April 4, 2021

Spotlight

Rachel Fenderson, MA Fashion Studies ’18, AAS Fashion Design ’08, is Shining a Spotlight on Obscured Creatives

Fenderson has curated exhibitions about the American Fashion Designer, Couturier, and Costumer Jay Jaxon, and is working on a biography of him
Fenderson has curated exhibitions about the American Fashion Designer, Couturier, and Costumer Jay Jaxon, and is working on a biography of him

Rachel Fenderson, MA Fashion Studies ’18, AAS Fashion Design ’08, is Shining a Spotlight on Obscured Creatives

Jay Jaxon was the first American and Black American to be the head designer of French Haute Couture Maison Jean-Louis Scherrer in 1969. Jaxon would go on to work for the most celebrated couture houses of Paris in the 1970’s, where he designed for Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Jean-Louis Scherrer, and Pierre Cardin’s American Market. He started

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Designer Spotlight: The Tanya Taylor Crib Sheet

Over the next few weeks we’ll be featuring buzzy brands showing at COTERIE Digital this season. This week, it our turn to focus on Tanya Taylor. Her team fills us in on everything you need to know! 

Founded: 2012

Creative Director: Tanya Taylor

Tanya Taylor and Tati Gabrielle (Patrick McMullan)

Brand Vibe:  A size-inclusive NYC based womenswear brand driven by passion and purpose, spreading optimism, color and joy.

Celebrity Fans: Michelle Obama, Jennifer Garner, Aidy Bryant, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, Michelle Buteau, Olivia Munn, and Mindy Kaling.

Fall 2021 Preview: Fall 2021 is a personal expression of now, inspired by

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The Black in Fashion Council’s NYFW Showroom Will Spotlight 16 Designers

“I am really excited that we are expanding this partnership because it still feels like such a weird time to be creative, especially for a young designer,” said Lindsay Peoples Wagner, BIFC cofounder and editor of The Cut. “Something that I’m personally passionate about is making sure that the next generation of designers has the support and resources that they need, specifically people of color creators in the industry really getting that access to resources.”

Jewelry by Third CrownPhoto: Courtesy of Third Crown

After last season’s showroom at NYFW, Peoples Wagner and her BIFC cofounder Sandrine Charles were flooded

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