What We're Watching: New York Fashion Week Edition

 
Backstage at Maki Oh / Photo Courtesy FLRS Global (@flrsglobal)

Backstage at Maki Oh / Photo Courtesy FLRS Global (@flrsglobal)

 

NEW YORK, United States - And it’s back again! Fashion Month kicks off in a few days starting in New York. Prepare for immediate visual fascination and delayed commercial gratification with Spring / Summer 2020 collections from the very best diaspora creatives during New York Fashion Week.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

9:30am Essence Fashion House Since launching at Essence Festival in New Orleans, Essence Fashion House heads to New York with a day-long program dedicated to celebrating creative genius and impact of global black talent.

6:00pm Tongoro On the back of major visibility in Beyoncé’s latest music video Spirit, Tongoro will host a two-day pop-up shop running until September 6.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

6:00pm Telfar 2017 Winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, New York brand Telfar will show a film in his typical non-traditional fashion.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

1:00pm Christopher John Rogers Enthusiasm abounds for the rising star whose frothy aesthetics are the dreams of Lizzo and Kelsey Lu.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

4:00pm Victor Glemaud Statement knitwear. Need we say more.

9:30pm Pyer Moss One year in the making, the next iteration of Kerby Jean-Raymond’s Pyer Moss stays in Brooklyn and will be open to the public.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

2:00pm Studio 189 2018 recipient of the CFDA Sustainable Fashion Initiative Award, Studio 189 pushes forward with a story built on African craftsmanship.