To further extend the impact of the Fashion Industry Club, launched in 2020, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (BGCSM) are launching a prestigious collaboration with black-owned fashion brand Mation Black (MB). I keep adding to the list. .
This Black Men in Fashion collaboration pairs five accomplished New York-based black male designers with five rising young black male stars from Detroit to launch at Louis Vuitton Moët on February 7, 2023. A unique instructional program that guides you through the design of a full look. The Hennessy (LVMH) Tower during New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
The collaboration will host an invitation-only sneak peek of the design during the NYFW Michigan preview on January 19th at 5pm at 4242 Collingwood Street, Detroit, Michigan inside the Deal Club.
“The impact on these young people is significant and is supported by research showing that young black men achieve positive outcomes when supported by black mentors,” he said. Tori NichellFounder of Maison Black. “When emerging talent can pave the way for them and identify with someone who has overcome similar discrimination, the nurturing, understanding and resources are limitless.”
Given that many of these Detroiters are leaving the city for the first time, BGCSM is raising money for a seamless experience. Your donation will directly support the cost of the fashion show in New York on February 7th. This includes travel and lodging costs and the development of clothing for fashion shows. These funds create possibilities for young people living in communities and attending schools with limited artistic means and resources.
Finding mentors with whom we can connect and who have similar life experiences is very important for our young people, especially young people of color. ” Sean H. Wilson, President and CEO of BGCSM. “These men not only impart technical knowledge of the fashion industry, but also provide young people with the tools to overcome the race-based barriers that come with being entrepreneurs of color.”
The NYFW Michigan preview includes a showcase for young designers. Ken Walker, Andre Sanford, kandel lightWhen Darryl Also DeKoven Humes She is currently influencing Detroit fashion and is exhibiting her work for New York Fashion Week.
The Maison Black x Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan Mentorship Program was created to empower young black men, provide them with a platform to discover their talents and unreservedly pursue their passion for fashion. I was. By influencing style and fashion through design and art, the program aims to expand the prominence of black men and the cultural influence that disrupts industry trends.
Click here to donate to the BGCSM to Fashion Week – Black Men In Fashion Mentorship Program.