Is NYFW becoming more diverse?

There are more black models on NYFW this season which begs the question posed: Is NYFW becoming more diverse? Janelle Okwodu of Vogue thinks so and has the follow to say: “Industry activists have been lobbying for the inclusion of catwalkers from varied backgrounds, and it would seem that’s increasingly becoming the case: This season has found several designers and casting directors utilizing established models of color or introducing their audiences to promising new faces, Continue reading Is NYFW becoming more diverse?

At New York Fashion Week, Brother Vellies is taking African-inspired fashion to new heights

If you don’t know Brother Vellies by now, please Google it. I am serious, Google it and you will see how this brand is taking African-inspired fashion to new heights. Yesterday, the designer behind Brother Vellies, Aurora Jones, unveiled her new collection at the on-going New York Fashion with Kanye West in attendance. Now that’s how you know you have arrived. Kanye West is supporting your work. It get’s better. They were also featured on New York Times. Continue reading At New York Fashion Week, Brother Vellies is taking African-inspired fashion to new heights