These Are the Black Fashion Designers You Need to Keep on Your Radar

Inexpensive Chic

Black girls and guys rock. I feel like we often have to be our own cheerleaders because let’s face it – in the world that we live in, who else can we truly rely on to root for us? I love being black, I am proud of who I am, and I am proud of who we’ve become. We are smart. We are creative. We are successful. And it’s about time the world sees us for what we truly are. It’s no secret we don’t hold enough representation in several areas, but let’s focus in on the fashion industry… as this is a fashion blog after all.

Of the 260 designers that showed at NYFW for F/W 16 only 3 were African American. The issue isn’t that there aren’t a lot of black fashion designers, it’s just that we aren’t as well known. I’m hoping to change that at least…

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