IN THE BLK is a collective of Black creatives in the global fashion industry who are dedicated to creating and expanding spaces for fellow Black designers. Our mission throughout this virtual experience is dedicated to discovering and acknowledging our roots, amplifying our voices, capitalizing on our collective power and articulating our inclusive agenda through creative storytelling focused on the complex excellence of black life.
Special thanks to Instagram, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, Alaska—Alaska, The Chamber Group, Beyond 8, Julie Gilhart and Ademusoyo Awosika-Olumo, Creatic Venture.
Overall Costume Designers: Ade Samuel and Memsor Kamarake
Live Stream Editor: Jacob Robbins
Rejoice Resist A film by Elisha Smith-Leverock – London, UK
Rebel Seed A film by Sean Frank – New York, USA
We Do A film by Numa Perrier– Los Angeles, USA
Identity A film by Ademola Falomo – Lagos, Nigeria
Àṣẹ A film by Anthony Prince Leslie – New York, USA