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

90s fashion Black Fashion Designers Designer Patrick Kelly Designer Willi Smith Fashion Designer Advise Heather B Hip Hop fashion Sway The Hip Hop Shop Williamsburg Garment Company

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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