We’ve come a long way since the civil rights movement. The only way fashion can transform is by throwing away the rulebook and ceding control to a new generation of creatives. Explore the best BIPOC design talent, as selected by our fashionable friends Lynette Nylander and Michelle Elie.
Writer, editor and consultant, Lynette Nylander is Executive Editor at Dazed Media and has contributed to titles like American Vogue, British Vogue and T Magazine. Originally from London, Lynette now lives in NYC. Her edit of pre-loved includes pieces from Martine Rose, Duro Olowu,Telfar and more.
Following a successful career as a model, stylist and magazine contributor, American-Haitian designer Michelle Elie founded her womenswear brand PRIM in 2010. She lives in Cologne with her husband and their 3 kids - and her amazing archive ofv vintage Comme des Garcons. For Black History Month, she's used her archivist's eye to select pieces from Brother Vellies, Stella Jean, Balmain and more.