Years after meeting at Norfolk State University, Chris Taylor and Aneesha DuBois realized a vision to highlight fashion brands that weren’t getting the shine that they deserved. Now the company forward-thinking company Well(Un)Known is putting these brands on the map, while also supporting Black designers and the type of cultural education only HBCUs are known for.
Taylor spoke with rolling out about Well(Un)Known, and the importance of Black designers.
Tell us about Well(Un)Known.
Well(Un)Known is an e-commerce founded by myself and Aneesha DuBois back in 2019.
Aneesha had a blog back in 2013 when she was wearing emerging designers and was doing fashion PR, so she had access to a lot of emerging brands and new designers. In her blog, she would just get dressed, and take pictures, and she named the blog Well(Un)Known.
We met at Norfolk State’s homecoming in 2016 and we started talking. In 2018 she ended