Sunday, August 28, 2011

BLACK DESIGNERS YOU SHOULD KNOW: MIMI PLANGE

Mimi Plange (center)

Not many designers gain the attention of fashion's elite and have legendary Vogue editor,
 Andre Leon Talley edit your fall/winter line, but this young lady has!
Meet Black designer, Mimi Plange!

Mimi Plange with Vogue editor, Andre Leon Talley

 After attending UC Berkeley and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, with $400 and her dreams, Ghanaian-born Plange took off for New York to make those dreams come true! Now after 9 years of working in the industry and paying her dues, Plange is launching her namesake collection!
With the likes of Janelle Monae and Rihanna as fans, and an upcoming spring 2012 shoe collaboration with Manolo Blahnik, this young lady is definitely making her mark in the fashion world!
Find out more! Google "Mimi Plange"!



 
 
 
 Plange received her inspiration for her fall/winter line from the textural elements of the
 ancient practice of tribal scarification.
 
Inspiration for this blog: "One to Watch", Essence Magazine, September, 2011 issue

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