September 9, 2022
EMERGING DESIGNERS TO WATCH THIS NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
New York Fashion Week is back in full force and at DOORS NYC we have our eyes on the capital’s emerging designers among fashion’s biggest power players. Celebrate our city’s rising stars by getting to know the NYC fashion designers on our radar.
CFDA Award finalist and genderless streetwear label PRIVATE POLICY is a regular on the runway, disrupting the scene by subverting utilitarian staples. Expect hoodies, tank tops and skirts with cutouts, rings and harness straps. Shop the collection HERE.
New York fashion designer PH5 is an innovative knitwear label that reworks classic styles for a fresh spin, note the detachable sleeves, off-kilter stripes and asymmetric hems. Shop the collection HERE.
SUBIN HAHN is a New York clothing designer who creates gender-neutral and fluid wear separates that give people the freedom to express themselves through modern dressing. Expect bright colors and romantic ruffled shirts that spark joy. Shop the collection HERE.
More promising New York-based fashion designers that have caught our attention include CONNOR MCKNIGHT; the namesake label’s founder impressively made his entire first collection alone from his bedroom in 2020, reimagining vintage tailoring and workwear through black narratives in America.
Ashlynn Park’s namesake label ASHLYN offers minimalist tailoring with an experimental edge and focuses on zero-waste luxury through more sustainable manufacturing processes.
New York designers Jack Miner and Lily Miesmer founded INTERIOR, a brand that inflects sportswear, tailoring and occasionwear with nostalgia and futuristic elements.
KIM SHUI has amassed a huge following on Instagram with her seductive Y2K party dresses, defined by signature abstract prints and daring cutouts.
LRS STUDIO brings creative concepts to life by fusing art and fashion, resulting in a directional take on wardrobe staples, such as jeans and blazers.
Jamaican-American founder Edvin Thompson informs THEOPHILIO with the street style of Brooklyn and the vibrance of his youth growing up in the Caribbean, championing his cultural identity.
And finally, the last in our list of New York fashion designers includes SAINT SINTRA, an androgynous label filled with experimental tailoring and crystal-embellished see-through dresses inspired by the founder’s background in theatre costume.