Thursday, July 7, 2022

Jamaican-Canadian model Winnie Harlow was among the stars who graced the Iris van Herpen Fall 2022 couture catwalk as the Dutch designer unveiled 16 dresses at Couture Fashion Week in Paris.

Also in Paris was Jamaican model Toni Smith who walked the AMI's Spring/Summer 2023 runway. The show — held on the steps of the iconic Parsian landmark Sacré-Cœur — closed day three of Paris Fashion Week. Smith was also spotted in the South of France walking for the Jacquemus Fall 2022 "Le Papier" show, as head of the label, Simon Porte Jacquemus, continued his trend of showcasing his collections at some of the world's most scenic locations. This time around, he selected the salt marshes of the French town Aigues-Mortes.

In more model news, images of Saint International model Tomiwa wearing pieces from the limited-edition capsule collection between the House of Givenchy and Disney is featured on fashion e-tailer Mytheresa. The collection is inspired by Disney's 1961 animated classic 101 Dalmatians.

Plus, singer and songwriter Naomi Cowan rocks a 'fit from Sammy B Designs while in New York for a Dotdash Meredith performance. Sammy B — a women's Ready-to-Wear clothing line — is helmed by Jamaican-blooded fashion designer Samantha Black.

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