SO2 (PART 2)
Jamaican-born, Milan-based fashion blogger Tamu McPherson kicked off Paris Fashion Week at Caroline Daur's celebration of the Karl Lagerfeld IKON/K bag. (Photo: German Larkin)


Fashion month's final leg dominated the fashion news last week. Paris Fashion Week, which kicked off on September 26 and will run until October 3, saw the world's biggest luxury brands — Dior, Saint Laurent, Chanel and Louis Vuitton — showing their latest collections to editors, fashionistas, buyers and, of course major celebs. Here are a few familiar faces.


Global fashion and media brand Highsnobiety spotlights Jamaican-born designer Edvin Thompson and his ravishing brand Theophilio. The article was published by FRONTPAGE, the brand's weekly online feature exploring the people, moments, and ideas shaping culture today.

"Sexy, sophisticated, inclusive, culturally impactful, and Jamaican" is how Thompson describes Theophilio to FRONTPAGE's Morgan Smith. "Being brought up in Jamaica, I was always inclined to draw and paint what was around me. I take in so many inspirations from my community," Thompson says. "The basis of a collection usually starts with me reimagining how Jamaica would look somewhere like New York — it's just a peek into that different perspective."


Words: Morgan Smith

Photography: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr

Styling: Jacorie Sims

Creative Direction: Michael Quinn

Production: The Morrison Group

Models: Alici at Dreamland Agency, Autumn Boxley, Lee Christmas, Ruby Saigon, and Grant Uba

Shot at: Brooklyn Studios

Fashion influencers Tamu McPherson (left) and Veronica Ferraro were spotted at the Karl Lagerfeld IKON/K Bag event in Paris. (Photo: German Larkin)
On day two of Paris Fashion Week, Saint International model Tami Williams hit the runway during the Germanier S/S 24 womenswear runway show. (Photo:
Celebrity wardrobe consultant Michelle Lovelace rocked head-to-toe Marni as she headed to the brand's Spring 2024 fashion show at Paris Fashion Week. (Photo: IG/@stylebymeech)
By invitation only! (Photo: IG/@stylebymeech)
(Left) Dress: Theophilio. Boots: Jimmy Choo (Right). Dress and belt: Theophilio. Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti (Photo: ELLIOTT JEROME BROWN JR)
(left) Top: model's own. Shorts and vest: Theophilio. (right). Top and pants: Theophilio. Shoes: Jimmy Choo (Photo: ELLIOTT JEROME BROWN JR)
Jamaican fashion designer and principal of Theophilio Edvin Thompson (Photo: Instagram/ @theophilio)

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