The Limelight: Rivers Jade

[MELISSA] I would like to see my brand completely set up in NY with a whole team of amazing curators in a huge bright studio office. I would also like to see my brand be awarded for the CFDA Fashion Awards by 2022.

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THE LIMELIGHT: Geo Mac Designs

I wanted to be an interior designer to begin with but half way through my high school years I started to gravitate more towards the fashion side of designing, I became more interested into garments, how they were made and how they made people look and feel. I then began designing and making a variety of garments and from then on I knew it was fashion design that I wanted to pursue.

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THE LIMELIGHT: Ruairi Oliver

The first person that comes to mind would be someone like Young Thug, his approach to dressing and gender fluidity is highly inspiring, particularly because it is so rare and provocative within hip-hop culture. Young Thug is teaching us that he can be whatever the hell he wants to be no matter what he’s wearing.

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THE LIMELIGHT: Tam B design

A Brand that makes statements. Whether its one off pieces or ready to wear, I always want my clothes to be different. Whether that's a dress that can transform or a jacket with extreme detail, it will never be normal. I use the word normal instead of commercial because I do believe my brand will make commercial pieces but commercial does not always mean normal!

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THE LIMELIGHT: Radwa Radwan

I think I kind of always knew I want to become a fashion designer. Since I was a kid really I would always be making tiny little clothes for my barbie dolls out of socks and out of my mum’s scarves. Then throughout school I spent most time in my classes sketching designs hiding my sketchbook under the desk and hoping my teachers don’t notice haha.

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