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Recommended Resource - African American Designers: Kevan Hall, Patrick Kelly & Willi Smith



African American Designers: Kevan Hall, Patrick Kelly & Willi Smith

In this interview, The Way We Wore, Doris Raymond interviews Kevan Raymond. Raymond made a name for himself in the 1980s and has since designed for names like Michelle Obama, Shakira, Viola Davis and Sandra Oh. The interview covers Raymond’s life as a designer, as well as highlighting his support for African American designers and the impact that they have had on the fashion industry. The 40-minute interview also discusses the Black Design Collective and the need for structural change regarding racism in the industry.


Watch the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhpKH26Gj8