For these designers, representation in fashion isn’t a trend, but rather a best practice.
When designers put artisanal fabrics and expert tailoring down a runway, they should not get looped in with brands that focus on graphic T-shirts and hoodies.
We caught up with first-time playwright Cyrus Aaron about his stellar debut, 'Someday,' which explores what it's like to live under the shadow of racism in America.
The show was a condemnation of economic exploitation and an expression of designer Kerby Jean-Raymond's own struggles. To get an idea of how it all came together, we spoke to the creative team Raymond tapped to work on the show.
Industry insiders all agree that the way designers present collections is outdated and ineffective, as is the breakneck pace of the fashion cycle. This New York Fashion Week, however, some designers challenged the status quo.
Designer Kerby Jean-Raymond brought issues beyond the runway to his New York Fashion Week show.
Designer Kerby Jean-Raymond has channeled his personal struggles into his art, creating fashion that honors the legacy of his late mother and highlights the systemic oppression of African-American people in the US.
Pyer Moss’ blood-splattered SS16 collection puts police brutality front and center at New York Fashion Week.