New York Fashion Week Black Panther Event Features Pratt Fashion Student’s Designs

Posted Monday, Feb 26, 2018 – 10:52 AM

Designs by Pratt comparison Tolulope Aremu B.F.A. Fashion Design ’18, have been featured in a gift display called “Black Panther: Welcome to Wakanda” as partial of New York Fashion Week.

The red runner event, presented by Marvel, enclosed fashions desirous by a blockbuster movie, Black Panther.  Designers enclosed Chromat, Cushnie et Ochs, Fear of God, Ikiré Jones, LaQuan Smith, Sophie Theallet, and Tome during Industria and will be auctioned off to support Save The Children.

The event, like a film, has perceived widespread coverage in media outlets such as WWD, USAToday, The Glow Up, and PAPER magazine. Aremu, who has formerly interned with and now works with Chromat, was asked to lead this plan for a float and jaunty wear brand, and drew impulse from her Nigerian birthright for her design. Her blue and orange dress perceived overwhelmingly certain reviews from a press.

“When formulating this Black Panther-inspired look, a initial thing that popped into my conduct was my muse: my Mom. At Chromat, we pattern for strong, powerful, unapologetic women and commission women of all shapes, sizes, and colors,” she says. “The Black Panther film introduces clever black superheroes and informative farrago with Africa as a backdrop. From a colorful gele to a confidant patterned Ankara and down to a Chromat enclosure and silhouette, we wanted this demeanour to consolidate her colorful and confidant spirit.”

Aremu’s pattern also perceived nods from Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira, who acted alongside a dress during a event.

Image: (L-R) Tolu Aremu, Lupia Nyong’o, Becca McCharen, model, and Danai Gurira during “Black Panther: Welcome to Wakanda” (photo: pleasantness Tolu Aremu)

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