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Maurice Malone talks urban fashion history & gives young designers advise with Sway in the morning

On the Sway in the morning show, recorded August 18, 2016, Maurice Malone touches on his new denim brand Williamsburg Garment Company, but mainly talks urban fashion history with Sway and Heather B. Topics include lessons for young up-and-coming fashion designers, the pitfalls of breaking into the fashion industry as a black designer. Idolizing other African American designers Patrick Kelly and Willi Smith who came before him and lessons learned from past business partners Simon Akiva and Ertis Pratt. In The Hip Hop Shop discussion, they talk Paul Rosenberg as rapper Paul Bunyan, Eminem, Wu-Tang, Proof’s and his freestyle battle with Chris Webber. The show ends with a game where Maurice is told to pull two names of 90's hip hop fashion brands...

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The Fashion Illuminati by XXL Magazine

From Hip Hop magazine XXL: Ten most powerful cats in the fashion industry secretly meet... The above photo is from XXL Magazines late 90's fashion designers article entilted: The Fashion Illuminati featuring from left to right: Willie Esco, Peter Paul Scott, Damond John, Russel Simons and Maurice Malone.  On the right hand page (not pictured) Andy Hilfiger, Tony Shellman, T-Bone, Erich Walker and Karl Kani. 

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Maurice Malone new website

Welcome to the new Maurice Malone website. This is the 1st post for the blog area which will be updated weekly with things past and present related to designer Maurice Malone. In the shopping area, you'll find products from Maurice's current brand Williamsburg Garment Company, with plans to remake classic Maurice Malone products from past collections. Fans and friends are welcome to post comments.    

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