Fashion Week in the Big Apple is less than a month away, are you ready for the pandemonium? If you haven’t secured your seat at the Bomb Fashion Show yet, then chances are you’re not NYFW-ready just yet! This is the show you cannot miss, unrivaled with a mix of the most promising emerging fashion designers and a list from our ever-growing roster at FashionBombDailyShop. There will be drinks served by Bombay Sapphire and Nivole Moscato Wine as well as snacks and enough style to last you all fashion week!
Discover the designers below:
Twin brothers, preachers and fashion designer duo Bruce and Glen Proctor are making serious waves on the scene right now. For starters, Glen and Bruce built their career working for Beyonce’s House of Dereon and later launching brands for other celebrities including the likes of Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, and P. Diddy! These fashion preachers then relaunched their own brand BruceGlen in 2019 by first growing their accessories line and subsequently expanding the business into a sustainable, on-demand lifestyle brand that helps add color and conversation to your day! Their pieces have been seen on stages, in music videos and red carpets for artists like Maluma and Keke Palmer. View more from them at FashionBombDailyShop.com!
What started as a pandemic project for Mara Novembre ended in a popular, trend-setting fashion brand beloved by many. Allure November was originally founded in 2012 within the confinements of Mara’s college dorm room. As a self-taught designer making headbands for herself, the side-hustle evolved into sewing turbans for her entire campus clientele. Before she even knew it, Mara could sew just about anything from scratch. After a lengthy hiatus, things have taken a new direction that has received a warm consumer response, and Allure Novembre as we know it today was birthed! Get into her fashion line at FashionBombDailyShop.com.
Michele Lopez is a fashion designer, prominent celebrity stylist, and lifestyle coach. She has mastered the art of transforming lives through inspiring women to own their power and authentic self. Renowned for her artistic glamour and keen eye for detail, Michele’s exceptional style and expertise has graced the pages of Vanity Fair, Vogue, highly ranked media outlets and talk shows including Wendy Williams, Dr OZ, The Real, Netflix, BET, CBS, and MSNBC. She is the personal stylist of Iyanla Vanzant , curating the wardrobe for 10 seasons and over 200 episodes of Iyanla; Fix My Life, Life Class with Oprah, and a host of other media opportunities. She has styled numerous mega–city tours and red carpets, designed looks for editorials and global marketing campaigns, and been a producer on the acclaimed Netflix film Love Dot Com: The Social experiment.
After years of individual styling and developing images for individual personal brands, Michele’s vision of expanding her capacity to serve women has come to fruition with the launching of her fashion brand Michele Lopez. Michele’s fashionable finds are also available on FashionBombDailyShop.com (get the looks above and below here).
4. Ade by Femi
Known by her moniker “Miss Atilla”, our Chief Creative Officer is a multi-faceted individual. She is a fourth generation lawyer, wife, mother, supply chain and compliance expert and corporate leader in the international oil and gas industry.
She is British, Nigerian and American by marriage. After over 20 years of professional experience, she birthed Ade by Femi out of a desire to design beautiful clothes that are fit for all, and demonstrate that professional ambition need not be at the expense of one’s passion and creativity.
When she is not designing for Ade by Femi, she spends her time conquering corporate targets, cooking and travelling the world with her husband and daughters.
“Wear Your Love Story”. That’s the slogan behind Mason Beretta, who strives to deliver fashion that speaks before you do. The brand is bold, timeless and effortlessly elegant. Owned and operated by wardrobe stylist Amy J, she has dressed a celebrity clientele, namely Migos, K. Michelle, B. Simone. Mason Beretta has thus graced the wardrobes of Garcelle Beauvais, Tommi Lee and our very own Claire Sulmers. Shop the brand at FashionBombDailyShop.com.
Founded by Souadou Barry and fueled by travel, Fulani Handbags is inspired by ancient rituals and a traditional hand woven Senegalese fabric called Rabaal. The Fulani tribe is and was a nomadic group who live across north western Africa. Fulani’s philosophy is to offer a product of intuitive and accessible luxury. In this way, it takes colorful fabrics fused with soft leather to achieve a contemporary feel. The brand recently added a footwear and a ready to wear collection, making it a full lifestyle brand. Each design is the perfect everyday piece offering “timeless elegance with a touch of eclectic sensitivity“ while remaining at the forefront of the latest fashion trends.
7. CBN Chicago
Established in 2016, CBN aims for you to feel confident and to be bold. NeShemah Carey, who is owner of CBN.Chicago, attributes most of CBN’s aesthetics to her Jamaican descent! She says that although most of CBN’s design procurement now comes from several different design counsels, she will assure you that her Caribbean upbringing and love for dancehall culture will always be reflected in every design construct. CBN believes that women of all shapes and sizes should feel and look great in their clothes. They provide a wide variety of size ranges and give every woman the chance for a made to measure fit! CBN is locally produced out of Chicago, Illinois and hand crafted.
Russia Paul always knew that design was at her finger tips. Her designer brand Queen Russia was created to celebrate the Queen in us all. Originally from Baton Rouge Louisiana, the red carpet welcomed her upon moving to Los Angeles, and her brand has become a favorite to celebrities and stylists alike. Draya Michelle, Laverne Cox, Avril Lavigne and Christina Milian are only a handful of the notable names who have been dressed in Queen Russia designs.
9. Aisha McShaw
Aisha debuted her first collection in 2017 during SS18 New York Fashion Week! With Mount Vernon, New York, as her hometown, Aisha McShaw launched her namesake brand as a career pivoted from 11 years in the banking industry. Her designs immediately received recognition as being amongst NYFW’s best looks of Spring 2018, and the brand has continued to blossom ever since. Aisha McShaw offers a rare balance of elegance and comfort. She also specializes in custom couture for a set of private clients.
10. DayKeyla Designs
After graduating from Columbus College of Art and Design in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Fine Art Fashion Design, Daykeyla self-funded and launched her eponymous clothing line as a single mother to a new born and a 5-year-old. This was in 2013, and by the time 2018 hit, the resilient, entrepreneurial designer graced New York Fashion Week where she showed her “Schizo” collection. Her designs tell a story, and with a trajectory as inspiring as this, we cannot wait to see what she has in store this Fashion Week!
11. Shane Justin
Ari Fletcher, Jayda Cheaves, Megan Thee Stallion, and Khloe Kardashian can tell you that Shane Justin‘s designs are truly “it”. The designer offers ready-to-wear and custom styles for both men and women that push the boundaries of design through edgy details and trendy fabric choices. With operations in Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale and New York, Shane Justin has grown tremendously in the years becoming a destination brand for a wide range of styles.
12. Silver & Riley
A woman owned and black owned business, Forbes, Elle, Esquire and more have applauded Silver & Riley on their incredible achievements and world class craftsmanship. The brains behind it all, Lola Banjo, has made it her mission to conquer the world of luxury accessories, and she’s well on her way with her vibrant line of Italian made leather bags. The brand is a tribute and ode to her late mother.
Join us on September 10th at 6PM EST at Tribeca 360, 10 Desbrosses St for this spectacular night of style with drinks by Bombay Sapphire and Nivole. Get your tickets here! For those who have already secured their tickets, we can’t wait to see in you there.