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Although Black culture has long influenced fashion, members of the community have rarely been the focus or face of the industry. With several Black women dominating the covers of September issues of magazines and a call for greater inclusion, EBONY will explore New York Fashion Week 2018 including our favorite of Black designers, models, and trailblazers of the rag trade.

HIGHLIGHTS

AAks, Maki oh

NYFW 2018: Two Rising African Brands to Watch (PHOTOS)

by Christina Santi   Sep 14, 2018

Maki Oh and A A K S are two emerging fashion brands by African designers that will be exhibited at the COTERIE trade show,... Read More

Rihanna, SAvage x Fenty, fall/winter 2018

Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty FW18 Show Celebrated Diverse Body Types

by Christina Santi   Sep 13, 2018

Rihanna made her return to New York Fashion Week on Wednesday night with an inclusive and empowering presentation of her fall/winter 2018 Savage X... Read More

Pyer Moss Examines Race Relations Through Style During New York Fashion Week

Pyer Moss Examines Race Relations Through Style During New York Fashion Week

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 12, 2018

  In celebration of  New York Fashion Week 2018, EBONY will explore our favorite Black designers, models and trailblazers of the rag trade. Pyer Moss debuted its... Read More

HISTORY

EBONY Fashion Fair: Trends Through the Decades

EBONY Fashion Fair: Trends Through the Decades

by TEAM EBONY   Sep 13, 2018

The EBONY Fashion Fair toured the country annually from 1958 to 2009, bringing the latest couture to legions of Black women and men. The... Read More

Ebony Fashion Fair: Defining African-Americans in Fashion

Ebony Fashion Fair: Defining African-Americans in Fashion

by Team EBONY   Sep 07, 2018

The Ebony Fashion Fair fashion show was established in 1958 by the Johnson Publishing Company under the close management of Eunice Walker Johnson, wife... Read More

DESIGNER Q&A

Our Favorite Designers: Visionary Society

Our Favorite Designers: Visionary Society

by TEAM EBONY   Sep 19, 2018

  Visionary Society is an affordable streetwear brand that uses its designs for motivational purposes. The brand is inspired by society and pop culture... Read More

Omndi

Our Favorite Designers: Omondi

by #teamEBONY   Sep 18, 2018

The “ni*gas” sweatshirt worn by Issa Rae’s character on the Season Two premiere of the HBO series Insecure was by Omondi. The label founded... Read More

Our Favorite Designers: LaQuan Smith

Our Favorite Designers: LaQuan Smith

by TEAM EBONY   Sep 17, 2018

LaQuan Smith is a high-fashion designer who formally created his eponymous label in 2013. The New York native’s garments are all about glitz, glamour... Read More

Krystle Rodriguez

Fashion Week: Stylist Krystle Rodriguez

by Christina Santi   Sep 12, 2018

  In celebration of New York Fashion Week 2018, EBONY will explore our favorite Black designers, models and trailblazers of the rag trade. We sat down with... Read More

TK Wonder

Fashion Week: Model TK Wonder

by CHRISTINA SANTI   Sep 11, 2018

  In celebration of New York Fashion Week 2018, EBONY will explore our favorite Black designers, models and trailblazers of the rag trade. We chatted with musician,... Read More

Fashion Week: Influencer Monroe Steele

Fashion Week: Influencer Monroe Steele

by Christina Santi   Sep 10, 2018

In celebration of  New York Fashion Week 2018, EBONY will explore our favorite Black designers, models and trailblazers of the rag trade. We asked fashion blogger Monroe... Read More

 
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