Natt Taylor is also a returning RAGTRADE Atlanta designer. Natt is the winner of Belk’s 2015 Southern Designer Showcase and her collection will be available online and in Belk stores nationwide Spring 2016. NATT TAYLOR is a womenswear collection that celebrates the natural feminine form and is inspired to bring women the perfect style balance between work and life.
Kenya Freeman is the lead designer and visionary behind the Sylvia Mollie brand. The Sylvia Mollie brand is based in Atlanta, GA and is recognized as high end ready-to-wear women’s clothing line. Kenya designs for the classy, yet sassy woman seeking an edgy look with a conservative appeal.
Brendan Combs is the owner and head designer of his eponymous label, BRENDANMCOMBS. Brendan attended The Savannah College of Art and Design where National Design Award winner Behnaz Sarafpour mentored him on his senior thesis. BRENDANMCOMBS is defined as a fusion of sleek, and refined tailoring with a modern edge and a nod towards the future. He draws his inspiration from youth cultures, music, and film.
Edmond Newton currently stars on Season 14 of Project Runway. Edmond debuted his SS ’15 collection at the inaugural RAGTRADE Atlanta runway show and he is also a former contestant of NBC’s Fashion Star. He best describes his design aesthetic for his dramatic evening wear as ‘Fashion Rebel Chic.’
Zachary is a Savannah College of Art and Design graduate and 2014 Charleston Fashion Week participant. Zachary describes his design philosophy as ‘Dark Paradise.’ His brand Zachary/Nathaniel specializes in dramatic evening wear. Zachary finds inspiration in varying psychoses of the mind and dysfunctions that twist the norms into exaggerated forms.