IN THE BLK

September 22, 2020

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