Model & Activist
With a breakthrough year behind her, scoring campaigns for the likes of Chanel and Marc Jacobs beauty, the-model-turned-creative director is now seeing through her personal mission to promote the beauty of African culture.
From dancing at the VMAs to becoming the first black male model to walk for Chanel, the Jamaican-Ghanaian model has been making waves ever since he was scouted on Instagram in 2015.
The former Supreme design director and his wife founded the label Noah to combine their talents for clothing and interior design, while emphasising the importance of sustainable products and practices.
Since her video calling out Kanye West’s politics went viral in 2018, the buzzed-about rapper artist has used her creative platform to reiterate the socio-cultural origins of hip-hop, and starred in an ad campaign for Calvin Klein.
Founder, New Pandemics
The casting director has put LGBTQ+ visibility at the heart of his work with his agency that solely represents talent from the LGBTQ+ community.
Artistic Director, Schiaparelli
Tasked with reviving the near-century-old couture house, his debut collection was hailed by critics as an exciting and fearless ode to the house’s codes of innovation and irreverence.
The underground Harlem couturier of the 1980s returned to prominence after a cultural appropriation scandal led Gucci to finance the rebirth of his business.
Former President, The Row
The former Oliver Peoples executive was appointed president of The Row in 2016 and lead the luxury label’s global expansion.
Co-Founders, Evolved By Nature
The co-founders are pioneering research into natural silk alternatives and received investment from Chanel.
The first female designer to show at NYFW Men’s, her use of thrifted materials evokes a unique nostalgia that has caught the industry’s eye and scored her a spot at Paris Fashion Week.
Co-Founders, Good American
The inclusive fashion brand established by the serial entrepreneurs brought in $1 million on the first day of its launch campaign and has built inclusivity into its ethos, carrying sizes 00 through to 24.
The seasoned hairstylist has turned the male-dominated profession on its head with her rave scene-inspired, queer-centric aesthetic.
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