Sunday, February 26, 2012

During #BlackHistory Month | #NYFW | #SMWNY - Black Dress 2012 looked at William Okpo


Image- screen shot of website from  Fashion Designers Darlene and Lizzy Okpo of Label,  William Okpo is a women’s wear collection designed by the sisters,.

Raison D’Etre

Black  History Month, New York Fashion Week , Valentine’s day  and Social Media Week New York  - all collided the week  of  February 12-17th 2012 , so for Black Dress 2012 - I chose to look at Black  Fashion Designers and their web presence, rather that read the post mortem on the “lack’ of  a Black presence… They usually  simply count models anyway! Somewhere alomg the line  Idecided to share some of it ... 


Designers can click to This  LINK to submit or enter info ...

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I am creating a list of designers. Black Dress looks at Designers of African heritage as well as those wth an "African" Aesthetic and even  those who do "Black Dress" as in Formal Wear

 Please check BD2012.BKFFF.COM  for dedicated pages!