Since Founder Antoine Grégory launched Black Fashion Fair in 2020, the conceptual retail, academic, and cultural expertise has rapidly change into a repository for Black trend, fashion, and tradition. Highlighting Black designers, tastemakers, and luminaries, Grégory has his eyes set on a objective, and the restrict is infinite. He’s already created many monumental moments in lower than two years, together with an unique assortment with CFDA American Rising Designer of the Yr Award-winner Theophilio and an academic trend program with FIT, however Grégory has much more up his sleeve.
This week Black Vogue Truthful introduced the debut of Quantity 0, a limited-edition publication exploring Black creatives in trend with the assist of Warby Parker. “It’s been an honor to associate with Black Vogue Truthful on their first journal,” says Warby Parker co-founder and co-CEO Neil Blumenthal in a press release shared with GRAZIA USA. “Each web page is an inspiring testomony to their dedication to neighborhood and creativity, a perception that Warby Parker shares.”
The inaugural challenge themed “SEEN” consists of three covers that includes Maria Borges photographed by AB + DM, Joan Smalls shot by Quil Lemons, Aleya Ali shot by AB + DM, and a digital cowl that includes Sabrina Nugent shot by Amber Pinkerton. Contained in the almost 200-page journal, Quantity 0 explores Black illustration in trend and what it means to be seen in a sequence of thought-provoking visuals from Kerby Jean-Raymond’s historic Couture 001 assortment, Theophilio, Sergio Hudson, and Home of Aama, to call a number of.
Essays and dialogue from trend greats Brandon Blackwood, Grace Wales Bonner, Rikki Byrd, Bethann Hardison, Aria Hughes, Byron Lars, Mikelle Avenue, Brooklyn White, and extra additional discover the dialog of being Black in trend. “These pages are about collaboration and the facility of neighborhood,” says Gregory. “As we proceed to create references for the longer term, Black Vogue Truthful turns into our personal establishment of exhibition, discovery, and analysis.”
The difficulty is now obtainable for buy by blackfashionfair.org and at Mulberry Iconic Journal throughout New York Vogue Week (February 11-17).