E'PRESHEN x Rikki J.

It's amazing how the continuous oppression of Black people continues to spawn nothing but greatness. The latest work of art inspired by this institution, comes from St. Louis native, Rikki Raiford. The designers "E'PRESHEN" collection is an aesthetically pleasing interpretation of her digestion and feelings towards slavery, and it's lingering presence in our country. 

Raiford is only 22-years-old, and presented this collection as her senior project. However, E'PRESHEN has received much regard, and is continuing a much needed conversation in a non-obtrusive way. Additionally (yes, theres more!), Raiford's collection made SCAD history, as it was the very first SCAD FASHWKND runway show to present four looks instead of three.  

I personally can't wait to see more from this budding designer, and wish nothing but the best for her and her brand as she continues her journey!

Runway. A/W 18'19

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