

Black In Fashion: Day 9 LaQuan Smith

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN HEADSHOT VIA Laquan Smith Website ¬† ¬† ¬†LaQuan Smith is the namesake brand of LaQuan Smith, a Brooklyn native who started his brand at 21. Laquan was born…

Black In Fashion: Day 8 Edvin Thompson

EDITED BY MELODY BOYKIN HEADSHOT VIA Instagram/@theophilio Photographer: instagram @rogxbee , Rog and Bee Walker ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Theophilio is the Brooklyn, NY contemporary brand owned by Jamican-American Edvin Thompson. Thompson was…