Black Panther meets New York Fashion Week!
On Monday night, Black Panther made its way to New York Fashion Week at Black Panther: Welcome To Wakanda, a charity presentation featuring 10 designers who contributed pieces inspired by the Marvel comics film.
Labels including Chromat, Cushnie et Ochs, LaQuan Smith, Ikiré Jones, Sophie Theallet and TOME participated with custom-made apparel, jewelry and footwear for the event, all of which will be auctioned off to support Save the Children.
On hand Monday for the presentation, that was held in The Meatpacking District’s Industria venue were the film stars, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira,Letitia Wright, and Chadwick Boseman.Embed from Getty Images
The ladies of Black Panther, Lupita Nyong’o and Letitia Wright.Embed from Getty Images
and Lupita and Danai GuriraEmbed from Getty Images
According to USA Today, the Welcome to Wakanda designers channeled Black Panther by drawing on symbolism from the movie, with some looks incorporating African fabrics or motifs.