Maurice Malone Blog — Black Fashion Designers

Talking urban fashion history & giving young designers advise on Sway in the morning

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Talking urban fashion history & giving young designers advise on 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...

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The Fashion Illuminati by XXL Magazine

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The Fashion Illuminati by XXL Magazine

Hip-hop's XXL Magazine features some of the top 90's Black and Hispanic hip-hop fashion designers who help to shape an industry.

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90's Urban / Hip Hop fashion designers – The Source Magazine Feb 1999

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90's Urban / Hip Hop fashion designers – The Source Magazine Feb 1999

A few (not all) of the guys regarded as Top Urban / Hip Hop fashion Designers posed for the February 1999 issue of The Source Magazine. From left to right: Willie Esco, Ralph Reynolds, Karl Kani, Maurice Malone. Tony Shellman, although he worked in marketing and was not a designer, he was the face of the brands he represented (Enyce & Mecca). 

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Maurice Malone new website

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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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