7 Black Global Designers to Watch

Top international labels making their mark on the fashion industry

Lisa Folawiyo, creator of Jewel by Lisa

Black designers continue to make a stellar mark on the fashion industry beyond U.S. shores into Europe, Asia and Africa, infusing the culture and landscapes of the diaspora into their techniques, fabrics and creations.

From Nigeria’s Lisa Folawiyo, creator of Jewel by Lisa—a favorite among celebrities including LaLa Vasquez Anthony, Angela Simmons and June Ambrose—to twin designers Messrs Dexter and Byron Peart, whose accessories are sold at Barneys and Bergdorf’s, black designers abroad have sparked an undeniable, international style revolution and expanded their brands in the global market.

Read more about these designers at Ebony.com…

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