An “African American” designer who graces the runway with a captivating take on his expression of what it feels like to be Black in America.
One of his collections “American Also,” literally collides the two worlds of fashion and and social injustices that we as “black” people face in America.
“We as African American man, don’t necessarily feel American” is a quote he stated in the interview with HighSnobiety.
I believe his perspective as a Designer will not only add but shed light on the many contributions that we as the “black” community bring to this country. We feel as if we don’t belong here but we’ve BEEN here.
Kerby Jean-Raymond has partnered with Reebok to bring forth a defying, creative, vintage but futuristic look to the fashion world. Though, only founded in 2013 he has managed to have an astonishing vertical growth.. winning the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2018 literally has snagged the attention of all fashionista’s, gripping our seats to watch “what next.”
Check out the video by COMPTON COWBOYS with the “Pyer Moss” Collection.