3 local fashion designers talk about SHEIN’s program allowing them to build their own brands – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

The fashion industry is ever-changing, and the latest styles cost an arm and a leg. What better way to keep up than designing your own threads?

That’s what the fashion site SHEIN is aiming for through its program called SHEIN X. Deco sat down with some local designers to hear all about it.

For the global retail company SHEIN, “empowering creativity” is not just a slogan. It’s a lifestyle.

The fashion site is helping local designers reach their full potential, thanks to its SHEIN X program.

Emily Workman: “We launched the SHEIN X designer incubator program back in 2021, really as a way to empower independent designers to build their own brands and to remove some of the barriers that are typically associated with the fashion industry.”

And these Miami creators are taking full advantage.

Bojana Brown: “I heard about the program last year, so I decided to apply, and

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Raisefashion and The Standard Join Forces to Showcase Emerging Designers During NYFW

For designers, New York Fashion Week is all about exposure — and no one needs that more than emerging ones.

With that in mind, The Standard and Raisefashion have teamed up to showcase Black, Indigenous and people of color brands’ spring 2024 collections and unveil a pop-up at The Shop at The Standard, High Line. Twenty emerging designers tied to Raisefashion’s Brand Fellowship Program will benefit from the union, which is designed to continue advancing equity and opportunity. All of this is in sync with the nonprofit’s mission to mentor, provide resources and create access.

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Clarence Ruth, Tolu Coker, Charles Harbison, Amina Means, Shari Smith, Rachel Scott, Jacques Agbobly, Awet Woldegebriel and Busayo Olupona are among the designers. The Standard also partnered with Woldegebriel and Ruth for two custom retail designs — a French terry hoodie and a spring varsity jacket.

Participants have also been gaining insights

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Shanghai Fashion Week: Emerging designers to watch

Shie Lyu has caught the eye of Anna Wintour, who paired her for US Vogue’s Designer Swap initiative with Stella McCartney. Shie Lyu transformed a Stella McCartney blazer from SS23 into a dramatic mermaid dress in her own style. “I wanted to use everything, even the bonding, to show the details, the hidden stitches — all the work that goes into design that people don’t even know about.” 

Liu is thoughtful but optimistic about the future. “If I had a partner that would be great as I’m so busy. I’m eager for the world to know our designs… There are no boundaries for design language.”

Bihan Lin

A new name to watch is 29-year-old Beijing-born Bihan Lin. After graduating from Central Saint Martins, Lin started talking to Tasha Liu of Labelhood. “The positioning is unique, a sporty feel with a tailoring style, but she was not ready [to

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Local designers take fashion to the metaverse | Features Local

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S fashion is heading for the metaverse.

Crystal Cunningham, managing director of the Port of Spain Fashion Week (POSFW) was excited to make the announcement on Tuesday, when her organisation launched its FashionVerse experience at the bmobile Corporate box, Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain.

Aya Styler, Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham

Jewelry designer and owner of Aya Styler, Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham, fits media

personality Whitney Husbands with one of her pieces at the launch of the FashionVerse.

The POSFW “FashionVerse” will be a Web3 Community, developed in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Its roll-out will see 20 Caribbean designers and feature 40 unique NFTS (non-fungible tokens), the new frontier of digital art and wearables to bridge the gap between Web2 and Web3.

“The first collection will be modest, since we’re trying this out for the first time, with a small and selective group of artists and fashion designers from all over the Caribbean,”

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Mozambique Fashion Week: Open call for aspiring Mozambican fashion designers, models

Every year, Mozambique Fashion Week (MFW) seeks to expand, to leverage national production in the industry and offer its many followers a quality event with a variety of designers and models that add value to the event, to the fashion sector and to Mozambican arts and culture.

MFW acts also as a platform for discovering, encouraging, training and promoting Mozambican fashion. We believe that part of this comes from giving openness and ease to young and small entrepreneurs to walk and take their small steps to conquer their careers and business success.

According to the statement sent to Moz Entretenimento, the MFW team will be receiving applications for its 18th edition, where designers and models can showcase their talent and take their place in the fashion world.

Enrolment for candidates in the areas of fashion, design and catwalk have been taking place on the event’s website since July 18. This

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Africa’s coolest fashion designers will soon have their clothes in a s

When you visit a chic shopping area–say, the Meatpacking District in New York or the Champs Élysée in Paris–you’ll find the best-known luxury brands of our time, from Chanel to Tory Burch. The vast majority were founded by white designers, with a distinctly Western point of view.

Amira Rasool [Photo: The Folklore]

Amira Rasool thinks this is a problem; she’s on a mission to help African designers to take their place among their American and European counterparts. Four years ago, she launched The Folklore, a marketplace that curates top African designers, like Ahluwalia or Thebe Magugu. But on September 7th, the company is expanding beyond single item sales, and will soon be unveiling a new platform called The Folklore Connect that makes it easy for retailers to place bulk orders from these designers to get their clothes in front of new customers.

Rasool grew up loving fashion and

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