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When Fe Noel won Designer of the Year at the ESSENCE Best In Black Fashion Awards, the crowd burst into cheers.
A hometown favorite, the Brooklyn native has created a career in the industry that is championed by Black designers, stylists, and industry insiders.
For more of everything you missed at the first-ever ESSENCE Fashion House NYC, visit our official recap page here.
“Designed to carve out a space within our platform for Black thought leaders to collaborate and to build economic empowerment and inclusion of Black fashion talent globally. Through an array of programming, including runway shows, masterclasses and panel discussions, Essence Fashion House helps cultivate a new conversation around fashion and diversity on the runway while highlighting leading voices in the industry.”
From collaborating with Lebron James on his first-ever women’s sneaker to presenting a Lion King-inspired collection in Bloomingdales, Fe Noel’s Designer of the Year title is much deserved.
During ESSENCE Fashion House NYC, the Brooklyn-born brand sent tropical looks down the runway. Puffer sleeves, stripes, and printed satin pieces flowed one-by-one as models glowed in their Fe Noel looks.
Scroll through for a look at her dazzling designs.