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Sweatsuits Are The Anti-Fashion NYFW Trend We Should Have Expected

2 days ago   |   By Refinery29

Fashion Month isn't exactly known for producing wearable trends. And yet, when New York, the first of the four cities to hold the Spring 2021 shows, began its first all-digital showcase on Sunday , it presented looks that are a lot more attainable than in years past. It makes sense: With most of our lives spent at home now and in the foreseeable future, there is no need for extravagant dresses or out-there trends. And, given that sweatsuits have become the unofficial uniform of the pandemic, it makes even more sense that versions of the style (albeit much more fashionable than typical...
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NYFW: Lavie By CK MYB 2021 Collection

NYFW: Lavie By CK MYB 2021 Collection

2 days ago   |   By Essence

On Tuesday, Claude Kameni of Lavie by CK digitally presented MYB 2021. Kameni took viewers on a virtual trip to Africa as she unveiled her latest collection. Her designs include bell bottom pants, midi dresses with shoulder pads and matching two-piece sets and suits. “I wanted to create something bold that every boss or aspiring boss can mind their business in while looking good. I was always good with prints and cuts and this collection embodies that,” the Los Angeles based designer explained.In the past year, Kameni made waves as a black designer as her garments have been worn by the...
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Frederick Anderson Unveils A Textural Blend For NYFW

Frederick Anderson Unveils A Textural Blend For NYFW

2 days ago   |   By Essence

The pandemic may have put several plans on hold, but it was never going to stop Frederick Anderson from unveiling his Spring 2021 Collection. In fact, Anderson used COVID and the current state of racial injustice as fuel for his latest designs. “With COVID as a backdrop, we have seen the most racial upheaval since the late 60s. This reminds us that Hindsight is 2020,” Anderson said. Continuing with his signature tweeds and laces, Anderson's Spring 2021 Collection is modern, sexy,and was designed for his forward-thinking clients. “The Frederick Anderson woman lives in the world and not in...
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NYFW: Frère Spring/Summer 2021 Collection

NYFW: Frère Spring/Summer 2021 Collection

2 days ago   |   By Essence

Frère , a menswear brand created by designer Davidson Petit-Frère took New York Fashion Week to the big screen. The show strayed far from a traditional runway presentation, rolling out a film titled “Destined” , written and co-directed by Petit-Frère. The film was directed by Eyes, executive produced by Dapps and produced by David Watts, starring Michael K. Williams and Ron J. Rock. According to Petit-Frère, everyone in the film is exclusively wearing the new Frère collection. The film follows Williams who plays the character Sean, a true Brooklyn man on his “first day” in the big apple...
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NYFW: APOTTS Debuts Unisex Spring/Summer 2021 Collection

2 days ago   |   By Essence

For his Spring/Summer 2021 Collection, Aaron Potts explored the symbolism of the topsy turvy doll, a toy popularized in the American South in the early 19th century. When flipped to one end, a Black doll dressed in fabrics symbolic of slavery and servitude appears, while on the other end is a white doll, dressed elegantly. The two dolls represent a clear indication of racial dynamics disguised innocently. Born in Detroit and raised in Brooklyn, Potts discovered his love for fashion as a kid as he watched people get dressed up for church and while shopping with his mom. While attending the...
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